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President Donald Trump gives a thumb-up to supporters before his speech Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference. The speech hit familiar themes, which was just fine with the enthusiastic audience. (Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

Ducey, other governors hope feds cede power to states under Trump

FORT WASHINGTON, Md. – Gov. Doug Ducey joined other Republican governors who told an appreciative crowd of conservatives Thursday that the Trump administration presents a chance for state and local officials to take the reins back from the federal government.

McSally faces tense crowd at town hall near Tucson

SAHUARITA – More than 250 people gathered at a town hall on Thursday to pepper U.S. Rep. Martha McSally with questions about immigration, health care and President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall.

Reagan hopes other election officials learn from her tumultuous year

WASHINGTON – It was a rough year for Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan, who told a national group Friday that after learning the hard way how to deal with election issues, she hoped her experience would keep them from going through the same turmoil.