By Allie Bice and Jessica Suerth | Nov. 9, 2016
WASHINGTON - The front pages on display Wednesday morning at the Newseum said it all: Stunning. Shocker. Believe It. But some here were still having trouble believing it, even after supporters across the country had celebrated the victory of President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday night and into the morning.
By Aida Chavez | Nov. 9, 2016
WASHINGTON - Voting rights advocates for months had warned about possible voter intimidation at the polls, but voting watchdogs Tuesday were dealing with more routine problems: Long lines, computer issues and a lack of language assistance at polling locations.
By Allie Bice | Nov. 1, 2016
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court handed Arizona Democrats a setback Friday, refusing to block a new state law that makes it a felony for anyone but a family member or caregiver to collect another person's mail-in ballot.
By Aida Chavez, Allie Bice and Claire Caulfield | Nov. 1, 2016
WASHINGTON - The Arizona Democratic Party has filed suit against presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign, the Arizona Republican Party and others for what it calls a coordinated effort to "depress voter turnout," particularly among minority voters.
By Allie Bice | Oct. 28, 2016
WASHINGTON - If Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are waging war over Arizona's nearly 1 million potential Latino voters, it doesn't appear to be an air war. A review of Federal Communications Commission filings by Spanish-language broadcast stations in the state shows that Clinton, the Democratic nominee for president, invested in Spanish-language ads that aired days before Arizona's presidential preference primary in March and picked up again recently.
By Allie Bice | Oct. 25, 2016
WASHINGTON - Arizona residents can expect to see the largest rate increases in the nation when open enrollment for Obamacare begins next week, but advocates say those increases should be offset by similarly large increases in tax credits for consumers.
By Allie Bice | Oct. 19, 2016
WASHINGTON - Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell predicted Wednesday that 13.8 million people will sign up for Obamacare when open enrollment begins Nov. 1, even though they will face fewer options and higher premiums in states like Arizona.
By Allie Bice | Oct. 17, 2016
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers on Monday questioned the Justice Department's decision not to prosecute officials in connection with the Gold King Mine spill, which dumped nearly 3 million gallons of toxins into the Animas River last year.
By Allie Bice | Oct. 12, 2016
WASHINGTON - A south Phoenix congressional district posted one of the nation's largest decreases in people without health insurance since the start of the Affordable Care Act, according to a recently released analysis of Census Bureau data.
By Allie Bice | Oct. 5, 2016
WASHINGTON - A national expert on whistleblowers Wednesday welcomed the multimillion-dollar settlement of charges against the Yavapai Regional Medical Center as "a great example" of how the system should work.
By Allie Bice | Oct. 5, 2016
WASHINGTON - Two years after problems with health care were first uncovered at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital, an inspector general's report released Tuesday said patients there "continued to encounter delays in obtaining" care.
By Allie Bice | Oct. 3, 2016
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers are expressing concern over the "questionable record" the newly appointed director of the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System racked up in her previous VA positions.