Linda Zenonian, a skin cancer survivor, talked about her experiences at a cancer awareness luncheon on the Arizona State Capitol lawn on Feb 22, 2017. (Photo by Devon Cordell/ Cronkite News)

Cancer survivors, advocates lobby state legislature

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Rep. Raúl Grijalva hosts community discussion to ‘interject humanity’ into immigration debate

Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery said the Department of Homeland Security’s recent memoranda regarding immigration would not change the operations of local law enforcement. (Photo by Veronica Acosta/Cronkite News)

Maricopa County attorney says new DHS policies will not change local immigration enforcement tactics

A business advertising taxes and immigration services in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Sarah Jarvis/Cronkite News)

Legal aid, advice available for immigrants, but ‘notario’ fraud also prevalent

Legislation has been proposed to ban the use of tanning beds by minors. Indoor devices, much like the one pictured here, would be prohibited for those 18 and younger. (Photo by Lexi Hart/Cronkite News)

Bill to ban tanning for minors passes Arizona House, now in Senate

PCs for Refugees founder Riad Sbai shows two young Syrian refugees, Aya and Leah, how to use their family’s new computer. (Photo by Mindy Riesenberg/Cronkite News)

Refugees in Phoenix connect to families, assistance through free computers

An I.C.E. officer is shown telling parents to cross the border back to Mexico in this cartoon. It is included in a guide that the Florence Project gives to undocumented parents. (Courtesy of The Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project).

Guide aids, educates families on what to do if ‘picked up by ICE in Arizona’

The interior of Chase Field is pictured Sunday Aug. 30, 2015 in Phoenix. Chase Field is home of the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Photo by Jacob Stanek/Cronkite News)

County on Diamondbacks: ‘We’re not sure what they’re after’

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After meeting, Flake even more committed to Gorsuch nomination

Leila Asadi, an Iranian studying in the U.S. on an F-1 visa, is one of more than 260 students from the seven countries identified in a temporary travel ban issued by President Donald Trump. (Photo courtesy Leila Asadi)

While courts weigh travel ban, international students watch and wait

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Court won’t reconsider ruling on driver’s licenses for DACA recipients

President Donald Trump introduces Circuit Judge Neil Gorsuch, left, whom he has nominated to a vacant seat on the Supreme Court. Trump had promised during teh campaign to name a judge in line with the conservative approach of the late Justice Antonin Scalia. (Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters)

Gorsuch pick for Supreme Court praised, panned by Arizona lawmakers

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March for Life crowd younger, optimistic for pro-life gains under Trump

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Phoenix refugees worried about immigration restrictions

By November 2016, about 200 Tempe Police officers received body-worn cameras. An Arizona State University study shows they can improve relations between the police and the community. (Photo by Natalie Tarangioli/Cronkite News)

ASU study: Body cameras improve relationship between Tempe police officers and public

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Tribes eye Trump: Some welcoming, some wary of new administration

Three women  marching side-by-side in solidarity for women around the globe. (Photo by Saeed Alshamisi/Cronkite News)

Phoenix marchers join millions across the world to support Women’s March on Washington

Protesters representing a wide variety of groups and causes came together in Washington to protest the swearing-in of President Donald Trump. (Photo by Dustin Quiroz/Cronkite News)

Trump protesters clash with police, inauguration events unaffected

Tucson resident Greg Shimn displays his signed Make America Great Again hat, a common sight among the thousands who turned out on the National Mall for President Donald Trump's swearing-in. (Photo by Kendra Penningroth/Cronkite News)

Amid sea of MAGA hats, Arizonans relish moment of Trump inauguration

Protesters who marched in Washington to disrupt President Donald Trump’s inauguration festivities were met with tear gas from police. (Photo by Andres Guerra Luz/Cronkite News)

Photos from Inauguration Day protests in D.C.

Protesters raised an inflatable likeness of President Trump dressed as a member of the Ku Klux Klan. The large depiction of the President stood at the inauguration protest at the Arizona State Capitol on Jan. 20, 2017. (Photo by Nicole Tyau/Cronkite News)

Scenes from the anti-Trump protest outside the Arizona State Capitol

Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Tucson, hosted a ‘listening session’ to discuss what the future of Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security might look like under a Trump administration, in Tuscon, Arizona, on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (Photo by Johanna Huckeba/Cronkite News)

Inauguration speech disappoints Grijalva, who watches from Tucson

People protesting President Donald Trump on Inauguration Day at the Arizona Capitol. (Photo by Ethan Millman/Cronkite News)

Opponents protest Donald Trump inauguration at AZ Capitol

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Arizona Guard members wield ladles and spatulas for inaugural security

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Arpaio in Washington to enjoy Trump inauguration he said he called

Tickets for one of the standing areas on the West Front of the Capitol to witness President-elect Donald Trump's swearing-in Friday. (Photo by Tyler Fingert/Cronkite News)

Hill offices juggle high demand, scant supply of inaugural tickets

This area in front of the Capitol will be packed with thousands Friday for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump - an event a number of Democratic lawmakers say they will not attend. (Photo by Anthony Marroquin/Cronkite News)

Grijalva, Gallego join other Democrats boycotting Trump’s inauguration

Mesa Mayor John Giles, speaking at a conference of mayors in Washington, D.C., said his city's efforts to help homeless veterans have brought it close to 'functional zero' for the number of vets in need. (Photo by Joseph Guzman/Cronkite News)

Giles says veteran homelessness in Mesa nears ‘functional zero’

Dr. Cara Christ, director of the Arizona Department of Health Services,  said the state’s goal is to get “85 percent of Arizona’s population covered by first responders who are trained and carrying naloxone.” (Photo by Jessica Clark/ Cronkite News).

$3.5 million allocated for high school substance abuse prevention

The James R. Browning Courthouse in San Francisco, one of four courthouses where the 9th U.S> Circuit Court of Appeals sits. (Photo  by Ken Lund via flickr/CreativeCommons)

Court: Ministers cannot avoid income taxes with vow of poverty

Gov. Doug Ducey at the State of the State address on Monday Jan. 9, 2017. (Photo by Josh Orcutt/Cronkite News)

Medical boards looking at Ducey’s recommendation of opioid education

Oscar Vazquez, left, was brought to the U.S. as a child, returned to Mexico as an adult to apply for readmission, after which he joined the Army and earned U.S. citizenship. (Photo by Dustin Quiroz/Cronkite News)

Former DREAMer, Phoenix resident raises concerns at Sessions hearing

Sen. Rob Portman, R-OH and Cindy McCain speak to reporters after a hearing on Tuesday, January 10.

Backpage.com executives plead Fifth in hearing on sex trafficking

A federal appeals court reinstated an excessive force lawsuit against a University of Arizona Police officer who shot a woman with a knife four times, saying a person should able to "walk down her driveway holding a knife without being shot." (Photo by Tim Evanson/Creative Commons)

Court says Prescott violated contract to treat metals plant wastewater

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey gives his State of the State speech in the House of Representatives building at the state Capitol in Phoenix. (Photo by Josh Orcutt/Cronkite News)

Gov. Ducey pushes to require drug-addiction training for doctors

Head2Head Sports is a Scottsdale-based fantasy sports business. (Photo by Tyler Rubin/Cronkite News)

Scottsdale-based fantasy sports company thrives despite legal challenges

The Arizona Republic reported that there are nearly 1 million fantasy sports league players in Arizona. (Photo by Tamsyn Stonebarger/Cronkite News)

Fantasy leagues can be gateway to gambling addiction

The Salt River flows through the desert near Apache Junction. Water samples taken from the river and other groundwater and surface water sources have shown evidence of consistent contaminants, such as acetaminophen, oxybenzone and caffeine. (File photo by Gerald Bourguet/Cronkite News)

Pharmaceuticals end up in water supply, AZ experts suggest better tracking

In 2015, 401 people died from an overdose of prescription opioid pain relievers, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. (Photo by Gavin Maxwell/Cronkite News)

AZ health official: $3.6 million federal grant jump starts opioid awareness efforts in six counties

Newscast legal beat

December 30, 2016: Legal Special

Arizona was the only one of five states where voters rejected a recreational marijuana initiative this fall, but marijuana advocates are already looking ahead and predicting legalization - either through a rematch at the polls or a push through the Legislature. (Photo by Chuck Grimmett/Creative Commons)

Despite loss in Arizona, recreational pot backers upbeat about future

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Trump may match Obama on deportations, but would radically shift focus

Republican presidential nominee acknowledges supporters during a rally in Phoenix on Oct. 29, just days before the 2016 election. (a href="https://flic.kr/p/MJQ4D8" target="_blank">Photo by Gage Skidmore/Creative Commons)

Three men and a maybe: Can ex-foes Trump and McCain, Flake get along?

Former NFL player Jake Plummer says players should have the right to use marijuana if it helps them with pain management. (Photo by Giselle Cancio/Cronkite News)

Former NFL players seek game-changer to painkillers

While there are federal laws concerning gun-free zones in schools, many states and local boards have their own laws and policies. Arizona school officials leave the decision to local boards. (Photo by Marcus Quigmire/Creative Commons)

Trump talk of eliminating gun-free schools a long shot, experts say

Audience members wave flags from the National Mall during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, Jan. 21, 2013. More than 700 thousand people made their way to the National Mall for the day's events. For centuries, Marines and other service members have supported the inaugural events. This year, more than 180 Marines from Marine Barracks Washington marched in the Inaugural Parade behind The President’s Own band. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Mark Fayloga)

Trump’s inauguration: What do you expect?

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December 20, 2016: Legal Special

Safe Bet

Experts: Call for Electoral College revolt unlikely to be heeded in state

Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Mesa, talks about his time in Washington and what he is looking for in his next job at Arizona State University. (Photo by Claire Caulfield/Cronkite News)

Salmon leaves Washington – for a second time – with no regrets

President Barack Obama, shown here signing commutation orders in June 2015, has granted clemency to 1,023 federal prisoners, more by far than any other president. None of those, so far, has gone to an inmate from Arizona. (Photo courtesy the White House)

Pardon me? Obama’s record 1,023 commutations bypass Arizona so far

Newscast legal beat

December 9, 2016: Legal Special

Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, now a freshman member of Congress, strikes a pose before selecting his number in the office lottery. (Photo by Claire Caulfield/Cronkite News)

Before the perks, the pick: Freshmen hope, plot in Hill office lottery

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Some Arizona Democrats balk as Pelosi re-elected minority leader

Marchers in a protest spearheaded by Living United for Change in Arizona voiced concerns about social, economic and racial injustices at a protest in downtown Phoenix on Nov. 29, 2016. (Photo by Claire M. Roney/Cronkite News)

Phoenix protesters voice concerns about civil rights, economy

A federal appeals court reinstated an excessive force lawsuit against a University of Arizona Police officer who shot a woman with a knife four times, saying a person should able to "walk down her driveway holding a knife without being shot." (Photo by Tim Evanson/Creative Commons)

Court reinstates excessive-force suit against University of Arizona cop

Hollow Holiday

Judge blocks overtime rule change that could benefit 90,000 in Arizona

An apartment building in Miami, Arizona has an anti-Hillary Clinton message scrawled on it on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. Although Globe-Miami residents said the area has traditionally been liberal, some are hoping to see an increase in bipartisan politics under a Donald Trump presidency. (Photo by Joshua Bowling/Cronkite News)

In Gila County’s political divide, Democrats and Republicans coexist

Phoenix lights at night (Photo by Hannah Dickens/Cronkite News)

How has the 2016 election affected you?

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Arizona officials unlikely to push statewide corporal punishment ban

Political mascots engage in civil conversation during Thanksgiving dinner. (Illustration by Roman Russo/Cronkite News)

Arizona voters on the future after Election 2016

A panel of pollsters, educators and politicians discuss how Democrats and Republicans can gauge independent voters’ habits. (Photo by David Caltabiano/Cronkite News)

Election rejection: independent voters don’t feel respected, but can’t be ignored

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, said lifting a House ban on budget earmarks is like “feeding pork to the alligators” at a time when voters want to “drain the swamp” in Washington. (Photo by Claire Caulfield/Cronkite News)

House Republicans balk at proposal to ease ban on budget earmarks

Protesters resisting the Dakota Access Pipeline stand with their signs outside of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in downtown Phoenix. (Photo by Bri Cossavella/Cronkite News)

AZ protesters connect with national opposition to Dakota Access Pipeline

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, chided Sen. Jon Tester, D-Montana, for his opposition to school choice for tribal youth, calling “shame on you” for the position. (Photo by Claire Caulfield/Cronkite News)

McCain warns against Russian overtures, a day after Trump, Putin talk

Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, said the House Republican Caucus’ unanimous re-election of its leadership team reflected the success of the 2016 campaign. (Photo by Jessica Suerth/Cronkite News)

Democrats delay, as House GOP keeps leaders after historic elections

Arizona Republican Party Chairman Robert Graham doesn’t think there’s a controversy behind Melania Trump’s speech to the national convention. (Photo by Krandall Brantley/Cronkite News)

As Trump builds team in New York, door may open for Arizona official

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Rare sighting: President-elect Donald Trump wins electoral votes, may lose popular vote

Newly elected Arizona Reps. Andy Biggs, R-Gilbert, and Tom O’Halleran, D-Sedona, were among 54 freshmen House members learning the ropes of Congress during orientation sessions this week. (Photo by Claire Caulfield/Cronkite News)

Housewarming: Biggs, O’Halleran join freshmen in Capitol orientation

This was not the first election where polls got it wrong, as this 1948 photo of President Harry Truman’s re-election shows. But large numbers of polls were off the mark this year. (Photo courtesy Internet Archives Blog)

Poll attacks: Experts review what went wrong in presidential polling

Latino organization leaders gathered at the National Council of La Raza in Washington to say they are ready to work with President-elect Donald Trump - but also ready to push back against harmful policies. (Photo by Sabella Scalise/Cronkite News)

Minority, civil rights groups will work with Trump, will fight if need be

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A volunteer fields Election Day calls at the Voting Rights Project run by the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, which tries to address problems at polling places. (Photo by Dillion Eddie/Cronkite News_

Election Day polling place problems, yes; intimidation, not so much

Arizona Senate President Andy Biggs speaks at the Arizona Republican Party Election Night party at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix. Biggs is running for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. (Photo by Kia Murphy/Cronkite News)

O’Halleran, Biggs win new AZ Congressional seats

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Arizonans reluctant to open wallets for Trump, Clinton campaigns

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Election Day FAQ: Answers to Arizona’s questions about voting

Staff Sgt. Kevin McEnroe, 30, of Tucson, was one of three Green Berets who died from injuries sustained from small-arms fire outside a military base in Jafr, Jordan, on Nov. 4 (Photo courtesy U.S. Army)

State officials extend condolences over Tucson native killed in Jordan

Director of Elections, Information Systems Garrett Archer, of the Secretary of State’s office speaking about the millennial vote in the election. (Photo by Kia Murphy/Cronkite News)

Millennial turnout on Election Day still in question

A ballot box at the Maricopa County Recorder's Office contains ballots from early voters in the 2016 general election. (Photo by Sean Pepper/Cronkite News)

Supreme Court lets ballot-collection law stand to cap week of legal fights

People line up to vote outside the Salvation Army’s Citadel Corps polling place in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday, March 22. (Miguel Otárola/Cronkite News)

Study: Number of Arizona polling places has fallen sharply since 2012

Donald Trump Jr. addresses the crowd in Gilbert fours days before Election Day.

Donald Trump Jr. urges supporters to vote at rally in Gilbert

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Court rejects second Democratic challenge to Arizona voting laws

Reservation Votes

For voters on reservations, getting to the poll just the first hurdle

Groups challenging Arizona's ban on ballot collecting say it will harm minority and low-income groups that rely heavily on early voting and are less likely to have access to a post office or early voting facility.  (Photo by Adrian Black/Creative Commons)

With just days to election, court will rehear ballot-collection ruling

Tim Kaine addresses a crowd of mostly Latinos during his visit to Phoenix on the campaign trail. (Photo by Roman Russo/Cronkite News)

‘Vamos a votar’: VP nominee Tim Kaine courts AZ Latino vote in Spanish in Maryvale

Hillary Clinton addresses a crowd at a rally on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus six days before Election Day. Clinton told the crowd, "It is in your hands." (Photo by Katie Bieri/Cronkite News)

Hillary Clinton works to turn AZ red votes blue

Republican Mike Pence, Donald Trump’s choice for vice president if he is elected Nov. 8, made his fourth appearance in Arizona. (Photo by Keerthi Vedantam/Cronkite News).

Mike Pence chides ‘Obamacare’ at Mesa rally

Matt Rudig, a Coconino County official, begins his 8-mile trek to the Havasupai Tribe’s village at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. He set up a polling station for the tribe for the 2016 Arizona primaries. (Photo by Bri Cossavella/Cronkite News)

Coconino County officials hike to bottom of Grand Canyon to set up polls for Havasupai Tribe

A panoramic view of the Navajo Nation's New Lands area, home to many relocated Navajo families.

Feds’ land buyback program has paid $175 million to Arizona tribes so far

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Supreme Court orders new sentencing hearings for five teen killers

Two courts have now refused a request by Democratic groups to block an Arizona law that makes it a felony for anyone but a relative, caregiver or household member to collect another person's early ballot. (Photo by H. Michael Karshis/Creative Commons)

Court won’t block ballot-collection law opponents say hurts minorities

Several thousand people packed the Phoenix Convention Center to see Donald Trump on his seventh campaign visit to Arizona. (Photo by Karla Liriano/Cronkite News

Democrats sue Trump, GOP, to stop what they call voter intimidation

Some of the forms of identification that could be used to obtain a Phoenix ID. Phoenix IDs will be available February 2017.

Phoenix municipal ID provides to provide access to city services

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump addresses a crowd Saturday at the Phoenix Convention Center. (Photo by Karla Liriano/Cronkite News)

Donald Trump hopes to turn seventh Arizona visit into victory

A federal court said Tucson’s system of electing city officials, an “unusual” hybrid of ward-based and at-large voting, unconstitutionally violated the one-person, one-vote principle. (Photo by Natasha Khan/Cronkite   News)

Trump, Clinton wooing of Latino voters does not extend to TV ads

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Have you switched political parties?

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Back for more: After loss to McCain, Ward eyes 2018 bid against Flake

Donald Trump Jr. said Republican candidate Donald Trump will help reverse course for millennials in America. (Photo by Bri Cossavella/Cronkite News)

Donald Trump Jr. rallies Arizona voters to Republican cause

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Voters moved – but not moved to shift votes – by McCain’s Trump rebuke

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Advocates worry rape kit backlog will discourage victims, enable offenders

Sheriff Joe Arpaio listens as media officials ask him questions at Arizona Republican Headquarters on Tuesday evening. Photo by Bri Cossavella

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio charged with criminal contempt

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Arizona: Will you trust the presidential election results?

The Hidden in Plain Sight tour contains drug paraphernalia bought online and stashed throughout the room, so participants can identify them and learn how they conceal drugs. (Photo by Andres Guerra Luz/Cronkite News)

AZ officials build mock teen bedroom to expose hidden signs of drug addiction

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey kicked off Red Ribbon Week during a speech on the state Capitol lawn. He announced a new executive order, which places a seven-day limit on the first fill of prescription drugs for state employees and those in the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System. (Photo by Michelle Chance/Cronkite News)

AZ Gov. Ducey limits initial opioid prescription to 7 days

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Clown sightings in Arizona: Are you concerned?

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Giffords, Kelly bring ‘Vocal Majority’ gun-control tour to Washington

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Voting groups welcome Maricopa County plan to cut poll wait times

Michelle Obama speaks to a crowd in Phoenix, AZ, on October 20, 2016. (Photo by Sean Pepper/ Cronkite News)

Michelle Obama campaigns in Phoenix in push to turn Arizona blue

Employees of the Department of Economic Security Division of Child Support Services make calls during the Statewide Phone-A-Thon event in Phoenix, AZ on Oct. 20, 2016.

AZ officials work to make child support system more ‘holistic’

Prop 205 would allow Arizonans 21 and older to possess and use up to one ounce of marijuana, shown here, and to grow as many as six marijuana plants at home. (Photo by Katie Bieri/Cronkite News)

Poll: Arizona voters still split on Prop 205 to legalize marijuana

Chelsea Clinton urges a crowd at a rally on Arizona State University's Tempe campus to vote for her mother, Hillary Clinton, for president. (Photo by Katie Bieri/Cronkite News)

Chelsea Clinton urges AZ voters to choose Hillary Clinton for US president

In  eight years, th epercentage  of people in America identifying as white and Christian declined from 54 percent to 43 percent. (Photo by Joey Carrera/Cronkite News)

Election 2016 reveals turmoil in white Christian America

Hillary Clinton speaks with supporters at a campaign rally at Carl Hayden High School in Phoenix on March 21, 2016. (Photo by Gage Skidmore via Creative Commons)

Arizona poll: Clinton leads Trump by five points with three weeks to go

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October 2016 Arizona poll data

Pollsters placed 1,200 live landline and cellphone calls to obtain an average of 811 valid responses from registered voters per question. (Photo by Andrew Malone via Creative Commons)

October 2016 Arizona poll methodology

August 2016 Arizona poll data

August 2016 Arizona poll methodology

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VW settlement of emissions case could mean millions for Arizona

Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign rally on Monday, March 21, 2016, at Carl Hayden High School in Phoenix. Clinton spoke on a wide range of topics and displayed a broad range of support from prominent Arizona Democrats. (Ben Moffat/Cronkite News)

Clinton campaign pushing money, proxies to Arizona in effort to swing state

Yellow waste water that had been held behind a barrier near an abandoned mine is seen in the Animas River in Durango, Colorado

Feds won’t press Gold King Mine spill criminal case, angering senators

Stephen Montoya, a civil rights attorney from the firm Montoya, Lucero and Pastor, on Arizona Horizon Oct. 12, 2016.

Arizona Horizon: October 12, 2016

Volunteers  and workers for Sonoran Prevention Works prepare syringe cleaning kits at Shadow Rock United Church of Christ. (Photo by Jesse Canales/Cronkite News)

Group urges opioid users to clean syringes to avoid Hepatitis C

(From left) Former President Jimmy Carter, Former President Bill Clinton, Current President Barack Obama and Former President George W. Bush

My favorite opposite: Who do you get along with despite your political differences?

Voters exercise their right to vote at the polls (Photo by KOMUnews via Creative Commons)

Write-in candidates option for AZ voters in November

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Arizonans: Do you have a passion for improving your community?

Suns coach Earl Watson takes a different approach in dealing with social issues. (Photo by Angela Denogean/Cronkite News)

Suns coach Earl Watson fights for civil rights in his own way

Sen. John McCain and Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick waiting to begin the 2016 Senate debate. (Photo by Charity Bidegain/Cronkite News)

After Arizona’s U.S. Senate debate: What questions are left unanswered?

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a speech during a campaign event at the Trump Soho Hotel in New York City on June 22. (Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters)

Republicans scramble after latest Trump revelations, responses vary

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Hispanic leaders push voting, but dismiss third-party candidates

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Locked up and learning: ASU students take class alongside prison inmates

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Settlement of charges against Yavapai hospital called win for whistleblowers

The Supreme Court upheld an Arizona voter-approved initiative that took redistricting out of the hands of the Legislature and created in independent commission to do the job.

Supreme Court begins term with relatively few Arizona cases – so far

Donald Trump speaks to a crowd in Prescott Valley, AZ, on October 4, 2016. (Photo by Bri Cossavella/ Cronkite News)

Trump stumps for ‘great America’ in Prescott Valley

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Troubled visa investment program gets short-term extension, no fixes

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Arizona voters: Do you have questions for McCain or Kirkpatrick?

Rev. Jarrett Maupin holds a news conference with Edgar Castro, a 19-year-old who was forced to eat marijuana by Phoenix Police officers. The officers have resigned. Photo by Kate Peifer

Man who said Phoenix police forced him to eat pot wants answers from City Hall

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Marijuana Prop 205: What’s your stance and why?

Maricopa County  Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks to reporters at the GOP headquarters (Photo by Katie Bieri/Cronkite News)

Arpaio federal contempt of court case stalled

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Franks urges action on pro-life bill stalled in Senate for a year

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Tribal leaders give Obama high marks for Native American relations

Some customers watched as protesters marched past Mill Avenue restaurants but continued to eat and socialize as usual. (Photo by David Caltabiano/Cronkite News)

Business goes on as Tempe protesters march past restaurants

Devin Franklin watches his mother Sarah Coleman protest the death of her first son, Dalvin Hollins, pictured on her shirt during a march in Tempe on September 26, 2016. 
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‘It could be anyone’s child’: AZ police shootings of African-Americans protested

The Rev. Jarrett Maupin was arrested during protest in Tempe on September 26, 2016. 
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Police arrest four people in Tempe during police brutality protest

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Court upholds state’s rules for political parties to get on the ballot

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One less battle: Treatment courts keep vets out of jail, in recovery

Mike Pence, Indiana governor and GOP vice presidential nominee, addressed a crowd in Mesa on Thursday, Sept. 22. Pence promised conservative change to supporters. (Photo by Joshua Bowling/Cronkite News)

GOP VP nominee Mike Pence promises conservative change at Mesa rally

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Workers cite harassment, retaliation in ‘toxic’ national parks

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House members grill immigrations official on detainee releases

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Rev. Jarrett Maupin plans protest to block Mill Avenue bridge in Tempe

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Poll shows trust and tensions over Arizona law enforcement

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What are police-community relations like in Arizona?

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Arizonans: Would your life change if the minimum wage is increased?

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Colorado mayor to Arizona: Don’t legalize marijuana

A baseball card featuring former Arizona Gov. Rose Mofford was created for her induction into the Cactus League Hall of Fame in 2014. (Courtesy Geoffrey Gonsher)

Mofford saved Cactus League from extinction

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) spoke to a town hall meeting at the Phoenix Better Business Bureau on Friday, Sept. 16. The senators discussed their dismay with Obamacare and called for its repeal and replacement. (Joshua Bowling/Cronkite News)

McCain seeks repeal of affordable health-care plan

Phoenix Mercury center Kelsey Bone kneeled during the national anthem Thursday night, her third straight game doing so. (Photo by Lindsey Wisniewski/Cronkite News)

Mercury’s Kelsey Bone to take anthem protests into WNBA playoffs

New polling place will open at Tempe Campus for general election. (Photo by Alexa Stueckrath/Cronkite News)

New polling place on Tempe campus to open for general election

Rose Mofford during Arizona Horizon interview. (Photo by Cronkite News)

Rose Mofford, Arizona’s first female governor, dies at 94

Cecily Peters, Richard Lopez, Amber Antone and Savanna Gonzalez stand together before leaving to join the protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline on Sept. 9. (Photo courtesy of Kristina Morago/Ak-Chin O'odham Runner)

Ak-Chin tribal members join North Dakota pipeline protest

A federal appeals court reinstated an excessive force lawsuit against a University of Arizona Police officer who shot a woman with a knife four times, saying a person should able to "walk down her driveway holding a knife without being shot." (Photo by Tim Evanson/Creative Commons)

Court: Medicaid patients who sued over state plan can get lawyers’ fees

The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the Phoenix police department can pay its officers for doing work for the police union. (Photo by Christopher West/Cronkite News)

AZ Supreme Court OKs police pay for on-the-clock union work

Andy Biggs speaking at the Arizona Chamber of Commerce (photo by  Gage Skidmore via CreativeCommons Skidmore/CreativeCommons)

Judge orders recount in CD 5 race; Jones seeks investigation

The James R. Browning Courthouse in San Francisco, one of four courthouses where the 9th U.S> Circuit Court of Appeals sits. (Photo  by Ken Lund via flickr/CreativeCommons)

Court grants new hearing for Maricopa inmate shackled during labor

Gov. Doug Ducey told a Washington audience of conservative voters that legalizing recreational marijuana use - an issue on the Arizona ballot this fall - presents a “very real” danger of addiction. (Photo by Claire Caulfield/Cronkite News)

Ducey blasts marijuana reform in ‘values voter’ speech in Washington

Andy Biggs, a member of the Arizona state senate, awaits a decision of whether his primary race for Congress will go to a recount. (photo by Gage Skidmore via Creative Commons)

Biggs wins Republican primary in CD 5 but awaits possible recount

Pfc. Adriana Sandoval saluted nearly 3,000 flags on Sunday during the 15th anniversary of 9/11 in Tempe. (Photo by Michelle Chance/Cronkite News)

Arizona soldier salutes 3,000 flags during 9/11 memorial in Tempe

Congress returned from summer recess this month facing a full slate of issues - but with little time before an October recess and, experts say, little will in an election year. (Photo courtesy Architect of the Capitol)

For Congress, lots to do, little time and looming elections

A federal appeals court reinstated an excessive force lawsuit against a University of Arizona Police officer who shot a woman with a knife four times, saying a person should able to "walk down her driveway holding a knife without being shot." (Photo by Tim Evanson/Creative Commons)

Arizona company loses unfair business practice suit against Honeywell

Christine Jones is in a tight race with Andy Biggs in the Republican primary for the 5th Congressional District. A judge ruled Friday that 18 disputed ballots must be counted. (Photo by Alexa Stueckrath/Cronkite News)

Judge rules 18 votes to be counted in tight congressional primary

Mohamed Abdullahi, a former Somalian refugee who resettled in Arizona, now helps other refugees to life in the U.S. Abdullahi will vote for the first time in November. He celebrates his success with a poster board. (Photo by Jesse Canales/Cronkite News)

A former refugee will vote for the first time as U.S. citizen

A House panel gave preliminary approval to a measure that would give Congress more control over federal recognition of Native American tribes. (Photo by Pioneer Library System/Creative Commons)

House panel OKs bill to change how tribes get federal recognition

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Pinal County dodges health care void as Blue Cross steps in to offer ‘Obamacare’ coverage

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Arizona’s undecided voters: We want to hear from you!

Most likely voters oppose a border wall such as the one between Nogales, Sonora (left) is separated from Nogales, Arizona (right) by the border fence, on Monday, March 28, 2016. (Photo by Cronkite News)

Poll: Thumbs down on border wall, deportation and Arpaio

Prop 205 would allow Arizonans 21 and older to possess and use up to one ounce of marijuana, shown here, and to grow as many as six marijuana plants at home. (Photo by Katie Bieri/Cronkite News)

Poll: About half of voters favor making marijuana use legal for adults

Left: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. (Photo by Ben Moffat/Cronkite News) Right: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. (Photo by Miguel Otárola/Cronkite News)

Arizona poll: Clinton, Trump in dead heat with almost a quarter of voters undecided

A federal appeals court rejected Todd Fries' argument that his conviction on chemical weapons charges should not have been taken into account when he was sentenced for bomb possession. (Photo by North Charleston via flickr/Creative Commons)

Court rejects Cochise County man’s challenge of sex-offender registry

Several Arizona officials said they expect to be on the campaign trail hitting parades and other events over Labor Day weekend, the traditional start of the campaign season. (Photo by Robert Couse-Baker/Creative Commons)

Arizona candidates kick off general election with Labor Day stumping

A federal court said Tucson’s system of electing city officials, an “unusual” hybrid of ward-based and at-large voting, unconstitutionally violated the one-person, one-vote principle. (Photo by Erik Hersman via flickr/Creative Commons)

Tucson’s hybrid city election system survives legal challenge

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey gave a news conference at a Walgreens store on 36th Street and Camelback Road on Friday morning. Ducey and Walgreens officials unveiled a new prescription drop-off system for the pharmacy chain’s Arizona stores. (Joshua Bowling/Cronkite News)

Arizonans can soon drop off expired drugs at 18 Walgreens kiosks

A federal appeals court reinstated an excessive force lawsuit against a University of Arizona Police officer who shot a woman with a knife four times, saying a person should able to "walk down her driveway holding a knife without being shot." (Photo by Tim Evanson/Creative Commons)

Court grants new hearing on suspected money laundering assets

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One career, 374 votes: Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell could win, lose by a sliver

As heavy traffic hummed behind them at a news conference, Grant Woods, former Arizona attorney general (left), and former Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon were surrounded by maps of proposed medical-marijuana dispensaries. Woods and Gordon say loopholes may allow dispenseries near schools, homes and places of worship. (Photo by Keerthi Vedantam/Cronkite News)

Former Phoenix mayor: Loopholes put marijuana dispensaries too close to home

Donald Trump speaks on his immigration policy at the Phoenix Convention Center August 31. (Photo by Katie Bieri/Cronkite News)

Donald Trump’s hardline immigration plan unveiled in Arizona

Maricruz Ramirez, Phoenix danced to showcase Latino culture in a protest as Donald Trump spoke about immigration in the Phoenix Convention Center.  (Photo by Courtney Columbus/Cronkite News)

Arizona protesters chant, dance to defy Trump immigration policy

Rocky Granata is a former Bernie Sanders supporter who believes Donald Trump is more of a Democrat than Hillary Clinton is, and plans to vote for him. (Photo by Keerthi Vedantam/Cronkite News)

Arizona supporters praise Donald Trump at immigration rally

Arizona DREAMer Ramon Chavez expresses distrust ahead of Trump immigration talk in Phoenix; says he fears deportation during a press conference Aug. 31, 2016. (Photo by Brian Fore/Cronkite News).

Arizona Democrats wary of Trump’s Phoenix immigration speech

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton raised $2.2 million for her campaign from Arizona donors, more than any other candidate - but less than candidates in previous years. (Photo by Bryan Woolston/Reuters)

Presidential campaign giving lags in Arizona, elsewhere in U.S.

Republican Sen. John McCain and his wife, Cindy,  walk out to greet supporters after voting in the Arizona primary election. The veteran lawmaker faces Kelli Ward and three other opponents in the primary. (Photo by Mindy Riesenberg/Cronkite News)

McCain, Arpaio win Republican primaries, head to tough November races

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a speech during a campaign event at the Trump Soho Hotel in New York City on June 22. (Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters)

Immigration advocates go on offensive on eve of Trump speech

The James R. Browning Courthouse in San Francisco, one of four courthouses where the 9th U.S> Circuti Court of Appeals sits.

Feds reverse conviction, citing ‘rat’s nest’ of tribal court problems

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Election officials confident voter rolls secure after hack attempt

Sam Pstross, executive director of Arizona Advocacy Network, helped ensure election policies were followed at the Knights of Pythias polling location in Tempe on Tuesday. (Photo by Michelle Chance / Cronkite News)

Who let the dogs out: Crew faces feral canines, other foibles on primary election day

The nearly 8,000 registered hobbyist drone users in Arizona will not need to take the Federal Aviation Administration’s new test. (Photo by Ally Carr/Cronkite News)

Do new FAA drone rules go far enough for Arizonans?

Supporters of Arizona Sen. John McCain and Kelli Ward, who are facing off in the Republican primary, hold signs aloft as McCain cast his vote Tuesday. (Mindy Riesenberg/Cronkite News)

Arizona residents ease into voting in Tuesday’s primary

Rep. Martha McSally, R-Tucson, welcomed the Air Force decision to keep the A-10 flying, but has concerns about the ability of the F-35 to replace the “Warthog” in close-air support roles.

McSally challengers face steep fundraising climb after primary

Dora Rogers, 88, applies for citizenship at a Mi Familia Vota citizenship fair at Los Altos Ranch Market in Phoenix on Sat., Aug. 27. (Photo by Brian Fore/Cronkite News)

Arizona Latino immigrants seek citizenship to vote, fight discrimination

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Flake still won’t vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, said the decision to keep the A-10 flying was the right one, but also expressed concerns that the F-35 has not proven “operationally capable.”

McCain, Ward spending on Senate primary rivaled by outside groups

An A-10 Thunderbolt II from the 74th Fighter Squadron at Moody Air Force Base in Georgia flies over Afghanistan in this 2011 photo.

GAO: Air Force plan to retire A-10 did not fully weigh impact, costs

Arizona residents who are about to become new U.S. citizens are welcome to a naturalization ceremony at Grand Canyon National Park. (Photo by Bri Cossavella/Cronkite News)

15 Arizonans become U.S. citizens while overlooking Grand Canyon

The intenst competition for two open House seats in Arizona this fall has brought in millions in campaign donations ahead of Tuesday’s primary. (Photo by 401K(2012)/Creative Commons)

Open House seats draw hopefuls – and millions in funds – before primary

Kim Franzen registers to vote at a farmers market in downtown Phoenix. Franzen said she supports Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. (Photo by Courtney Columbus/News21)

News21 investigation: Voter fraud is not a persistent problem

Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, said presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump was “charismatic” and “upbeat” during his meeting with House Republicans on Capitol Hill. (Photo by Keshia Butts/Cronkite News)

PAC spends more than $280,000 in late bid to unseat Gosar in primary

As soldiers do their morning workout, Sgt. 1st Class Jose R. Colon looks on. Physical training at Fort Bragg starts every weekday at 6 a.m. (Photo by Michael Olinger/News21)

Why overseas military personnel ballots may not be counted

A group of millennials take a selfie in front of Cloud Gate, commonly known as “The Bean,” in downtown Chicago. (Photo by Elizabeth Campbell/News21)

What you need to know about millennials and politics

A small American flag hangs from the post of a stop sign near the Tsé Kichíí (Red Rock) chapter house near Gallup, New Mexico. (Marianna Hauglie/News21)

Native Americans still fighting for voting equality

Tirso Montelongo, a native of Guadalupe, Arizona, does not plan on voting this presidential election. Montelongo has voted in previous years, but he’s turned off by the two presidential candidates. (Photo by Roman Knertser/News21)

Will the Latino ‘sleeping giant’ wake and vote this November?

Several dozen protesters took to the streets of downtown Phoenix on Monday to demand the arrest of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. (Photo by Brian Fore/Cronkite News)

Arpaio’s criminal contempt referral sparks contemplation, rage

Uscav Mosco, 35, traveled from Santa Barbara, California, to protest in front of the  Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Protesters gathered in Public Square throughout the week. Mosco doesn’t support Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton for president. He felt that both candidates do not represent what the majority of Americans want in a president. (Photo by Emily Mahoney/News21)

Voters will face maze of new requirements in November

Arizonans: What’s at stake for you in this election?

After the Dallas shootings, Monroe said her daughter asked her to change careers, a request Monroe refused since she considers police work her “calling.” (Photo by Elizabeth S. Hansen/Cronkite News)

Police and citizens to unite in community outreach program

Khizr Khan, a Pakistani immigrant who spoke out at the Democratic Naitonal Convention against GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, said he did so to honor his son’s memory. (Photo by Wafa Shahid/Cronkite News)

Khizr Khan calls on McCain, other GOP leaders to stand up to Trump

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Fight to remain silent: People often waive Miranda rights, experts say

A McCain intern answers questions at Phoenix campaign headquarters. (Photo by Socorro Carrillo/Cronkite News)

‘Pokemon Go,’ virtual interns and the race for the U.S. senate seat

Log Cabin Republican member Hugh Rouse, Chairman Emeritus Leonard Olds and Chairman Jamie Ensley. from left, outside a pro-LGBT event at last month’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland.(Photo by David Marino Jr./Cronkite News)

For Log Cabin Republicans, ‘gay conservative’ is not a contradiction

Alma, left, and Consuelo Hernandez at the Democratic National Convention.

For three Tucson siblings, politics is all in the family

A federal appeals court reinstated an excessive force lawsuit against a University of Arizona Police officer who shot a woman with a knife four times, saying a person should able to "walk down her driveway holding a knife without being shot." (Photo by Tim Evanson/Creative Commons)

Court: Fired Williams worker can file free-speech suit against city in age case

Navy veteran Nate Terani carries a symbolic box of petitions asking Sen. John McCain and other GOP leaders to withdraw their endorsement of Donald Trump. (Photo by Emily Zentner/Cronkite News)

Veterans call on McCain to take back endorsement of ‘unfit, bigot’ Trump

Khizr Khan, with his wife, Ghazala, holds up a pocket copy of the Constitution, which he suggested Donald Trump has not read, during a Democratic National committee speech.

Feud between Trump, Gold Star family echoes in Muslim groups

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Pence and Arizona Republicans defend Trump at town hall

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Arizona police agencies get low marks for body camera policies

Balloons fall at the 2012 Republican National Convention after the nomination of Mitt Romney. Experts say more party officials than naormal are staying away from this year’s convention and likely nominee Donald Trump. (Photo by Mallory Benedict/PBS Newshour)

Arizona veterans: Have the presidential campaigns affected your community?

Arizona delegates settle into their state section before speeches start at the DNC. (Photo by Kelsey DeGideo/Cronkite News)

Arizona delegates offer different perceptions of convention impacts

Hillary Clinton gives a speech on the final night of the Democratic National Convention. (Photo by Kelsey DeGideo/Cronkite News)

8 things Arizonans love or loathe about Hillary Clinton

Trump supporters wave signs during his June 18 rally. (Photo by Selena Makrides/Cronkite News)

8 things Arizonans love or loathe about Donald Trump

Arizona GOP Senate challenger Kelli Ward said that the withdrawal of Alex Meluskey from the primary race makes her even more confident of her chances against five-term Sen. John McCain. (Photo by Gage Skidmore/Creative Commons)

Meluskey drops Senate bid, clearing path for Ward to challenge McCain

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How we used texting to engage Arizona delegates during the political conventions

Sen. John McCain at an Iconic Voices event held at the Cronkite School in 2016. (Photo by Cronkite News)

McCain issues lengthy statement criticizing Trump’s reaction to Khan’s family

Belen Sisa was one of two Arizona DREAMers working as a page at the Democratic National Convention. She can’t vote because of her immigration status. (Photo by Kristen DeGideo/Cronkite News)

Arizona convention pages can’t vote, but they can make their voices heard

Hilary Clinton is joined by Tim Kaine's wife Anne Holton to conclude the Democratic National Convention Thursday. (Photo by Kelsey DeGideo/Cronkite News)

Cheers, tears from Arizona delegation as Clinton gives historic acceptance speech

Charlene Tarver, a Democratic National Committee delegate from Arizona, said she believes that the Black Lives Matter movement and officer-involved shootings needs more attention. (Photho By Kelsey DeGideo/Cronkite News)

Delegates discuss ‘Black Lives’ movement a day after Tempe shooting

Arizona GOP delegates see Wikileaks emails as an “attempt to silence” voters and an oppourtunity to bring them to the GOP. (Photo by David Marino Jr./Cronkite News)

Arizona: How are you feeling about the election?

Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Phoenix, won high marks from Arizona delegates to the Democratic National Convention for his Wednesday speech as well as his leadership of the delegation. (Photo by Veronica Acosta/Cronkite News)

Gallego gets high marks for speech, convention leadership from delegates

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Giffords’ endorsement of Clinton ‘very, very emotional’ for convention audience

GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump speaks to the crowd Saturday morning at Fountain Hills.  (Photo by Miguel Otárola/Cronkite News)

Trump fundraising spikes in Arizona, still trails well behind Clinton’s

Delegates in the stands at Wells Fargo Center cheer during speeches to nominate Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. (Photo by Isabel Menzel/Cronkite News)

Blue state or blue sky? Arizona Democrats hopeful for fall elections

Arizona delegate Barbara Wyllie shows her party spirit at the Republican National Convention. (Photo by Christopher West/Cronkite News)

Arizona conservatives: Are you with Trump?

"Bernie or Bust" rally held in Philadelphia on the second day of the Democratic National Convention. (Photo by Kelsey DeGideo/Cronkite News)

Sanders supporters continue protests as Democrats nominate Clinton

Gabby Giffords speaking at gun reform rally at Democratic National Convention. (Photo by  Keshia Butts/Cronkite News)

Giffords exhorts crowd to have ‘courage’ to enact gun reform measures

The Arizona delegate designation sign in the Democratic National Convention. (Photo by Lily Altavena/Cronkite News)

Divided Arizona delegation casts votes as Clinton seals nomination

Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vermont, endorses rival Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination at a New Hampshire rally, dismaying some Sanders supporters in Arizona. (Photo by Brian Snyder/Reuters)

Not red, not blue, but Green: Sanders supporters eye third-party option

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Behind the scenes at the DNC: Arizona Democratic delegates share their insights

Keogh Health Connection is just one of more than 200 locations where community members can sign up for the recently restored KidsCare program. (Photo by Socorro Carrillo/ Cronkite News)

Revived Arizona KidsCare to bring affordable health care to 30,000 uninsured

Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vermont, endorses rival Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination at a New Hampshire rally, dismaying some Sanders supporters in Arizona. (Photo by Brian Snyder/Reuters)

Arizona Democratic delegates: How the ‘Bernie effect’ influenced party platform

First Lady Michelle Obama spoke on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention following a day dominated by talk of DNC email leaks. (Photo by Kelsey DeGideo/Cronkite News)

Arizona delegates hope for unity, progressive change after DNC email leak

The first night of the Democratic Convention Center held at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. (Photo by Lily Altavena/News 21)

Grijalva calls for party to return to progressive roots, support Clinton

Arizona Democratic delegates at the DNC in Philadelphia. 

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Arizonans reveal why they became Democratic delegates

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Tribal leaders call on next president to include Native voices in policy

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Arizona GOP not surprised by DNC email leak

Bernie Sanders delivers speech to supporters attending the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. (Photo by Isabel Menzel/Cronkite News)

Sanders plea for followers to back Clinton divides supporters

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Arizona: Share your perspective on Tim Kaine as Clinton’s VP pick

Jeanne Lunn holds her hand over the incision that was made to give her a new heart three years ago. (Photo by Kelsey DeGideo/Cronkite News)

Arizona delegate’s new heart leads her to Philadelphia

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How do Arizona Democrats pick DNC delegates? Hint: The process involves ‘lots and lots of pizza.’

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Arizona delegates praise inspiration, unity in Trump speech

Balloons drop in the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland following Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention. (Photo by Meghan Finnerty/Cronkite News)

Arizonans: What did you think of the Republican National Convention?

Arizona’s Democratic delegation will attend the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, seen here, July 25-28. (Photo by Michael Righi via Creative Commons)

Interactive: Meet the Arizona DNC delegation

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio addressed the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Christopher West/Cronkite News)

There’s a new speaker in town: Arpaio addresses GOP convention

Sen. John McCain at an Iconic Voices event held at the Cronkite School in 2016. (Photo by Cronkite News)

Convention delegates show lukewarm support for McCain re-election

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Arizona GOP told it has work to do to reach millennials, independents

Ariz. delegates offer their thoughts

Arizona delegates reflect on the state of the GOP

Hector Barreto, chairman of the Latino Coalition, said undecided Hispanics in states like Arizona could determine the outsome of this year’s election.

Poll: Latino Republicans not deterred by Trump’s Mexican immigrant remarks

Ernesto Lopez, a protest-goer from Arizona, presents his hand-made Wall Off Trump poncho at the rally in Public Square, Cleveland. (Photo by Christopher West/Cronkite News)

Arizonans join anti-wall protest at generally quiet GOP convention

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The Real Donald means real business for Faux Donald

Rep. Trent Franks was the only Arizona congressman to attend the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Franks, lone Arizona congressman at RNC, urges support for Trump

The women of the Maryvale neighborhood block watches go door-to-door passing out flyers and recruiting potential members. (Photo by Selena Makrides/Cronkite News)

Maryvale block watchers refuse to be thwarted by serial shooter

The Rev. Reginald Walton spoke at a Black Lives Matter meeting where some of the 500 who attended asked Phoenix officials questions about police relationships with residents. (Photo by Cooper Gardner/Cronkite News)

Phoenix residents, mayor and police vow to build solutions in Black Lives Matter meeting

Arizona delegates capture a historic moment during the state roll-call at the RNC. (Photo by Christopher West/Cronkite News)

Wish you were here: Arizona Republican delegates speak to those who skipped the convention

Delegates from every state gather in Quicken Loans Arena to cast their votes for  Republican presidential candidates. (Photo by Christopher West/Cronkite News)

No surprises: Arizona delivers all 58 delegation votes for Trump

Arizona Republican Party Chairman Robert Graham doesn’t think there’s a controversy behind Melania Trump’s speech to the national convention. (Photo by Krandall Brantley/Cronkite News)

Delegates call plagiarism charge an attempt to ‘demonize’ Melania Trump

Prominent news outlets cover the RNC at "Media Alley," located in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Christopher West/Cronkite News)

Interactive: Meet the Arizona RNC delegation

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State Republicans call for unity on first day of fractious convention

DNC Chairman Wasserman Schultz and Arizona’s Ruben Gallego speak on the dangers of Trump’s plan on foregin policy. (Photo by Krandall Brantley/Cronkite News)

As GOP convention opens, Democrats go on the attack

Balloons fall at the 2012 Republican National Convention after the nomination of Mitt Romney. Experts say more party officials than naormal are staying away from this year’s convention and likely nominee Donald Trump. (Photo by Mallory Benedict/PBS Newshour)

Arizonans explain why they became Republican delegates

Oxnard California Police Chief Jeri Williams addresses the crowd after being announced at Phoenix’s new Police Chief at a press conference on Thursday, July 14th. (Photo by: Christina Tetreault/Cronkite News)

New Phoenix police chief Jeri Williams: ‘Work tirelessly to make the community safe’

Convention delegates who were forced to turn to crowdfunding sites like GoFundMe said it was hard to ask strangers for money, but the conventions are too important not to. (Photo by Dave Dugdale/Creative Commons)

Arizona delegates turn to GoFundMe to finance convention trips

The James R. Browning Courthouse in San Francisco, one of four courthouses where the 9th U.S> Circuti Court of Appeals sits.

Court upholds conviction, death sentence in 1989 Pima County double murder

A worker walks across the Republican National Convention stage at Quicken Loans Arena. Experts say more party leaders than usual are staying away feom this year’s convention and Donald Turmp. (Photo by Rick Wilking/Reuters)

Taking the ‘go’ out of GOP: High-profile Republicans avoid convention

Sgt. Jamie Rothschild speaks about Silent Witness and it’s 40 years in the Valley. (Photo by: Christina Tetreault/Cronkite News)

Police say tips called into Silent Witness line will help catch Maryvale shooter

Governor Mike Pence of Indiana speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.

Arizona: Share your perspective on Mike Pence as Trump’s VP pick

Residents hold up ‘Black Lives Matter’ signs during a community meeting in Phoenix. (Photo by Isabel Menzel/Cronkite News)

Activists plan to shut down Phoenix intersection on Friday

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5 ways to stay safe while playing ‘Pokemon Go’

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Arizona Bernie Sanders supporters: Who will you vote for in the presidential election?

James Duff Lyall, an ACLU attorney based in Tucson, said more accountability for border patrol agents will not come without more data on stops and artests by officers. (Photo by Sophia Kunthara/Cronkite News)

ACLU says lack of reporting allows abuses by Border Patrol agents

Tylor Vacca with his sister Ashley, were in Washington to support a bill that would make it illegal for children under age 16 to own or fire an automatic weapon. (Photo by Veronica Acosta/Cronkite News)

Shooting victim’s kids seek to keep machine guns away from other kids

Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vermont, endorses rival Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination at a New Hampshire rally, dismaying some Sanders supporters in Arizona. (Photo by Brian Snyder/Reuters)

Shock, then aw: Sanders backers move on after endorsement of Clinton

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Peaceful Phoenix rally turns tense when march pushes to freeway and police use pepper spray

President Barack Obama, speaking at a NATO conference in Poland, called the killing of five police officers in Dallas a “vicious, calculated and despicable attack on law enforcement." (Photo by Pete Souza/White House)

Washington calls for calm, unity in wake of attack on Dallas police

The Acoma shield was set to be sold at auction in Paris, but the sale was halted for an investigation into charges that they artifact may have been stolen from the tribe.

Arizona, New Mexico senators team up to prevent sale of tribal items

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Arizona religious leaders offer community and support following Dallas shooting

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A country on edge: How does this week’s violence affect Arizonans?

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Arizona reacts to shooting of Dallas police officers, citizen protests over the deaths of two black men

Likely GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump waves after a meeting with House Republicans, that apparently went better than a sometimes testy meeting with Senate Republicans later. (Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters)

Trump, Flake spar during likely GOP nominee’s visit to Congress

FBI Director James Comey stood by his decision not to call for charges against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, saying “no reasonable prosecutor” would have pressed charges. (Photo by Emily Zentner/Cronkite News)

Republicans blast FBI director’s refusal to push for charges in Clinton emails

Gloucester, Massachusetts, Police Chief Leonard Campanello, at a White House function, said funding to fight opioid abuse is needed immediately and he chided Congress for inaction. (Photo by Sophia Kunthara/Cronkite News)

Arizona would get $21 million to fight opioid abuse under White House plan

Maryvale residents discussing the recent shootings which have left some people uneasy. (Photo by Selena Makrides/Cronkite News)

Maryvale neighbors watch out for crime as serial shootings plague neighborhood

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Arizona police sign on to White House plan to cut jail populations

Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign rally on Monday, March 21, 2016, at Carl Hayden High School in Phoenix. Clinton spoke on a wide range of topics and displayed a broad range of support from prominent Arizona Democrats. (Ben Moffat/Cronkite News)

Arizona Democrats: Does Hillary Clinton represent you?

Sen. Bernie Sanders, Vermont independent and Democratic presidential hopeful, speaks to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute event in Washington this week. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

Sanders’ campaign got more money, more donors, fewer votes in Arizona

Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Phoenix, outside the House chamber where Democrats staged a sit-in last week in an effort to force the Republican leadership to bring a gun-control bill up for a vote. (Photo by Keshia Butts/Cronkite News)

Gallego, advocates renew calls for stricter gun-control measures

U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego and Ann Hart, chair of the Maricopa County NAACP, speak at a Phoenix forum about long lines in Maricopa County during the March 22 presidential primary election. (Photo by Selina Makrides/Cronkite News)

Voting rights advocates condemn March election as voter suppression, urge restoration of federal oversight

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a speech during a campaign event at the Trump Soho Hotel in New York City on June 22. (Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters)

Arizonans gave Trump their votes but not their dollars – yet

M. Zuhdi Jasser, president of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, argued that not using terms like “radical Islam” actually weakens the fight against terror. (Photo by Keshia Butts/Cronkite News)

War of words: Senate panel debates use of ‘radical Islam’ in war on terror

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Attorney General Loretta Lynch praises Phoenix police training

Advocates rally at the Supreme Court in advance of its ruling that struck down Texas restrictions on abortion clinics as an unconstitutional burden on a woman’s right to getting an abortion. (Photo by Meghan Finnerty/Cronkite News)

Arizona advocates react as court overturns Texas abortion restrictions

Left: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. (Photo by Ben Moffat/Cronkite News) Right: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. (Photo by Miguel Otárola/Cronkite News)

Political conventions: What do you want to know?

Claudia Ruiz Massieu, Secretary of Foreign Affairs for Mexico, greets crowd members in Phoenix at “Construye En Tu Tierra”, a new housing initiative between Sonora and Arizona. (Photo by Socorro Carrillo/Cronkite News)

The Trump wall, Brexit and Arizona trade relations: What Mexico’s top diplomat has to say

Family and friends of Jason Josaphat organized a vigil in his memorial. (Photo by Christopher West/Cronkite News)

‘You are not alone’: Vigils shine light on Orlando shooting victims, others lost to violence

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi joins Democrats in the well of the house during the sit-in Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of C-SPAN)

Democrats end 26-hour House sit-in, but vow to continue fight

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Sexual harassment in the medical community: Share your experiences

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Immigration-reform protesters block Central Avenue

Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, calls on fellow lawmakers to “occupy this house” in an effort to force House leaders to allow a vote on gun restrictions.

Arizona lawmakers join Democratic sit-in on House floor

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, said that unlike partisan gun measures that were designed to faiil to make political points, the bipartisan ‘no fly, no buy’ measure is designed to pass.

Senators hope new ‘no fly, no buy’ gun bill finds bipartisan support

The East Front of the U.S. Capitol at dusk. Scaffolding is covering the dome, which is under renovation. (Photo courtesy Architect of the Capitol)

Senate takes up, then blocks, competing gun-control measures

Trump supporters wave signs during his June 18 rally. (Photo by Selena Makrides/Cronkite News)

Trump supporters and protesters share opinions at Arizona rally

A federal court said Tucson’s system of electing city officials, an “unusual” hybrid of ward-based and at-large voting, unconstitutionally violated the one-person, one-vote principle. (Photo by Erik Hersman via flickr/Creative Commons)

Judge may rule on claims of Arizona voter suppression

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Donald Trump promises to bring Arizona along on the ride to making America great

The crowd starts to build up as attendees wait to be let into the Trump rally. (Photo by Selena Makrides/Cronkite News)

Adoring supporters, staunch protesters turn up the Arizona heat at Donald Trump rally

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Live coverage of the Trump rally in Phoenix

Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, said he would continue to fight for his proposal to prohibit undocumented immigrants from serving in the military, after it was narrowly defeated in the House. (Photo courtesy Clerk of the House)

House narrowly rejects proposals to ban DACA recipients from military

Experts say the social media postings of victims during the Pulse nightclub attack brought a raw emotion to the event, but that it also humanized and brought empathy to the shootings.

Social media in Orlando attacks a shocking, but ‘healthy,’ development

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa on Dec. 16, 2015. Trump is scheduled to appear in Phoenix on Saturday ahead of the Arizona primary election, according to news sources.

What you need to know for the Trump rally in Phoenix

A proposal to keep undocumented immigrants from serving in the military is “anti-immigrant, partisan posturing,” said Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Phoenix. (Photo by Wafa Shahid/Cronkite News)

Democrats blast plan to ban undocumented immigrants from military

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Arizona conservatives: Will Trump make America great again?

A federal appeals court reinstated an excessive force lawsuit against a University of Arizona Police officer who shot a woman with a knife four times, saying a person should able to "walk down her driveway holding a knife without being shot." (Photo by Tim Evanson/Creative Commons)

Miranda rights may be the law of the land, but not on tribal lands

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Lawmakers call for unity, prayer in aftermath of shootings

The James R. Browning Courthouse in San Francisco, one of four courthouses where the 9th U.S> Circuti Court of Appeals sits.

Court rejects death-row inmate’s claims in Phoenix double murder

Mark Kelly, who founded Americans for Responsible Solutions with wife,Gabby Giffords, called loopholes in gun background checks “kind of crazy."

Giffords, Kelly say ‘common sense’ gun laws needed to protect vets

Former Rep. Gabby Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly encouraged increased civility during the 2016 presidential campaign at a National Institute for Civil Discourse event in Washington, D.C.

Giffords calls for civility in this ‘very negative’ campaign season

The dome of the Library of Congress’ Thomas Jefferson Building, topped by the Torch of Learning.

Lawmakers trade ‘hate,’ ‘censorship’ barbs in ‘illegal alien’ debate

Researchers’ desks in the main reading room in the Library of Congress’ Thomas Jefferson Building.

House balks at Library of Congress plan to drop term ‘illegal alien’

People line up to vote outside the Salvation Army’s Citadel Corps polling place in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday, March 22. (Miguel Otárola/Cronkite News)

White House punts in response to petitions decrying March elections

Arizona Humane Society’s Emergency Team receivs an average of 50 calls a day in the summer months. (Photo provided by Arizona Humane Society)

Phoenix passes anti-tethering law to protect dogs

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U.S. Supreme Court reverses Arizona high court in death-row case

The James R. Browning Courthouse in San Francisco, one of four courthouses where the 9th U.S> Circuit Court of Appeals sits. (Photo  by Ken Lund via flickr/CreativeCommons)

Court restores students’ free-speech lawsuit against Board of Regents

The Acoma shield was set to be sold at auction in Paris, but the sale was halted for an investigation into charges that they artifact may have been stolen from the tribe.

French authorities’ delay of Acoma Pueblo shield sale ‘a small victory’

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Federal judge rules on victim compensation in Arpaio civil contempt case

The James R. Browning Courthouse in San Francisco, one of four courthouses where the 9th U.S> Circuit Court of Appeals sits. (Photo  by Ken Lund via flickr/CreativeCommons)

Federal appeals court upholds death sentences in 1977 Maricopa murders

Members of the Phoenix Police Department escort the casket of fallen officer, David Glasser. (Photo by Christina Tetreault/Cronkite News)

Thousands gather for Phoenix officer David Glasser’s memorial service

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved the canvas of the May 17 special election, when voters passed Proposition 123 and Proposition 124. (Photo by Krandall Bartley/Cronkite News)

Relieved Maricopa County supervisors certify Prop 123, Prop 124 election

Miranda rights turn 50: You have the right to remain silent

Working hard? Do the new overtime rules impact you?

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VA officials respond to outcry over secretary’s ‘Disneyland’ comments

Conroy Chino, left, the traditional leader of the Acoma Pueblo, joined tribal Gov. Kurt Riley to ask “the people of France to honor our humanity" and return cultural items that are set for auction.

Tribal leaders call for return of remains, sacred items before auction

At a Supreme Court rally last week, speakers from around the country, including two from Arizona, joined members of Congress to call for a vote on Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland.

Mr., Ms. Smith to go Washington: Citizens add voices on national issues

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Cronkite News Legal Special: May 24, 2016

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Arizona education leaders call Prop 123 first step, still not enough to fund K-12 schools

Joe Thomas, a high school history teacher in Mesa and vice president of the Arizona Education Association, said that many schools will spend the Prop 123 money on teacher raises. (Photo by Selena Makrides/Cronkite News)

Arizona teacher survey: Use Prop 123 to raise salaries

An examination table at the Planned Parenthood Arizona Central Phoenix Health Center. Planned Parenthood Arizona currently has 11 locations, all in major cities (eight in Phoenix, two in Tucson, one in Flagstaff. (Photo by Alex Scoville)

How upcoming Supreme Court abortion ruling could change Arizona’s legal landscape

Pascua Yaqui Attorney General Alfred Urbina told a Senate committee that the current relationship between state, federal and tribal law enforcement agencies is “unworkable, unreliable.”

Arizona official urges Senate to close gaps in tribal criminal law

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Election officials still counting Prop 123 votes, approval holding small lead

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Several Arizona voting stations see short lines for special election

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Tempe council members create program to bolster equal pay efforts for women

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Live coverage: Arizonans vote on Prop 123 and Prop 124

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Arizona polling locations: A photo map

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Teaching young people the importance of voting in elections

Women earned 82.5 percent of men’s weekly median earnings in 2014, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (Photo courtesy Pixabay)

Arizona battles gender pay gap through local efforts

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Elderly Arizonans face familiar voting barriers

The Arizona Democratic Party elected the final 25 of its delegates to July’s national convention, but the numbers had to reflect results of the March 22 election, under party rules.

Democrats select final convention delegates, look to Philadelphia

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Law and disorders: Cops, advocates try to defuse dealings with disabled

Tempe grade school student works on a maps project in September 2015. (File photo)

Debate over Prop 123 rages on as election on education funding approaches

Leslie Sonnenklar takes a break while other voters hold her place in line at the Salvation Army Phoenix Citadel Corp. in downtown Phoenix. She had been waitng for 45 minutes Tuesday morning. (Photo by Grecia Drabos/Cronkite News)

How Maricopa County will prepare for upcoming elections

Boxes of Arizona presidential preference election ballots sit at the Maricopa County Elections Warehouse. (Photo by Erin Vogel-Fox/News21)

Arizona’s online voting system makes it easy for military personnel to cast their vote

Jose Barboza, a volunteer for Promise Arizona, works to get people registered to vote.

Ballot harvesting law could impact Latinos and seniors in general election