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Advocates urge troop withdrawal; DHS repeats need to ‘harden’ border

WASHINGTON - Advocates urged the White House to bring active-duty troops home from the border for Thanksgiving and end what they called a "needless," politically motivated deployment, as Department of Homeland Security officials reiterated the need for troops to help "harden" ports of entry.

Early returns show McSally, Sinema race for Senate remains too close to call

PHOENIX – Early returns in the race for Arizona’s open U.S. Senate seat showed a sliver of votes separating Republican Martha McSally and Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, after a campaign featuring millions of dollars in attack ads and verbal sparring over patriotism, voting records and alleged lies.

As elections near, interest in schools fades for some campaigns

WASHINGTON - When Arizona teachers walked out of their classrooms in April to demand more funding for schools, it forced the issue of education into the headlines. Three months later, those headlines appear to be a distant memory to some campaigns.

Advocates, administration spar over pending citizenship applications

Immigrant-rights activists accused the Trump administration of erecting a "second wall" to potential immigrants by slowing citizenship application processing but federal officials strongly denied it, saying new citizens are being sworn in at "virtually the same rate" as always.