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Buzz on rumored DACA deal dissolves to drone on what was really said

WASHINGTON - It was the greatest political deal that was - until it wasn't. Unless it still is. After Democratic leaders said Wednesday night that they had reached a deal with President Donald Trump to preserve DACA, without a border wall requirement, social media exploded - along with some Republican members of Congress.


Critics: Hunters’ rights is wrong argument for bill allowing silencers

WASHINGTON - Gun-control advocates blasted a hunters' rights bill in a House hearing Tuesday, calling it little more than a "cowardly" attempt to ease restrictions on silencers and armor-piercing bullets being pushed by the gun lobby.


Sierra Vista firm gets contract for part of border wall construction

WASHINGTON - A Hispanic-owned construction company from Sierra Vista won one of four contracts awarded this week to build prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, the second round of awards in as many weeks.


Democrats raise the stakes in push to get vote on ‘clean’ DREAM Act

WASHINGTON - Hispanic House members took a page from President Donald Trump's playbook Friday, saying they are willing to risk a government shutdown later this year if they cannot get a vote on the DREAM Act.


One day after DACA decision, Democrats push for vote on DREAM Act

WASHINGTON - Arizona DREAMers joined other advocates on Capitol Hill Wednesday as Democrats called for a quick vote on a "clean" DREAM Act, which would keep many of the protections that could be lost if DACA is revoked.


Marchers go from White House to ICE offices to protest DACA decision

WASHINGTON - Hundreds of demonstrators marched peacefully - but not quietly - in Washington Tuesday to protest the Trump administration's decision to "wind down" deferred deportation protections for illegal immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children.


Advocates’ response to DACA decision is swift, broad-based, emotional

WASHINGTON - Immigration advocates vowed they would go to court to block a Trump administration plan to wind down a deferred deportation program for young immigrants, almost as soon as Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the plan Tuesday.


Ministers plan fast to support DACA as White House weighs program

WASHINGTON - Arizona minister Noel Andersen joined dozens of faith leaders outside the White House where they vowed Wednesday to mount a fast over the next week as the fate of a deferred deportation program for minors hangs in the balance.


Tempe firm wins contract for construction of border wall prototype

WASHINGTON - A Tempe company was one of four firms named Thursday to build the first prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, Customs and Border Patrol officials announced.


Arizona cuts to college student support still among steepest in nation

WASHINGTON - State support for students at Arizona's three public universities has fallen by 53.8 percent since 2008, more than three times the national decline over the same period, according to a new report.


Just days after his pardon, Arpaio muses about possible future moves

WASHINGTON - Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio may be out of trouble, but he's not getting out of the limelight. Just days after President Donald Trump pardoned Arpaio late Friday for a criminal contempt of court conviction, the former sheriff was musing Monday about remaining active in Arizona politics.


Arizona lawmakers praise, condemn Trump’s pardon of Arpaio

WASHINGTON - In Washington, reaction to President Donald Trump's pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was swift and strong.