Stories tagged: "Arizona Republicans"


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Arizona Taxpayers Forced To Pay For Voting Machines Ruined by GOP ‘Audit’

Cyber Ninjas now says the report should be out Friday, blaming the delay on the fact that a number of its staff contracted serious cases of COVID-19.

Members of the group "Arizona Republicans Who Believe In Treating Others With Respect" hold signs in support of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, during evening rush hour in Phoenix, Arizona on October 16, 2020. - Arizona has not elected a Democrat since Bill Clinton's second win in 1996, but is undergoing major demographic changes. The state best known abroad for the Grand Canyon is seeing a rapid growth in urban areas, among young college-educated voters, and in its robust Latino community -- groups that tend to favor the Democratic Party. But key to next month's election is that the average Arizona voter, whether Republican or Democrat, tends to be more moderate and is "tired of the President's behavior and the rhetoric coming from his campaign," according to Arizona State University politics lecturer Gina Woodall.
Party Poopers: Independent Voter Registrations Surge as Parties Fall

Republican, Democratic and Libertarian parties all saw drops in registration from the general election, while unaffiliated voters made strong gains.

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Arizona GOP Lawmakers Ask Governor to Withhold Funding From School Districts Requiring Masks

The CDC recently issued new recommendations for all students, staff, and visitors in K-12 schools to wear masks, regardless of their vaccination status.

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Gosar Isn’t Up for Election Until 2022, but Candidates Are Ready To Challenge Him

Rep. Paul Gosar has been in the center of much of the controversy surrounding the Capitol insurrection. One of the major figures involved in the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection is up for election soon, and Democratic candidates are quickly stepping forward in an attempt to oust Rep. Paul Gosar. “While the pandemic was being mismanaged,...

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Arizona Republican Threatens to Sue Constituents for Saying He ‘Played a Role’ in the Capitol Riot

Arizona Rep. Mark Finchem received $6,000 from Trump’s campaign as he worked to invalidate Joe Biden’s win. Arizona Republican state Rep. Mark Finchem—currently the only declared candidate for the position of Arizona secretary of state—has threatened to sue a group calling for his recall. Lawyers for Finchem sent a letter dated May 5 to Rural Arizonans for Accountability, a...

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A Tech Billionaire Met with White Supremacists in 2016. Now He’s Funding an Arizona GOP Candidate.

The billionaire tech investor met with white supremacists in 2016 while supporting Trump’s campaign. Politico reported on Monday that billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel is giving $10 million to Saving Arizona PAC, a super political action committee that will support the upcoming Senate campaign of his business partner Blake Masters. Masters is the chief operating...

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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...