WASHINGTON - What do you do when you are listed as one of the most unpopular people in your home state? If you're a U.S. senator from Arizona, apparently you stick to your guns.
WASHINGTON - Sen. Jeff Flake said fellow Arizona Sen. John McCain "sounded great" in a phone conversation Monday, just three days after McCain underwent surgery to have a blood clot removed from above his left eye.
PARADISE VALLEY – In a poorly-financed education system, Arizona teachers are battling low salaries, the pressures of mandatory testing and a lack of respect for their profession, making it harder for the state to entice and retain teachers, advocates say. One Paradise Valley mentoring program is trying to grow teachers at home and repair a broken pipeline.
PHOENIX – CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley urged journalists Monday to fight for quality journalism as the core of democracy in an age where information is readily accessible but too often inaccurate – sometimes deliberately.
PHOENIX – Independent voters, who get shut out of primary elections and are ignored by Republicans and Democrats, proved in the 2016 election that squandering their voices is politically dangerous, according to some political observers.
Democrat Tom O’Halleran was elected to the Congressional District 1 seat, while Republican Andy Biggs was a clear winner in District 6.
PHOENIX — One-time presidential candidate and longtime Republican Sen. John McCain will return to serve Arizona for a sixth Congressional term, defeating one of his toughest opponents in years.
MESA – Mike Pence, Donald Trump's running mate, sounded a continuing campaign drumbeat on Wednesday, saying the rising costs of "Obamacare" and Hillary Clinton's "open borders" immigration policy show why Arizona voters should remain faithful to the Republican Party.
PHOENIX – Marissa Chavez’s kindergarten students often play teacher, taking turns pointing to an alphabet card while the other students sit cross-legged on the floor.
TEMPE – Chelsea Clinton on Wednesday spoke at a rally Arizona State University's Tempe campus where she talked about college tuition and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's college affordability plan.
PHOENIX – The building next to Starlight Park Elementary School looks like it belongs there. The fence in front boasts a colorful sign declaring it's proud to be a drug-free school, the water fountains are inviting low enough for the children running around the playground.
PHOENIX - RimaAnn Nelson is the right choice to take over the Phoenix VA Health Care System, according to Department of Veterans Affairs undersecretary David Shulkin, despite objections from Arizona's congressional delegation and her record of managing a facility that failed to meet sanitation standards that potentially put thousands of veterans at risk of being exposed to HIV.