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

WASHINGTON - Democrats ended a 26-hour takeover of the House claiming victory Thursday afternoon, even though they did not get the guaranteed vote on a gun-control measure they had been seeking.


Sexual harassment in the medical community: Share your experiences

Are you a medical professional or academic who has experienced sexual harassment? We want to hear your story.


Immigration-reform protesters block Central Avenue

PHOENIX – Protesters chanting “We deserve our freedom,” and waving the American flag blocked Central Avenue outside federal immigration offices, hours after the Supreme Court deadlocked on an immigration reform case.

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Arizona lawmakers join Democratic sit-in on House floor

WASHINGTON - House Democrats, chanting "no bill, no break," shut down the chamber with a sit-in Wednesday in an effort to force the Republican leadership to allow a vote on stalled gun-control legislation.


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

WASHINGTON - One day after efforts to advance gun-control measures in the Senate collapsed in partisan fighting, a bipartisan group of senators unveiled a compromise Tuesday that they hope can get a vote and keep guns out of the hands of terrorists.


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

WASHINGTON - The Senate had the opportunity to act on competing gun-control measures Monday, but proceeded instead to block action on any of the proposals in votes that fell mostly along party lines.


Trump supporters and protesters share opinions at Arizona rally

Reporters from the Cronkite Public Insight Network Bureau talked to Trump supporters and those protesting his June 18 rally in Phoenix. Attendees shared three reasons why they came out to voice their opinions despite the triple-digit heat. Here's what they said:


Judge may rule on claims of Arizona voter suppression

PHOENIX – A U.S. district court judge may decide two critical issues in Arizona before the November presidential election: whether to stop the state’s new so-called “ballot harvesting” law from taking effect and whether to force elections officials to count out-of-precinct provisional ballots.


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

PHOENIX – Donald Trump brought his trademark “make America great again” presidential campaign to the Arizona desert Saturday, rallying voters giddy over his proposals to build a wall along the Mexican border, ban Muslims from coming into the country and put a conservative on the Supreme Court.

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

PHOENIX – Hundreds of supporters of Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, turned out in the blazing heat to rally behind him at the Arizona fairgrounds.


Live coverage of the Trump rally in Phoenix

Cronkite News reporters are in the field covering the Donald Trump rally in Phoenix at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum.


House narrowly rejects proposals to ban DACA recipients from military

WASHINGTON - Republicans vowed to continue pushing to keep undocumented immigrants out of the military, after the House this week narrowly defeated two proposals that would have done so.