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Oct 18, 2022

Biden vows abortion legislation as top priority next year

President Joe Biden promised Tuesday that the first bill he sends to Capitol Hill next year will be one that codifies Roe v. Wade — if Democrats control enough seats in Congress for Biden to sign abortion protections into law — in a speech designed to energize his party's voters just three weeks ahead of the November midterms.

Jun 11, 2021

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich enters US Senate race

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Thursday he's running for U.S. Senate, becoming the third major candidate seeking the Republican nomination to take on Democrat Mark Kelly.

Mar 2, 2021

Motive behind ‘ballot harvest’ law crux of SCOTUS debate

The question of whether Arizona gets to keep its ban on "ballot harvesting'' could turn on what was in the mind of a now-ejected state legislator who first proposed the law and how that affected his colleagues.

Oct 6, 2020

9th Circuit suspends ruling to allow time to fix unsigned ballots

A federal appeals court has put a hold on a judge's ruling that gave people extra time after Election Day to sign their ballots.

Sep 16, 2020

GOP takes another bite at early ballot lawsuit losses

The Trump re-election committee is making a last-ditch effort to keep a new deadline for people to sign their mail-in ballots from taking effect this year.

Sep 11, 2020

Judge rules Arizona voters get 5 days after election to sign ballot

Arizonans who forget to sign their early ballots before dropping them in the mail are entitled to up to five days to "cure'' the problem and get their votes counted, a federal judge has ruled.

Jul 4, 2020

Hobbs asks high court to decline ‘ballot harvesting’ case

Secretary of State Katie Hobbs is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to spurn a request by Attorney General Mark Brnovich to defend Arizona's ban on "ballot harvesting.''

Jun 29, 2020

Ballot order law constitutional, federal judge rules

A federal judge has tossed a bid by Democrats to get their candidates a higher spot on the ballot in Republican-dominated counties. U.S. District Court Judge Diane Humetewa, a President Obama appointee, ruled June 25 that the individuals who challenged the way state law determines ballot order have no legal standing to sue because they […]

Jan 21, 2020

GOP, state ask court to keep status quo on ballot order

Attorneys for the state and Republican legislative leaders are asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit by Democrats challenging the way candidates are listed on the ballot.

Michele Reagan
Jul 28, 2017

Federal judge denies state officials access to Democratic voter data

A federal judge on July 24 denied the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office’s attempt to get privileged documents containing voter demographics and related information from the national and local Democratic Party.

Arizona residents Andrea Adum, fourth from right, and Mayra Canales, to her left, were arrested at an immigration reform protest at the Democratic National Committee. (Cronkite News photo by Laurie Liles)
Sep 23, 2014

Arizonans arrested at Democratic headquarters in immigration protest

Two Arizona women were among those arrested Monday at the Democratic National Committee’s headquarters where protesters chided President Barack Obama’s “broken promise” to take action on immigration reform before the end of this summer.

Sep 11, 2014

Democratic National Committee visits Phoenix

Friction between the Obama administration and Arizona Republican lawmakers won't influence whether Phoenix gets picked as the site of the party's 2016 national convention, a top Democratic National Committee official said.