Stories tagged: "republicans"


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The Republican Party’s Economic Agenda Includes Tax Cuts for Corporations and Cuts to Social Security and Medicare

Republicans have said they want to extend the Trump tax cuts, which mostly benefited billionaires and corporations; cut spending on Social Security and Medicare; and repeal the Inflation Reduction Act, which lowered the cost of prescription drugs and raised taxes on corporations.

Mary Ann Mendoza in 2017. (Photo by Megan Janetsky of Cronkite News)
East Valley Legislative Candidate Mary Ann Mendoza Appears to Be Wearing Blackface in Recently Surfaced Photos

Mary Ann Mendoza, who is running for Arizona House, appears to be wearing blackface in recently surfaced photos.

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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.

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A Republican Candidate for County Office Just Encouraged Voters to Interfere With Polling Equipment

Elections officials have asked in-person voters to use the pens provided at the polls—which contain fast-drying ink—to avoid ink smearing and potentially invalidating the ballot.

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Townsend Drops US House Bid After Rebuke of Rogers Costs Her Trump Backing

Arizona Sen. Kelly Townsend dropped her bid for Congress after failing to get a “promised” endorsement from former President Donald Trump.

Julian Rosales poses for a portrait dressed as then-candidate Mark Kelly for Halloween on the last day of early voting at Fowler Elementary Early Voting Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Kelly went on to win his bid for US Senate, and was sworn in on Dec. 2, 2020.
Though Not the ‘Blue Wave’ They Hoped for, Arizona Democrats Made Gains in 2020

While they grabbed the top two races on the ballot, Democrats made smaller gains in state, local, and congressional races.

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Trump’s Certified Loss Sends Arizona GOP Into Disarray

Trump loyalists are attacking Arizona's Republican governor for refusing to throw out the election results.