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Arizona

  1. politics
    Kyrsten Sinema Followed Into Bathroom by ProtestersSinema was also confronted by progressive activists at Reagan National Airport and by a DACA recipient on her flight.
  2. explainer
    Why Trump’s Election-Audit Circus Just Won’t EndA guide to Arizona’s sloppy recount, why other Republican-led states are following suit, and what “audit” proponents are really after.
  3. politics
    Maricopa County Will Replace Voting Machines ‘Audited’ by Cyber NinjasArizona’s most populous county won’t be reusing the machines, citing concerns they could have been tampered with during the partisan audit.
  4. maga
    Election ‘Audit’ Fever Spreads Beyond ArizonaFrom New Hampshire to Wisconsin and even California, recounts are being used to supposedly vindicate Trump and justify voter suppression.
  5. vision 2020
    Arizona Republicans Want to Keep Recounting 2020 Vote Until Trump WinsA bizarre post-postelection audit ordered by the Arizona state senate and conducted by a MAGA-adjacent firm shows 2020 may never end for Trump fans.
  6. voting rights
    The States Following Georgia’s Lead on Voter SuppressionSimilar voting restrictions could soon be enacted in key Republican-controlled states like Arizona, Florida, New Hampshire, and Texas.
  7. contested election
    Tuesday’s ‘Safe Harbor’ Deadline Should End Trump’s Failed CoupNearly every state has certified its results and electors, which — after December 8 — should cut off further challenges.
  8. redistricting
    Democrats Face a Redistricting DisasterDemocrats missed many targets for flipping legislative chambers. Only the rise of independent commissions to draw maps is limiting the damage.
  9. 2020 election
    Everyone Else Finally Calls Arizona for Joe BidenFox News and the AP are no longer on an island.
  10. 2020 elections
    2020 Was a Disaster for Democrats Trying to Take Over State HousesAn ambitious and expensive effort to bust up Republican power in the states fell flat.
  11. politics
    Arizona Is Ready to Toss Trump — and the Rest of the GOPIn the waning days of the election, Jeff Flake sees a Democratic tide coming to sweep over the state that elected him, McCain, and Goldwater.
  12. poll position
    New, Highly Credible Polls Offer Bad News For TrumpTrump is not doing well in states he really needs to win (like Arizona), and his troubles are dragging down Republican Senate candidates.
  13. vision 2020
    Polls: Biden Maintains Electoral College Lead, But It’s FragilePolls show a slightly eroding Biden lead nationally, but he’s in great shape unless the margin falls below 3 percent.
  14. vision 2020
    Kanye West’s Nearly $7 Million Presidential Campaign Has Hit Some Legal SnagsThe rapper has been thrown off the ballot in another two swing states, while his overdue financial disclosures have revealed more GOP ties.
  15. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Hot Spot States by the NumbersA rundown of states — like Arizona, Florida, and Texas — facing alarming summer outbreaks, including closures, caseloads, and hospitalizations.
  16. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Deaths Are Catching Up to the Case SurgeAs New York City has its first day in months without a COVID-19 death, the country’s new hot spots are seeing deaths spike.
  17. vision 2020
    Trump Targeting Wrong Battleground States, Just As Clinton Did in 2016The president needs to focus on lifting his national numbers, not “playing defense” in Ohio or Iowa.
  18. coronavirus
    Who Is Getting the Coronavirus in America Now?Young people are driving the surge in cases across the U.S., but they’re not the only ones getting infected.
  19. coronavirus
    What Life Is Like Amid the Arizona Coronavirus OutbreakScenes from a hotspot.
  20. coronavirus
    The Failed U.S. Reopening Has Served Up a Feast for the CoronavirusThe second peak of America’s coronavirus crisis has begun, and once again there is no end in sight.
  21. coronavirus
    Trump to Speak at Rally of Thousands in Arizona Despite Coronavirus SurgeOn Monday, the state set a record for COVID-19 hospitalizations. On Tuesday, Trump will attend a huge indoor rally.
  22. vision 2020
    Biden Needs Latinos for Any Raid on Sun Belt Red StatesThis is one minority group with which Joe Biden’s name is not golden.
  23. democratic primaries
    Another Sweep for Joe Biden in Florida, Illinois, and ArizonaBiden wins decisively in three diverse states, with a possible primary drought approaching.
  24. vision 2020
    What to Expect in the March 17 Presidential PrimariesJoe Biden is expected to have another winning primary day, but Ohio won’t be one of the states he carries: The governor postponed the vote until June.
  25. vision 2020
    Biden-Sanders Debate Moved From Arizona to D.C. Over Coronavirus FearsThere won’t be an audience or a spin room, so it doesn’t much matter where the debate occurs.
  26. vision 2020
    Democrats Still Have Multiple Routes to 2020 Electoral College WinIt’s not necessarily all about the Rust Belt.
  27. arizona
    ‘Sheriff’ Joe Arpaio Announces Campaign for Maricopa County SheriffTo announce his campaign, the 87-year-old serial abuser of civil rights said in a press release: “Watch out world! We Are Back!”
  28. vision 2020
    How Trump Could Thread the Needle Again and Win While Losing the Popular VoteIf it all comes down to Wisconsin, Democrats should worry.
  29. border wall
    Border Communities Are Rising Up Against Trump’s WallPeople closest to the border are among those most opposed to the wall.
  30. state legislatures
    West Virginia Leads States With Boys’ Club LegislaturesSome states, like Massachusetts (bad) and Georgia (relatively good), defy partisan stereotypes on legislative gender balance.
  31. education
    Arizona Lawmakers Are Looking to Stifle Teachers’ Political SpeechMonths after the teacher walkout, lawmakers rolled out bills that would allow the firing of educators who talk politics, religion, and race in class.
  32. 2020 elections
    Should Democrats Focus On the Heartland or the Sunbelt in 2020?The midterm results don’t really dictate either approach, but a 2020 candidate might.
  33. 2018 midterms
    Poll: Democrats Lead Senate Races in Arizona and TennesseeIf Democrats can pull off an upset in the Volunteer State, their chances of taking the Senate improve dramatically.
  34. Arizona Court Kills Taxes-for-Education Ballot InitiativeA grassroots effort to boost taxes on the wealthy to pay for education improvements was shot down, but the general election could become a referendum.
  35. Martha McSally Defeats Kelli Ward and Joe Arpaio in Arizona GOP Senate PrimaryThe Establishment favorite won, giving Republicans their best shot at beating Democratic candidate Kyrsten Sinema in November.
  36. education
    Arizona Teacher Strike Leads to Ballot Fights Over School Funding, VouchersPrompted by the spring strike, voters must decide on a proposed high-end tax increase for education and a major voucher expansion.
  37. Looks Like Republicans Will Avoid a Special Election for McCain’s SeatGOP Governor Doug Ducey will name a successor to John McCain if he vacates his Senate seat, who will likely not face voters until 2020.
  38. select all
    Uber Pedestrian Death Probably Caused by SoftwareArizona has since indefinitely suspended Uber from autonomous driving tests.
  39. Arizona Passes New Education Funding to End Teachers’ StrikeStriking teachers won more than Republicans ever wanted to give — but much less than they had demanded.
  40. Mike Pence Praises Notorious Criminal As Champion of the ‘Rule of Law’The vice-president gave that title to Joe Arpaio — who tortured inmates, violated court orders, and framed an innocent man for attempted murder.
  41. teachers strikes
    Teacher Protests Spread to Colorado As Arizona Strike BeginsThere’s no immediate sign of progress in the deadlock between teachers and Republicans in Arizona, and now Colorado teachers are launching protests.
  42. arizona
    GOP Holds House Seat in Deep Red Arizona, But It’s Way Too Close for ComfortA double-digit win in Tuesday’s special election would have been reassuring to Republicans nationwide, but it looks like they fell short.
  43. For Dems, Close Counts in Horseshoes, Hand Grenades, & AZ-08’s Special ElectionIn Arizona’s heavily Republican Eighth District, an upset like Pennsylvania’s is unlikely, but a close race could be a good sign for Democrats.
  44. Why the GOP Is Worried About an Arizona Special Election Dems Probably Won’t WinTuesday’s special election for the seat formerly held by Trent Franks can help calm Republicans’ midterm fears — or send them into a panic.
  45. The Third Major Red-State Teachers Strike of 2018 Will Start Next WeekArizona educators voted overwhelming to strike after rejecting a pay-raise plan from that state’s governor.
  46. Oklahoma Teachers Win a Partial VictoryNow teachers have forced GOP politicians into raising pay in a second state. But the fight continues in other states, spilling over into elections.
  47. The Teachers’ Strikes Have Exposed the GOP’s Achilles HeelThe red-state rebellion has revealed that the GOP’s “starve the beast” agenda is deeply unpopular with the party’s own voters.
  48. teachers strike
    Teachers Go on Strike in Two More Red StatesEducators are walking off the job in Kentucky and (again) in Oklahoma as their conflicts with GOP state lawmakers intensify.
  49. Red-State Teacher Unrest Just Keeps SpreadingThe wave of protests and strikes isn’t just about pay, but about GOP tax-cut-driven starvation of education spending.
  50. Lou Dobbs Clip Inspires Trump to Undermine His Own Legal Position on ImmigrationImagine the chagrin of Justice Department lawyers who woke up to find that a tweet from POTUS had sabotaged their legal fight with California.
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