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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...

Schweikert dismisses Dem challenge as ‘theatrics’ that won’t overcome ‘math’

WASHINGTON – For David Schweikert, politics is ultimately a numbers game.And it’s one the Arizona Republican congressman is confident he can win – even though he is the subject of an ongoing ethics...

Progressives protest Sinema at Dem Party dinner

Ten members of Progressive Democrats for America at the party’s 2019 Mofford-Warner Dinner on Saturday held up signs during Sinema’s speech that said “Vote like a Democrat.”

Schweikert: Under Dems, U.S. House is ‘a theatrical body’

Michigan Congressman Justin Amash made news over the weekend when he became the first Republican in Congress to publicly declare that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses.In a story today by our...

U.S. House passes LGBTQ rights bill, despite GOP opposition

Among the Arizona delegation, all five Democrats voted for the bill and all four Republicans voted against it.

Rep. Stanton could be key player in House impeachment fight

WASHINGTON – If the U.S. House ultimately moves to impeach President Trump, U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton could be on a team of Democrats that makes the case to the U.S. Senate to oust the...

DHS calls for more detention beds and stricter punishment to deter border crossers

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials followed the Trump administration’s lead on Wednesday, urging Congress to increase immigrant detention bed capacity and implement more “punitive consequences” for immigrants crossing the border.Before...

Gallego: Arizonans know wildfire risks ‘better than most’

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego on Thursday said Arizona’s forest management plan could serve as a model that could help other states and the federal government combat wildfires.The Arizona Democrat spoke Thursday...

U.S. House committee votes to hold Trump AG Barr in contempt

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the war between the Trump administration and House Democrats.

AZ Democrats want DHS to do more to aid in humanitarian response to migrant families

Arizona’s House Democratic delegation on Monday asked for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s top leader to appoint a federal crisis coordinator to support the largely non-governmental network helping migrant families released by border and immigration officials.
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