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Arizonans will be watching closely when Supreme Court takes up ACA

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Tuesday takes up the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act - again - in a case advocates say could affect health coverage for up to 233,000 Arizonans if the law is overturned. Arizona is part of the suit trying to reverse the law.


Biden claims ‘clear victory’ as Arizonans await final vote counts in razor-thin election

PHOENIX – Amid celebrations on one side, and vows to keep fighting on the other, Arizonans on Sunday awaited final vote counts even as President-elect Joe Biden claimed a “clear victory."


Presidential race called for Biden, Arizona plays key role

PHOENIX – Several national news outlets have called the presidential race for former Vice President Joe Biden, who is projected to become the 46th president of the United States. Arizona played a key role in the election.


Some Maricopa County races narrow, flip as counting continues

PHOENIX – Democrats took an early lead in some of the high-profile offices in Maricopa County, but as more ballots are tallied, Republicans appear to have taken the lead in several. There are thousands of ballots left to count, however.


Is ‘wave’ permanent? That’s a political question, not a hairstyle

WASHINGTON - Democrats made impressive inroads in Arizona on Election Day, but experts say it may be too early to determine whether the voting was a "blue wave" - or just "blue-ish."


Officials: COVID-19 keeps coming for Arizona, and the death toll could be ‘staggering’

PHOENIX – Health officials Wednesday warned of a “staggering” death toll in Arizona as cases of the novel coronavirus continue to rise unabated.


Officials ‘braced for the worst,’ but report little voter intimidation

WASHINGTON - Elections officials feared cases of voter intimidation would mar Election Day in Arizona, but said Tuesday they had seen few problems over the course of the day and that the issues they did encounter were quickly resolved.


Maricopa County voters lean toward Democrats for sheriff, county attorney

PHOENIX – Democrats took an early lead for some of the most high-profile offices in a county that has historically leaned Republican. Maricopa County also saw historic turnout for this election.


Election updates: Voters defy COVID, misgivings to make their voices heard

Millions of Arizona residents have already voted in this swing state but people are showing up in person at polls around Arizona to vote for President Trump or Joe Biden for president, for or against Proposition 207 to legalize recreational marijuana and Prop 208 to fund education.


What’s at stake in Arizona’s 2020 election

PHOENIX – The polls are open in Arizona: Mail-in ballots and early voting make it unlikely presidential results will be announced tonight. Many have speculated whether this could be the year the battleground state swings blue for the first time since ’96.


Arizona collegiate athletes speak out on importance of voting

Athletes at NAU, ASU and UArizona making voices heard about importance of voting


As corporate America responds to racism, some firms vow to address health disparities

As corporate America refocuses on racial equity after the death of George Floyd ignited nationwide protests against racial injustice, some firms are pledging to help remedy health disparities in communities of color