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Maricopa County wants judge to fine Lake, Finchem over …

Maricopa County supervisors are turning the legal tables on the state's two top Republican election deniers, asking a judge to impose financial sanctions on them and their lawyers. Emily Crager, …

U.S. House lawyer wants Kelli Ward's phone records …

PHOENIX - State GOP chair Kelli Ward has no legal right to block a U.S. House committee from getting her phone records about her activities leading up to the Jan. 6 insurrection, an attorney for the …

History says GOP governors will spend to attack Hobbs, …

PHOENIX - The Republican Governors Association is going to put at least $11 million into commercials to ensure that Doug Ducey's successor is of the same political party. But don't look for that …

After primary win, Lake shifts focus to November …

PHOENIX — Kari Lake proved this week that she has the backing of a majority of Arizona Republicans — at least those who voted in the primary.

Senate confirms Phoenix attorney to influential …

PHOENIX - The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Roopali Desai to be the newest judge on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals despite grilling by Republicans in her role in fighting laws approved by …

Kari Lake wins GOP primary, faces Katie Hobbs for …

PHOENIX - Former TV news anchor Kari Lake is the GOP nominee for governor. She will face Democratic Secretary of State Katie Hobbs in the November election. New figures released Thursday …

Arizona AG returns to court over petition-gathering …

Attorney General Mark Brnovich is making a last-ditch effort to bring criminal charges against the firm that circulated petitions for the voter-approved 2020 Invest in Ed ballot measure. In new …

Lake declares victory with votes still uncounted

PHOENIX — Kari Lake declared victory Wednesday in the Republican gubernatorial primary even as votes were being counted and even as she continued to insist there is evidence of fraud in Arizona elections — evidence she would not share with the media.

Masters, Kelly battle could determine control of U.S. …

PHOENIX — Blake Masters will lead the Republican bid to take back control of the U.S. Senate. The venture capitalist who said Congress should not have certified the 2020 election of Joe …

GOP fight for governor's seat in Arizona remains close

PHOENIX — A close race appears to be playing out for the Republican gubernatorial primary, with Karrin Taylor Robson ahead of Kari Lake in results from Arizonans who voted early by mail. Of …

Ducey says voters should trust primary vote counts

 Gov. Doug Ducey has a word of advice for people who believe Arizona elections lack integrity. "I think there have been people out there misleading them,'' the governor told Capitol Media …

Trump-backed candidate leads GOP race for Arizona's …

The Republican nominee to become the state's chief elections officer could end up being someone who has publicly denied that Joe Biden actually won the popular vote here in 2020 and might not certify …

Arizona AG: Claims of dead people voting in 2020 …

PHOENIX — You remember all those claims of dead people voting in 2020? Well, according to Attorney General Mark Brnovich, rumors of their death have been greatly exaggerated.

Prosecutor sees fine line between free speech, voter …

PHOENIX - The top federal prosecutor in Arizona says his office will be watching Tuesday's election to ensure there are no violations of the right of individuals to vote. But Gary Restaino, the …

Tuesday showdown: Lake's ID vs. Robson's $18M

PHOENIX - The more than $18 million Karrin Taylor Robson has spent running for governor - $15 million from her own pocket - may be the only thing that has made the Republican primary a competitive …

Groups battle over election ID requirements

PHOENIX - A group advocating for more voter ID requirements is now trying to keep Arizonans from weighing in on a competing measure that actually would loosen them. The lawsuit filed by the …

Brnovich joins suit against ATF crackdown of 'ghost …

PHOENIX — Attorney General Mark Brnovich is joining a lawsuit to bar the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms from cracking down on what the agency considers “ghost guns.”

Mesa lawmaker 'disappointed' taxpayers on hook for …

PHOENIX - Arizona taxpayers are going to pick up the tab for attorneys hired by Republican lawmakers who successfully killed a 2020 voter-approved plan to tax the state's most wealthy to fund …

Pima County Attorney disagrees with AG on banning all …

PHOENIX — Pima County Attorney Laura Conover is siding with Planned Parenthood and against Attorney General Mark Brnovich in his bid to enforce a ban on virtually all abortions in Arizona.

Judge rejects Ducey's attempt to deny COVID funds to …

PHOENIX - Gov. Doug Ducey cannot deny COVID relief dollars to schools that impose mask mandates or give vouchers to parents so they can remove their children from those schools, a federal judge has …

Questions about charging abortion doctors goes to …

PHOENIX — A federal judge will decide whether a provision in a 2021 law could be used to bring criminal charges against doctors who perform otherwise-legal abortions, including those to save the life of the mother.

Glendale woman supports initiative to alter bankruptcy …

Backers of an initiative to make changes in bankruptcy and other laws turned in about 472,000 signatures Thursday to put a series of changes in state law on the November ballot. The measure, if …

Arizona voters will see variety of initiatives

PHOENIX — Arizona voters are likely to get a chance to vote in November to bring an end to political commercials by anonymous special interest groups, reverse changes in election laws approved by Republican legislators and provide new protections for themselves against medical and other debt.

Ducey discusses abortion ruling's effect on Arizona …

PHOENIX - Gov. Doug Ducey said he's not interested in using the Supreme Court ruling overturning its own precedent on the right to abortion as a reason to revisit the question of whether gays should …

Ducey signs bill to find new water for state

PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation Wednesday to provide $1.2 billion to fund grandiose projects to find new water for Arizona and smaller ones to conserve what the state already has.
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