Government

Have you switched political parties?

Some voters have changed their party registration this election cycle, with motivations ranging from sincere to strategic.


Back for more: After loss to McCain, Ward eyes 2018 bid against Flake

WASHINGTON - The 2016 election is still 11 days away, but former state Sen. Kelli Ward already has her sights set on 2018 and a challenge to U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona.

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Donald Trump Jr. rallies Arizona voters to Republican cause

TEMPE - Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday followed his father's footsteps to Arizona, a battleground state in the presidential election that has drawn Republican Donald Trump here six times – with another planned visit this weekend.


Voters moved – but not moved to shift votes – by McCain’s Trump rebuke

WASHINGTON - Was Sen. John McCain's decision to withdraw his endorsement of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump a principled stand by a political maverick or the calculated move of a career politician?

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Arizona: Will you trust the presidential election results?

At the final presidential debate, Donald Trump would not commit to accepting the results of the election.

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AZ Gov. Ducey limits initial opioid prescription to 7 days

PHOENIX – Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday signed an executive order that will prohibit millions of Arizonans from filling initial prescriptions for more than seven days’ worth of opioids.


Clown sightings in Arizona: Are you concerned?

Schools in Mesa were on alert last month after a clown group threatened teachers and students on social media and on their personal cell phones.


Voting groups welcome Maricopa County plan to cut poll wait times

WASHINGTON - Voting rights advocates Thursday lauded the final approval of a plan aimed at cutting lines and reducing wait times to no more than 30 minutes at polling places across Maricopa County, beginning with the Nov. 8 presidential election.


Michelle Obama campaigns in Phoenix in push to turn Arizona blue

PHOENIX – First Lady Michelle Obama campaigned Thursday as the Hillary Clinton campaign closer in Arizona, speaking of the power of hope to build human connections, show empathy for the strength of inclusiveness and acknowledge the hard work of Americans who struggle to improve their lives.