It’s on: Democrats name Arizona a battleground, GOP says it’s ready
WASHINGTON - The Democratic National Committee confirmed this week that Arizona is one of eight battleground states it has targeted for the 2020 elections, already hiring organizers in the state and focusing on suburban and Latino voters.
Arizona lawmakers split by party, as House OKs next impeachment steps
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers split on party lines Thursday as the House passed a resolution that lays out the framework for the next public phase of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
Arizonans among House Republicans who stormed impeachment hearing
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers were among dozens of Republicans who stormed the House impeachment hearings Wednesday to protest the closed-door meetings and demand that Democrats open the proceedings.
Fundraising shows Schweikert down, but analysts say he’s not out yet
WASHINGTON - Rep. David Schweikert's fundraising is down, he has a well-funded Democratic challenger and his office is dogged by ethics complaints. All that combines to make the 6th District competitive, but it doesn't mean the Schweikert should be counted out yet, analysts say.
Breakfast and a side of bipartisanship: Lawmakers revive get-together
WASHINGTON – It's a contentious time in Washington, but – for an hour a month at least – Arizona Democrats and Republicans sit down to chat over breakfast.
Town hollow: Report says lawmakers had few town halls; GOP had none
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers have held just 28 town halls this year - 19 of those by Rep. Tom O'Halleran, D-Sedona. Neither of the state's senators have had a town hall this year and no Republicans in the state's House delegation had done so, a new report says.
Biggs take reins of Freedom Caucus at tough time for conservatives
WASHINGTON - Democrats have a 38-seat majority in the House and are pressing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, but as Rep. Andy Biggs takes over the conservative Freedom Caucus the Gilbert Republican says he's ready for the fight.
Barrett nomination, despite hiccup, expected to proceed through Senate
WASHINGTON - Arizona businesswoman Barbara Barrett's nomination to be Air Force secretary is expected to proceed without incident when the Senate returns from its two-week recess, despite concerns of one Senate Democrat who had threatened to hold it up.
Congress again voids Trump’s border emergency declaration; veto likely
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers split on party lines this week as Congress voted again to terminate President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the border, which he has cited to justify use of Pentagon funds for border construction.
Lawmakers agree Trump should turn over documents, disagree on end goal
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers agreed Wednesday that President Donald Trump must turn over documents in the latest probe of his administration, even as they disagreed on what those documents mean and how the investigation should proceed.
‘We have to live with it’: Students demand climate action today to ensure a greener tomorrow
PHOENIX – With the U.N. climate summit Monday, thousands of people around the world took part in a global climate strike. And students played a major role.
Giffords report claims gun violence in Arizona costs state billions
WASHINGTON - A new report claims that Arizona loses as much as $1.9 billion every year to costs directly associated with gun violence, from lost wages to expenses on everything from health care to police and criminal justice.