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Hispanic leaders push voting, but dismiss third-party candidates

WASHINGTON - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus wants to encourage young Latinos to vote - but wants to make sure they don't vote the wrong way.

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Will the Latino ‘sleeping giant’ wake and vote this November?

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Andrea Montes turns 18 just weeks before the November election, and the Wisconsin resident plans to vote for the first time.


‘Latinx is me’: How one letter links controversy, community

PHOENIX — Just one letter – “x”– has spurred death threats, sparked arguments and reverberated throughout a community.

Kim Aguayo is an artist, a millenial, and Latinx. Aguayo enjoys exploring the intersectionality of identity. (Photo by Socorro Carrillo/Cronkite News)

‘Pokemon Go,’ virtual interns and the race for the U.S. senate seat

PHOENIX — When one of Sen. John McCain’s campaign rivals stages an event, the Arizona Republican uses Snapchat GeoFilters to digitally advertise “Vote McCain” in the area. His opponent in the GOP primary, Kelli Ward, has galvanized hashtags and six second videos to get her point across. And interns for Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, the Democratic candidate for McCain’s seat, are catching voters while they're trying to catch Pokemon.

A McCain intern answers questions at Phoenix campaign headquarters. (Photo by Socorro Carrillo/Cronkite News)

McCain: ‘We can never do enough for our veterans’

PEORIA — The city unveiled its Vietnam Veterans Memorial Trail on Tuesday with help from U.S. Sen. John McCain, who expanded on his promise to fight for veterans issues.

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8 things Arizonans love or loathe about Donald Trump

PHOENIX — He’s a businessman who is better for American politics. He’s self-centered and unscrupulous.


Revived Arizona KidsCare to bring affordable health care to 30,000 uninsured

PHOENIX — KidsCare returned to Arizona on Tuesday after a more than five-year absence and advocates expect to sign up more than 30,000 children for access to free or affordable medical, dental and vision care by the end of the year.


Arizona GOP not surprised by DNC email leak

PHOENIX— Several Arizona Republican delegates said the Democratic National Committee email leak is an opportunity to sway millennials and independent voters toward the Republican ticket in November.


Arizona GOP told it has work to do to reach millennials, independents

CLEVELAND - Republican pollster Frank Luntz told Arizona delegates Thursday that the Grand Old Party needs to focus less on the “old” if it hopes to remain relevant in the future.


The Real Donald means real business for Faux Donald

CLEVELAND - Donald Trump loves many things, including Arizona and its eponymous iced tea. But just like that tea is not brewed in Arizona, this Trump is not the Donald.


Delegates call plagiarism charge an attempt to ‘demonize’ Melania Trump

CLEVELAND - Arizona Republican delegates stood firmly behind Melania Trump Tuesday against charges that she lifted parts of a Monday speech from a similar speech in 2008 by first lady Michelle Obama.


At GOP convention, little sympathy for border wall opponents

CLEVELAND - Sun City resident Barbara Wyllie believes Donald Trump’s proposal for a border wall is still the best solution for American safety, despite a new poll that shows the overwhelming number of border residents don't want a wall built.