By McKenzie Sadeghi and | Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020
WASHINGTON - Voting barriers for Native Americans have always existed, but polling cutbacks, discriminatory voter ID laws and lack of funding are making things worse, advocates told a House panel Tuesday - the same day a federal court reinstated an Arizona law against "ballot harvesting."
By McKenzie Sadeghi | Monday, Feb. 10, 2020
WASHINGTON - Despite some "encouraging developments," threats to tribal sovereignty still come "from every branch and every corner of federal and state governments," the president of the National Congress of American Indians said Monday.
By MacKinley Lutes-Adlhoch | Monday, Feb. 10, 2020
WASHINGTON - Tohono O'odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris said the "controlled blasting" in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, for a border wall that will ultimately cut through his reservation, is just the latest example of the federal government ignoring its duty to consult with tribes.
By Jessica Myers and McKenzie Sadeghi | Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020
WASHINGTON - Arizona's senators fell in line with their respective parties Wednesday as the Senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump on two articles of impeachment that could have forced his removal from office.
By MacKinley Lutes-Adlhoch and Christopher Scragg | Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020
WASHINGTON – A young boy from Scottsdale and the parents of slain Prescott native Kayla Mueller were among President Donald Trump's surprise guests for his State of the Union address Tuesday night.
By McKenzie Sadeghi and Jessica Myers | Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020
WASHINGTON - For more than an hour Tuesday, President Donald Trump talked about the "Great American Comeback" that has occurred under his administration, in a State of the Union address that Democrats said described instead "a parallel universe."
By McKenzie Sadeghi and MacKinley Lutes-Adlhoch | Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020
WASHINGTON - One veteran of State of the Union addresses says the guests are "often as interesting as what's on stage." Arizona lawmakers got that message, bringing guests to President Donatd Trump's speech to highlight issues ranging from health care to immigration and border security.
Walking the walk: Inspirational leader with cerebral palsy treks four rounds of Phoenix Open with Jon Rahm
By Christopher Gleason | Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020
SCOTTSDALE – D.J. Gregory continues charitable tradition by walking course with ASU alum Jon Rahm.
By MacKinley Lutes-Adlhoch and McKenzie Sadeghi | Monday, Feb. 3, 2020
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Tuesday's State of the Union Address will have a "very, very positive message." But with the speech coming a day after the Iowa caucuses and a day before the Senate votes on his impeachment, some experts expect to see a more partisan address.
By Christopher Scragg | Friday, Jan. 31, 2020
WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema broke her silence Friday, voting with other Democrats in a failed attempt to call more witnesses in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, which now heads to a final vote next week.
Phoenix replacing more diesel-fueled garbage trucks with environmentally friendlier natural gas vehicles
By Christopher Howley | Friday, Jan. 31, 2020
PHOENIX – To reduce emissions by city vehicles, Phoenix will use a $1 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to purchase more garbage trucks fueled by compressed natural gas.
By Christopher Scragg | Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020
WASHINGTON - Arizona Reps. Andy Biggs and David Schweikert were among just 11 Republicans who crossed party lines Thursday as the House voted to limit the president's ability to pursue military action without approval from Congress.