Donald Trump

Sep 13, 2023

Experts warn of radicalization pipeline as Sedona wellness communities, anti-government groups share space

By blending alternative wellness offerings with events more traditionally aligned with the far right, experts say such shared spaces have become a pathway to radicalization among populations already predisposed to conspiratorial thinking.  

Aug 17, 2023

Presidential shenanigans nothing new to nation

All is fair in love, war and politics. But, despite the overwhelming historical ignorance of the modern media, this is not new territory. 

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Aug 15, 2023

Ducey criticizes Trump indictments

Arizona's last Republican governor criticized prosecutors for bringing criminal charges against former President Trump.

Jul 16, 2023

Court to hear arguments on full hand counts in Cochise County

At least one appellate court judge appears ready to let Cochise County do a full hand count of its early ballots. But not of those voted at polling places.

Jul 13, 2023

US House majority in play next year after weak GOP midterm showing, court ruling

 Republican Rep. David Schweikert used to win his wealthy, suburban Phoenix congressional district by nearly 30 points. Then Donald Trump was elected president, and his victories started shrinking.

Cochise County, election, recorder, judge
Feb 8, 2023

How an Arizona official is making Cochise County a “laboratory” for election skepticism

David Stevens had never supervised a ballot count. He didn’t know how he would count nearly 50,000 ballots by hand, who would help, or where he would find enough space to do it. But that didn’t dissuade him.

Jan 3, 2023

After 8 years, Ducey hands off a changed Arizona to Hobbs

Former Gov. Doug Ducey officially turned over the governor’s office to Gov. Katie Hobbs on Monday, marking a shift in party power at the state’s highest office and the end of a lengthy and consequential era in Arizona politics. 

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Dec 9, 2022

Cyber Ninjas lawyer, Trump attorney file election contest for Lake

In a wide-ranging lawsuit filed on Friday afternoon, attorneys for former Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake asked a Maricopa County judge to throw out the results of her election loss. The election contest lawsuit asks the court to declare Lake the winner – or order a new election. 

Dec 4, 2022

Longtime Arizona GOP Rep. Jim Kolbe dies at 80

Jim Kolbe, a Republican congressman who represented a heavily Democratic region of Arizona for more than two decades and was a proponent of gay rights, has died. He was 80.

Nov 23, 2022

Hints of lawsuit, but no legal action from Lake

After a campaign in which she all but promised not to accept defeat, Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake has stuck to her word and hasn’t conceded the race she lost. 

Nov 8, 2022

Stanton leads Trump-endorsed Cooper in CD4

Democratic Congressman Greg Stanton looks poised to keep his congressional seat out of the hands of Trump-endorsed Republican challenger Kelly Cooper, although his lead narrowed overnight.

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Nov 3, 2022

Obama rally speakers bash ‘dangerous’ GOP ticket, limit praise of Hobbs

Former President Barack Obama made his first appearance in Arizona this election cycle on Wednesday to rally support for the Democratic ticket and asked voters from all parties to reject Trump endorsees.