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U.S. House rejects impeachment articles for now, AZ Dem delegation split

The U.S. House on Wednesday refused to consider impeachment articles against President Trump, with three of Arizona's five Democrats siding with Republicans to kill the effort.

Trump plan to disperse BLM operations would send some jobs to AZ

The Trump administration revealed sweeping plans on Tuesday to dismantle and disperse the Bureau of Land Management, sending its current headquarters staff to more than half a dozen offices across the West and establishing a small new headquarters office in Grand Junction, Colo.

AZ Dems vote to condemn Trump’s ‘racist comments,’ GOPers vote in defense of president

Arizona’s delegation split along party lines, with the five Democrats voting for the measure and three of the four Republicans voting against it. Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Gilbert) did not cast a vote.

Most AZ Republicans, Sinema, silent on Trump’s tweets telling Dem women to ‘go back’ where they came from

As the chorus condemning President Trump’s derogatory comments about four Democratic congresswomen grew louder Tuesday, Arizona Democrat Kyrsten Sinema stayed quiet.

Rep. Kirkpatrick joins call for Trump impeachment inquiry

In a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday morning, Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick said there is "no choice" but for the House to formally open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump following the revelations made by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the administration's repeated refusal to comply with congressional subpoenas.

Dems warn looming health care ruling could be ‘catastrophic’

WASHINGTON -- Democrats in Congress are warning that a looming court decision could upend the Affordable Care Act and leave millions of Americans without health insurance.The case -- argued Wednesday before the U.S. Court...

Stanton defends vote on border funding bill, amid protests to close migrant ‘concentration camps’

Outraged by images of migrant families sleeping on concrete floors and testimony of children detained by U.S. officials, about 50 people gathered Tuesday afternoon in front of Democratic U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton’s office in Phoenix to demand he take a bolder stance on border and immigration issues.

U.S. House Dems relent, chamber sends McConnell-backed border aid bill to Trump

A $4.6 billion humanitarian aid package for the southern U.S. border is poised to be enacted after top U.S. House Democrats reluctantly helped pass a version of the legislation adopted by the U.S. Senate.

McSally hasn’t voted against any Trump judicial nominees

Halfway through her first year in the U.S. Senate, Arizona Republican Martha McSally is proving to be what she campaigned as last year: a party loyalist, at least when it comes to the GOP’s efforts to reshape the federal judiciary.

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...
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