U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego
Mar 25, 2019

Gallego declines to run for Arizona Senate seat

Congressman Ruben Gallego says he won't run for the U.S. Senate, likely avoiding a contentious fight for the Democratic nomination to finish John McCain's last term.

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Feb 13, 2019

Top aide to Arizona AG appointed as US attorney for Arizona

en. Martha McSally announced Tuesday that Trump had nominated Michael Bailey for the post. The appointment is subject to U.S. Senate confirmation.

Feb 12, 2019

Kelly: Border is porous, no opinion on single-payer health care

Former astronaut Mark Kelly waded into the political arena Tuesday, making a bid for U.S. Senate and hoping to prove to Arizonans he about more than just gun control.

Dec 26, 2018

Arizona projected to gain seat in U.S. House

It's beginning to look like Arizona's going to have a bit more congressional clout after 2022.

Nov 28, 2018

Ex-Rep. Ed Pastor, Arizona’s 1st Hispanic congressman, dies

Former U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor, Arizona's first Hispanic congressman, has died at age 75.

Greg Stanton, a former member of the Phoenix City Council, celebrates as election returns come in. (Cronkite News Service Photo by Joanne Ingram)
Nov 16, 2018

Kirkpatrick, Stanton join freshmen in strong Democratic House class

Arizona’s two newest members of Congress joined more than 80 other newly elected House members for freshmen orientation November 13, as Democrats prepare to seize control of the lower chamber for the first time in eight years.

Oct 3, 2018

Fife Symington considers 2020 Senate run

Former Gov. Fife Symington is contemplating running in the 2020 special election to fill the seat long held by Sen. John McCain.

Sep 5, 2018

Former Republican AG Grant Woods considers run for U.S. Senate in 2020 as Democrat

John McCain's first congressional chief of staff and the former Republican state attorney general is weighing a bid to win his seat when it becomes available again in 2020 -- as a Democrat.

Sep 4, 2018

McCain through one photographer’s eye

Photographer Timon Harper was listening to NewsTalk 550 KFYI one morning and heard Sen. John McCain say he was eyeing a presidential run. It was the late-1990s.

Aug 30, 2018

Friends remember the Maverick

The personal loss felt by many was apparent in every tribute delivered at North Phoenix Baptist Church on August 30, but Biden’s eulogy spoke to a grander loss for democracy - the loss of the civility and values that allowed a Democrat like Biden to befriend a Republican like McCain.

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Aug 27, 2018

Text of farewell statement from Sen. McCain before his death

Farewell, fellow Americans. God bless you, and God bless America."

Aug 26, 2018

For McCain, a cross-country funeral procession in the works

Two former presidents are expected to speak at Sen. John McCain's service and he will lie in state in both the nation's capital and Arizona as part of a cross-country funeral procession ending with his burial at the U.S. Naval Academy, according to plans taking shape Sunday.