Politics

Corp Comm candidate Sears being investigated by AG for disclosure violation

The Attorney General’s Office is investigating Kiana Sears, one of the Democratic candidates for Corporation Commission, for violating state campaign finance law.The investigation comes after Harry Young, a voter in Mayer, filed a complaint...

Where McSally, Sinema stand on detention of migrant families

Critics call them baby jails. To U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Executive Associate Director Matthew Albence, they’re more like a summer camp.

AZ GOP lawmakers take ‘truther’ approach to spate of pipe bombs

A couple of Arizona Republican lawmakers, one of whom is the No. 3 ranking official in the Arizona House of Representatives, seem convinced they know who is behind the attempt to assassinate the liberals with pipe bombs: the liberals!

Maricopa County recorder says he’ll adopt new policy on early ballot signatures

County Recorder Adrian Fontes said his office’s top priority is to ensure that voters’ needs are met. And as long as his office has the ability to contact voters to find out whether they were the ones who signed their early ballot envelopes, he said it should do so.

Groups threaten lawsuit over early ballot rejections

A coalition of civil rights and voting rights groups want Arizona elections officials to give voters a chance to correct the record before their early ballots are rejected over mismatched signatures, and may sue if new policies aren’t put in place for next month’s election.

McSally and Ducey are all-in on Trump policies

The only option we have to move the country in a different direction is to reject the politicians -- on a national, state and local level -- who embrace an elitist economy and its reality star president.

AZ GOP lawmakers targeted by Dem group for ‘extremist ties’

The Huffington Post yesterday reported on how D.C.-based groups that help elect Republicans to state legislatures across the country are silent when GOP lawmakers voice racist views and embrace extremist groups. Among them are...

How other countries may use our campaign finance laws against us

As Robert Mueller and others continue to investigate if there is a connection between President Donald J. Trump and Russia during the 2016 election, money continues to flow into our elections, some of which may be illegally coming from people or entities outside of the United States and is being shielded by holes in regulations that allow for anonymous spending on campaigns, according to a recent report.

As Trump said ‘we don’t want them’ in Mesa, migrant families arrived at Phoenix church

The smell of chicken soup, the sound of clapping and the faces of smiling parishioners welcomed the families to an outdoor stretch of grass where tables and chairs were set up for them to dine.

Dem challengers fight 50-year trend in general elections

The Democratic challengers to Gov. Doug Ducey and Attorney General Mark Brnovich must compete not only with voter registration numbers that favor the GOP, but with a 50-year trend that favors incumbents in statewide races.
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