Report: Border wall hurts wildlife, people now, full wall will be worse
WASHINGTON - The existing partial border wall with Mexico has caused environmental damage, harmed border communities and failed to make the country safer, and a complete border wall would only make things worse, said a new report, which called for a pause on construction of a full wall.
Advocates target millennial Latino voters with social media campaign
WASHINGTON - If you want to boost votership, you go to where the voters are. And in the case of millennials, that's probably the Internet, so Mi Familia Vota's campaing to reach millennial Latino voters this fall is heavy on use of social media, text messaging and digital delivery of voter information.
Pinal sheriff joins GOP lawmakers, White House meeting on border issues
WASHINGTON - Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb told a Washington audience that sheriffs see the problems that come with illegal immigration firsthand and that, as a result, they "want to be part of the solution."
Jon Kyl named McCain’s replacement in Senate
Former U.S. Senator Jon Kyl has been announced and confirmed as McCain's replacement for the senate seat, according to tweets posted by Sen. Jeff Flake, Cindy McCain, and Gov. Doug Ducey.
Politically powerful pack McCain service that’s more laughter than tears
WASHINGTON - There were more laughs than tears for Arizona Sen. John McCain at the Washington National Cathedral, where his funeral service Saturday drew scores of political power players of the last four decades - but not the current president.
Museum honors McCain with portrait that captures his ‘timeless values’
WASHINGTON - Images of Sen. John McCain have been hard to avoid for the past week - McCain the POW, the presidential candidate, the maverick politician. But until Monday, few had seen the photo of McCain now displayed at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.
Thousands line up for McCain, called one of our ‘bravest souls’
WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. John McCain lay in state Friday in the U.S. Capitol, honored by the nation's top elected officials and then by thousands who waited in wilting heat for the chance to file past his flag-draped casket.
Vietnamese restaurant was unlikely healing spot for McCain, other POWs
ARLINGTON, Va. - A Vietnamese restaurant may seem an unlikely place for Vietnam veterans to gather, but for more than 30 years the vets - including Sen. John McCain and many other former prisoners of war - have been coming to Nam Viet on Tet, the Vietnamese new year, to reminisce and to heal.
Experts say Ducey faces ‘unenviable’ task in picking McCain replacement
WASHINGTON - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has steadfastly refused to discuss a replacement for Sen. John McCain until after the senator's funeral, but political consultants say the governor faces an "unenviable" task when he does name an appointee.
‘You are not forgotten’: Arizona residents honor John McCain
PHOENIX – Across Arizona, as a the sun set on a motorcade carrying the body of Sen. John McCain, others honored him in words and in actions.
Advocates urge Senate to help ‘heal this wound’ of native language loss
WASHINGTON - The government must help reverse generations of federally backed assimilation programs that left Native Americans "robbed of the ability to speak our own language," advocates told the Senate Indian Affairs Committee.