Stories tagged: "Arizona Republicans"


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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 Two years after Arizona lawmakers repealed a ban on any HIV/AIDS instruction that “promotes a homosexual lifestyle” as they faced a lawsuit, they have approved revamping the state’s sex education laws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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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...

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An Arizona Republican Lawmaker Compared Non-Binary People to Animals. Now He’s Facing An Ethics Complaint.

The complaint alleges Rep. John Fillmore continuously made “discriminatory and harassing comments” during public testimony. Megan Mogan waited four hours for her turn to speak to Arizona lawmakers in the House of  Representatives on Wednesday.  A Tucson resident and mother of three, Mogan appeared virtually in front of her representatives to testify against a bill...

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Somehow, 1 in 4 Arizonans Still Insist Trump Won the Election

This is despite the insurrection and an unprecedented two impeachments. As the Senate began debate Tuesday on a historic second impeachment of former President Donald Trump, a recent poll shows that more than half of Arizona Republicans believe Trump was the rightful winner of the November election. The poll, taken by OH Predictive Insights shortly...

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Arizona Senate Republicans Fail — Again — in 2020 Election Fight

One Republican member joined all 14 Democrats in voting against a contempt resolution that would have led to the arrest of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. Republicans who control the Arizona Senate fell one vote short on Monday of holding the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors in contempt for failing to turn over voting...

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More Than 10,000 Arizonans Left the GOP in January

January was a tumultuous month for the Arizona GOP between the Capitol insurrection censure of three prominent members, and the impeachment trial. More than 10,000 Arizona Republicans left the party in January — a historic month marked by the insurrection of the US Capitol, an impeachment trial, and the censure of three prominent Republicans.  According...