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Arizona supporters praise Donald Trump at immigration rally

PHOENIX – Dressed in a floppy hat and her grandmother's pearls, Loretta Spencer stood in a line that snaked around two buildings as people waited to get into the Donald Trump rally. She lost her salon business during the Obama presidency and switched from the Democratic to the Republican Party.

Arizona Democrats wary of Trump’s Phoenix immigration speech

PHOENIX - Ramon Chavez worries that if Donald Trump becomes president, his family, including his autistic brother, will be deported to Mexico. Regardless of what Trump may say Wednesday night about his immigration policy, Chavez is not convinced that the Republican presidential candidate will soften his original plan to implement mass deportation policies.

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

WASHINGTON - Arizonans have been relatively stingy with their presidential donations this year, contributing $8.4 million as of August, well off the 2012 pace when residents forked over $21.9 million by the end of the presidential campaign.

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

PHOENIX - Arizona Republicans want John McCain to serve a sixth term as their U.S. senator, handing him a comfortable victory in the Tuesday primary. With 20 percent of the vote reported, McCain held a 53.7 to 36.8 percent lead over challenger Kelli Ward.

Immigration advocates go on offensive on eve of Trump speech

WASHINGTON - A day before Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's scheduled "major immigration speech" in Phoenix, immigration advocates on Tuesday were already denouncing any new policy as a likely repackaging of the same "inhumane" policies.

Do new FAA drone rules go far enough for Arizonans?

SCOTTSDALE – The Federal Aviation Administration this week released new rules for commercial drone pilots, but one local unmanned aircraft enthusiast said the agency is focused on regulating the wrong group of users.

Arizona residents ease into voting in Tuesday’s primary

PHOENIX - So far, so good. The polls were quiet through most of Tuesday for Arizona's primary election as voters across the Phoenix area and elsewhere in Arizona cast ballots for their Republican or Democratic choice for Congress, statewide and local offices ranging from the Senate to Maricopa County sheriff.