Beat: Impact: Leaders


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Rep. Paul Gosar Introduces Amendment to Defund Capitol Police

The six-term congressman has consistently downplayed the violent and deadly insurrection by supporters of former President Donald Trump.

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Arizona Democrats Call for Audit Probe, As Federal Panel Starts Its Own

A federal investigation launched last week into the private firm that was contracted to do the audit of Maricopa County's 2020 election results.

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Katie Hobbs Won’t Seek Re-Election for Secretary of State in 2022. Here’s Who’s Running to Replace Her.

Two Democrats and three Republican lawmakers have thrown their hat into the ring to be Arizona’s new chief elections officer.

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Former Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes Announces Bid for Secretary of State

As recorder, Fontes expanded options for early voting, cut down on long wait times, and made voting more accessible.

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‘No Question’: Local Carpenters Union Endorses Katie Hobbs in Bid for Arizona Governor

Hobbs has repeatedly pushed back against misinformation surrounding the 2020 election, and has been a vocal critic of the GOP-led audit of the election.

Governor Doug Ducey speaking with attendees at the 2019 Annual Awards Luncheon hosted by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn & Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Cities and Towns Could Lose Millions in Revenue If Ducey’s Flat Tax Comes to Pass

The proposed tax cut would result in about a $1.5 billion reduction in tax revenues next year – revenues that local governments are heavily reliant on.

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‘Grifters and Con-Artists’: Maricopa County Republican Officials Slam the Senate’s Audit of 2020 Election Results

Despite insistences from former President Donald Trump, elections officials nationwide have found no evidence of widespread voter fraud.