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Tovar’s challenge: Uniting a divided Democratic caucus (access required)

Senate Minority Leader Anna Tovar (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)

Sen. Anna Tovar enters her first session as minority leader, having ousted Sen. Leah Landrum Taylor from the post during the interim. Tovar is tasked with uniting a now divided Democratic Caucus – some lawmakers are still bitter over Landrum Taylor’s ouster – and continuing to make Democrats’ presence felt at the Capitol, perhaps as an ongoing part of a coalition of Democrats and some Republicans.

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Campbell hopes Democrats can play key role in budget, legislative process (access required)

Arizona House Minority Leader Chad Campbell (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)

House Democratic Leader Chad Campbell of Phoenix is entering his eighth and final year as a lawmaker, coming off of a huge win last year when Democrats were able to pass a budget including some of their key priorities with the help from a few Republicans and Gov. Jan Brewer. Campbell is hoping it won’t be a one-time deal and the minority party can become a real part of the budget and legislative process this year and beyond.

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