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The Breakdown, Episode 7: ‘Hamilton’ was bound to come up sometime

 

Debbie Lesko (Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)

Debbie Lesko is one of two Republican candidates believed to be leading the special primary election race in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District. Steve Montenegro is her key challenger in this final week of campaigning ahead of election day on Feb. 27. (Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)

The Arizona Capitol Times team didn’t know how to say no to a “Hamilton” tribute, and “licenses schmicenses” was a real topic of conversation.

What a time to be at the Capitol.

The legislature is following Gov. Doug Ducey’s lead on professional licenses for a wide range of professions. And while some bills may not have succeeded last week, their intentions left a mark.

Meanwhile, the special primary election in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District is on Feb 27. The conventional wisdom says its a two-person race, but that doesn’t anyone is throwing in the towel just yet, including Democrats.

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