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Tribal Leaders Optimistic About Biden; Haaland Nomination a Good Start

Native leaders said they were encouraged by Biden’s past “track record with Indian Country.” The federal government may not have a stellar track record when it comes to keeping promises with Native Americans, but tribal leaders in Arizona said they think President-elect Joe Biden could be the exception. Their hopes were reinforced last week when...

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Arizona Electoral College Votes Confirm Biden Win

The location of the event was not publicly disclosed because of concerns about protesters. Arizona’s 11 Electoral College members cast their votes for Democrat Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris Monday, following state law that requires delegates from the party whose candidates received the most votes to back the winning candidate. The 11 electors...

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Navajo Health Director Dr. Jill Jim Named to Biden’s COVID-19 Advisory Board

Dr. Jill Jim has served as executive director of the Navajo Department of Health since 2019. President-elect Joe Biden has said dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic will be one of the first orders of business for his administration, and the head of the Navajo Health Department will be there to advise him on it. Biden’s...

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Joe Biden Wins Arizona

Biden is the second Democratic presidential candidate since 1948 to claim victory in the longtime Republican stronghold.

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‘Long Time Coming’: Latino Voters Celebrate Flipping Arizona Blue

“This feels like looking at all of the hard work we’ve been able to do over the past 15 years, looking at real change, looking at real power."

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This Tucson Educator Is Excited to Dump DeVos

For Esperanza Freitchen, replacing Betsy DeVos with an educator at the Department of Education is the cherry on top of a Biden presidency.

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Trump Touts Arizona as a COVID-19 Success Story as Outbreak Continues to Spread

Over 21,000 Arizonans have been hospitalized and nearly 6,000 have died due to COVID-19.