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In this image from Senate TV, the tally of a Senate procedural vote that did not pass on the Senate floor is shown, Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at the Capitol in Washington. The Senate has failed vote in an effort toward enshrining Roe v. Wade abortion access into federal law. Wednesday's 51-49 negative vote almost along party lines provided a stark display of the nation’s partisan divide over the landmark court decision and the limits of legislative action. The afternoon roll call promised to be the first of several efforts in Congress to preserve the nearly 50-year-old court ruling. (Senate TV via AP)
Senate Republicans and Joe Manchin Block Legislation Preserving Abortion Rights

The US Senate on Wednesday shut down a potential vote on a bill that would protect abortion rights nationwide.

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Arizona Housing Advocate Says Build Back Better Plan Could Effectively End US Homelessness

The legislation includes $90 billion for rental assistance, $80 billion for public housing repairs, and $37 billion for the National Housing Trust Fund.

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‘Truly a Sad Day’: Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Voter Suppression Laws

The conservative-controlled US Supreme Court upheld Arizona’s laws restricting third-party ballot collection and out-of-precinct voting.

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Activists Call on Sinema to Support $15 Minimum Wage

Women make up more than two-thirds of workers with tipped jobs, which have a federal minimum wage of $2.13 an hour.

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Sinema Calls For Shutdown of Clubs, Bars, Gyms, and More

While other states have shut down nonessential businesses, Arizona has yet to do the same. Sen. Sinema is calling on state leadership to make the move.

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Sinema Just Endorsed Biden. Here’s Who Other Arizona Lawmakers Are Supporting.

As Arizona's Presidential Preference Election approaches, some lawmakers are rallying support for their favorite candidates. Here's who they're supporting.