The Arizona Senate President is calling for an additional audit of the voter-approved agency that runs programs for early childhood health and development. This request comes one day after the group formally opposed the legislative leader’s education funding proposal.
Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced Thursday that he'll be dropping out of the race for speaker of the U.S. House. The move was announced at a closed door meeting of GOP lawmakers who were scheduled to cast secret ballots for their nominee. Representative David Schweikert of Arizona said his initial reaction to the news was shock.