Arizona delegation brings new faces, less seniority to next Congress

Despite fits and starts, officials optimistic a water deal is close

Victims of Baptist Foundation scheme still recovering 20 years later

Dewey-Humboldt Town Council condemns coyote-killing contests

Will Arizona’s saguaros survive climate change and drought?

Luke Air Force Base feels effects of national shortage of pilots, instructors

After Grijalva calls for him to resign, Zinke responds with blistering tweet

Freshman hazing: Stanton draws short straw in lottery for Hill offices

Arizona Gov. Ducey to ask for $30 million in budget proposal for drought plan

As deadline looms, lawmakers push to save popular public lands fund

Border safety, trade are high on agenda for Republican governors

Trailblazing lawmaker Ed Pastor remembered as tireless advocate, ‘legend’

Challenge to Phoenix’s gay anti-discrimination law heading to Arizona high court

Supreme Court limits ability to designate endangered species habitat

Border tear gas incident renews wall debate, but little change expected

Record midterm election turnout still shows problem in voter numbers, experts say

Advocates urge troop withdrawal; DHS repeats need to ‘harden’ border

Advocates push back against border wall funds, citing other U.S. needs

Flake threat to scuttle judicial nominees is scuttled by delayed vote

Forest Service chief grilled over charges of sexual harassment in agency

Flake threatens judicial nominations to force vote on special counsel

Gosar shouted down at right-wing groups’ event on social media access

Kirkpatrick, Stanton join freshmen in strong Democratic House class

Sinema lands in Washington, a day after McSally concedes Senate race

At ease: In Pat Tillman’s hometown, a community works overtime to protect his legacy

Despite slight drop, Arizona still leads nation in women officeholders

But wait, there’s more: Arizona political ad spending hit new highs

Sinema wins Senate seat, will become first woman U.S. senator from Arizona

Advocates want lame-duck border law pause; White House eyes new rules

With Senate seat in the balance, GOP lawsuit claims inequality in vote count

Hiccups and ‘voter fatigue’: Election Day challenges discussed

1.7 million votes and counting: Officials say wait until Thursday for results of McSally, Sinema Senate race

Ex-felons can reclaim voting rights, but hundreds of thousands don’t

Voters reject controversial Proposition 305 school voucher measure

Early returns show McSally, Sinema race for Senate remains too close to call

Doug Ducey wins second term as Arizona governor

Election Day: Results roll in, voters share their stories

Election Day starts with ‘bumps’ and ends with long voting lines in Maricopa County

Seeing Stars: Midterm ballots include James Bond, JFK, Elvis, others

Women account for 39 percent of Arizona ballot, among highest in nation

Battles over Props 127, 305 and Senate seat, with last-minute push for voters

Transgender rally at state Capitol encourages voting

Rocks vs. Glocks: Trump backs off suggestion that soldiers fire on migrants

Green nominee’s withdrawal injects new drama into tense Senate race

Young-voter turnout up sharply, but still trails most other age groups

Nogales awaits arrival of U.S. troops as migrant caravan plods north

ACA open enrollment begins with lower prices, more choices in Arizona

Ballot photo

Appeals court rejects latest challenge to state’s ‘ballot harvesting’ law

Nov. 6 looking like April 24 all over again in Lesko-Tipirneni rematch

Trump’s aim of skirting birthright citizenship draws backlash, skeptics

Trump wants to revoke birthright citizenship, but can he act on his own?

Long hours, low pay, but poll workers are still signing up – for now

Administration plans to send 5,200 active-duty military to assist at border

Footsteps into America: A migrant’s journey of struggle, hope and the unknown

Secretary of State: Katie Hobbs intends to improve election security in Arizona

Secretary of State: Steve Gaynor vows to ‘fix’ broken election system

State Treasurer: Mark Manoil calls for big structural changes in state government

State Treasurer: Kimberly Yee pledges to push for lower taxes, financial education

Arizona Corporation Commission: Kiana Sears says experience as energy consultant sets her apart

Arizona Corporation Commission: Justin Olson pledges to keep putting ratepayers first

Arizona Corporation Commission: Sandra Kennedy wants a second chance to help ratepayers

Arizona Corporation Commission: Rodney Glassman vows to restore integrity to regulatory board

State Mine Inspector: Joe Hart seeks improved public safety, more training for miners

State Mine Inspector: Bill Pierce criticizes agency’s inadequate budget

Superintendent of Public Instruction: Kathy Hoffman would address teacher shortage, bilingual programs

Superintendent of Public Instruction: Frank Riggs wants best teachers, good pay

Attorney General: Mark Brnovich pledges to keep focus on consumer protection

Attorney General race: January Contreras touts her public service

Governor: David Garcia focuses on education

Governor: Doug Ducey cites education, public safety among top priorities

U.S House, District 8: Debbie Lesko makes protecting citizens her top priority

U.S House, District 9: Steve Ferrara stresses need for autonomy and bipartisanship

U.S House, District 9: Greg Stanton touts mayoral experience, job creation, bipartisanship

U.S House, District 5: Joan Greene vows to fight corruption, boost schools

U.S House, District 8: Hiral Tipirneni seeks health care reform, gun violence solutions

U.S House, District 6: Anita Malik emphasizes education, health care

U.S House, District 6: David Schweikert has ‘fixation’ on retirement security

U.S House, District 4: Paul Gosar touts his track record, pushes for deregulation

U.S House, District 4: David Brill calls health care biggest issue for voters

U.S. House, District 5: Andy Biggs seeks second term, focuses on immigration, taxes, repealing Obamacare

U.S House, District 3: Nick Pierson vows to focus on jobs, immigration issues

U.S House, District 3: Raúl Grijalva seeks 9th term, poverty and education are top issues

U.S. House, District 2: Lea Marquez Peterson labels herself an independent voice

U.S. House, District 2: Ann Kirkpatrick vows to fight for health care, DACA

U.S House, District 1: Wendy Rogers echoes Trump, ‘We must build the wall’

U.S House, District 1: Tom O’Halleran cites good jobs, better education as priorities

Latino voter turnout likely to rise, driven by immigration, health care

Grand Canyon Park superintendent reassigned while under federal investigation

Missing in Arizona Day: Searching for loved ones in bones and DNA

U.S. Senate race: Health care is top issue for Sinema

U.S. Senate race: National security is top issue for McSally

O’Connor diagnosis brings flood of tributes from friends, colleagues

Arizona’s November election: Read candidate profiles, stories and more

Proposition 305: Should Arizona expand state’s school voucher program?

Prop 127’s potential to reshape Arizona energy has electrified supporters and opponents

Reports show Senate race on track to be among state’s costliest

Trump rallies Mesa crowd to support Republican McSally in tight Senate race

Trump threat to use military to close the border met with skepticism

Who pays? Who knows? Air Force One campaign trip costs hard to gauge

Repeating history: McSally’s treason accusation is tried-and-true political tactic

Trump will visit Arizona for the first time since contentious 2017 rally

McSally, Sinema stress voting records during their only Senate debate

Senate, House take early recess as contentious midterm elections loom

Kyl presses Nielsen on weekend release of migrant families from custody

Oops or Shine On? Phoenix program helps residents recycle better

Flake, Kyl join razor-thin majority to put Kavanaugh on Supreme Court

Flake ends weeks of wavering, is expected to vote to confirm Kavanaugh

Two voters walking into library to place their votes

Deadline to register for November election is Tuesday, Oct. 9

Arizona law professors among thousands urging a ‘no’ vote on Kavanaugh

Kyl, Flake vote to move Kavanaugh one step closer to confirmation

Federal judge temporarily halts Trump administration’s order ending Temporary Protected Status

Former ASU swimmer joins athletes urging protection from sexual assaults

After angry Kavanaugh hearing, Flake, Coons renew bipartisanship call

Gosar vs. Gosar ads bring buzz to Democrat, but upset odds still long

Supreme Court facade

Justices press both sides in Mount Lemmon Fire District age-bias case

Arizona could lose millions without federal grant program for outdoor recreation

Flake votes to approve Kavanaugh – for now – demands an FBI probe

Maricopa County prosecutor takes center stage in questioning of Ford

Protesters for, against Kavanaugh stage spirited, largely civil rallies

Testimony in Kavanaugh hearing was must-see TV, ASU professors say

Flake calls for civility, open minds at hearing for Kavanaugh, Ford

Arizona prosecutor assisting with Kavanaugh hearing faces enormous political pressure

City Council votes to continue south Phoenix light-rail extension

Report: Aging legislatures overlooking concerns of younger voters

Interior secretary’s Grand Canyon visit highlights need for funds to fix infrastructure

Ducey, Garcia clash over education, border security in first televised debate

New Trump plan would restrict green cards for immigrants who use public funds

Reading the tea leaves: Political pollster explains what to look for

Fontes labels primary elections a ‘success,’ discusses plan for improvements in November

With grant gone, Pima County sheriff hints he’ll need local dollars for border efforts

They also serve: 4,254 volunteers keep Arizona national parks humming

Flake joins other senators, wins delay on Kavanaugh after allegation

More play: New Arizona law requires schools to provide two recesses

Free thinkers: Advocates tout universal basic income, despite critics

Pat Tillman’s legacy to be honored in football game between alma mater, Liberty High

Grijalva, Bishop craft surprise deal to save fund for public lands

ACLU lawsuit: Phoenix police wrongfully used tear gas, pepper bullets against anti-Trump protesters

Policing the jails: Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office works to diversify ranks of detention officers

Appeals court rejects Democrats’ challenge to Arizona’s voting laws

Democrats push back against GOP plan to change Endangered Species Act

Maricopa County to rely ‘completely on county employees’ for Nov. 6 election

Advocates target millennial Latino voters with social media campaign

Arizona remembers 9/11: A look at how we honored the victims

Kyl brings experience as a senator, baggage as a lobbyist to new job

Families rally for border enforcement, as Trump eases wall demands

Despite rough patches, officials recall McCain’s service to Native Americans

Flake presses Kavanaugh on separation of powers, protections for Trump

One day after appointment, Kyl sworn in to fill McCain’s Senate seat

Advocates urge Brnovich to pull out of states’ challenge to Obamacare

First day of hearings on Kavanaugh nomination highlights partisan divide

Experts: Constituents should see smooth transition from McCain to Kyl

Jon Kyl named McCain’s replacement in Senate

Politically powerful pack McCain service that’s more laughter than tears

Museum honors McCain with portrait that captures his ‘timeless values’

Vietnam Wall ceremony pays final tribute to key part of McCain’s history

Thousands line up for McCain, called one of our ‘bravest souls’

Vietnamese restaurant was unlikely healing spot for McCain, other POWs

For Tucson native, being even small part of McCain rites is ‘humbling’

Photo essay: John McCain memorials and services

‘We shall not see his like again’: John McCain leaves Arizona for the final time

‘My departure is at hand’: Two of McCain’s children read Bible verses at his funeral

‘Amazing Grace’: Scenes from Sen. McCain’s memorial

Maricopa County voting issues continue to raise eyebrows of watchdogs

Listen: McCain leaves legacy of community connections

‘Go in peace’: Family, friends honor John McCain as Arizona icon

Scenes from the Capitol: Arizonans say goodbye to Sen. John McCain

‘Sometimes, just standing sends a message’: Honor guards pay homage to McCain

McSally, Sinema to face off for Senate seat in November

Ducey and Garcia set for governor’s race in November

Gaynor beats Reagan, will face Hobbs for secretary of state

Graham, other senators recall facets of friend, colleague McCain

Two voters walking into library to place their votes

Supervisors reject request to extend poll hours in Maricopa County because of computer delays

Hold off on new stationery: Senators balk at naming building for McCain

‘I was heartbroken’: Larry Fitzgerald recalls time shared with John McCain

A man walks through the glass door of the Desert Rose Community Room of The Citadel Senior Living Community in Mesa.

Election Day: Computer problems at polls vex voters in Maricopa County

White House reverses course, returns flag to half-staff to honor McCain

On eve of primary, officials confident election systems are secure

Arizona business leader hopeful as U.S., Mexico agree on NAFTA update

Sen. John McCain says farewell

Joe Biden, McCain children, Larry Fitzgerald to speak at senator’s Arizona memorial

Record turnout of 1 million voters expected in Tuesday’s primary election

Experts say Ducey faces ‘unenviable’ task in picking McCain replacement

In the sports arena, John McCain also packed a punch

Sen. McCain to lie in state at Arizona Capitol on Wednesday; mourners continue to pay respects

Sen. John McCain leaves long legacy, empty Senate seat

‘You are not forgotten’: Arizona residents honor John McCain

‘We are a better, stronger country because of him’: Political leaders reflect on Sen. John McCain

Sen. John McCain dies one year after brain cancer diagnosis, leaves legacy of leadership

McCain discontinues cancer treatment, a year after diagnosis

School choice, low taxes land Arizona in state freedom rankings’ top 10

DHS relents, Mexican woman can visit terminally ill husband after pleas for clemency

Critics call reported school gun plan ‘absurd,’ misuse of federal funds

Millions are victims of hate crimes, though many never report them

A year after U.S. left Paris climate pact, mayors still cling to fight

All in a (12-hour) day’s work: Lawmakers log long hours despite gridlock

Tweet retreat: Twitter purge trimmed lawmakers’ followers, impact small

Ugly legacy of the ‘lynching era’ continues to resonate in America

Free speech or hate speech? Americans struggle to decide when that line is crossed

Fall elections, recess mean immigration reform chances continue to dim

Gallego: Latino and immigrant hate are ‘one and the same’

ACLU drops suit against Gosar for blocking social media accounts

Vehicle crashes and fatalities continued to rise in 2017, ADOT report shows

Tucson mom joins other parents pressing EPA for ban on toxic chemical

Immigration, border agencies defend handling of family separations

VA Chief

Court: Widow waited too long to sue VA for delays in husband’s care

Analysts downplay Trump threat to shut down government over immigration

Clean Elections commissions interactive mural on Roosevelt Row to spur younger people to vote

Gosar, Biggs join handful of Republicans filing to impeach Rosenstein

Anti-Defamation League review: 6 Supreme Court cases that delight conservatives, dismay liberals

Unlikely allies back bill to fund $11.6 billion in national parks work

ADOT workers on South Mountain Freeway muscle through the summer heat

Mesa firm gets front-row seat at White House ‘Made in America’ showcase

After two years, Congress OKs bill to let Apache move on water project

Proposed law would require Arizona to compile statistics on veteran suicide

Endangered species changes either ‘long overdue’ or ‘massive attack’

Senate blocks Flake resolution seeking answers on Trump-Putin summit

March for Our Lives taking push for gun-law reforms, voter registration on the road

Phoenix works with community to replace aging public-housing complex

As Trump continues to explain Putin remarks, lawmakers continue to feud

No earmarks? No problem. Pork-barrel spending still rising, report says

New Arizona law helps combat PTSD among first responders

Trump reversal on Russia doesn’t come soon enough for Arizona lawmakers

Study: Arizona No. 43 in voter turnout; minorities, youth and poor are hurt most

As fentanyl overdoses rise, cartels are eager to funnel more of it through Arizona

Plan to ‘modernize’ Endangered Species Act called ‘extinction bills’

Arizona rancher says ‘dysfunctional’ rules hurt environment, ranchers

‘Deeply problematic’: Cardinals criticized for promoting Bidwill’s support of SCOTUS nominee

Report: Hispanic motorists in Maricopa County still arrested, searched more often

Kyl to help shepherd Supreme Court nomination through Senate

Advocates on range of issues anxious over Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

Border IOU

Audit: Hiring of customs, border agents better, but still falling short

Rep. Raúl Grijalva: Secrecy surrounds Tucson shelter housing migrant children

Strapped for workers, employers wait – and wait – on H-2B visa program

‘Good riddance’: Democrats, environmentalists cheer Pruitt’s departure

Bid to put recreational marijuana on November ballot fails

Citizenship question on census will intimidate immigrants, skew headcount, Latino leaders say

Mexican ambassador: Mexico’s relationship with Trump in ‘better shape’

Realtor group files petitions to bar Arizona from ever imposing a tax on services

Citizenship Rush

Advocates, administration spar over pending citizenship applications

More than 150,000 Mexican citizens living in U.S. registered to vote for July 1 election

Melania Trump visits west Phoenix shelter for migrant children

Ethics panel moves ahead on probe of Schweikert office finances

House soundly rejects last-ditch effort to pass immigration reform bill

Slim hopes for immigration bill, despite E-Verify, farmworker visas

Anti-abortion advocates hail Supreme Court decision on pregnancy centers as free speech win

Arizona wildlife managers rely on public to help stop poaching

Victims’ families take plea to White House for stringent border laws

Chinese Cultural Center Outside

Patriot Movement AZ supports preservation of Chinese Cultural Center

Immigration reform stalls in House, as GOP-backed plan is shot down

AZ ACLU worries Trump’s executive order too vague to halt family separations

Trump ends family separations, stands firm on ‘zero tolerance’ policy

House immigration vote nears, but GOP fighting puts outcome in doubt

Phoenix Council to proceed with light-rail extension to South Phoenix, but requests design evaluation

Pharmacy chain CVS adds medication drop-off sites in Arizona, another move in opioid battle

Family separations spark feuds across Capitol; DHS defends handling

Poll shows 66% of Americans disagree with border policy: What do Arizona leaders say?

Puente Arizona speaks out against separation of families at the border

CBP chief looks to expand vehicle-scanning technology at Nogales port

A year after shooting, Congressional Baseball Game makes a statement

Action plans: Arizona groups teaching millennials and minorities to get involved politically

House leaders derail plan to force vote on bipartisan immigration bills

Phoenix chief asks city to fund study into increase in officer-involved shootings

March for Our Lives holds second ‘die-in’ at Capitol on Pulse shooting anniversary

A brain matter: Former Cardinals among those in concussion lawsuit against NFL

Obama Foundation launches community organizing initiative in Phoenix

Phoenix monsoon photo

Monsoon rescues are free, despite ‘stupid-motorist law,’ Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office says

Flake, on Senate floor, slams Trump on trade, lack of ‘grown-up leadership’

Renovated after flood damage, Burton Barr Central Library set to reopen

School’s out, lunch is on: Kids get free, nutritious meals in summer

Native American coal miners seek 90-day pause in shutdown of Navajo Generating Station

Mesa approves deal to build ASU satellite campus for media, technology in downtown

Reagan, Fontes settle suit over Arizona’s voter registration process

Court sides with baker who refused same-sex couple’s wedding cake

Free-speech ruling in Trump Twitter case echoes Arizona debate

New steel, aluminum tariffs worry Arizona firms, raise trade war fears

Ethics panel confirms Schweikert probe; supporters rush to his defense

DHS secretary visits Nogales, says undocumented children aren’t lost, ‘they don’t want to be found’

Arizona leaders say state has made progress on opioid crisis, but concerns about border security remain

Story of the 1,475 missing immigrant children is more complex than it appears

Ducey: Evolution should still be taught in schools

How mended relationship between Cardinals, Glendale helped return Super Bowl to Arizona

Phoenix, Buckeye among biggest-, fastest-growing cities in U.S. in 2017

Proud and close-knit : A Phoenix neighborhood unites under Old Glory

‘The closer’: Bidwill credits Gov. Ducey with sealing Arizona Super Bowl bid

Phoenix City Council votes to sue over citizenship question on 2020 Census