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Advocates see Hispanic Heritage Month as chance to push Latino voting

WASHINGTON - When Hispanic Heritage Month begins next week, Latino voting advocates say they will be looking to the future as well as the past.


Muslims in Arizona: One perception, many faces

PHOENIX – Muslims in America have been burdened with a label of terrorism that colors others’ perceptions of Islam, a religion of peace and diverse followers, Arizona Muslims say.


Police and citizens to unite in community outreach program

MESA — When Susan Monroe, then a 32-year-old single mother, considered applying for a deputy position with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, she spoke with her children about the risks.


Delegates discuss ‘Black Lives’ movement a day after Tempe shooting

PHILADELPHIA - The normally placid breakfast meetings of Arizona’s delegates to the Democratic National Convention turned into a lively discussion of the Black Lives Matter movement Thursday, one day after Tempe police shot a black suspect during a robbery.


Not red, not blue, but Green: Sanders supporters eye third-party option

WASHINGTON - When Bernie Sanders announced his endorsement of presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton earlier this month, Phoenix Sanders supporter Susan Martin turned to what she believed was the only other option: the Green Party.


Poll: Border cities oppose wall between communities

Border cities view themselves as neighbors and oppose a wall, according to a poll by Cronkite News, Univision News & Dallas Morning News.


Arizona, New Mexico senators team up to prevent sale of tribal items

WASHINGTON - Arizona and New Mexico lawmakers teamed up this week to sponsor a bipartisan bill that would prevent the auction of sacred tribal items.


Sanders’ campaign got more money, more donors, fewer votes in Arizona

WASHINGTON - Sen. Bernie Sanders' web-driven, grass-roots campaign had close to three times as many contributions from Arizonans and brought in about $123,000 more than Hillary Clinton, out of the $3 million Democratic presidential hopefuls raised in the state.


Arizonans gave Trump their votes but not their dollars – yet

WASHINGTON - He may have received close to half the primary votes in the state, but presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump got just 3 percent of the money Arizonans gave to 2016 Republican presidential campaigns, according to the latest campaign finance numbers.


Phoenix Latino leaders respond to Trump’s Curiel comments

PHOENIX — Local Latino and community leaders Wednesday denounced Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s comments about a Mexican-American judge, calling them offensive and derogatory.


Teaching young people the importance of voting in elections

At 12:08 p.m., two minutes before the start of the second lunch period at Ironwood High School in Glendale, Teresa Martinez sprang into action.

voting rights ambassador registering students to vote

Arizona felons have steep path to restore voting rights

PHOENIX - Michele Keller has been out of prison for nearly a decade.