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

WASHINGTON - When Twitter purged suspicious accounts last month, almost every member of Arizona's congressional delegation saw his or her followers drop, but the hits were small and experts say they will likely have little long-term impact, with some accounts already rebounding.

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

WASHINGTON - Reps. Raul Grijalva and Rob Bishop agree on almost nothing, but the two came together to back a bipartisan bill that could steer billions in federal energy revenues toward a national parks maintenance backlog that reached $11.6 billion last year - $531 million of it in Arizona.

Senate blocks Flake resolution seeking answers on Trump-Putin summit

WASHINGTON - Sen. Jeff Flake vowed to try again after the Senate blocked a vote on his resolution supporting U.S. intelligence agencies, rejecting Russian President Vladimir Putin's claim that Russia did not interfere in the 2016 elections and seeking details on the Trump-Putin summit.

After seven weeks apart in Arizona, migrant family reunited in D.C.

WASHINGTON - With a bouquet of roses and open arms, Miguel Calix waited nervously at Washington-Reagan National airport for his wife, daughter and stepdaughter to arrive on a flight from Phoenix, where they had been separated and detained after trying to cross the border and seek asylum from Honduras.

Abortion, travel ban advocates make voices heard outside Supreme Court

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court handed down major rulings on pregnancy centers and on President Donald Trump's travel ban, but protesters outside the court were determined to have the last word, with noisy but well-behaved crowds swelling as the surprise decisions came down.

Family separations spark feuds across Capitol; DHS defends handling

WASHINGTON - As Democrats rallied against the government's separation of families at the border, immigration agencies defended the treatment of children in shelters and President Donald Trump lobbied GOP House members on immigration bills he claims could stop the separations.