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2020 Tokyo Olympics will be postponed, veteran IOC member says

LOS ANGELES – COVID-19 has spread over the nation quickly and sports have been canceled, and now the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games have been postponed.


Despite COVID-19, poll officials report steady turnout, smooth voting

TEMPE - Polling officials around Arizona said voting in the state's presidential preference primary Tuesday was decidedly calm in the midst of a decidedly anxious time in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, with high turnout but generally smooth operations..


Small-business leaders upset as House passes second coronavirus bill

WASHINGTON - Business leaders pushed back Monday against a coronavirus relief bill the House passed over the weekend that calls for extended sick leave, as well as new funding for testing, school lunches, senior nutrition and more.


Officials say primary voting will go on, with COVID-19 precautions

TEMPE - The Democratic presidential primary will be held Tuesday as scheduled, despite the COVID-19 pandemic that has driven some other states to cancel in-person voting, Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said in a statement Monday.


House passes $8.3 billion coronavirus bill; Biggs one of two ‘no’ votes

WASHINGTON - The House late Wednesday approved $8.3 billion in emergency funding to combat the coronavirus outbreak. The bill passed by an overwhelming 415-2 vote - with Reb. Andy Biggs, R-Peoria, counting for one of the two "nays."


2020 election changes include new equipment for Maricopa County, a switch from arrows to ovals

PHOENIX – New state legislation will improve procedures for voters in Maricopa County.


Kirkpatrick returns to Capitol after taking leave for alcohol treatment

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Tucson, returned to Congress Wednesday and pledged to be back on the campaign trail Saturday after a self-imposed six-week leave of absence to get treatment for alcohol dependence.

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Cheers and jeers: Trump supporters, opponents gear up for his Phoenix rally

PHOENIX – President Trump will rally supporters Wednesday night at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix.


Guesting game: Lawmakers send messages with State of the Union guests

WASHINGTON - One veteran of State of the Union addresses says the guests are "often as interesting as what's on stage." Arizona lawmakers got that message, bringing guests to President Donatd Trump's speech to highlight issues ranging from health care to immigration and border security.


Biggs, Schweikert cross aisle as House trims president’s war powers

WASHINGTON - Arizona Reps. Andy Biggs and David Schweikert were among just 11 Republicans who crossed party lines Thursday as the House voted to limit the president's ability to pursue military action without approval from Congress.


Arizonans join smaller, calmer, but still impassioned Women’s March

WASHINGTON - Snow and near-freezing temperatures were not about to keep Sierra Maughan of Arizona from joining thousands of others who marched in Washington Saturday in the fourth annual Women's March, an event repeated in marches around the country.


Arizona one of seven state legislatures Democrats target for takeover

WASHINGTON - Arizona is one of seven states where Democrats plan to "fight like hell" to turn the state government from red to blue in 2020 and experts say that after gains in the 2018 elections, a takeover of the Arizona House and Senate is not out of the question.