Arizonans join anti-wall protest at generally quiet GOP convention
CLEVELAND – For Buckeye resident Ernesto Lopez, the border wall promised by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is disturbing enough that he was willing to drive from Arizona to Cleveland to be part of a protest against it.
No surprises: Arizona delivers all 58 delegation votes for Trump
CLEVELAND - Arizona delegates cast all 58 of their votes Tuesday for Donald Trump, helping him complete his run to be the unlikely presidential nominee of the Republican Party in a red, white and blue sea of chanting convention delegates.
Welter: Being first female NFL coach less important than not being last
WASHINGTON - When Jen Welter first thought of playing professional football, it was a dream almost too audacious to entertain: Girls just didn't do that then. But Welter did.
White Mountain Apache, lawmakers seek access to funds to finish dam
WASHINGTON - The federal government needs to "honor its commitment" to Arizona's White Mountain Apache and let the tribe use funds from a federal water-rights settlement funds to continue work on the Miner Flat Dam, lawmakers said Wednesday.
Arizona advocates react as court overturns Texas abortion restrictions
WASHINGTON - Arizona pro-choice advocates hailed Monday's ruling by the Supreme Court that said Texas' restrictions on abortion clinics are unconstitutional, calling the decision a "significant victory for women in Arizona."
Tears, cheers as Supreme Court lets stand deferred deportation case
WASHINGTON - Immigration reform advocates cried at the steps of the Supreme Court Thursday as they learned that the justices would not overturn lower courts that had blocked plans to defer deportation for millions of immigrants here illegally.
Senators hope new ‘no fly, no buy’ gun bill finds bipartisan support
WASHINGTON - One day after efforts to advance gun-control measures in the Senate collapsed in partisan fighting, a bipartisan group of senators unveiled a compromise Tuesday that they hope can get a vote and keep guns out of the hands of terrorists.
Senate takes up, then blocks, competing gun-control measures
WASHINGTON - The Senate had the opportunity to act on competing gun-control measures Monday, but proceeded instead to block action on any of the proposals in votes that fell mostly along party lines.
‘Play like a girl’ is no insult in congresswomen, press charity game
WASHINGTON - Under a gray evening sky on a baseball field in Southeast Washington, two teams of women grabbed their gloves, shagged fly balls and took their turns at the plate.
Miranda rights may be the law of the land, but not on tribal lands
WASHINGTON _ It was 50 years ago this week that the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Miranda v. Arizona that made the now-familiar Miranda warning - "you have the right to remain silent" - the law of the land. But not all the land.
Advocates rally for bill to include LGBT status on federal forms
WASHINGTON - The federal government does not have accurate data on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals, and guessing is no longer good enough at a time when LGBT issues are grabbing headlines, lawmakers said this week.
White House punts in response to petitions decrying March elections
WASHINGTON - The White House told the hundreds of thousands of people who signed petitions demanding action after the botched March presidential preference election in Arizona that they would have to look elsewhere for help.