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U.S. Senate passes border aid bill, heads to battle against House

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved its own $4.6 billion humanitarian aid package for the southern U.S. border, setting up a clash with U.S. House lawmakers who passed a dramatically different version...

U.S. House approves $4.5B border aid package

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $4.5 billion package late Tuesday to spend on humanitarian aid at the U.S.-Mexico border, though Senate Republicans and President Donald Trump have already voiced their...

Arizona’s Stephanie Grisham named White House press secretary

Arizona politico Stephanie Grisham will be the new face of the Trump administration after being named White House press secretary.Grisham had previously been serving as First Lady Melania Trump’s communications director. She will replace...

Sinema splits with Democrats more often than all but 1 other senator

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has broken with her party on more votes than nearly every other U.S. senator so far this year.The Arizona freshman Democrat, who won a historic election last fall...

Ducey, at White House, touts benefits of new occupational licensing law

Ducey, sitting to President Donald Trump’s immediate left at a large table in the Cabinet Room, said the state’s universal licensing recognition law removes barriers for people who want to work.

Study: AZ likely to suffer worst Census undercount, lose congressional seat, if citizenship question added

A new estimate shows Arizona’s total population could see an undercount of nearly 5% if a controversial citizenship question is added to the 2020 Census – and potentially miss out on adding a congressional seat and Electoral College vote.

Trump EPA failing at its mission, former agency bosses tell Congress

Four former heads of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency blasted the Trump administration’s management of the agency on Tuesday, saying the administration runs the risk of harming the environment and public health for years to come.

Tempe to host Fox News town hall for Julian Castro

Arizona will host an upcoming town hall next week for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro, Fox News announced last week.

National Dems launch ads against McSally on health care law repeal

National Democrats are targeting U.S. Sen. Martha McSally in Facebook advertisements over her support of Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, a move that would remove protections for pre-existing conditions.

House passes bill to offer ‘dreamers’ path to citizenship

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill that aims to give up to 2.5 million undocumented immigrants a pathway to U.S. citizenship.The legislation – a top priority for...
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