Jon Kyl

Jon Kyl Announces Plans to Resign From Senate

Sets up Arizona governor to make a second appointment to fill McCain's seat

Sen. Jon Kyl (R., Ariz.) on Thursday hand-delivered a letter to Gov. Doug Ducey (R., Ariz.) announcing his intention to resign from the Senate on Dec. 31.

Outgoing Senators Slam Obama

Kyl, Lieberman hit Obama for Iran, Syria failures

Two senior Senators criticized the Obama administration late Thursday for failing to present Iran with a credible U.S. military threat as Tehran inches toward building a nuclear weapon.

The Lotto Lobby

Lottery directors descend on Congress to oppose online gambling bill

The heads of seven state lotteries arrived in Washington D.C. to meet with members of Congress and express their opposition to Sens. Harry Reid (D., Nev.) and Jon Kyl’s (R., Ariz.) online gambling bill.

Playing the Odds

Reid could push online gambling bill during lame duck, helping friends and punishing enemies

An online gambling bill sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) could slip through during the lame-duck session and become law, giving Reid’s home state a competitive advantage over other states in the online poker industry.

McCain: No Carmona in ‘Zona

Arizona senator repudiates ad touting ‘endorsement’ of Az. Dem

In a Friday conference call, Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) continued to push back against an ad by Democratic Arizona Senate candidate Richard Carmona touting McCain’s endorsement of Carmona a decade ago.

Letters to Leon

Senate, House lawmakers press Pentagon to fund nuclear modernization, bolster missile defenses

A bipartisan group of Senators is urging Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to provide more than $300 million in promised funding needed for modernizing the aging U.S. nuclear weapons complex.