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Sen. Rios suspects Republicans will seek more anti-abortion legislation
After the reversal of Roe v. Wade, Arizona Senate Democratic leader Rebecca Rios says Republican state lawmakers will likely push for more anti-abortion legislation in the next session.
Department of Justice could sue Arizona over Voter ID law
The federal government is planning to sue Arizona over a new state law that requires proof of citizenship to vote for president.
Analyst says threats on election officials horrific and terrifying
Due to ongoing threats from supporters of Donald Trump, a pair of Republican elections officials are resigning in Yavapai County.
Do Celebrity Endorsements Move The Needle?
Earlier this month, Taylor Swift ended her practice of not talking politics, and took to Instagram to formally endorse two Democratic candidates in her home state of Tennessee. She is, of course, not the first celebrity to let fans know which candidates they support or oppose.
Oct. 18, 2018
WATCH: Phoenix Mayoral Panel
KJZZ's Mark Brodie, co-host of The Show, asked Phoenix mayoral candidates Kate Gallego, Moses Sanchez, Nicholas Sarwark and Daniel Valenzuela how they plan to lead the nation's fifth largest city into the future.
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Oct. 18, 2018
Millions Of Dollars Behind AZ Corp Comm Elections
Groups supporting Democrats have put up $2.8 million for ad buys and groups backing Republicans have earmarked $3.2 million for elections.
Oct. 18, 2018
AZ To Vote On School Voucher Expansion
After Gov. Ducey signed into law last year a measure to expand the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Account — or ESA — program, a new group formed to oppose it.
Oct. 18, 2018
Chispa Spending Millions On Dems In Corp. Comm. Race
More money is coming to the Arizona Corporation Commission race.
Oct. 18, 2018
WATCH: 3rd Congressional District Candidates Debate
Arizona's 3rd Congressional District candidates, Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva and Republican Nicolas Pierson, debated Wednesday night in Tucson. Grijalva is the incumbent, having served as the district's representative since 2013. Grijalva is the incumbent, having served as the district's representative since 2013.
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Oct. 17, 2018
Poll Shows Promising Turnout Of Latino Voters
There’s been talk for years in Arizona that the Latino vote here will turn the state blue — or at least a new shade of purple.
Oct. 17, 2018
Fact-Checking The McSally, Sinema Debate
Arizona’s Senate candidates Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally sparred over health care during their debate on Monday night. Both candidates made claims about each other’s record on health care.
Oct. 17, 2018
Prop 127 Could Be Most Expensive Campaign In AZ History
The fight over Proposition 127 appears to be on track to set a record in Arizona: the most expensive ballot measure ever — and the money is pouring in from both sides.
Oct. 17, 2018
Billboards Across Phoenix Remind Residents To Vote
Remember those billboards years ago that were supposed to be messages from God? “Don’t make me come down there” or “we need to talk” they would say. Now some new eye-catching billboards — over 200 of them — are popping up in the Valley with a one-word message: Vote.
Oct. 17, 2018
Several Orgs Push Against Douglas School Standards
There has been an ongoing debate over new state education standards based on those of conservative Hillsdale College in Michigan. Now, 17 organizations are speaking out against Douglas’s proposed standards.
Oct. 17, 2018
Whats The Role Of Big Donors In Local Elections?
We talked on The Show about the millions of dollars flowing in, both to support and defeat Proposition 127. But the opposition to 127 has focused a lot on the measure’s billionaire funding source — a name we’ve heard a lot.
Oct. 17, 2018
What Are Arizonas Candidates Spending Their Funds On?
All federal candidates just filed their latest campaign finance reports with the Federal Election Commission.
Oct. 16, 2018
The Good And The Bad of Propostion 126
In 1992, Arizona voters decided — by a wide margin — to amend the state constitution to make a legislative-approved tax increase impossible without lawmakers approving that increase by at least a two-thirds margin.
Oct. 16, 2018
Do You Know Which Judges Are On The Ballot?
The ballots Arizona voters are getting in their mailboxes are pretty full – a Senate race, Congressional contests, all statewide offices, legislature and a handful of ballot measures, among other elections.
Oct. 16, 2018
Homie For Senate Signs Raise Confusion Amidst Election
Homie for Senate. You might’ve seen those mint-green campaign signs around town.
Oct. 16, 2018
McSally, Sinema Attempt To Define Their Differences In Debate
The two candidates vying for retiring Senator Jeff Flake’s seat squared off in a debate Monday night. Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema responded to a broad range of questions as the congresswomen sought to distinguish themselves in the only debate scheduled before the Nov. 6 election.
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Oct. 16, 2018
WATCH: Arizona U.S. Senate Candidates McSally, Sinema Debate
Arizona U.S. Senate candidates Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema debate on both local and national issues. The two congresswomen are vying for Sen. Jeff Flake's seat, as he announced his retirement at the end of his term.
Oct. 15, 2018
The Role Of Identity Politics In Democratic Challenges
In our most recent election cycles, pundits and other observers have decried the expansion of so-called tribal politics in the U.S. They’re saying that Americans are less together and less focused on a collective outlook.
Oct. 15, 2018
Debating The Pros And Cons Of Clean Energy Measure
Supporters and opponents of a measure to increase the amount of renewable energy Arizona uses have spent millions and millions of dollars to try to influence your vote. It’s nearly impossible to watch TV for even a few minutes and not see an ad for or against Proposition 127.
Oct. 15, 2018

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