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KJZZ’s The Show: Friday Newscap revisits some of the biggest news stories of the week in Arizona and beyond.

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May 24, 2024

KJZZ’s Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week from Arizona and beyond. To talk about the arraignment of many of the "fake electors," the Senate giving its OK to a border security ballot measure and more, The Show sat down with Chip Scutari of S+C Communications and attorney Tom Ryan.

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May 17, 2024

To talk about a border security ballot measure stalling — for now — in the Legislature, another ballot measure on elections moving forward and more, The Show sat down with Lorna Romero Ferguson with Elevate Strategies and former state lawmaker Aaron Lieberman.

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May 10, 2024

To analyze the new border security measure GOP lawmakers are looking to send to November’s ballot, a new poll on Arizona’s presidential and U.S. Senate races and more, The Show sat down with Matthew Benson of Veridus and Democratic strategist Tony Cani.

May 03, 2024

Doug Cole of HighGround and former state lawmaker Jen Longdon joined The Show to talk about Gov. Katie Hobbs signing the bill to repeal Arizona’s 1864 abortion law, a new border and immigration measure that could be sent to November’s ballot and more.

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April 26, 2024

To break down the indictment of 11 so-called “fake electors” in Arizona, the state House repealing the 1864 abortion law and more, The Show sat down with former state lawmaker Regina Cobb and attorney and former Congressional staffer Roy Herrera.

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April 19, 2024

KJZZ’s Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week from Arizona and beyond. Former Arizona schools Superintendent Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez and Gaelle Esposito of Creosote Partners joined The Show to talk about the latest on efforts to repeal Arizona’s 1864 abortion law at the state Capitol, a pair of lawmakers withdrawing from their reelection bids and more. 

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April 12, 2024

Paul Bentz of HighGround and former Congressional candidate Anita Malik joined The Show to talk about the Arizona Supreme Court’s ruling on abortion, the state Legislature moving to a one day a week schedule and more. 

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April 05, 2024

This week, abortion rights advocates are one step closer to getting an initiative on the Arizona ballot, and GOP leaders are pushing for stricter immigration measures. Stacy Pearson of Lumen Strategies and Matt Benson with the firm Veridus joined The Show to talk about these and more of the week’s headlines.

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March 29, 2024

Barrett Marson of Marson Media and former state lawmaker and gubernatorial candidate Aaron Lieberman joined The Show this week to talk about Kari Lake’s decision to ask the court to determine the damages in a defamation lawsuit against her, a new legislative committee formed to look into executive oversight and more.

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March 22, 2024

KJZZ’s Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week from Arizona and beyond. Marcus Dell’Artino of First Strategic and Dawn Penich-Thacker of Agave Strategy join The Show to talk about the results of Arizona’s Presidential Preference Election, the governor vetoing a housing bill and more.

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March 15, 2024

Former state schools Superintendent Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez and Democratic strategist Tony Cani joined The Show to talk about GOP lawmakers pledging to send Gov. Katie Hobbs more border-related bills, a bipartisan group of lawmakers asking the governor to sign a housing bill and more.

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March 08, 2024

Lorna Romero Ferguson of Elevate Strategies and Gaelle Esposito of Creosote Partners joined The Show to talk about Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s reelection decision, Gov. Katie Hobbs’ veto of an immigration-related bill and more.

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March 01, 2024

To talk about a new entrant into the GOP primary for Maricopa County recorder, more immigration bills moving through the state Legislature and more, The Show sat down with Doug Cole of HighGround and Karl Gentles of The Gentles Agency.

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February 23, 2024

Marcus Dell’Artino of First Strategic and Stacy Pearson of Lumen Strategies joined The Show to talk about U.S. Rep. Debbie Lesko running for Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, a series of immigration-related bills advancing at the state Capitol, a spat between two high-profile Arizona Republicans and more.

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February 09, 2024

Paul Bentz of HighGround and Mike Haener of Lumen Strategies joined The Show to talk about the failure of a border security bill to even make it to debate in the U.S. Senate, a compromise on election issues in the state Legislature and more.

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February 02, 2024

Former Arizona House Minority Leader Reginald Bolding and Chip Scutari of S+C Communications joined The Show to talk about the new chair of the Arizona Republican Party, the resignation of an embattled state lawmaker and more.

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January 26, 2024

Lorna Romero Ferguson of Elevate Strategies and and Democratic strategist Tony Cani joined This Show to talk about Jeff DeWit resigning as chair of the Arizona Republican Party amid charges of bribery, a new state effort to deal with immigration and more.

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January 19, 2024

Former state schools superintendent Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez and Dawn Penich-Thacker of Agave Strategy joined The Show to discuss Gov. Katie Hobbs’ proposed budget, the debate over the future of the Arizona Commerce Authority and more.

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January 12, 2024

KJZZ’s Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week from Arizona and beyond. Matthew Benson of the public relations firm Veridus and attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera joined The Show this week to talk about Gov. Katie Hobbs’ State of the State speech, legislative Republicans’ response to it and more.

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January 05, 2024

KJZZ’s Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week from Arizona and beyond. Reginald Bolding, a former Democratic state lawmaker, and Marcus Dell'Artino, Republican consultant with First Strategic, joined The Show to talk more about the start of a new legislative session, the state's budget deficit and the election year.

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