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Sinema, McSally fall in line with parties as Senate acquits Trump

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.


State of disunion: Arizona lawmakers react to Trump speech at tense time

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."


Walking the walk: Inspirational leader with cerebral palsy treks four rounds of Phoenix Open with Jon Rahm

SCOTTSDALE – D.J. Gregory continues charitable tradition by walking course with ASU alum Jon Rahm.


Sinema, McSally split as Senate rejects call for impeachment witnesses

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

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.


Biggs, Schweikert cross aisle as House trims president’s war powers

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.


No limits: Amy Bockerstette is back, spreading her message of inclusion at Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE – Amy Bockerstette, a new crowd favorite at the Waste Management Open, inspires peers at Tesori Foundation Clinic.


House panel OKs bill to undo Trump changes to Endangered Species Act

WASHINGTON - A House committee gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a bill that would reverse Trump administration changes to the Endangered Species Act, after a heated debate between members over which side had the best interest of the act at heart.


Critics call proposed ban on ‘birth tourism’ misdirected, unenforceable

WASHINGTON - Critics are calling a Trump administration plan to curb so-called "birth tourism" unenforceable at best and "rooted in misogyny, xenophobia and racism" at worst, and say it is targeting the wrong people.

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Arizonans join thousands – and, in a first, a president – at March for Life

WASHINGTON - Tempe resident Katie Forbes was at the 47th March for Life because she finds the national event's "magnitude and scale" encouraging for anti-abortion groups at the event, which this year drew a first-ever personal appearance by a sitting president.


Gallego discusses challenge of affordable housing in booming Phoenix

WASHINGTON - Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego told an audience of elected officials in Washington Thursday that while cities across the country are forced to be creative in the fight to provide affordable housing, it's a particular challenge in her city.


New rules on school prayer, religious groups, hailed and assailed

WASHINGTON - Arizona religious groups said the Trump administration's release this week of regulations aimed at protecting religious expression "rights a serious wrong," but others expect the moves will have little practical impact.