GANNETT Syndication Service
Phoenix - Politics
Posted: February 20, 2017, 2:18 am
Oral arguments in a Texas border-shooting case before the U.S. Supreme Court could influence a similar Arizona case.
Posted: February 19, 2017, 1:02 pm
How arrest at a Donald Trump campaign rally a year ago might have led to new Maricopa County ICE controversy
Jacinta Gonzalez was arrested outside a Donald Trump rally in Arizona, by then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio's deputies. She says the lawsuit she later filed helped drive a new policy at Maricopa County jails.
Posted: February 19, 2017, 6:24 am
Norma McCorvey, the "Jane Roe" at the center of the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion, has died.
Posted: February 18, 2017, 10:25 pm
Senate President Steve Yarbrough has proposed four-year terms for Arizona state senators, instead of two years.
Posted: February 18, 2017, 4:04 pm
'Flirting with authoritarianism': At conference of world leaders, John McCain blasts Trump's worldview
Without ever mentioning President Donald Trump by name, Sen. John McCain used a speech in Germany on Friday as an international platform in an apparent blast at his fellow Republican.
Posted: February 18, 2017, 4:08 am
Two weeks after Trump announced his presidential candidacy, John McCain put distance between himself and the celebrity billionaire.
Posted: February 18, 2017, 3:51 am
A newly minted Democrat from Glendale announced his bid to challenge incumbent Republican Gov. Doug Ducey.
Posted: February 18, 2017, 3:50 am
The proposal, contained in a draft Department of Homeland Security memo, would mark a major departure from the earlier Guard border deployments.
Posted: February 18, 2017, 3:15 am
The Southern Poverty Law Center has added the Scottsdale-based Alliance Defending Freedom to its annual list of groups that promote hate.
Posted: February 18, 2017, 12:21 am
Keep checking this list to find out how Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake of Arizona voted on President Trump's nominees.
Posted: February 17, 2017, 10:59 pm
Sen. John McCain angered President Donald Trump by saying a Jan. 28 Yemen raid was not successful. Not everyone agrees.
Posted: February 17, 2017, 9:40 pm
While National Guard personnel have been used to assist with immigration-related missions on the U.S.-Mexico border before, they have never been used as broadly or as far north.
Posted: February 17, 2017, 8:23 pm
Two new reports and research by The Republic cast doubt on claims that expanding vouchers will save state tax dollars.
Posted: February 17, 2017, 7:55 pm
As deadlines neared, lawmakers dealt with packed agendas by limiting the time the public had to speak.
Posted: February 17, 2017, 6:55 pm
Posted: February 17, 2017, 4:44 pm
President Donald Trump offered his spin on the first weeks of his administration, and made some familiar false claims, during his Feb. 16 press conference.
Posted: February 17, 2017, 2:33 pm
A legislative effort to legalize gambling in bars and clubs is advancing, despite warnings from the American Indian tribes.
Posted: February 17, 2017, 2:04 pm
Arizona does not allow terminally ill patients to legally choose to die, but Senate Bill 1439 would protect opponents of it.
Posted: February 17, 2017, 1:07 pm
What will happen to the thousands of Haitians being held in ICE custody now that Donald Trump is president?
Posted: February 17, 2017, 12:00 pm
Health-care consumers who have been stung by surprise medical bills might soon find some relief from an unexpected source: the Arizona Legislature.
Posted: February 17, 2017, 6:31 am
SAN DIEGO - The United States does not have a way to measure how well fencing works to deter illegal crossings from Mexico, according to a report released Thursday by Congress’ main watchdog as President Donald Trump renewed his pledge to build “a gr
Posted: February 17, 2017, 5:25 am
Posted: February 17, 2017, 12:39 am
A proposal to require doctors to do everything possible to save the life of a baby born alive during an abortion could have broader implications.
Posted: February 16, 2017, 9:31 pm
Posted: February 16, 2017, 3:35 pm
Guadalupe Garcia De Rayos, the Mesa mom deported last week, came to the U.S. when she was 14, lived here for two decades, and had two children here.
Posted: February 16, 2017, 3:33 pm
Advocates, however, say only one legislator's strategy is palatable to the disabled residents that law is designed to protect
Posted: February 16, 2017, 2:40 pm
Arizona's senior senator has announced he will oppose Mick Mulvaney's confirmation as White House budget director.
Posted: February 16, 2017, 1:07 am
The Arizona Court of Appeals closely questioned arguments by GOP lawmakers challenging the state's Medicaid expansion.
Posted: February 15, 2017, 6:45 pm
Bill would let ill students tap both Arizona's school tuition organizations tax credit and the Empowerment Scholarship Account program.
Posted: February 15, 2017, 5:23 pm
The Coyotes could receive $225 million in public funding for a new $395 million arena in Phoenix or the East Valley.
Posted: February 15, 2017, 4:18 pm
The state Supreme Court agreed to consider whether the law is constitutional as it applies to state government.
Posted: February 15, 2017, 1:37 pm
Podiatrists would gain authority to amputate toes and parts of feet under a bill being considered by state lawmakers.
Posted: February 14, 2017, 4:56 pm
Posted: February 14, 2017, 3:17 pm
Posted: February 14, 2017, 2:02 pm
How Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos' family went from a sense of normalcy to struggling with deportation in just a couple of days.
Posted: February 12, 2017, 1:07 am
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Posted: February 3, 2017, 10:29 pm
To carry out his immigration agenda, President Donald Trump will need the cooperation of local and state police agencies
Posted: February 2, 2017, 1:06 pm
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