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Jury award shows discrimination crosses party lines

Justice word engraved on the pediment of the courthouse

America has a black women problem. The president of the United States told two congresswomen to go back to Africa. And not one elected Arizona Republican has denounced him. They have not even mustered a half-hearted and insincere rebuke of the head of their party within the first 48-hours of this racist screed.

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Lesko misleads voters on Democrat’s priorities, her record

In this June 13, 2006, file photo, Utah National Guard soldiers work on extending a border fence in San Luis, Ariz., President Donald Trump said April 3, 2018, he wants to use the military to secure the U.S.-Mexico border until his promised border wall is built.

Three things are clear after reading U.S. Rep. Debbie Lesko’s June 27 opinion piece accusing Democrats of not wanting to address the crisis at the border: her willingness to mislead voters on the facts, her willingness to blame others for Congress’ inability to address the problem, and proving she has no solution herself.

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Hiring school counselors can’t wait

Lockers in empty high school corridor

In Arizona, help for our schools can always wait, it seems. A 903-1 student-to-counselor ratio is an emergency. The consequences of delay could be tragic. Our state's response requires more urgency than "wait until next year."

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Session Wrap with David Bradley (access required)

David Bradley

David Bradley, D-Tucson, started his first year as minority leader determined to be the last Democrat to hold that post. By the end of what Bradley described as an “intriguing” session, Senate Democrats came closer to negotiating the state budget than they have in years.

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