Stories tagged: "Abe Hamadeh"


The new Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes, a Democrat, waves to the crowd after taking the ceremonial oath of office during a public ceremonial inauguration at the state Capitol in Phoenix, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
A Pre-Statehood Abortion Law Could Have Been Enforced Today. Arizona Voters Kept That From Happening. 

Friday marked the day the former Arizona attorney general would have enforced a pre-statehood abortion law—but due to Arizona voters, that won’t happen. 

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Hobbs Presses Steadily Toward Transition, Even as Challenges Swirl

Gov.-elect Katie Hobbs pressed on toward a transition Wednesday as aides laid out the incoming administration’s priorities and promised she will be “a governor for all Arizonans.”

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Attorney General: Republican Abe Hamadeh Denies 2020 Election Outcome, Would Prosecute Abortion Providers

Abe Hamadeh, the Republican nominee for Arizona attorney general, denies the outcome of the 2020 elections and says he would prosecute abortion providers under state law.

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Not so Honest Abe: Republican Attorney General Candidate Abe Hamadeh Lied About His Experience

Hamadeh has made a habit of misleading voters or straight-up lying about his background and experience, according to personnel records.

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‘Big Lie’ Proponent Abe Hamadeh Accuses Democratic Party of Running Elections ‘Like Saddam Hussein’

The Republican candidate for Arizona attorney general also described policy that addresses climate change as "frightening" and repeatedly referenced the "deep state" conspiracy theory.

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, left, the Democratic nominee for governor, and Kris Mayes, a Democrat running for attorney general, speak to reporters outside the Arizona Attorney General's Office in Phoenix on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Jonathan J. Cooper)
Democrats Condemn Arizona Abortion Ruling

Democrats are speaking out after Pima County Judge Kellie Johnson allowed an 1864 Arizona territorial law banning most abortions to go back into effect Friday. 

A Conversation With Arizona Attorney General Candidate Kris Mayes

We sat down with Mayes and talked abortion rights, consumer protections, and her decision to leave the Republican Party.