By Keerthi Vedantam and Michelle Chance |
Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON - A divided federal appeals court Tuesday overturned the assault conviction of a Gila River Indian Community man, saying the tribal court failed to tell him he could get a trial by jury - if he asked.
PHOENIX – When poll workers arrived at a high school Tuesday morning to get ready for voters, they encountered two barriers that could have prevented voters from casting their ballot: a locked gate and a pack of dogs.
By Ally Carr and Dana Lewandowski |
Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016
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.
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.
WASHINGTON - Whatever the final tally in Tuesday's 2nd Congressional District primary, there's one other number that Democratic challengers Victoria Steele and Matt Heinz will need to worry about: $2,063,033.42