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Sheriffs Office, Attorney General Probing San Luis Election Issues
The Yuma County Sheriff's Office on Friday said it asked the Arizona attorney general to help in an “election tampering” investigation stemming from Tuesday's primary election.
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U.S. Government Loses 2 Border Fence Funding Lawsuits
The Trump administration has lost two major court cases this week that, together, effectively block the U.S. government from using nearly $4 billion in military funds to build a new border fence.
Dec. 12, 2019
APS Chief Exec Apologizes To Customers During Hearing
APS chief executive Jeff Guldner has apologized to the thousands of customers who used an online billing tool that overcharged them. Guldner told the Arizona Corporation Commission that APS has a responsibility to do better.
Dec. 11, 2019
WATCH: Committee Votes On Impeachment Articles
The House Judiciary Committee has passed two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Representatives voted along party lines.
What's Next In The Impeachment Process?
Dec. 11, 2019
Rep. Greg Stanton Talks Impeachment, USMCA Deal
U.S. House Democrats announced their support for a revised version of President Donald Trump’s USMCA trade deal on Tuesday. Congressman Greg Stanton talked about why he has pushed so hard for the USMCA trade deal since his time as mayor of Phoenix.
Dec. 11, 2019
Ongoing, Long-Term Threat: Election Systems Still At Risk
We are two months away from the first votes being cast in the Democratic presidential primary. And, some election experts say we are still not prepared to handle potential cyberattacks on the country’s election system.
Dec. 11, 2019
WATCH: Justice Department Inspector General Testifies Before Senate Judiciary
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz is answering lawmakers' questions about his report on the Russia investigation, which was released on Monday. Watch the hearing live. Watch the hearing live.
Dec. 11, 2019
18 Finalized For AZ Presidential Preference Ballot
The list of candidates for the Presidential Preference Election in Arizona is now final and about what you’d expect. All the well-known candidates got their paperwork in on time.
Dec. 10, 2019
Grijalva, Romero Join Tucson Protest Against Border Wall
Protesters gathered in Tucson on Saturday to voice their opposition to the border wall. Congressman Raul Grijalva was there, blaming the wall, at least in part, for the divisiveness in the country today. And he was also joined by newly elected Tucson Mayor Regina Romero. Romero talked about why the protest was important for her and the city.
Dec. 10, 2019
Ducey Questions Need For Electing County Assessor
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says it might be worth discussing whether or not voters should choose certain elected officials. Ducey says Arizona could do "just as well" without electing certain county officials, like the county assessor.
Dec. 9, 2019
WATCH: House Judiciary Holds Hearing On Impeachment Report By Intel Panel
The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the impeachment inquiry report completed by the House Intelligence Committee on Monday, as it moved toward drafting articles of impeachment. Watch the hearing.
Dec. 9, 2019
National Organization For Women Holds Rally For Migrant Detainees
Women and girls detained by ICE have been subjected to sexual violence and violations of basic human rights, according to the National Organization For Women. NOW's Arizona activists want to end that.
Dec. 8, 2019
Pinal County Unveils Mobile Voter-Outreach Van
Pinal County officials introduced a voter van to get people to register to vote as well as give them general information on voting.
Dec. 9, 2019
Ducey Opts In To Refugee Resettlement In Arizona
Under an executive order signed by President Donald Trump, in order for states and counties to accept refugees, they must opt in and notify the State Department in writing. Gov. Doug Ducey sent a letter to the State Department consenting to refugees resettling in Arizona.
Dec. 6, 2019
U.S. Attorney General Meets With Mexican Authorities
Attorney General William Barr traveled south of the border this week to meet with Mexican authorities, including the president. The conversations focused on improving security, and Mexico insists on protecting its sovereignty.
Dec. 6, 2019
What Does Impeachment Mean For The Country?
The U.S. House of Representatives has moved much closer to the impeachment of President Trump after Speaker Nancy Pelosi officially called for articles of impeachment on Thursday.
Dec. 6, 2019
Investigators: Petersen Didnt Neglect Duties, But Broke County Rules
A report released by investigators found no evidence that embattled Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen neglected his duties. But the County Board of Supervisors believes his suspension is justified based on the report, which accuses him of misusing county resources for criminal activities.
Dec. 6, 2019
New Mexican Consul In Tucson Is Raising Eyebrows
Just a few weeks ago, Tucson got a new Mexican consul. But the diplomat is already raising concerns regarding his political affiliations and his relationship with the press.
Dec. 5, 2019
 Educator Warns About Consequences From Green Party Losing AZ Recognition
The Green Party will not be recognized in Arizona in the 2020 elections after it failed to meet a threshold of registered voters laid out in state law. The Republican, Democratic and Libertarian parties did qualify. But the next guest on The Show says the un-recognition of the Green Party is detrimental to all voters — and to the principles of our democracy.
Dec. 5, 2019
Progress On Solving Mexicos Violence And Corruption Is Minimal
Violence and corruption are two major issues that Mexico’s president has vowed to confront. But so far, progress has been minimal. So, to explain why, The Show turned to a researcher who studies politics, corruption and violence in Mexico. David Shirk is a professor of political science and international relations, and director of the Justice in Mexico Program at the University of San Diego.
Dec. 5, 2019
Whats Next For No More Deaths After Scott Warrens Acquittal?
Scott Warren, a volunteer with the humanitarian group No More Deaths, was recently acquitted of charges of harboring migrants at the Arizona border. The jury took just two hours to determine he was not guilty, dealing a blow to the Trump administration’s crackdown on border activists. In short, some see the verdict as an affirmation of No More Deaths’ work.
Dec. 5, 2019