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Gosar shouted down at right-wing groups’ event on social media access

WASHINGTON - Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, had to call Capitol Police after protesters disrupted a forum he joined with right-wing groups - groups the protesters called racists and extremists - complaining about their social media access being restricted over comments on immigration and Islamic law.


Despite slight drop, Arizona still leads nation in women officeholders

WASHINGTON - Despite a record number of women running for office this year, Arizona will actually lose one female elected official when congressional and legislative delegations take office in January, but the state still leads most of the rest of the nation when it comes to electing women.


Election Day: Results roll in, voters share their stories

PHOENIX – Cronkite News reporters fan out across the state to share stories from Election Day. Find election results and voter experiences.


Seeing Stars: Midterm ballots include James Bond, JFK, Elvis, others

WASHINGTON - James Bond and Cesar Chavez are on the ballot this year - just not the James Bond or the Cesar Chavez most people think of. The two Arizona candidates are among the many around the country whose names may make voters to a double-take, including JFK, Elvis and Chuck Norris.


Women account for 39 percent of Arizona ballot, among highest in nation

WASHINGTON - The 90 women on the ballot for state or federal office in Arizona this year, account for a record 39 percent of the candidates running, up from just 14 percent in 1974 and reflecting a national trend in what many predicted would be the Year of the Woman in elections.


Battles over Props 127, 305 and Senate seat, with last-minute push for voters

PHOENIX – As voters head to the polls on Election Day, Maricopa County elections officials are pledging problem-free voting and election advocates are making a final push among Latinos and other residents. Newcomer candidates clamoring for votes include teachers and Native American women.


Rocks vs. Glocks: Trump backs off suggestion that soldiers fire on migrants

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump backed off his statement that active-duty soldiers on the border should respond to rock-throwing migrants as if the soldiers had been attacked with a firearm, saying Friday that such immigrants would be "arrested for a very long time."


Green nominee’s withdrawal injects new drama into tense Senate race

WASHINGTON - Green Party nominee Angela Green's decision to pull out of the Arizona Senate race and back Kyrsten Sinema was the "best possible news" the Democratic nominee could have received in the waning days of her tight race against Republican Martha McSally, analysts said.


NOAA: Arizona outlook promises warmer, wetter winter – but not too wet

WASHINGTON - Arizona will see a wetter and warmer winter than usual, with a weak El Nino system bringing steady, mild rains to the state that, combined with recent rains, could help put a nick in the state's drought conditions, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said.


Senate, House take early recess as contentious midterm elections loom

WASHINGTON - The Senate left for its October recess two weeks earlier than planned Thursday, following the lead of House members who went home early to dive into their re-election campaigns as contentious midterm elections loom.


Health insurance premiums to drop about 10 percent in Arizona next year

WASHINGTON - Federal officials said health care premiums are expected to drop about 10 percent next year in Arizona, one of 17 states expected to see declines as the rate nationally is predicted to fall by 1.5 percent for the first time since enactment of the Affordable Care Act.

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‘Somebody’s going to have to use less’: Colorado River managers grapple with drought plans

PAGE - The seven states along the Colorado River are trying to find a solution to preserve the declining river, which provides water to 40 million people.