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  • Maricopa County recorder confident of 'really good election' safe from hacking

    Maricopa County recorder confident of 'really good election' safe from hacking

    Saturday, August 18 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-08-18 18:51:53 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    With Arizona’s primary election less than two weeks away, the danger of potential election hacking is an issue that’s on many people’s minds.

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    With Arizona’s primary election less than two weeks away, the danger of potential election hacking is an issue that’s on many people’s minds.

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  • Candidates coming back from controversy hope to win re-election

    Candidates coming back from controversy hope to win re-election

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:20:20 GMT
    Rep. David Stringer, left, Rep. Paul Mosley, middle, and Don shooter, right, are all hoping to win political jobs despite controversial pasts. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Rep. David Stringer, left, Rep. Paul Mosley, middle, and Don shooter, right, are all hoping to win political jobs despite controversial pasts. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    Rep. David Stringer, left, Rep. Paul Mosley, middle, and Don shooter, right, are all hoping to win political jobs despite controversial pasts. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Rep. David Stringer, left, Rep. Paul Mosley, middle, and Don shooter, right, are all hoping to win political jobs despite controversial pasts. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Three lawmakers are facing three very different accusation levied against them - sexual harassment, comments some view as racist, and bragging about speeding. They are trying to come back from controversy, once again vying for a seat at the State Capitol.

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    Three lawmakers are facing three very different accusation levied against them - sexual harassment, comments some view as racist, and bragging about speeding. They are trying to come back from controversy, once again vying for a seat at the State Capitol.

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  • VIDEO: The race for Arizona Governor: Ken Bennett

    VIDEO: The race for Arizona Governor: Ken Bennett

    Ken Bennett, republican candidate for Arizona governor (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Ken Bennett, republican candidate for Arizona governor (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Ken Bennett talked about his run to be the next Governor of Arizona.

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    Ken Bennett talked about his run to be the next Governor of Arizona.

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  • Arizona Sec of State rejects ACLU voter registration request

    Arizona Sec of State rejects ACLU voter registration request

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:33:10 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan has rejected a request to unilaterally change more than 500,000 voter registration addresses to the address listed on driver’s licenses. 

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    Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan has rejected a request to unilaterally change more than 500,000 voter registration addresses to the address listed on driver’s licenses. 

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  • Political profanity: Vandals target candidate Rodney Glassman's political signs, cut 'GL' out of his name

    Political profanity: Vandals target candidate Rodney Glassman's political signs, cut 'GL' out of his name

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:45:35 GMT
    If you run for political office, you may be the butt of a lot of jokes. But Arizona Corporation Commission candidate Rodney Glassman (R) never expected this. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)If you run for political office, you may be the butt of a lot of jokes. But Arizona Corporation Commission candidate Rodney Glassman (R) never expected this. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    If you run for political office, you may be the butt of a lot of jokes. But Arizona Corporation Commission candidate Rodney Glassman (R) never expected this.

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    If you run for political office, you may be the butt of a lot of jokes. But Arizona Corporation Commission candidate Rodney Glassman (R) never expected this.

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  • VIDEO: AZ Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kelly Fryer speaks on her campaign

    VIDEO: AZ Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kelly Fryer speaks on her campaign

    Democratic gubernatorial candidate for Arizona, Kelly Fryer, speaks about her campaign on Good Morning Arizona. [SPECIAL SECTION: Election 2018]

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    Democratic gubernatorial candidate for Arizona, Kelly Fryer, speaks about her campaign on Good Morning Arizona. [SPECIAL SECTION: Election 2018]

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  • Arizona voters won’t see primary debates

    Arizona voters won’t see primary debates

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:09 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:09:48 GMT
    Rep. Martha McSally, former state Sen. Kelli Ward and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio are vying for the Republican nomination to fill the seat of retiring Sen. Jeff Flake. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Rep. Martha McSally, former state Sen. Kelli Ward and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio are vying for the Republican nomination to fill the seat of retiring Sen. Jeff Flake. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    Rep. Martha McSally, former state Sen. Kelli Ward and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio are vying for the Republican nomination to fill the seat of retiring Sen. Jeff Flake. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Rep. Martha McSally, former state Sen. Kelli Ward and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio are vying for the Republican nomination to fill the seat of retiring Sen. Jeff Flake. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Rep. Martha McSally, former state Sen. Kelli Ward and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio are vying for the Republican nomination to fill the seat of retiring Sen. Jeff Flake.

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    Rep. Martha McSally, former state Sen. Kelli Ward and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio are vying for the Republican nomination to fill the seat of retiring Sen. Jeff Flake.

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  • VIDEO: Garcia says 'We need a change in governor'

    VIDEO: Garcia says 'We need a change in governor'

    Arizona Democratic gubernatorial candidate David Garcia is adamant in his support of the Invest in Education Act. He supports cutting back corporate tax credits to raise more revenue. He is opposed to President Trump's border wall. [SPECIAL SECTION: Election 2018]

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  • Arizona secretary of state faces GOP primary challenge

    Arizona secretary of state faces GOP primary challenge

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:46:24 GMT
    FILE- In this April 4, 2016, file photo, Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan speaks during a news conference after she certified the official canvass results of the March 22 presidential primary in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)FILE- In this April 4, 2016, file photo, Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan speaks during a news conference after she certified the official canvass results of the March 22 presidential primary in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
    FILE- In this April 4, 2016, file photo, Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan speaks during a news conference after she certified the official canvass results of the March 22 presidential primary in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)FILE- In this April 4, 2016, file photo, Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan speaks during a news conference after she certified the official canvass results of the March 22 presidential primary in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

    Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan is facing a primary challenge from a Republican businessman who claims her tenure has been marked by missteps..

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    Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan is facing a primary challenge from a Republican businessman who claims her tenure has been marked by missteps..

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  • Early ballots put Arizona on track to hit 1 million votes in primary

    Early ballots put Arizona on track to hit 1 million votes in primary

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:45:13 GMT
    (Photo by Creative Commons)(Photo by Creative Commons)
    (Photo by Creative Commons)(Photo by Creative Commons)

    While it looks Arizona will count 1 million ballots for the primary election, that number represents only about 30 percent of all registered voters in Arizona.

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    While it looks Arizona will count 1 million ballots for the primary election, that number represents only about 30 percent of all registered voters in Arizona.

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  • GOP candidates for Congressional District 9 want to kick Congress into gear

    GOP candidates for Congressional District 9 want to kick Congress into gear

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:44:44 GMT
    Irina Baroness Von Behr, left, Dave Giles, middle, and Steve Ferrara, right, are all running to be the Republican nominee for Congressional District 9. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Irina Baroness Von Behr, left, Dave Giles, middle, and Steve Ferrara, right, are all running to be the Republican nominee for Congressional District 9. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    Irina Baroness Von Behr, left, Dave Giles, middle, and Steve Ferrara, right, are all running to be the Republican nominee for Congressional District 9. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Irina Baroness Von Behr, left, Dave Giles, middle, and Steve Ferrara, right, are all running to be the Republican nominee for Congressional District 9. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Now that Kyrsten Sinema is running for Senate, we know there will be a new face in the House of Representatives, and it might be Irina Baroness Von Behr, Dave Giles, or Steve Ferrara.

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    Now that Kyrsten Sinema is running for Senate, we know there will be a new face in the House of Representatives, and it might be Irina Baroness Von Behr, Dave Giles, or Steve Ferrara.

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  • Democrats ramp up political push to win in GOP-heavy Arizona

    Democrats ramp up political push to win in GOP-heavy Arizona

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-08-14 12:22:07 GMT
    Protesters rally at a Keep Families Together march at the Arizona state Capitol in Phoenix. The blue wave Democrats hope will crash into Arizona this November is creeping up in community centers, library auditoriums and churches. (Source: AP photo)Protesters rally at a Keep Families Together march at the Arizona state Capitol in Phoenix. The blue wave Democrats hope will crash into Arizona this November is creeping up in community centers, library auditoriums and churches. (Source: AP photo)
    Protesters rally at a Keep Families Together march at the Arizona state Capitol in Phoenix. The blue wave Democrats hope will crash into Arizona this November is creeping up in community centers, library auditoriums and churches. (Source: AP photo)Protesters rally at a Keep Families Together march at the Arizona state Capitol in Phoenix. The blue wave Democrats hope will crash into Arizona this November is creeping up in community centers, library auditoriums and churches. (Source: AP photo)

    The blue wave that Democrats hope will crash into Arizona in November is creeping up in community centers, library auditoriums and churches this summer.

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    The blue wave that Democrats hope will crash into Arizona in November is creeping up in community centers, library auditoriums and churches this summer.

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  • GOP senate candidate hoping second time is the charm

    GOP senate candidate hoping second time is the charm

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:38:17 GMT
    Kelli Ward (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Kelli Ward (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    One year ago, it looked like everything was going Kelli Ward's way. She'd bagged perhaps the biggest prize in Republican politics. A tweet from President Trump that said, "Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running against Flake Jeff Flake."

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    One year ago, it looked like everything was going Kelli Ward's way. She'd bagged perhaps the biggest prize in Republican politics. A tweet from President Trump that said, "Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running against Flake Jeff Flake."

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  • Meet Arizona's candidates for US Senate: Kelli Ward

    Meet Arizona's candidates for US Senate: Kelli Ward

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:37 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:37:08 GMT
    Kelli Ward (Source: 3TV/CBS5)Kelli Ward (Source: 3TV/CBS5)
    Kelli Ward (Source: 3TV/CBS5)Kelli Ward (Source: 3TV/CBS5)

    One of the biggest races to watch in the countdown to the Arizona primary is the fight for Jeff Flake's U.S. Senate seat. In our promise to profile each of the candidates, we tagged along to an informal karaoke party at Kelli Ward’s campaign headquarters.

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    One of the biggest races to watch in the countdown to the Arizona primary is the fight for Jeff Flake's U.S. Senate seat. In our promise to profile each of the candidates, we tagged along to an informal karaoke party at Kelli Ward’s campaign headquarters.

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  • Arizona candidate's staffer resigns after tweets surface

    Arizona candidate's staffer resigns after tweets surface

    Saturday, August 11 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-08-11 13:38:59 GMT
    David Garcia, gubernatorial candidate. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)David Garcia, gubernatorial candidate. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)
    David Garcia, gubernatorial candidate. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)David Garcia, gubernatorial candidate. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)

    A staffer for Arizona Democratic gubernatorial candidate David Garcia left the campaign after a website unearthed tweets that some law enforcement officials say show disparaging remarks against police.

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    A staffer for Arizona Democratic gubernatorial candidate David Garcia left the campaign after a website unearthed tweets that some law enforcement officials say show disparaging remarks against police.

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  • Candidate wants GOP primary opponent to quit over attack ads

    Candidate wants GOP primary opponent to quit over attack ads

    Friday, August 10 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-08-10 18:24:45 GMT
    Republican state Sen. Steve Smith. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Republican state Sen. Steve Smith. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    Republican state Sen. Steve Smith. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Republican state Sen. Steve Smith. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    An Arizona congressional candidate on Thursday asked one of his opponents to quit the Republican primary after she aired attack ads deriding the modeling agency he works for.

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    An Arizona congressional candidate on Thursday asked one of his opponents to quit the Republican primary after she aired attack ads deriding the modeling agency he works for.

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  • In Arizona’s Senate race, Democrat seeks to flip a GOP seat

    In Arizona’s Senate race, Democrat seeks to flip a GOP seat

    Friday, August 10 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-08-10 18:23:22 GMT
    FILE - In this May 29, 2018, file photo, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. speaks prior to delivering her signatures to the Arizona Secretary of State’s office at the Capitol in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York, file)FILE - In this May 29, 2018, file photo, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. speaks prior to delivering her signatures to the Arizona Secretary of State’s office at the Capitol in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York, file)
    FILE - In this May 29, 2018, file photo, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. speaks prior to delivering her signatures to the Arizona Secretary of State’s office at the Capitol in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York, file)FILE - In this May 29, 2018, file photo, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. speaks prior to delivering her signatures to the Arizona Secretary of State’s office at the Capitol in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York, file)

    Arizona is a political rarity this year, one of the few places where Democrats have any hope of flipping a Republican Senate seat. In a year when the Senate map isn’t favorable for Democrats, changing demographics could put the seat being vacated by Sen. Jeff Flake within reach.

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    Arizona is a political rarity this year, one of the few places where Democrats have any hope of flipping a Republican Senate seat. In a year when the Senate map isn’t favorable for Democrats, changing demographics could put the seat being vacated by Sen. Jeff Flake within reach.

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  • Meet the candidates for US Senate: Kyrsten Sinema

    Meet the candidates for US Senate: Kyrsten Sinema

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:50:41 GMT
    Rep. Kyrsten Sinema says she is a total bookworm. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Rep. Kyrsten Sinema says she is a total bookworm. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    Rep. Kyrsten Sinema says she is a total bookworm. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Rep. Kyrsten Sinema says she is a total bookworm. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema talks about her love of education, a lifetime of learning and a humble job she will hang onto even if elected to the U.S. Senate. 

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    Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema talks about her love of education, a lifetime of learning and a humble job she will hang onto even if elected to the U.S. Senate. 

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  • 'D' nowhere to be found in Sinema's Senate campaign

    'D' nowhere to be found in Sinema's Senate campaign

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:50:32 GMT
    Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (Source: sinema.house.gov)Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (Source: sinema.house.gov)
    Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (Source: sinema.house.gov)Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (Source: sinema.house.gov)

    She began her political life with Ralph Nader's Green Party, but the Kyrsten Sinema who is running for Arizona's open Senate seat is now among the most conservative Democrats in the US House.

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    She began her political life with Ralph Nader's Green Party, but the Kyrsten Sinema who is running for Arizona's open Senate seat is now among the most conservative Democrats in the US House.

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  • Meet the candidates for US Senate: Joe Arpaio

    Meet the candidates for US Senate: Joe Arpaio

    Thursday, August 9 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-08-09 14:40:01 GMT
    Joe Arpaio said he always wanted to be a federal agent. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Joe Arpaio said he always wanted to be a federal agent. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    Joe Arpaio said he always wanted to be a federal agent. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Joe Arpaio said he always wanted to be a federal agent. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Joe Arpaio is the most recognized name in the race for U.S. Senate.

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    Joe Arpaio is the most recognized name in the race for U.S. Senate.

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  • Arpaio campaign spends big on consultants, fundraising

    Arpaio campaign spends big on consultants, fundraising

    Thursday, August 9 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-08-09 14:38:52 GMT
    Arpaio's expense disclosure listed mainly payments to consulting firms, fundraisers and direct mail expenses. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Arpaio's expense disclosure listed mainly payments to consulting firms, fundraisers and direct mail expenses. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    Arpaio's expense disclosure listed mainly payments to consulting firms, fundraisers and direct mail expenses. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Arpaio's expense disclosure listed mainly payments to consulting firms, fundraisers and direct mail expenses. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Federal Election Commission records show former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Senate campaign has spent a majority of its money on consulting and fundraising fees. Campaign finance experts say that can get in the way of transparency.

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    Federal Election Commission records show former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Senate campaign has spent a majority of its money on consulting and fundraising fees. Campaign finance experts say that can get in the way of transparency.

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  • McSally defends Trump's comments that journalists are the 'enemy of the American People'

    McSally defends Trump's comments that journalists are the 'enemy of the American People'

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-08-09 02:40:13 GMT
    Martha McSally said the media has treated Trump unfairly. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Martha McSally said the media has treated Trump unfairly. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    Martha McSally said the media has treated Trump unfairly. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Martha McSally said the media has treated Trump unfairly. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Asked a second time if she agrees with Trump's opinion on the media, she said, "The mainstream media has shown that they are not natural and their hysteria against this president is very real and nonstop."

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    Asked a second time if she agrees with Trump's opinion on the media, she said, "The mainstream media has shown that they are not natural and their hysteria against this president is very real and nonstop."

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  • Ex-lawmaker Don Shooter campaigning with bold billboard

    Ex-lawmaker Don Shooter campaigning with bold billboard

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-08-08 20:14:45 GMT
    Now, in a true-to-self Shooter fashion, he's working to win over Legislative District 13 with a bold new billboard campaign. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Now, in a true-to-self Shooter fashion, he's working to win over Legislative District 13 with a bold new billboard campaign. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    Now, in a true-to-self Shooter fashion, he's working to win over Legislative District 13 with a bold new billboard campaign. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Now, in a true-to-self Shooter fashion, he's working to win over Legislative District 13 with a bold new billboard campaign. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Former Arizona House Rep. Don Shooter is working to win over Legislative District 13 with a bold new billboard campaign. One sign, located just outside of Yuma, reads "MAKE A LIBERALS HEAD EXPLODE! VOTE SHOOTER." 

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    Former Arizona House Rep. Don Shooter is working to win over Legislative District 13 with a bold new billboard campaign. One sign, located just outside of Yuma, reads "MAKE A LIBERALS HEAD EXPLODE! VOTE SHOOTER." 

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  • Meet the candidates for US Senate: Deedra Abboud

    Meet the candidates for US Senate: Deedra Abboud

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-08-08 15:27:02 GMT
    Deedra Abboud wears a headscarf and she also speaks with a slight twang in her voice from growing up in Arkansas and that has a tendency to throw people. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Deedra Abboud wears a headscarf and she also speaks with a slight twang in her voice from growing up in Arkansas and that has a tendency to throw people. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    Deedra Abboud wears a headscarf and she also speaks with a slight twang in her voice from growing up in Arkansas and that has a tendency to throw people. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Deedra Abboud wears a headscarf and she also speaks with a slight twang in her voice from growing up in Arkansas and that has a tendency to throw people. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Political newcomer Deedra Abboud looks to open the lines of communication between voters with different views and finds that the way to do that often starts with a conversation about a visible sign of her religion.

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    Political newcomer Deedra Abboud looks to open the lines of communication between voters with different views and finds that the way to do that often starts with a conversation about a visible sign of her religion.

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  • Deedra Abboud running as only liberal Democrat for US Senate

    Deedra Abboud running as only liberal Democrat for US Senate

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-08-08 15:26:57 GMT
    The lone candidate running to the left is Deedra Abboud. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)The lone candidate running to the left is Deedra Abboud. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    The lone candidate running to the left is Deedra Abboud. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)The lone candidate running to the left is Deedra Abboud. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    While the other candidates for the US Senate seat from Arizona are running to the right during this election season, the lone candidate running to the left is Deedra Abboud. 

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    While the other candidates for the US Senate seat from Arizona are running to the right during this election season, the lone candidate running to the left is Deedra Abboud. 

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  • McSally doubles down on Trump in GOP primary

    McSally doubles down on Trump in GOP primary

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 10:45 AM EDT2018-08-07 14:45:36 GMT
    In April 2017, McSally co-sponsored legislation that would provide legal status to some children of undocumented immigrants, but after deciding to run for Senate in Arizona, she asked that she be removed as a co-sponsor last month. (Source: The AssociatedIn April 2017, McSally co-sponsored legislation that would provide legal status to some children of undocumented immigrants, but after deciding to run for Senate in Arizona, she asked that she be removed as a co-sponsor last month. (Source: The Associated
    In April 2017, McSally co-sponsored legislation that would provide legal status to some children of undocumented immigrants, but after deciding to run for Senate in Arizona, she asked that she be removed as a co-sponsor last month. (Source: The AssociatedIn April 2017, McSally co-sponsored legislation that would provide legal status to some children of undocumented immigrants, but after deciding to run for Senate in Arizona, she asked that she be removed as a co-sponsor last month. (Source: The Associated

    Since the former combat pilot announced her campaign in an airplane hangar earlier this year, Martha McSally's pivot toward President Donald Trump has come along with a major shift in her views to more reflect those of the president.

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    Since the former combat pilot announced her campaign in an airplane hangar earlier this year, Martha McSally's pivot toward President Donald Trump has come along with a major shift in her views to more reflect those of the president.

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  • Meet Arizona's candidates for US Senate: Martha McSally

    Meet Arizona's candidates for US Senate: Martha McSally

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-08-07 14:40:41 GMT
    Martha McSally announcing her run for US Senate. 12 Jan. 2018 (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)Martha McSally announcing her run for US Senate. 12 Jan. 2018 (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)
    Martha McSally announcing her run for US Senate. 12 Jan. 2018 (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)Martha McSally announcing her run for US Senate. 12 Jan. 2018 (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)

    Former fighter pilot, congresswoman and candidate for U.S. Senate, Martha Mcsally shares her routine for relieving stress, finding inner peace and strength to fight for what she believes in.


     

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    Former fighter pilot, congresswoman and candidate for U.S. Senate, Martha Mcsally shares her routine for relieving stress, finding inner peace and strength to fight for what she believes in.


     

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  • Arpaio, other politicians duped by Sacha Baron Cohen for new show

    Arpaio, other politicians duped by Sacha Baron Cohen for new show

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 9:21 AM EDT2018-08-07 13:21:42 GMT
    Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio with Sacha Baron Cohen on the TV show "Who Is America?" (Source: Showtime)Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio with Sacha Baron Cohen on the TV show "Who Is America?" (Source: Showtime)
    Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio with Sacha Baron Cohen on the TV show "Who Is America?" (Source: Showtime)Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio with Sacha Baron Cohen on the TV show "Who Is America?" (Source: Showtime)

    In the past few days, several politicians, including Arizona's Joe Arpaio, have come forward to say they were pranked by actor and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen for his new show.

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    In the past few days, several politicians, including Arizona's Joe Arpaio, have come forward to say they were pranked by actor and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen for his new show.

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  • Education plays central role in Arizona governor’s race

    Education plays central role in Arizona governor’s race

    Monday, August 6 2018 12:53 PM EDT2018-08-06 16:53:11 GMT
    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, R, speaks at a campaign rally in Tempe, Ariz. on June 20, 2018. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York, file)Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, R, speaks at a campaign rally in Tempe, Ariz. on June 20, 2018. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York, file)
    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, R, speaks at a campaign rally in Tempe, Ariz. on June 20, 2018. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York, file)Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, R, speaks at a campaign rally in Tempe, Ariz. on June 20, 2018. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York, file)

    Education is one of the top issues in Arizona’s gubernatorial race after anger about stagnating school funding bubbled over into a six-day teachers’ walkout this spring. 

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    Education is one of the top issues in Arizona’s gubernatorial race after anger about stagnating school funding bubbled over into a six-day teachers’ walkout this spring. 

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  • VIDEO: Superintendent Diane Douglas talks about election campaign

    VIDEO: Superintendent Diane Douglas talks about election campaign

    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Incumbant State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Diane Douglas talked about her campaign and the upcoming primary election. [SPECIAL SECTION: Election 2018]

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    Incumbant State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Diane Douglas talked about her campaign and the upcoming primary election. [SPECIAL SECTION: Election 2018]

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  • INFOGRAPHIC: Races to watch in Arizona primary

    INFOGRAPHIC: Races to watch in Arizona primary

    Friday, August 3 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-08-04 02:38:32 GMT

    What happens in the primary election determine who will be on the ballot for the General Election on Nov. 6. Here is some information about the races to watch.

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    What happens in the primary election determine who will be on the ballot for the General Election on Nov. 6. Here is some information about the races to watch.

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  • Arizona teachers hope to move from the classroom to the Capitol

    Arizona teachers hope to move from the classroom to the Capitol

    Thursday, August 2 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-08-02 04:46:26 GMT
    Mendy Gomez (back left), Christine Marsh (back middle), Kristina Kelly (back right), Eric Kurland (front left) and Jennifer Samuels (front right) are among the estimated two dozen teachers running for seats in the Legislature.(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Mendy Gomez (back left), Christine Marsh (back middle), Kristina Kelly (back right), Eric Kurland (front left) and Jennifer Samuels (front right) are among the estimated two dozen teachers running for seats in the Legislature.(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Months after a massive teacher walkout over low school funding, at least 20 Arizona teachers are running for seats in the state Legislature.

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    Months after a massive teacher walkout over low school funding, at least 20 Arizona teachers are running for seats in the state Legislature.

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  • Arizona named one of the most vulnerable states for an election hack

    Arizona named one of the most vulnerable states for an election hack

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-07-31 19:38:13 GMT
    The report identified Arizona among the 18 most vulnerable states and ranks the state’s deficiencies in the second-most-serious tier. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)The report identified Arizona among the 18 most vulnerable states and ranks the state’s deficiencies in the second-most-serious tier. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    The report identified Arizona among the 18 most vulnerable states and ranks the state’s deficiencies in the second-most-serious tier. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)The report identified Arizona among the 18 most vulnerable states and ranks the state’s deficiencies in the second-most-serious tier. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    The Arizona Secretary of State’s Office revealed some of its plans Monday to use federal aid to beef up election security after a Congressional report named the state one of the most vulnerable to a cyber attack.

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    The Arizona Secretary of State’s Office revealed some of its plans Monday to use federal aid to beef up election security after a Congressional report named the state one of the most vulnerable to a cyber attack.

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  • Today is voter registration deadline for Arizona primary

    Today is voter registration deadline for Arizona primary

    Monday, July 30 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-07-31 03:14:56 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    You can register as a new voter or verify/update your voter information online at ServiceArizona.com.

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    You can register as a new voter or verify/update your voter information online at ServiceArizona.com.

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  • Former Maricopa Co. Sheriff Joe Arpaio gears up for August primary

    Former Maricopa Co. Sheriff Joe Arpaio gears up for August primary

    Scott Pasmore continues his discussion with former Maricopa County sheriff and current Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio. (Part 1 of the interview at https://goo.gl/6TNBYb.)

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    Scott Pasmore continues his discussion with former Maricopa County sheriff and current Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio. (Part 1 of the interview at https://goo.gl/6TNBYb.)

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  • Former Maricopa Co. Sheriff Joe Arpaio talks about Senate run

    Former Maricopa Co. Sheriff Joe Arpaio talks about Senate run

    Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is hoping to represent Arizona in the U.S. Senate. He stopped by the 3TV studio Wednesday to talk about his campaign and his goals with Scott Pasmore on "Good Morning Arizona." (Click here for part 2 of the interview.)

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    Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is hoping to represent Arizona in the U.S. Senate. He stopped by the 3TV studio Wednesday to talk about his campaign and his goals with Scott Pasmore on "Good Morning Arizona." (Click here for part 2 of the interview.)

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  • 7 candidates jockey to be next Arizona schools chief

    7 candidates jockey to be next Arizona schools chief

    Wednesday, July 25 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-07-25 18:40:13 GMT
    Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    After tens of thousands of Arizona teachers walked out of their classrooms in protest over pay and funding this spring, voters must decide whether to choose a new chief of the public school system.

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    After tens of thousands of Arizona teachers walked out of their classrooms in protest over pay and funding this spring, voters must decide whether to choose a new chief of the public school system.

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  • Though some cannot cast a ballot, Generation Z may increase voter rates

    Though some cannot cast a ballot, Generation Z may increase voter rates

    Tuesday, July 24 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-07-24 18:30:45 GMT
    Generation Z’s passion for gun reform has culminated in the growing March for Our Lives movement. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Generation Z’s passion for gun reform has culminated in the growing March for Our Lives movement. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    Generation Z’s passion for gun reform has culminated in the growing March for Our Lives movement. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Generation Z’s passion for gun reform has culminated in the growing March for Our Lives movement. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Arizonans have one week left to register to vote if they want to participate in the August primary, and that’s mobilizing a group of youth including members that aren’t even old enough to cast a ballot.

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    Arizonans have one week left to register to vote if they want to participate in the August primary, and that’s mobilizing a group of youth including members that aren’t even old enough to cast a ballot.

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  • Voucher vote creates dilemma for school-choice supporters

    Voucher vote creates dilemma for school-choice supporters

    Monday, July 23 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-07-23 20:13:53 GMT
    FILE - In this Thursday, April 26, 2018, file photo, thousands march to the Arizona Capitol for higher teacher pay and more public school funding on the first day of a state-wide teachers strike in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)FILE - In this Thursday, April 26, 2018, file photo, thousands march to the Arizona Capitol for higher teacher pay and more public school funding on the first day of a state-wide teachers strike in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
    FILE - In this Thursday, April 26, 2018, file photo, thousands march to the Arizona Capitol for higher teacher pay and more public school funding on the first day of a state-wide teachers strike in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)FILE - In this Thursday, April 26, 2018, file photo, thousands march to the Arizona Capitol for higher teacher pay and more public school funding on the first day of a state-wide teachers strike in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

    School-choice supporters won legislative passage of a 2017 law to expand Arizona’s voucher program, but some now aren’t sure whether they want the law’s fate in the hands of a voters’ referendum.

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    School-choice supporters won legislative passage of a 2017 law to expand Arizona’s voucher program, but some now aren’t sure whether they want the law’s fate in the hands of a voters’ referendum.

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  • In Arizona, liberals debate forgiving candidate’s moderation

    In Arizona, liberals debate forgiving candidate’s moderation

    Monday, July 23 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-07-23 20:13:12 GMT
    Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. speaks on May 29, 2018, at the Capitol in Phoenix. Sinema seeks to become the first Democrat to represent Arizona in the Senate in 30 years. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. speaks on May 29, 2018, at the Capitol in Phoenix. Sinema seeks to become the first Democrat to represent Arizona in the Senate in 30 years. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)
    Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. speaks on May 29, 2018, at the Capitol in Phoenix. Sinema seeks to become the first Democrat to represent Arizona in the Senate in 30 years. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. speaks on May 29, 2018, at the Capitol in Phoenix. Sinema seeks to become the first Democrat to represent Arizona in the Senate in 30 years. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)

    The third-term congresswoman has come a long way from her days as a Green Party activist as she tries to become the first Democrat to represent Arizona in the Senate in 30 years.

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    The third-term congresswoman has come a long way from her days as a Green Party activist as she tries to become the first Democrat to represent Arizona in the Senate in 30 years.

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  • Lawsuit targets clean energy ballot proposal

    Lawsuit targets clean energy ballot proposal

    Saturday, July 21 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-07-22 03:54:24 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    A ballot initiative to mandate the use of more clean energy in Arizona is facing a lawsuit seeking to knock it off the ballot over allegedly fraudulent signatures.

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    A ballot initiative to mandate the use of more clean energy in Arizona is facing a lawsuit seeking to knock it off the ballot over allegedly fraudulent signatures.

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  • VIDEO: Arizona lawmaker brags to deputy about speeding

    VIDEO: Arizona lawmaker brags to deputy about speeding

    Friday, July 20 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-07-20 20:53:32 GMT
    (Source: ParkerLive.com)(Source: ParkerLive.com)

    A deputy's body camera video showing State Rep. Paul Mosley bragging about how fast his car can go and how fast he drives on a regular basis “as long as it’s safe” was made public Thursday.

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    A deputy's body camera video showing State Rep. Paul Mosley bragging about how fast his car can go and how fast he drives on a regular basis “as long as it’s safe” was made public Thursday.

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  • VIDEO: Senate candidate Rep. Martha McSally speaks about border, opioid crisis

    VIDEO: Senate candidate Rep. Martha McSally speaks about border, opioid crisis

    Rep. Martha McSally, who is running for the U.S. Senate, appeared on Good Morning Arizona to talk about border security and the opioid crisis.

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    Rep. Martha McSally, who is running for the U.S. Senate, appeared on Good Morning Arizona to talk about border security and the opioid crisis.

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  • VIDEO: Deedra Abboud speaks about hot topics facing Arizonans

    VIDEO: Deedra Abboud speaks about hot topics facing Arizonans

    Deedra Abboud, who is running for U.S. Senate, was brought back for the second segment on Good Morning Arizona where she talked about hot topics in Arizona like immigration.

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    Deedra Abboud, who is running for U.S. Senate, was brought back for the second segment on Good Morning Arizona where she talked about hot topics in Arizona like immigration.

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  • VIDEO: Deedra Abboud speaks about starting her campaign for US Senate

    VIDEO: Deedra Abboud speaks about starting her campaign for US Senate

    Deedra Abboud is running for U.S. Senate and spoke on Good Morning Arizona about why she wants to represent Arizona on Capitol Hill and the sometimes negative responses she has gotten.

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    Deedra Abboud is running for U.S. Senate and spoke on Good Morning Arizona about why she wants to represent Arizona on Capitol Hill and the sometimes negative responses she has gotten.

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  • VIDEO: Rep. Kyrsten Sinema speaks about immigration, taxes

    VIDEO: Rep. Kyrsten Sinema speaks about immigration, taxes

    Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, who is running for U.S. Senate, spoke on Good Morning Arizona about why she doesn't want to abolish ICE, how she wants to work across the aisle and why she thinks the tax cut package wasn't a good piece of legislation.

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    Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, who is running for U.S. Senate, spoke on Good Morning Arizona about why she doesn't want to abolish ICE, how she wants to work across the aisle and why she thinks the tax cut package wasn't a good piece of legislation.

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  • VIDEO: Ex-AZ Sen. Kelli Ward weighs in on issues facing Arizona

    VIDEO: Ex-AZ Sen. Kelli Ward weighs in on issues facing Arizona

    Former Arizona State Sen. Kelli Ward, who is running for U.S. Senate, weighs in on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the U.S Supreme Court, immigration issues and the VA.

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    Former Arizona State Sen. Kelli Ward, who is running for U.S. Senate, weighs in on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the U.S Supreme Court, immigration issues and the VA.

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  • Gov. candidate Steve Farley says 'we need to fix ICE, not abolish it'

    Gov. candidate Steve Farley says 'we need to fix ICE, not abolish it'

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 7:51 PM EDT2018-07-10 23:51:52 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Democratic candidate for governor Steve Farley is not going along with his primary opponents who want to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement, commonly referred to as ICE.

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    Democratic candidate for governor Steve Farley is not going along with his primary opponents who want to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement, commonly referred to as ICE.

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  • Elections body sues lawmakers over ballot measure language

    Elections body sues lawmakers over ballot measure language

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 11:06 AM EDT2018-07-10 15:06:24 GMT
    Arizona’s nonpartisan elections entity is suing a group of lawmakers. (Photo by Creative Commons)Arizona’s nonpartisan elections entity is suing a group of lawmakers. (Photo by Creative Commons)
    (Photo by Creative Commons)(Photo by Creative Commons)

    Arizona’s nonpartisan elections entity is suing a group of lawmakers after raising concerns that they approved misleading language about a ballot measure. 

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    Arizona’s nonpartisan elections entity is suing a group of lawmakers after raising concerns that they approved misleading language about a ballot measure. 

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  • Arizona GOP congressional candidate proposes Powerball-style lottery to pay for border wall

    Arizona GOP congressional candidate proposes Powerball-style lottery to pay for border wall

    Saturday, July 7 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-07-07 06:29:49 GMT
    Irina Baroness Von Behr, who is running for the open seat in Arizona's 9th Congressional District, suggests a national lottery to pay for the border wall. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Irina Baroness Von Behr, who is running for the open seat in Arizona's 9th Congressional District, suggests a national lottery to pay for the border wall. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Irina Baroness Von Behr, who is running for the open seat in Arizona's 9th Congressional District, has devised a self-described "out of the box" solution that she says will give Americans a choice about paying for the border wall.

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    Irina Baroness Von Behr, who is running for the open seat in Arizona's 9th Congressional District, has devised a self-described "out of the box" solution that she says will give Americans a choice about paying for the border wall.

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  • Gov. Ducey sidesteps abortion question

    Gov. Ducey sidesteps abortion question

    Friday, July 6 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-07-07 02:31:04 GMT
    Gov. Doug Ducey, who is staunchly anti-abortion, ducked questions Friday on whether he would try to criminalize the procedure should the composition of the highest court in the country change. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Gov. Doug Ducey, who is staunchly anti-abortion, ducked questions Friday on whether he would try to criminalize the procedure should the composition of the highest court in the country change. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    Gov. Doug Ducey, who is staunchly anti-abortion, ducked questions Friday on whether he would try to criminalize the procedure should the composition of the highest court in the country change. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Gov. Doug Ducey, who is staunchly anti-abortion, ducked questions Friday on whether he would try to criminalize the procedure should the composition of the highest court in the country change. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    President Donald Trump is expected to unveil his Supreme Court pick in the coming days, giving him the opportunity pick a nominee who could overturn Roe v. Wade. If that happens, what would Gov. Doug Ducey do?

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    President Donald Trump is expected to unveil his Supreme Court pick in the coming days, giving him the opportunity pick a nominee who could overturn Roe v. Wade. If that happens, what would Gov. Doug Ducey do?

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  • Proposed ballot initiatives could change the way Arizona operates

    Proposed ballot initiatives could change the way Arizona operates

    Friday, July 6 2018 9:09 PM EDT2018-07-07 01:09:28 GMT

    "This is the year of the people, there's no question," former Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard said of proposed ballot initiatives that could change the way Arizona pays for schools, powers the state, and funds elections.

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    "This is the year of the people, there's no question," former Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard said of proposed ballot initiatives that could change the way Arizona pays for schools, powers the state, and funds elections.

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  • Challenge filed to law barring collecting of mail-in ballots

    Challenge filed to law barring collecting of mail-in ballots

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-07-05 01:11:04 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 file photo)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5 file photo)
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 file photo)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5 file photo)

    Another legal challenge has been filed to a 2016 law that bars groups in Arizona from collecting early mail-in ballots from voters and delivering them as part of get-out-the-vote efforts.

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    Another legal challenge has been filed to a 2016 law that bars groups in Arizona from collecting early mail-in ballots from voters and delivering them as part of get-out-the-vote efforts.

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  • AZ Senate candidate accused of forging paperwork doesn't make Nov. ballot, judge says

    AZ Senate candidate accused of forging paperwork doesn't make Nov. ballot, judge says

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 9:21 AM EDT2018-06-27 13:21:20 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Court documents say Mark Syms only submitted 493 valid signatures, which is 757 short of the 1,250 required by law to appear on the November ballot

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    Court documents say Mark Syms only submitted 493 valid signatures, which is 757 short of the 1,250 required by law to appear on the November ballot

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  • Ducey allies end bid to knock primary challenger off ballot

    Ducey allies end bid to knock primary challenger off ballot

    Sunday, June 24 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-06-24 14:55:56 GMT
    File photo (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)File photo (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    A group of Gov. Doug Ducey supporters has ended a bid to knock a primary challenger off the ballot. 

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    A group of Gov. Doug Ducey supporters has ended a bid to knock a primary challenger off the ballot. 

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  • Arizona Senate candidate appeals Don Shooter’s eligibility

    Arizona Senate candidate appeals Don Shooter’s eligibility

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:02:49 GMT
    Rep. Don Shooter (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Rep. Don Shooter (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    Rep. Don Shooter (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Rep. Don Shooter (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    A state Senate candidate filed a legal challenge Tuesday with the Arizona Supreme Court, contesting a lower court ruling that allows an ousted legislator to run for office again. 

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    A state Senate candidate filed a legal challenge Tuesday with the Arizona Supreme Court, contesting a lower court ruling that allows an ousted legislator to run for office again. 

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  • Kirkpatrick wins suit that tried to kick her off ballot

    Kirkpatrick wins suit that tried to kick her off ballot

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:39:39 GMT
    FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2016, file photo, Democratic senatorial candidate U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., speaks to supporters during an election night party in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York, File)FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2016, file photo, Democratic senatorial candidate U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., speaks to supporters during an election night party in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York, File)
    FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2016, file photo, Democratic senatorial candidate U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., speaks to supporters during an election night party in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York, File)FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2016, file photo, Democratic senatorial candidate U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., speaks to supporters during an election night party in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York, File)

    A lawsuit funded by one of Kirkpatrick’s opponents sought to kick her off the ballot, alleging she falsely claimed she lived in an apartment in Tucson, when she actually resides in a condo in downtown Phoenix.

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    A lawsuit funded by one of Kirkpatrick’s opponents sought to kick her off the ballot, alleging she falsely claimed she lived in an apartment in Tucson, when she actually resides in a condo in downtown Phoenix.

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  • Judge: Expelled Arizona lawmaker Don Shooter can run for state House

    Judge: Expelled Arizona lawmaker Don Shooter can run for state House

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:43:00 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    A judge says the Arizona lawmaker ousted over allegations of sexual harassment can run for a seat in the state Senate.

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    A judge says the Arizona lawmaker ousted over allegations of sexual harassment can run for a seat in the state Senate.

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  • Judge mulls whether to keep Kirkpatrick’s name off ballot

    Judge mulls whether to keep Kirkpatrick’s name off ballot

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-06-19 02:25:27 GMT
    Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., speaks to supporters during an election night party, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., speaks to supporters during an election night party, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)
    Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., speaks to supporters during an election night party, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., speaks to supporters during an election night party, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)

    The lawsuit says she falsely stated on records that she lived in an apartment in Tucson, when she actually resides in a condo in downtown Phoenix.

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    The lawsuit says she falsely stated on records that she lived in an apartment in Tucson, when she actually resides in a condo in downtown Phoenix.

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  • Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey officially launches re-election campaign

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey officially launches re-election campaign

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:11:38 GMT
    File photo (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)File photo (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    File photo (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)File photo (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has officially launched his re-election campaign. 

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    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has officially launched his re-election campaign. 

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  • Hearing set in suit challenging Ann Kirkpatrick’s residency

    Hearing set in suit challenging Ann Kirkpatrick’s residency

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:45:43 GMT
    Former U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)Former U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
    Former U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)Former U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    A hearing is scheduled in a challenge of the home addresses listed by Congressional District 2 candidate Ann Kirkpatrick on her nominating petitions. 

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    A hearing is scheduled in a challenge of the home addresses listed by Congressional District 2 candidate Ann Kirkpatrick on her nominating petitions. 

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  • Judge mulls allowing expelled Arizona lawmaker on ballot

    Judge mulls allowing expelled Arizona lawmaker on ballot

    Friday, June 15 2018 9:10 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:10:00 GMT
    Expelled Arizona House Rep. Don Shooter, right, arrives at court with attorney Tim Nelson, left, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)Expelled Arizona House Rep. Don Shooter, right, arrives at court with attorney Tim Nelson, left, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
    Expelled Arizona House Rep. Don Shooter arrives at court Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Phoenix. A Maricopa County judge says she’ll decide tomorrow whether the former Yuma lawmaker can run for state Senate. (Source: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)Expelled Arizona House Rep. Don Shooter arrives at court Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Phoenix. A Maricopa County judge says she’ll decide tomorrow whether the former Yuma lawmaker can run for state Senate. (Source: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Rosa Mroz said she planned to release a decision Friday.

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    Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Rosa Mroz said she planned to release a decision Friday.

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  • Candidate accused of submitting forged paperwork

    Candidate accused of submitting forged paperwork

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-06-12 18:26:48 GMT
    Mark Syms, independent running for AZ. Senate, faces accusations of forged paperwork. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)Mark Syms, independent running for AZ. Senate, faces accusations of forged paperwork. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)
    Mark Syms, independent running for AZ. Senate, faces accusations of forged paperwork. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)Mark Syms, independent running for AZ. Senate, faces accusations of forged paperwork. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)

    Mark Syms, an independent candidate for the Arizona Senate, is now facing accusations that he submitted forged paperwork to qualify for the ballot.  Syms is running in Arizona's Legislative District 28, an area that covers parts of North Phoenix, Arcadia, and Paradise Valley.

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    Mark Syms, an independent candidate for the Arizona Senate, is now facing accusations that he submitted forged paperwork to qualify for the ballot.  Syms is running in Arizona's Legislative District 28, an area that covers parts of North Phoenix, Arcadia, and Paradise Valley.

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  • Lawsuit claims expelled lawmaker can’t run for office

    Lawsuit claims expelled lawmaker can’t run for office

    Monday, June 11 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-06-11 21:01:10 GMT
    Republican candidate Brent Backus claims Don Shooter doesn’t live at the Yuma address he supplied to state election officials. (Source: Associated Press)Republican candidate Brent Backus claims Don Shooter doesn’t live at the Yuma address he supplied to state election officials. (Source: Associated Press)
    Republican candidate Brent Backus claims Don Shooter doesn’t live at the Yuma address he supplied to state election officials. (Source: Associated Press)Republican candidate Brent Backus claims Don Shooter doesn’t live at the Yuma address he supplied to state election officials. (Source: Associated Press)

    A lawsuit claims an Arizona Republican expelled from the state House amid sexual misconduct allegations shouldn’t be allowed to run for state Senate because he doesn’t live in the district he’s seeking to represent.

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    A lawsuit claims an Arizona Republican expelled from the state House amid sexual misconduct allegations shouldn’t be allowed to run for state Senate because he doesn’t live in the district he’s seeking to represent.

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  • GOP Senate candidate Martha McSally's office removes video of her praising DACA

    GOP Senate candidate Martha McSally's office removes video of her praising DACA

    Friday, June 8 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-06-08 14:05:57 GMT
    In April 2017, McSally co-sponsored legislation that would provide legal status to some children of undocumented immigrants, but after deciding to run for senate in Arizona, she asked that she be removed as a co-sponsor last month. (Source: The AssociatedIn April 2017, McSally co-sponsored legislation that would provide legal status to some children of undocumented immigrants, but after deciding to run for senate in Arizona, she asked that she be removed as a co-sponsor last month. (Source: The Associated
    In April 2017, McSally co-sponsored legislation that would provide legal status to some children of undocumented immigrants, but after deciding to run for Senate in Arizona, she asked that she be removed as a co-sponsor last month. (Source: The AssociatedIn April 2017, McSally co-sponsored legislation that would provide legal status to some children of undocumented immigrants, but after deciding to run for Senate in Arizona, she asked that she be removed as a co-sponsor last month. (Source: The Associated

    In April 2017, McSally co-sponsored legislation that would provide legal status to some children of undocumented immigrants/

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    In April 2017, McSally co-sponsored legislation that would provide legal status to some children of undocumented immigrants/

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  • Ducey faces challenger in Republican gubernatorial primary

    Ducey faces challenger in Republican gubernatorial primary

    Thursday, May 31 2018 1:09 PM EDT2018-05-31 17:09:45 GMT
    A former Arizona secretary of state will challenge Gov. Doug Ducey in the Republican primary on Aug. 28. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)A former Arizona secretary of state will challenge Gov. Doug Ducey in the Republican primary on Aug. 28. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    A former Arizona secretary of state will challenge Gov. Doug Ducey in the Republican primary on Aug. 28. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)A former Arizona secretary of state will challenge Gov. Doug Ducey in the Republican primary on Aug. 28. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    A former Arizona secretary of state will challenge Gov. Doug Ducey in the Republican primary on Aug. 28.

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    A former Arizona secretary of state will challenge Gov. Doug Ducey in the Republican primary on Aug. 28.

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  • Ducey challenger David Garcia files signatures Tuesday to be on ballot

    Ducey challenger David Garcia files signatures Tuesday to be on ballot

    Wednesday, May 30 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-05-30 19:15:59 GMT
    David Garcia announced on Wednesday he's running for Arizona governor. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)David Garcia announced on Wednesday he's running for Arizona governor. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    More than a month after announcing his bid to become Arizona’s next governor, Democratic candidate David Garcia is filing the signatures he needs to get on the ballot.

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    More than a month after announcing his bid to become Arizona’s next governor, Democratic candidate David Garcia is filing the signatures he needs to get on the ballot.

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  • It's official: Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton has resigned

    It's official: Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton has resigned

    Wednesday, May 30 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-05-30 14:15:50 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Greg Stanton officially announced his resignation as mayor of Phoenix at noon on Tuesday. It was an expected move, since he declared his run for Congress in October 2017.  

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    Greg Stanton officially announced his resignation as mayor of Phoenix at noon on Tuesday. It was an expected move, since he declared his run for Congress in October 2017.  

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  • Kyrsten Sinema files petition for U.S. Senate race

    Kyrsten Sinema files petition for U.S. Senate race

    Wednesday, May 30 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-05-30 14:15:42 GMT
    Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema speaks to the media before she filed her petitions for the U.S. Senate race Tuesday morning in Phoenix(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema speaks to the media before she filed her petitions for the U.S. Senate race Tuesday morning in Phoenix(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    She filed more than 10,000 petitions to officially make the ballot.

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    She filed more than 10,000 petitions to officially make the ballot.

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  • Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio mum on details of Trump policies

    Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio mum on details of Trump policies

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:59:10 GMT
    Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrives Tuesday at the Arizona Secretary of State’s office in Phoenix to turn in petition signatures in his bid to appear on the ballot in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrives Tuesday at the Arizona Secretary of State’s office in Phoenix to turn in petition signatures in his bid to appear on the ballot in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)
    Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrives Tuesday at the Arizona Secretary of State’s office in Phoenix to turn in petition signatures in his bid to appear on the ballot in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrives Tuesday at the Arizona Secretary of State’s office in Phoenix to turn in petition signatures in his bid to appear on the ballot in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)

    In his 24 years as metro Phoenix’s sheriff, Arpaio wasn’t known for immersing himself in the policies and inner workings of his office and often prided himself on farming out those details to his underlings.

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    In his 24 years as metro Phoenix’s sheriff, Arpaio wasn’t known for immersing himself in the policies and inner workings of his office and often prided himself on farming out those details to his underlings.

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  • Arpaio ready to file signatures for Senate run

    Arpaio ready to file signatures for Senate run

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:02:28 GMT
    Former Maricopa County Sheriff and U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio speaks at his office, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Fountain Hills, Ariz. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)Former Maricopa County Sheriff and U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio speaks at his office, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Fountain Hills, Ariz. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)
    Former Maricopa County Sheriff and U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio speaks at his office, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Fountain Hills, Ariz. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)Former Maricopa County Sheriff and U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio speaks at his office, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Fountain Hills, Ariz. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)

    “I’m deeply honored and humbled by the outpouring of support for this campaign," Arpaio said in a written statement.

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    “I’m deeply honored and humbled by the outpouring of support for this campaign," Arpaio said in a written statement.

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  • Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton announces resignation ahead of congressional race

    Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton announces resignation ahead of congressional race

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:02:02 GMT
    Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton announced his resignation as he moves closer to his race for Congress. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton announced his resignation as he moves closer to his race for Congress. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Greg Stanton officially announced Monday that he will resign as mayor of Phoenix on May 29, an expected move ever since he declared his run for Congress in October 2017.

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    Greg Stanton officially announced Monday that he will resign as mayor of Phoenix on May 29, an expected move ever since he declared his run for Congress in October 2017.

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  • Democrats get giddy about a perennial target: Arizona

    Democrats get giddy about a perennial target: Arizona

    Friday, May 18 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:38:07 GMT
    In this Wednesday, May 9, 2018 photo, Arizona Democratic District 27 Chair Fern Ward, right, and Vice Chair Maritza Saenz react to a speaker during their legislative meeting in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)In this Wednesday, May 9, 2018 photo, Arizona Democratic District 27 Chair Fern Ward, right, and Vice Chair Maritza Saenz react to a speaker during their legislative meeting in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)

    Two Arizona brothers fooled donors nationwide into giving more than $50 million during the last decade to at least nine political action committees that posed as advocates for such causes as autism and law enforcement but were really bogus, authorities said Thursday.

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    Two Arizona brothers fooled donors nationwide into giving more than $50 million during the last decade to at least nine political action committees that posed as advocates for such causes as autism and law enforcement but were really bogus, authorities said Thursday.

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  • Clean Energy ballot initiative could take Palo Verde nuclear plant off the grid

    Clean Energy ballot initiative could take Palo Verde nuclear plant off the grid

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:17 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:17:11 GMT
    The Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station occupies about 4,000 acres in Tonopah, 50 miles west of Phoenix. (Source: Jenna Miller/Cronkite News)The Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station occupies about 4,000 acres in Tonopah, 50 miles west of Phoenix. (Source: Jenna Miller/Cronkite News)
    The Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station occupies about 4,000 acres in Tonopah, 50 miles west of Phoenix. (Source: Jenna Miller/Cronkite News)The Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station occupies about 4,000 acres in Tonopah, 50 miles west of Phoenix. (Source: Jenna Miller/Cronkite News)

    The Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station is the nation’s largest power producer, serving 4 million people across the Southwest and providing about 35 percent of Arizona’s electric power. At least for now.

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    The Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station is the nation’s largest power producer, serving 4 million people across the Southwest and providing about 35 percent of Arizona’s electric power. At least for now.

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