• The Daily Beast: Romney McCain Rally Scottsdale
    posted by Terry Greene Sterling at 21 April, 7:50 PM  0 
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    The Republican National Committee held a three-day meeting for state chairmen at the Scottsdale Princess Resort this week. and as you can tell from an earlier post, I covered the Romney McCain luncheon for The Daily Beast.

    Just the day before, Joe Biden had visited Phoenix.  Michelle Obama is slated to visit Tucson in late April.  Dems hope to take Arizona, and it looks like GOP-ers are getting nervous. Arizona is a battleground state, that’s for sure.

    Each party needs to win over moderates and Latinos to win Arizona. And, since Romney has said he’d veto the  Dream Act and he approves of SB 1070, an awful lot of Anglo Republicans are going to have to vote to counter the Latino vote. Here’s the story I wrote.

    I also wrote a bit about Jan Brewer — now that she’s a national conservative celebrity, is she in line for consideration as Veep or for a cabinet post?

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    Bio: Journalist Terry Greene Sterling has lived in Arizona most of her life, and has reported on the political brawls and human tragedies that have long made Arizona the focus of national news. She was raised on an Arizona cattle ranch, and learned to speak Spanish at the same time she learned English. The author of Illegal, Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone, Sterling has been honored with more than 50 national and regional journalism awards. She was named Virg Hill Journalist of the Year, Arizona’s highest journalism honor, three times. She was a staff writer for Phoenix New Times for 14 years before branching out on her own. She is a contributor for The Daily Beast, and Writer-in-Residence at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. Her work has also appeared in The Washington Post, Newsweek.com, Salon.com, Rollingstone.com, The Nieman Narrative Digest, Phoenix Magazine, The Arizona Republic, Arizona Highways, High Country News, and Preservation Magazine. She tweets @tgsterling and blogs about immigration in Arizona at terrygreenesterling.com.

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