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Gosar skipped all 15 closed-door impeachment interviews, transcripts show

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar has railed for weeks against the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, accusing Democrats of conducting a “secret kangaroo court” in order to oust Trump.

Grijalva, House Democrats demand probe of troops deployed to border

House Democrats renewed calls Friday for the Defense Department to investigate the legality of President Donald Trump’s decision to deploy thousands of active-duty and National Guard troops to the U.S-Mexico border.

The weight of history, and Congress, will judge Trump harshly

Welcome to the first made-for-reality-TV presidential impeachment.

Gosar hides Twitter message: ‘Epstein didn’t kill himself’

A Repbulican congressman from Arizona sent out a series of nearly two dozen tweets today that included a coded message declaring that deceased financier and sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein didn’t commit suicide, as officials in New York have concluded.

Congress renews push for Equal Rights Amendment in wake of Virginia’s blue wave

The U.S. House advanced a resolution on Wednesday that aims to ease the ratification of a Constitutional amendment that would ensure equality for U.S. citizens under the law, regardless of their sex. 

‘This is our home. This is where we belong.’ Arizona dreamers hear decisive Supreme Court arguments on DACA

A safety thread. That’s how Carlos Yanez describes the temporary immigration program that grants him relief from deportation and a two-year work permit. 

Is DACA doomed? Supreme Court signals it sides with Trump

The U.S. Supreme Court appears unlikely to salvage an Obama-era program that has allowed hundreds of thousands of young immigrants with no legal status known as “dreamers” to remain in the country without immediate fear of deportation.

Conservative donors come to Schweikert’s aid as ethics probe continues

WASHINGTON — Conservative donors are swooping in to support embattled Arizona Republican Rep. David Schweikert, whose campaign account was in the red at the end of the last reporting period.  The Club for Growth, a...

Bipartisan bill could give undocumented Arizona farmworkers path to citizenship

A bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives last week could mean a path to citizenship for unauthorized immigrants in Arizona who work in farms. The Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 was...

U.S. House Dems advance sweeping effort to lower higher education costs

A U.S. House committee passed legislation on Oct. 31 that supporters hailed as a “down payment” on a long-sought liberal goal: free college education for all.
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