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Maricopa County Supervisors To Vote On Election Audit
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors may hold another election audit, their latest effort to dispel doubts about the 2020 election, but it might not satisfy Senate Republicans.
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WWII Program Grad On Why Holocaust Should Be Taught In Schools
A bill that would require Arizona schools to teach students about the Holocaust and other genocides at least twice between seventh and 12th grades is set to be heard in a House committee on Tuesday. This is in advance of Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27.
Jan. 26, 2021
Princeton Professor Analyzes The State Of Race In Politics
Anyone who believed the U.S. was moving toward what some have called a post-racial society has been forced to rethink that over the past four years.
Jan. 26, 2021
GOP Senators Closer To Ending Duceys Public Health Emergency
An Arizona Senate panel voted on party lines to end the public health emergency Gov. Doug Ducey declared last March in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Republicans agreed that the emergency declaration has gone on far too long.
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Jan. 25, 2021
Mexico Negotiates Millions Of COVID-19 Vaccines From Russia
On Sunday, the Mexican president confirmed that he contracted COVID-19. But that didn’t stop him from video calling Russia’s president the next day to negotiate the acquisition of millions of COVID vaccines.
Jan. 25, 2021
Ethics Complaint Alleges GOP Sen. Rogers Verbally Abused Staffer
A former legislative assistant to Republican Wendy Rogers filed complaints against the newly-elected state senator, alleging she verbally abused him before he was forced out of the job.
Jan. 25, 2021
Mexico And U.S. Talk About Borders And Travel
The arrival of Joe Biden’s administration is igniting new bilateral negotiations with Mexico. The recent conversations between both countries will bring new challenges on the border and travel.
Jan. 25, 2021
Mexico And U.S. Change Leadership In Their Embassies
In December, Mexico’s ambassador in the U.S. resigned. The surprise announcement raised many questions, but the U.S. has now ratified the new ambassador: a former secretary that has worked for several administrations and parties. Meanwhile, the U.S. embassy in Mexico awaits for a new leader.
Jan. 25, 2021
Ducey: I Wont Run For U.S. Senate In 2022
Arizona Republicans are going to have to look for someone other than Gov. Doug Ducey to run against Mark Kelly for U.S. Senate in 2022.
Jan. 25, 2021
WATCH: U.S. House Transmits Article Of Impeachment
The U.S. House is formally transmitting the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate, setting the stage for the trial in that chamber the week of Feb. 8. Watch the ceremony.
Jan. 25, 2021
DACA Recipient Welcomes Biden Administrations Immigration Reform
President Joe Biden has directed his Secretary for Homeland Security to work toward preserving the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which has provided temporary protection for immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children since the Obama era.
Jan. 25, 2021
AZ Lawmakers To Debate Reducing Governors Emergency Powers
Some Republican state lawmakers have been critical of the emergency order Gov. Doug Ducey issued last spring because of the coronavirus pandemic, saying it’s been going on for far too long. And on Jan. 25, they’ll start the process of trying to end it.
Jan. 25, 2021
Boas: Ducey Hasnt Gone Far Enough With Tax Reform
In his State of the State address earlier this month, Gov. Doug Ducey announced he would be advocating for tax cuts in Arizona’s next fiscal year. That’s no surprise, considering Ducey said he wanted to reduce taxes every year he was in office. But in a Republic column over the weekend, Bob Robb argued that Ducey isn’t ambitious enough and the state should try to bring about true tax reform.
Jan. 25, 2021
Mexican President Tests Positive For COVID-19
Like former president Donald Trump, Mexico’s president has been criticized for favoring the economy instead of measures to stop the pandemic, as well as for not following health protocols. But on Sunday, the president revealed that he has contracted COVID-19.
Jan. 24, 2021
Arizona Democratic Party Elects New Chair
The Arizona Democratic Party has elected state Rep. Raquel Terán as their new party chair. Terán won 75% of the vote, held at the annual Arizona Democratic Party state committee meeting. She defeated Sarah Tyree, a social worker and a former candidate for Arizona Senate.
Jan. 24, 2021
Arizona Republicans Censure Cindy McCain, Gov. Ducey
The Arizona Republican Party re-elected its chairwoman Saturday and chastised three of its own. Arizona Republicans voted Saturday to censure Cindy McCain and two prominent GOP members who have found themselves crosswise with former President Donald Trump.
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Jan. 23, 2021
Analysts: Benefits For Mexico, U.S. If They Fight COVID-19 Together
The U.S. and Mexico have rising numbers of COVID-19 cases, and thousands of people are now dying on a daily basis on both sides of the border. For some analysts, the collaboration between both nations to fight the pandemic might not only bring positive results on public health, but also on the economy.
Jan. 25, 2021
Central American Migrant Caravans Continue Attempts To Reach U.S.
Migrant caravans have been regularly traveling from Central America with the hopes of reaching the United States. The last one tried to reach American soil this week, but Guatemala and Mexico have kept tight operations on their borders to stop them — with the blessing of the U.S.
Jan. 22, 2021
Arizona GOP May Censure Ducey, Flake, McCain
The Arizona Republican Party is holding its biennial convention on Saturday morning, where they’ll elect new party leaders and also consider censuring some of their own.
Jan. 22, 2021
Republicans Advance Bills To Trigger More Recounts, Audit More Votes
In the wake of protests over the election results in Arizona, Republicans on a Senate panel approved two changes in election laws Thursday designed to audit more votes and require automatic recounts in more situations.
Jan. 22, 2021
Environmentalists Want Sections Of Trumps Border Wall Removed
Within hours of being sworn in, President Joe Biden ordered construction to stop on the U.S.-Mexico border wall that started going up under former President Donald Trump. Here's how the pause in construction is playing out in southern Arizona.
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Jan. 25, 2021

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