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Two Arizona Senate Candidates Fight Over What It Means to Represent the GOP

The biggest primary election fight in Arizona's Legislature features two sitting Republican lawmakers battling for the soul of the GOP.

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This Arizona Congressional District Could Go Blue For the First Time Since the 1990s

Democrats see the 6th District as winnable because of a long-running ethics investigation into five-term GOP incumbent Rep. David Schweikert.

Rep. Schweikert sitting and leaning his chin on his hands
Rep. Schweikert Must Pay $50,000 After Admitting to 11 Ethics Violations

A multi-year ethics investigation into Rep. David Schweikert of Arizona concluded this week, after Schweikert admitted to 11 violations and agreed to pay a $50,000 fine.

older poll workers sits behind plastic shield at check-in table wearing protective equipment
Arizona Asks Younger People to Sign Up as Poll Workers to Save Seniors

The risk of catching COVID-19 at a polling place has left some county elections departments struggling to find poll workers.

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Trump Order Would Exclude 4% of Arizona’s Population From Census Count

Leaving undocumented residents out of the Census could result in Arizona losing out on nearly $900 million in federal funding.

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Biden vs Trump: How to Reopen Schools

Joe Biden’s school reopening proposal offers a distinct contrast with President Donald Trump’s pressure campaign to force schools to hold in-person classes.

Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., joins her staff after delivering her first major speech on the Senate floor, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 30, 2019. McSally is a former Air Force colonel who flew combat missions in Iraq and Kuwait. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
McSally Introduced A Bill Encouraging Vacations. She’s Received Over $40K From Travel Industry.

Sen. McSally, who proposed a multimillion-dollar travel-related stimulus bill, has received multiple donations from the travel and lodging industries.