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Will the Latino ‘sleeping giant’ wake and vote this November?

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Andrea Montes turns 18 just weeks before the November election, and the Wisconsin resident plans to vote for the first time.


Meluskey drops Senate bid, clearing path for Ward to challenge McCain

WASHINGTON - GOP Senate candidate Alex Meluskey suspended his campaign Monday, leaving former state Sen. Kelli Ward a clear field for a direct challenge to five-term Sen. John McCain in the primary.


Muhammad Ali dead at 74; legacy lives on in Phoenix

PHOENIX — Former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali died Friday evening at the age of 74, but his impact on the Phoenix community will live on for years to come.


Federal court agrees to rehear challenge to Tucson election system

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Wednesday restored Tucson's voting system - for now - so it can reconsider a challenge by a group of voters who claim the city's unusual hybrid election system violates the one-person, one-vote principle.


Supreme Court upholds redrawing of Arizona’s legislative districts

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court unanimously affirmed the boundaries of Arizona's legislative districts Wednesday, saying the commission that drew the districts had legitimate reasons for putting more voters in some districts than in others.

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Thousands rally as Supreme Court hears challenge to DACA/DAPA

WASHINGTON - Arizonans were among the thousands who rallied outside the Supreme Court Monday as justices considered a challenge by 26 states, including Arizona, to the Obama administration's deferred deportation policies.


Fate of 137,000 Arizonans in balance, as high court takes up DACA case

WASHINGTON - When the Supreme Court on Monday hears a Texas challenge to the Obama administration's deferred deportation programs, the fates of 137,000 people in Arizona - and millions in the U.S. - will be riding on the outcome.


Detective’s actions earn a new hearing for Arizona death row inmate

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ordered a lower court to consider whether an Arizona death row inmate's trial for the 1990 sex assault and murder of an 8-year-old girl may have been tainted by the actions of a detective.


Advocates hail ruling affirming DREAMers’ right to driver’s licenses

WASHINGTON - Immigration advocates hailed a federal appeals court ruling that reaffirmed other courts' findings that Arizona cannot deny driver's licenses to illegal immigrants who qualify for deferred deportation.


Diamondbacks spend big to keep pace with major-market foes

Four seasons have passed since a team other than the Los Angeles Dodgers or San Francisco Giants captured a National League West Division title, and entering the most-recent offseason, it appeared that trend would continue for a fifth year.


Ducey touts success in closing labor ‘skills gap’ to national audience

WASHINGTON - Gov. Doug Ducey boasted to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Wednesday that Arizona's strong workforce and education systems have helped the state close the gap between workers and the skills they need in the workforce.


Arizona senators cool to vote on Obama’s nominee for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON - Arizona's senators fell in line with other Republicans who said Wednesday that there should be no vote on President Barack Obama's nominee to fill the Supreme Court vacancy until the next president is elected.