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AOC rebukes Rep. Gosar for trying to shut down oversight hearing

Freshman U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar and his GOP colleagues on Tuesday as they attempted to shut down a hearing to examine the Trump administration’s rollbacks of environmental rules.

McSally co-sponsors resolution condemning impeachment inquiry

U.S. Sen. Martha McSally signed onto a resolution condemning House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, a move that could have ramifications in her bruising 2020 campaign.

Arizonans Biggs, Lesko, among House Republicans who stormed impeachment hearing

Arizona lawmakers were among dozens of Republicans who stormed the House impeachment hearings Wednesday to protest the closed-door depositions and demand that Democrats open the proceedings.

McSally to pen memoir – just in time for her 2020 election bid

Arizona Republican Sen. Martha McSally announced a book deal Monday that will put her memoir, “Dare to Fly,” on bookshelves in May, just six months before she stands for election.

Biggs’s censure of Dem leading Trump impeachment effort fails

The U.S. House on Monday rejected a GOP-led effort to censure California Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee.

Sinema breaks with Dems on effort to overturn Trump power plant rule

The U.S. Senate on Thursday rejected Democrats’ attempt to overturn a controversial Trump administration power plant regulation. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema was one of three Democrats who sided with the Republicans.

Bipartisan condemnation of Trump’s Syria actions, but 3 AZ Republicans stand with him

Three Arizona Republicans voted against a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday condemning President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of U.S. troops from northern Syria.

Navajo buy-back program hit wall as many owners refused to sell, land commissioner says

The latest round of the Department of Interior’s federal buy-back program aimed at consolidating ownership of tribal lands hit a wall in Navajo country, as three-quarters of buy-back offers were not accepted.

Planned Parenthood endorses Mark Kelly in US Senate race

On the heels on the campaign arm of Planned Parenthood announcing it was planning to spend millions of dollars in Arizona to defeat Republican U.S. Sen. Martha McSally in next year’s election, Planned Parenthood Action Fund endorsed her likely Democratic opponent, Mark Kelly.

Planned Parenthood planning to spend millions against McSally in 2020

Planned Parenthood’s super PAC this week announced it was launching a $45 million campaign in 2020 battleground states that will direct several million dollars to Arizona with the goal of defeating Republican U.S. Sen. Martha McSally.
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