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The End of White Politics: How Dems Can Better Engage People Of Color
In her new book "The End of White Politics: How to Heal the Liberal Divide," Zerlina Maxwell — who worked for former President Barack Obama — writes about what needs to change in politics, especially among Democrats, to truly engage more people of color with respect.
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Book Discusses Activism During Trump Administration
The phrase "civil discussion" being questioned on college campuses around the country, as some controversial speakers are uninvited and some students feel unsafe amidst ideas and rhetoric they find scary. Robby Soave of Reason magazine writes about those concepts in his new book Panic Attack: Young Radicals in the Age of Trump.
Oct. 8, 2019
DACA, Border Policies Discussed At Annual Immigration Conference
Immigration is at the core of policy disagreements between the White House and Democratic members of Congress.
Oct. 8, 2019
Lawsuit Challenging Bears Ears Reduction Continues
A federal judge has rejected the Trump Administration’s efforts to dismiss a lawsuit challenging its reduction of Bears Ears National Monument in Utah.
Oct. 8, 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Attempt To Redirect AZ Car Rental Tax
On its first day back in session, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld an Arizona high court ruling protecting a multimillion-dollar tax source used to fund sports and tourism.
Oct. 8, 2019
McSally Criticizes Impeachment, Mum On Ukraine Call
Two weeks after the inquiry began, McSally says Democrats leading the House of Representatives are partisan in their process.
Arizona GOP To Hold Anti-Impeachment Rallies
Oct. 7, 2019
Arizona GOP To Hold Anti-Impeachment Rallies
The Arizona GOP is aligning with the Trump re-election campaign to target Democratic Representatives Ann Kirkpatrick and Tom O’Halleran.
Oct. 7, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Withdrawing Troops From Northern Syria
One of the biggest global prizes will be awarded this week, and some big changes are coming to one of the world’s hot spots.
Oct. 7, 2019
Boas: The Proposition 123 Ruling
Last week, federal Judge Neil Wake issued a ruling on Proposition 123 — the ballot measure approved by voters that adjusted how funding from the state land trust was distributed to Arizona schools. His ruling said the plan was illegal, which Gov. Doug Ducey strongly disagreed with.
Oct. 7, 2019
Nonbinary Arizonans Struggle To Get Travel IDs
In less than a year, Arizonans will have to make sure they have a Travel ID if they want to get on an airplane. But, for some Arizonans, the process is complicated.
Oct. 7, 2019
Kurt Volker Resigns From ASUs McCain Institute
Former U.S. special envoy for Ukraine Kurt Volker has reigned his position of executive director of Arizona State University's McCain Institute for International Leadership.
Oct. 7, 2019
House Leader Wants AG To Declare Statewide Vaping Age Limit
An Arizona GOP leader has asked Attorney General Mark Brnovich to formally declare local vaping and smoking laws illegal and unenforceable.
Oct. 7, 2019
Beto ORourke Talks Guns, Immigration In Phoenix
Democratic Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke held a town hall event in downtown Phoenix. Gun control and immigration were two of the big issues he spoke about. Topics on the agenda included President Donald Trump’s racist rhetoric, gun violence, immigration and climate change.
Oct. 6, 2019
USMCA Could Help Develop Southern Mexico, Central America
The Mexican government is expecting the U.S. Congress to soon ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement (USMCA). And the Mexican undersecretary of foreign affairs has important expectations on the agreement’s benefits.
Oct. 6, 2019
AZ-Based Ambassador Questioned In Impeachment Inquiry
The impeachment inquiry into President Trump involves a foreign diplomat with ties to Arizona.
Oct. 4, 2019
Rep. Gallego Talks ACA Attacks, Impeachment Inquiry
House Democrats have decided to move ahead with the impeachment inquiry of President Trump, and Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego has been one of the most passionate critics of the administration.
Oct. 4, 2019
AZ Opioid-Blocking Program Proving Less Effective Than Hoped
As the opioid crisis continues to ravage communities in Arizona and across the country, states are looking for ways to help people stay away from the dangerous substances, especially those who have run afoul of the law, in part, because of their addictions.
Oct. 4, 2019
Study On Firefighters Health Issues Soon To Be Released
Five years ago, Dr. Jeffrey Burgess of the University of Arizona set off down a course of research, the fruits of which will soon be available and may impact workers’ compensation cases for Arizona’s firefighters.
Oct. 4, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Oct. 4, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week.
Oct. 4, 2019
Finland To Repatriate Tribes Ancestral Remains, Artifacts
Finland has agreed to return to Native American tribes ancestral remains and artifacts taken by a scientist in the late 1800s. In 1891, a Swedish researcher took hundreds of artifacts and the remains of 20 people from what is now Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado.
Oct. 3, 2019
VP Pence Holds Roundtable With Hispanic Leaders, Talks Trump
Vice President Mike Pence was in Scottsdale on Thursday where he met with several Hispanic business leaders. The vice president was joined by Gov. Doug Ducey and Sen. Martha McSally. He also talked about the USMCA trade deal and President Trump's request that Ukraine and China investigate his political rival Joe Biden.
Oct. 3, 2019

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