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6 GOP gubernatorial hopefuls to debate tonight

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Six candidates seeking the Republican nomination for Arizona governor square off Wednesday night.

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The latest theft of "Cindy Hill" campaign signs happened just Saturday morning when a volunteer forgot some tools.

Maricopa County Attorney endorses Tobin for Congress

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Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery cited Tobin's leadership on issues such as illegal immigration, CPS and public safety.

Senators call for military equipment to fight wildfires

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A bi-partisan group of senators, including Sen. John McCain and Sen. Jeff Flake, are coming together and asking the Department of Defense to release surplus equipment to fight wildfires.

McCain, Flake to introduce legislation on border crisis

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Arizona Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake are going to introduce legislation they say will help clear up the crisis on the border.

Secretary of State wants probe of Tom Horne

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Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is facing another investigation into allegations he violated state election laws by having staffers work on his re-election campaign.

Hearing set on Horne suit seeking to block probe

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A judge has scheduled a hearing Friday on Attorney General Tom Horne's lawsuit seeking to block a state campaign finance commission's investigation.

Dems to visit Phoenix as potential '16 convention site

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Officials of the Democratic National Convention say they will visit Phoenix on Sept. 10-11.

Smith files campaign complaint against Ducey

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A Republican candidate for Arizona governor has filed an election law complaint against another GOP hopeful.

Arizona candidate who changed name to Cesar Chavez misses deadline

Scott Fistler who legally changed his name to Cesar Chavez. Scott Fistler who legally changed his name to Cesar Chavez.
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An Arizona congressional candidate who legally changed his name to Cesar Chavez is now officially off the Democratic primary ballot.

Mesa man and son sentenced for drug trafficking

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A Mesa man and his son each have been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for operating a multi-state drug trafficking organization.

Bennett wants OK to appear in election ads

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The director of the Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission is recommending the panel deny Secretary of State Ken Bennett's request to appear in voter education ads. Commission director Tom Collins

Clean elections director seeks probe of AG Horne

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The director of the state's clean elections commission says a full investigation of Attorney General Tom Horne is needed to determine if he broke election laws.

Arpaio endorses Horne's re-election campaign

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The sheriff said Monday that he endorsed Horne because he's impressed with his record as attorney general, particular his efforts to confront illegal immigration.

Maricopa County Attorney calls for Horne to resign

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Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery says Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has brought disgrace to his office and should step down.

Brewer signs child welfare overhaul into law Video included

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Bills creating a new child welfare agency called the Department of Child Safety and giving the agency an extra $60 million passed nearly unanimously in the legislature on Thursday.

Governor candidate files on final day

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Sen. Al Melvin turned in signatures just before deadline.

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Mary Rose Wilcox running for Arizona congressional seat

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Mary Rose Wilcox has resigned from the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors so she can run for Congress.

Former Mesa mayor Smith files for AZ governor

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Former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith has filed nominating petitions to get on the Republican ballot as a governor's candidate in the Aug. 26 primary.

Attorney General Horne faces new attack ads

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An independent group has launched ads attacking Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne, and a key aide named in an election law complaint has resigned as pressure on the Republican official intensified.

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Voters may see pension overhaul plan

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The proposal is designed to deal with a massive underfunding of the state's pension program for public safety employees.

Prosecutor reinstates Horne campaign finance case

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Judge Tammy Eigenheer ruled on April 18 and Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk had 30 days to accept, reject or modify Eigenheer's findings.

Judges uphold Arizona legislative district maps

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A panel of federal judges has upheld Arizona's new state legislative district maps after finding that the state's redistricting commission legally drew them when they put more voters in some districts.

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