By Megan U. Boyanton | Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019
WASHINGTON - The much-anticipated first day of open House impeachment hearings arrived Wednesday with none of the drama of recent high-profile events like the Kavanaugh confirmation, with one Arizona lawmaker describing the hearing as "pretty dry."
By Wissam Melhem | Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers split on party lines Thursday as the House passed a resolution that lays out the framework for the next public phase of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
By Megan U. Boyanton | Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019
WASHINGTON - Hector Barajas-Varela told a House panel he is proud to have served as a paratrooper in the Army's 82nd Airborne Division - even after the country deported him twice. And he is not alone: More than 44,000 noncitizens served between 2013 and 2018, and 250 vet faced deportation in that time.
By Warren Younger | Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019
PHOENIX- ASU, GCU, UofA look strong, optimistic for the future of Arizona after the first Arizona Esports Collegiate Cup.
By Wissam Melhem | Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers were among dozens of Republicans who stormed the House impeachment hearings Wednesday to protest the closed-door meetings and demand that Democrats open the proceedings.
By Harrison Mantas | Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019
WASHINGTON - Three Arizona Republicans held fast with President Donald Trump as the House voted 354-60 Wednesday to rebuke the president's decision to pull U.S. troops out of northern Syria, leaving former U.S. allies, the Kurds, open to attacks by Turkish forces.
By Harrison Mantas | Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers joined a growing bipartisan chorus critical of President Donald Trump's decision to pull American troops from Northern Syria. Sen. Martha McSally is one of several Republicans who said the move could allow a return of the Islamic State that could threaten the U.S.
By Wissam Melhem | Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers have held just 28 town halls this year - 19 of those by Rep. Tom O'Halleran, D-Sedona. Neither of the state's senators have had a town hall this year and no Republicans in the state's House delegation had done so, a new report says.
By Warren Younger | Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019
GILBERT – The growth of esports is evident in the decision by Topgolf to expand its reach and form a partnership with Chinese electronics manufacturer TCL.
By Wissam Melhem | Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019
WASHINGTON - Democrats have a 38-seat majority in the House and are pressing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, but as Rep. Andy Biggs takes over the conservative Freedom Caucus the Gilbert Republican says he's ready for the fight.
By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona has long been at the forefront of the school choice movement, but State Treasurer Kimberly Yee told a Washington audience more can be be, as she joined others to support the Trump administration's proposed $5 billion Education Freedom Scholarship program.
By Wissam Melhem | Friday, Sept. 27, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers split on party lines this week as Congress voted again to terminate President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the border, which he has cited to justify use of Pentagon funds for border construction.