Molly Hudson

Molly Hudson

News Reporter, Washington, D.C.

Molly Hudson expects to graduate in May 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication and a certificate in political economy, and intends to earn a master’s in mass communication in 2022. Hudson, who has interned at The Arizona Republic and KTAR radio, is a broadcast reporter for Cronkite News in Washington this spring.

Latest from Molly Hudson

Ducey back-to-school order leaves educators shocked, scrambling, upset

WASHINGTON - Educators across the state Thursday were calling Gov. Doug Ducey's surprise back-to-school order disruptive, challenging and frustrating, a last-minute complication to reopening plans that many schools already had in the works.


Supreme Court hears Arizona voting law case with national implications

WASHINGTON - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich argued that voting laws overturned for reflecting the state's "long and unhappy history of official discrimination" are no more the "common-sense and commonplace" voting protections and should be restored.


Senators press Capitol police on security breakdowns before Jan. 6 riot

Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema joined other senators asking police officials Tuesday how it is that an FBI report warning of the deadly Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol did not reach the right officials before the attack.


As demand surges, advocates worry food stamps miss eligible families

WASHINGTON - The number of food stamp recipients in Arizona has surged over the past year, but advocates worry that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is still only reaching a portion of those eligible for assistance.


Court: Holiday did not give Arizona voter an extra day to register

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Thursday rejected a Maricopa County man's claim that he was denied the right to vote in 2016 because the last day to register fell on a holiday, and he registered a day later.


Arizonans prepare for a March for Life with no marching, more surfing

WASHINGTON - In any other year, scores of Arizonans would be in Washington this week for the National March for Life, an annual anti-abortion event. But during COVID-19, this year's virtual event will have less marching, more surfing.


The deadliest year: Overall death toll grew by 25% in Arizona in 2020

WASHINGTON - Total deaths in Arizona rose 25% from 2019 to 2020, with some counties seeing increases near 50% for the year in which COVID-19 became the state's top killer. While COVID-19 is likely the main cause, it may have driven an increase in other deaths, too.


Distant but devoted, Biden supporters gear up for virtual inauguration

WASHINGTON - COVID-19 and heightened security have made the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden a largely virtual affair. But after a year of virtual conventions, virtual schooling. even virtual legislating, Arizonans are taking the distance inauguration in stride.