State Sen. Wendy Rogers appears on antisemitic news show. Again.
Flagstaff Republican Sen. Wendy Rogers appeared again on an online TV network that has made multiple antisemitic remarks. Rogers tweeted about her appearance on TruNews earlier this week. She was interviewed about the Senate’s review of the Maricopa County election and repeated the debunked claims spread by auditors at the Senate’s recent hearing. TruNews has […]
Small business owners join pressure campaign against Sinema over filibuster
A coalition of over 500 small businesses throughout Arizona is calling on U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., to take meaningful steps to pass the For The People Act, a proposal she co-sponsored but Senate Republicans have successfully stalled through procedural means. Sinema is one of the two Senate Democrats who have publicly voiced their opposition […]
GOP Sen. Wendy Rogers defends her promotion of racist ‘great replacement’ ideology
After a media report highlighting her use of language mirroring a racist conspiracy theory that was cited by white supremacist mass shooters, Flagstaff Republican state Sen. Wendy Rogers doubled- and tripled-down on her assertion that immigrants are “replacing” white Americans and destroying “western civilization.” Rogers on Saturday retweeted an article by far-right outlet Breitbart Texas […]
The through-line from the Big Lie to the lies about critical race theory
The mounting attack by Republican lawmakers across the country against multicultural education is the lie behind the “Big Lie” that Donald Trump won the 2020 presidential election.
VP Harris says DNC will pour $25M into voting rights protection
WASHINGTON — Vice President Kamala Harris announced Thursday that the Democratic National Committee will spend $25 million to protect voting rights, in response to a wave of laws pushed by Republican lawmakers in state legislatures that would restrict voting access.
GOP furor over ‘critical race theory’ hits college campuses
Professors say the Republican crusade to root out “critical race theory” is taking a toll on college campuses around the nation—places where academic freedom is supposed to encourage thought, discussion and analysis.
Poll: Arizonans don’t want to re-elect Biden, but will support him over Trump
Arizonans don’t want to re-elect President Joe Biden to another term in 2024, but will again give the state’s 11 electoral votes to him if he’s running against Donald Trump, according to a poll released Tuesday. And U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has better job approval ratings from Republican voters than from her fellow Democrats, who […]
Audit leader Doug Logan appears in conspiracy theorist election film
The CEO of a Florida-based firm chosen to conduct the review of Maricopa County’s election results appeared in a conspiracy theorist film riddled with falsehoods about the 2020 election and directed by a man whose previous work claimed aliens were behind 9/11. Cyber Ninjas CEO Doug Logan had previously been speculated to be the voice […]
GOP lawmakers pass sweeping tax cuts after limiting debate
The Arizona House of Representatives passed large swaths of the state budget package Thursday, including a sweeping tax plan, a prohibition on COVID-19 vaccination requirements in public universities and rules for printing ballots with watermarks and holographic foil as “anti-fraud measures.”
Corporations must pay their fair share if we want a 21st Century infrastructure
Here in Arizona, we are focused on the future. Innovation is at the heart of everything we do — and President Joe Biden’s American Jobs and Families Plans will bring our state into the 21st Century by investing billions into our crumbling roads and bridges, pumping money into small businesses, gaining crucial funding for care […]
Mark Kelly in private call: Filibuster changes needed to make a ‘more functional’ Senate
Three southwestern Democratic U.S. senators during a private Zoom call with supporters on Tuesday suggested they were open to filibuster reform but stopped short of offering specifics on the kind of reform they would get behind.
For today’s GOP, our democracy is no longer worth defending
Today, the courage and willingness to protect the idea that everyone who’s qualified to vote deserves a chance to vote has all but vanished in the GOP.