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Democrats win big in Arizona, now a former GOP stronghold

PHOENIX (AP) — Democrats have been asking the question for a long time: Is this the year Arizona turns blue? In 2020, the answer was “yes.” Joe Biden won Arizona’s 11 electo...

Arizona governor pulls immigration plan amid business revolt

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey spent much of his first term working to repair the damage to the state's reputation caused by a 2010 tough-on-immigrants law known as SB 1070 that his predecesso...

State, federal laws now allow Arizona farmers to grow hemp

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona farmers will soon begin planting hemp as its byproduct - CBD oil - is exploding in popularity, with some supporters saying it could overtake a traditional crop in the state beca...

Arizona latest state to shield lottery winners' names

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is joining a growing number of states that are allowing winners of big lottery jackpots to stay anonymous. Republican Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation Wednes...

Growing number of states move to shield lottery winners

PHOENIX (AP) — A growing number of states are moving to allow winners of big lottery jackpots to stay anonymous. It comes as privacy concerns are increasingly trumping lottery groups...

Kin of US tourist kidnapped in Uganda calls for her rescue

PHOENIX (AP) — A relative of a California woman kidnapped while on a safari in Uganda said Friday he wants to see the U.S. send in Navy SEALS to locate and rescue her if that's what it takes. ...

Arizona GOP lawmaker faces backlash over comments on race

PHOENIX (AP) — A Republican Arizona lawmaker who faced a backlash in June after saying "there aren't enough white kids to go around" when discussing school integration faced new criticism Friday about...

Ex-Rep. Ed Pastor, Arizona's 1st Hispanic congressman, dies

PHOENIX (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor, Arizona's first Hispanic congressman, has died after suffering a heart attack. He was 75. Pastor, a Democrat, served 23 years in Congress. ...

President's son stumps for McSally, Sinema rallies backers

SUN CITY, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Martha McSally campaigned with Donald Trump Jr. in a Republican stronghold in metro Phoenix. Her Democratic opponent, Kyrsten Sinema, rallied supporters at...

New recording of Sinema implying Arizona produces: 'Crazy'

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican activists are releasing a secret recording Thursday of Democratic Arizona Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema criticizing her state to liberal activists in 2011. ...

Democrats get giddy about a perennial target: Arizona

SUN LAKES, Ariz. (AP) — Shortly before the raffle for a handgun, top Arizona Republicans gave a warning to the crowd gathered at a conservative group's meeting in a retirement community at the edge of...

McCain gets visits from friends, family after surgery

WASHINGTON (AP) — A frail Sen. John McCain has been receiving a stream of visitors and good wishes at his Arizona ranch as he confronts the aftermath of brain cancer treatment and surgery. ...

In AZ, McCain gets visits from Biden, Graham after surgery

WASHINGTON (AP) — A frail Sen. John McCain has been receiving a stream of visitors and good wishes at his Arizona ranch as he confronts the aftermath of brain cancer treatment and surgery. ...

Arizona lawmakers move to pass raises for striking teachers

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona lawmakers are rushing to pass a plan that will give a pay bump to teachers who have walked off the job in an unprecedented statewide strike, closing schools for the fourth day. ...

Striking Arizona teachers gather at Capitol for 3rd day

PHOENIX (AP) — Thousands of Arizona teachers gathered for the third day at the Capitol on Monday to protest low pay and school funding as many schools around the state remained closed, while the Legis...