Stories tagged: "Debbie Lesko"


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All 4 of Arizona’s GOP Lawmakers Voted Against Investigating the Capitol Insurrection

“If all of us don’t stand up to traitors and cowards in defense of our Constitution, it will happen again.” The House voted Wednesday to create a bipartisan 9/11-style commission to investigate the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, despite the opposition of 175 Republicans, including all four from Arizona. The 252-175 vote included 35 Republicans...

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House Calls: Arizona Lawmakers Land in COVID-19 Quarantine More Often

Four of Arizona’s nine House members have quarantined since the start of the outbreak. Rep. Debbie Lesko, R-Peoria, said it can be hard to be socially distant when a large part of your job requires being social. From interacting with constituents, to boarding planes between D.C. and Arizona, to voting on the House floor, Lesko...

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Coronavirus Is Getting Worse in AZ. Republicans Want to Hold a Massive Convention for Trump Anyway.

Daily cases of the coronavirus are on the rise, but the Republicans might be bringing a big event to Arizona anyway.