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The Breakdown: Not backing down


(Photo by Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

(Photo by Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Republicans still hold the majority at the Legislature and significant posts at the state level, and they’re not afraid to exercise that power.

Arizona has elected its first Democratic secretary of state in 20 years, but just because the voters have expressed faith in Katie Hobbs doesn’t mean the GOP will give her an easy time in office.

If you though their attacks against Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes were tough, just you wait.

And Republicans are flexing at the state Legislature. Though they now hold a slim two-member majority, three critical committees will be split by much more favorable margins.

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Music in this episode included “Creative Minds,” “Funky Element” and “Energy” by Bensound.

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