Politics

Chamber of Commerce picks former Ducey aide Danny Seiden as next CEO

Danny Seiden, an attorney and former aide to Gov. Doug Ducey, will be the next CEO and president of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce.

Republican Tiffany Shedd is first candidate for AG’s race

Republican Tiffany Shedd, a lawyer and cotton farmer from Eloy, announced her campaign for attorney general on Monday, making her the first candidate to jump into the open race for 2022.

Women are bearing the brunt of the pandemic. Will we help them?

Nearly three million American women have suddenly vanished, and we have no idea if they’ll ever return. We of course mean the women who have been forced to drop out of the labor force over the past year in a COVID-related exodus that will have an impact lasting generations.  

A conspiracy theorist pro-Trump cable news host is raising money to fund the election audit

The host of a program on a pro-Trump cable news network that has repeatedly peddled conspiracy theories and false information about the 2020 election is raising money to pay for the Arizona Senate’s audit of the 2020 election in Maricopa County.

Federal judge denies Brnovich injunction in deportation pause lawsuit

A federal judge in Arizona on Thursday said she’ll deny a request from Attorney General Mark Brnovich to issue a preliminary injunction prohibiting the federal government from enforcing a temporary pause on deportations. 

Editor’s Thought Bubble: The Senate’s election audit clown show

Senate Republicans have so far defended Chief Auditor Doug Logan (of the oh-so-professionally named firm Cyber ​​Ninjas) as perfectly qualified to lead the audit of all 2.1 million ballots cast in Maricopa County in...

Election auditor wrote ‘election fraud facts’ report for GOP senators who tried to overturn the 2020 election

The head of the team that Senate President Karen Fann put together to audit the 2020 election in Maricopa County drafted a document for U.S. senators who planned to object to the certification of the election results on Jan. 6 promoting various baseless or disproven allegations of election fraud.

Ducey says business opposition won’t influence decision on election bills

Gov. Doug Ducey said business community opposition to a pair of election bills that critics allege will suppress voters won’t affect his decision on whether to sign the legislation if it reaches his desk.

Quest for D.C. statehood finds new friends and foes: Other states

WASHINGTON — Congress had yet to even schedule a hearing on a measure granting statehood to the District of Columbia when a panel of state lawmakers in Arizona voted in February to take a stand against D.C.’s plea to become the 51st state.

Ducey disses V.P., mangles her name in embarrassing show of disrespect

Gov. Doug Ducey crossed the line with his attacks on Vice President Kamala Harris, who he called “the worst possible choice” to lead the Biden administration’s efforts to curb migration at our southern border.  
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