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Sen. Chester Crandell, R-Heber, shown in a 2012 file photo, wants voters to decide in 2014 whether to declare that Arizona can reject federal actions it deems unconstitutional and refrain from dedicating resources to enforcing them. (Cronkite News Service Photo by Sara Smith)

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Crandell wants Arizona to nullify 'unconstitutional' federal actions

Arizona answers to the U.S. Constitution before it answers to the federal government and shouldn't have to enforce any action from Washington it considers unconstitutional, a state lawmaker contends.