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Like presidential hopefuls, Arizona Dems split on ‘Medicare for All’

Posted by   /  August 30, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

 A sign at a Medicare for All rally in Los Angeles in February 2017. /Photo by Molly Adams / Flickr/CC BY 2.0 By Katie O’Connor | Arizona Mirror A chasm is growing within the Democratic party over the most appropriate route to address the country’s struggling health care system.  Some want moderate policies that build […]

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Democrat dilemma on ‘red flag’ laws: Compromise to back Ducey’s plan or fight for tougher laws

Posted by   /  August 12, 2019  /  Featured News, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

House Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez has called for Gov. Doug Ducey to convene a special legislative session to pass universal background checks and other gun-related legislation. By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirror Democratic lawmakers in Arizona may soon have a tough decision to make on gun legislation: continue fighting for cherished but almost certainly unattainable […]

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[OPINION] At the Democratic debate, much conflict but little clarity

Posted by   /  August 2, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Booker to Biden: You’re dipping into the Kool-Aid and don’t know the flavor By Eugene Robinson | Washington Post Writers Group Some of you Democratic presidential candidates need to focus on Donald Trump. Some of you others need to go home and run for the Senate. (Editor’s note:Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.) […]

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Do Republicans or Democrats run your city? Lawmakers push for partisan city elections

Posted by   /  February 6, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Dustin Gardiner | Arizona Republic Are Republican or Democratic mayors better at fixing potholes? City officials throughout Arizona say the answer is neither, but Republicans in the state Legislature seem to disagree. GOP lawmakers in the state House of Representatives voted Tuesday to give initial approval to House Bill 2201, which would make elections […]

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Kirkpatrick joins the list of Democrats running for McSally’s congressional seat

Posted by   /  July 21, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Ronald J. Hansen | The Republic Former congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick is entering the Democratic race to challenge U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, setting up what could be among the nation’s fiercest House fights next year. Months after losing handily to Sen. John McCain, Kirkpatrick has moved from the rural northeastern Arizona district she represented in […]

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Here’s what Trump, Clinton said about housing in first debate

Posted by   /  September 27, 2016  /  Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

And what they didn’t say By Kelsey Ramírez | Housing Wire The first presidential debate had barely started and already Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton lost their cool. An adult conversation was out of the question. What’s that saying? Listen 80% of the time and talk 20% of the time. This […]

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