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Call Your Dentist: Group Goes After Rep. Paul Gosar’s Dental Group Donors

The American Dental Association has donated thousands of dollars to the former dentist since 2010.  Recent opposition to one of Arizona’s more controversial members of Congress is taking an unusual route in its efforts to oust the former dentist from office—by putting pressure on the American Dental Association. The Remove Paul Gosar Task Force wants...

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GOP-Backed Bill Limiting LGBTQ Sex Ed—Dubbed Strictest in the Nation—Passes Arizona House

Democrats say the bill will harm LGBTQ children. It will now go to Gov. Doug Ducey. Two years after Arizona lawmakers repealed a ban on any HIV/AIDS instruction that “promotes a homosexual lifestyle” as they faced a lawsuit, they have approved revamping the state’s sex education laws to make them some of the strictest in...

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They Called Arizona’s Elections Invalid—But They’re Still Running For Office

Republicans state representatives Mark Finchem and Walt Blackman want to run for the Arizona Secretary of State and a US Representative, respectively.  This story has been updated with comments from Rep. Walt Blackman. Arizona representatives Mark Finchem and Walt Blackman were two of the most prominent voices behind baseless allegations of election fraud in the...

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Latino Voters Played a Huge Part in Arizona’s Democratic Swing in 2020 Election

“All this stuff that worked right in Arizona, it was because of Latino consultants, Latinos on the ground and Latinos at the state level.” Democrats looking to win the Latino vote should take their cues from Arizona, which was held up as a “shining example” of how it’s done by the author of an election...

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Filibuster FAQs: What Is This Senate Procedure and Why Does It Matter for You?

While it’s easy to tune out all the political noise, the future of this Senate procedure does directly affect you and your family.

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Here’s Everyone Running for Outgoing Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick’s Seat So Far

The 2022 race could shape up to be one of the most heated in the country. The race for outgoing Democratic Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick’s seat is quickly heating up. Multiple hopefuls have declared they will be running for her seat in the 2022 election just weeks after the long-term representative announced she wouldn’t run for...

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None of Arizona’s Four Congressional Republicans Voted For the COVID-19 Relief Bill

The bill includes a $1,400 stimulus relief check for Americans financially struggling during the pandemic. All four of Arizona’s congressional Republicans voted against a COVID-19 relief bill Wednesday that includes $1,400 in immediate financial relief for millions of Arizonans. The $1.9 trillion bill also includes billions of dollars in funding for vaccines and testing, emergency...