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Biden’s Arizona firewall starts to crack as oldest Democratic delegate in the state calls for him to quit presidential race

In Arizona, a key battleground state, Democratic delegates willing to weigh in publicly on Joe Biden’s future have mostly rejected calls for him to quit the presidential race. That changed Friday when a 91-year-old delegate called on the 81-year-old president to drop his reelection bid.

President Joe Biden gives a speech at the Tempe Arts Center in September 2023. (File photo by Kevinjonah Paguio/Cronkite News)

Abortion ballot measure in Arizona could drive turnout as Biden campaigns hard on reproductive rights

WASHINGTON – Polls show Joe Biden currently lagging behind Donald Trump in Arizona, with the president using abortion as the key issue to mobilize voters and attack Republicans on. An abortion ballot measure could prove Biden’s golden ticket to reelection.

Supporters of the abortion ballot measure rally outside of the Arizona State Capitol on 17 April. (Photo courtesy of Arizona for Abortion Access)

In Phoenix, VP Kamala Harris puts focus on abortion rights as advocates mark two years post-Roe v. Wade

As the 2024 election creeps closer, Vice President Kamala Harris campaigned in Phoenix to spotlight reproductive freedoms on the second anniversary of the fall of Roe v. Wade while protests erupted on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., Monday.

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at a Biden-Harris reproductive freedom campaign event in Phoenix on June 24, 2024, the second anniversary of the overturn of Roe v. Wade. “Our work right now is absolutely directly going to affect the people of Arizona, the people of our country, but will have an impact on people around the world. That's what's in our hands right now,” Harris said at the event. (Photo by Stella Subasic/Cronkite News)

Vice President Kamala Harris will campaign in Phoenix on Dobbs anniversary, putting abortion rights in spotlight

WASHINGTON – Vice President Kamala Harris will be in Phoenix on Monday to mark the two-year anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling that ended a constitutional right to abortion. Abortion access is a key campaign issue and will likely be on the Arizona ballot.

Vice President Kamala Harris will visit Phoenix Monday to campaign for reproductive rights on the two-year anniversary of Dobbs v. Jackson. (File photo by Lydia Curry/Cronkite News)

‘A perfect situation’: Arizona ‘excited’ for First Four matchup against Auburn in NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament

PHOENIX – For the fourth consecutive year, the Arizona Wildcats are back in the big dance. This year, the Wildcats travel to Connecticut for their First Four matchup against Auburn.

Despite facing challenges throughout the season, Arizona Wildcats coach Adia Barnes leads her squad into the tournament for the fourth consecutive year, ready to make their mark. (Photo by Simon Asher/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

Road to Omaha: ASU baseball team begins 2024 season with renewed confidence

PHOENIX – The Arizona State baseball team will kick off its season Friday night. After a disappointing end to 2023, the Sun Devils have high hopes for this campaign.

Freak hand injury (again) means ASU baseball starts season without Nick McLain

TEMPE – After sustaining a hamate bone injury to begin last season, Nick McLain suffered the identical injury to his other hand to begin 2024. ASU baseball is expected to be without the slugger until Pac-12 play.

Nick McLain, right, celebrates with Luke Hill after hitting a home run. McLain will miss the start of the Arizona State baseball season after suffering a hand injury. (Photo courtesy of Sun Devil Athletics)

Orden podría detener distribución de medicamento abortivo

WASHINGTON – Los proveedores de atención médica de Arizona están seguros de que podrán continuar brindando abortos seguros, incluso cuando los tribunales discuten una orden que podría detener la distribución de un medicamento clave para el aborto.

Las decisiones contradictorias de los tribunales federales sobre la disponibilidad de un medicamento clave para el aborto son el último episodio de un año de incertidumbre sobre el aborto desde que la Corte Suprema anuló su decisión de Roe v. Wade en junio pasado, como protestantes reaccionaron en esta foto de archivo. Los proveedores de Arizona, que suspendieron los servicios por un tiempo el año pasado, confían en que pueden continuar ofreciendo abortos por ahora. (Foto de archivo por Troy Hill/Cronkite Noticias)

Arizona providers confident abortions will continue despite court challenges

WASHINGTON - Arizona health care providers are confident they will be able to continue providing safe abortions, even as courts tangle over an order that could halt distribution of a key abortion medication.

woman holding "abortion equals healthcare" protest sign in crowd

Arizona nominee for federal judgeship grilled by GOP senators in hearing

WASHINGTON - Republican senators on Wednesday grilled Arizona attorney Roopali Desai, a nominee to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, over her history of working for progressive causes and her work fighting claims of 2020 election fraud.

College debt relief plan could mean $111.9 million for 10,000 in Arizona

WASHINGTON - More than 10,000 Arizonans could see $111.9 million in federal student loan debt erased as part of a $5.8 billion loan discharge announced this week for former students of the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges.

Kelly, Sinema join Senate in historic vote confirming Ketanji Brown Jackson

WASHINGTON - Arizona's senators joined their fellow Democrats and a handful of Republicans Thursday to confirm the historic appointment of Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first Black woman on the Supreme Court by a 53-47 vote.