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Hold off on new stationery: Senators balk at naming building for McCain

WASHINGTON - Senators agree that they need to find some way to honor the legacy of Arizona Sen. John McCain, but this is Washington - there has to be a committee first, an apparent blow to a proposal to rename the Russell Senate Office Building for McCain.


Sen. John McCain dies one year after brain cancer diagnosis, leaves legacy of leadership

Arizona senator who went from defiant prisoner of war to straight-talking Republican presidential candidate and conservative ideologist died Saturday at 81.


Bill would limit marketing, publishing information about medical-marijuana dispensaries

A Mesa Republican has introduced legislation to limit marketing and the publication of information by medical marijuana dispensaries.


Sessions: DACA bill needs border security, ‘more than just amnesty’

WASHINGTON - Attorney General Jeff Sessions told a Senate panel Wednesday that he could accept a DACA replacement bill if it is coupled with border security measures, and that any deal has to be "more than just an amnesty."


Sparring partners: Trump warns McCain he will ‘fight back’ at some point

WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. John McCain and President Donald Trump have been at odds for years, but the sparring reached a new height Tuesday when Trump warned that he will fight back at some point "and it won't be pretty."


In Focus DACA Special Report: Episode 2

In the second episode of In Focus DACA Special Report we examine the increasingly complex politics of Congress’ efforts to replace the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which the Trump administration plans to stop on March 5.

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Graham optimistic about chances for Franks’ abortion bill in Senate

WASHINGTON - Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, on Thursday promised a vote "sooner rather than later" on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which passed the House earlier this week but has regularly died in the Senate.


Senators tell DACA recipients that ‘stars align’ for Dream Act passage

WASHINGTON - Senate sponsors of the latest Dream Act assured over 100 young immigrants Wednesday that "the nation is poised to do the right thing" and protect them after the DACA program expires next year.


Bike paths and walkways mark grand goals for Grand Canal

PHOENIX – Work is underway to transform the Grand Canal from barren paths to a well-lit, artistic magnet for bicyclists and hikers.

The Grand Canal, Phoenix

GOP leaders drop health care bill after McCain, others state opposition

WASHINGTON - Senate leaders abandoned their latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, saying Tuesday that they would turn their attention to tax reform after key GOP defections doomed the health care proposal.


McCain to vote against health care bill, likely dooming GOP effort

WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain said Friday that he cannot "in good conscience" vote for the latest plan to replace Obamacare, a surprise announcement that may have killed the bill for Senate leaders who can only afford to lose two GOP votes.


McCain coy on new GOP health care bill that Flake, Ducey are backing

WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. John McCain, a key vote in the failure of the last Obamacare repeal attempt, refused to say Tuesday how he will vote on a new GOP plan, which is being supported by his fellow Republicans, Gov. Doug Ducey and Sen. Jeff Flake.