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McCain, two other Republicans, help defeat repeal of Obamacare

WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain's decision to buck his party early Friday and vote against a GOP plan to repeal Obamacare was both hailed as an example of "amazing courage" and derided as "betraying his conservative constituency."


Arizona senators join razor-thin majority to OK health care debate

WASHINGTON - Both Arizona senators joined the majority of their fellow Republicans and voted by the narrowest possible margin Tuesday to allow debate on measures that could repeal or replace the Affordable Care Act.


Advocates: Obamacare repeal would ‘painfully disrupt’ Arizona care

WASHINGTON - A Senate proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act with no replacement plan in place "would immediately and painfully disrupt the health care system" and could force as many as 709,000 Arizonans off coverage, advocates said this week.


McCain diagnosed with brain cancer; family asks for prayers

WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer, his doctors said Wednesday, less than a week after he was hospitalized for removal of a suspicious blood clot over his left eye.


Arizonans at ‘play-in’ still bring serious clean-air message to Capitol

WASHINGTON - Sounds of toddlers laughing and playing echoed around her, but on stage the message from a Mesa teen was serious: Act on climate change, or we will suffer.


Women: What’s your travel story?

Whether it's family vacation or you're flying solo, if you're a woman who travels often we want to hear from you.


What’s the score?: People getting credit scores may not understand them

WASHINGTON - Phoenix resident Elizabeth Medora didn't know her credit score until a credit card company gave her a credit tracker a few years ago, and even then she didn't think much about it.


Local protests just part of pressure aimed at Flake on health care vote

WASHINGTON - When protesters descended on Sen. Jeff Flake's office this week to demand that he vote against the Senate's health reform bill, it was just the latest in a campaign by local and national groups to pressure the Arizona Republican.


What’s your take on collegiate eSports?

On the collegiate front, eSports are on the rise.


A red-white-and-blue picnic takes less green, but some still left out

WASHINGTON - The cost of an average Fourth of July cookout is down from last year, according to an annual survey - but still not low enough for food stamp recipients in Arizona to celebrate the holiday with all the fixings.


DACA students: How will you handle the in-state tuition repeal?

The Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students are no longer eligible for in-state tuition at Arizona universities and community colleges.


How much do you know about your credit score?

According to the Consumer Federation of America, while more and more people are requesting their credit report, less are fully understanding it.