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Female Aides Believe Franks Wanted to Have Sex With Them, Offered $5 Million to Carry Baby

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 9:00am 12/9/2017 at 9:00am
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More details have come out after reports revealed that Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) asked former female aides to carry his baby. In his resignation statement, Franks insisted he never “physically intimidated, coerced, or had, or attempted to have, any sexual contact” with members of his staff.

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Trent Franks Will Resign After Asking Female Staff to Bear His Child

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 8, 2017 at 3:00pm 12/8/2017 at 3:00pm
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*UPDATE 3:25PM* AP just tweeted that Franks is retiring immediately after wife is admitted to the hospital. Frank Thorp tweeted Franks’ statement, which said she is in the hospital for an ongoing ailment and after discussions with family, he decided to retire today.

Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) has decided to resign amid...

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Rep. Grijalva Paid Almost $50K in Taxpayer Money to Former Staffer to Hide Inappropriate Behavior

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 12:00pm 11/28/2017 at 12:00pm
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The Washington Times has revealed that Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) had his own hush fund to keep one former employee quiet. She claimed that the lawmaker “was frequently drunk and created a hostile working environment.” She threatened a lawsuit, but he settled on a $48,395 deal with...

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Rep. Martha McSally Will Run for Arizona Senate, Upping the Ante for Kelli Ward

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 12:42pm 11/7/2017 at 12:42pm
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Tuesday, Rep. Martha McSally announced her candidacy for Arizona Senate. Sen. Jeff Flake will not run for re-election, leaving his seat open.

Kelly Ward, who ran against McCain in 2016 and lost, is running for Flake’s seat.

From Arizona Central:

Congresswoman Martha McSally is planning to enter Arizona’s 2018 Senate race, giving...

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GOP Arizona Sen. Flake Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2018

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 2:59pm 10/24/2017 at 2:59pm
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Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake has decided not to run for re-election in 2018. He told The Arizona Republic he doesn’t think there is a place for him in

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Are Republicans really at serious risk of losing the House?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 5:00pm 10/15/2017 at 5:00pm

The Cook Political Report (CPR), a non-partisan group that analyzes elections, has changed the ratings in 12 districts across the country for the House 2018 elections as Democrats gain strength.

It’s important to note that the ratings have not gone directly to Democrat, but it shows that these districts have become vulnerable....

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FBI Arrests Four NCAA Basketball Coaches on Charges of Fraud, Corruption

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 4:00pm 9/26/2017 at 4:00pm
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Another earthquake has hit the sports world after reports emerged that the FBI has arrested 10 NCAA basketball officials, including four assistant coaches, along with executives at Adidas on charges of fraud and corruption. From ESPN:

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Arizona State U. Honors Pat Tillman at Sun Devil Stadium

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 4:30pm 8/31/2017 at 4:30pm

Pat Tillman gave up a lucrative career in the NFL to join the U.S. Army after the terrorist attacks on 9/11. He died in the mountains in Afghanistan from friendly fire.

Tillman’s alma mater Arizona State University has honored his bravery with a statue. The football players will leave the locker room...

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Friday Night News Dump: Trump Pardons Arpaio, Gorka Resigns

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 25, 2017 at 9:34pm 8/25/2017 at 9:34pm

Another Friday night, another news dump. As the nation watches Hurricane Harvey and Texas braces for impact (stay safe, Kemberlee!), news dropped that President Donald Trump pardoned controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio and that his aide Sebastian Gorka resigned.

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Phoenix Rally: Trump Attacks Media for Dishonesty, Media Melts Down

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 11:30am 8/23/2017 at 11:30am
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Last night, President Donald Trump held a rally in Phoenix, AZ, where he trashed the media for its dishonesty about his remarks about Charlottesville. He also railed against the GOP in Congress for not repealing Obamacare. From Fox News:

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Sen. Jeff Flake: “We’ve got to go back to traditional conservatism”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 31, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/31/2017 at 1:30pm
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Did an Arizona Garage Hide a Jackson Pollock Painting?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 4:30pm 6/17/2017 at 4:30pm
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J. Levine Auction & Appraisal CEO Josh Levine believes his firm discovered a Jackson Pollock painting in a garage in Sun City, AZ, that included items from the estate of Jenifer Gordon Cosgriff, a New York art collector.

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Armed Motorist Saves Arizona State Trooper’s Life

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 1:00pm 1/14/2017 at 1:00pm
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In today’s feel good #2A news: an Arizona state trooper is alive today because an armed passerby shot dead the man who first shot and then physically attacked the officer.

The New York Daily News reports:

An armed motorist saved an Arizona state trooper’s life early Thursday by killing a man who had...

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‘Clown Lives Matter’ March Scheduled in Tucson

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 3:00pm 10/6/2016 at 3:00pm

Clowns have become more hated due to the numerous clown attacks across the nation. Professional clowns have grown tired of the growing stigma against their job so they decided to throw a rally to show clowns are n...

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Arizona Reaches Settlement Regarding Immigration Law (SB 1070)

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 4:30pm 9/25/2016 at 4:30pm
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Here at LI, we’ve covered quite extensively Arizona’s controversial immigration law.  Erroneously deemed “racist,” the law resulted in wide-spread backlash from the left.  From boycotts that had potential to harm Arizona’s economy to silly boycotts that made no sense to a range of legal action, Arizona found itself in the...

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Sen. John McCain Survives Arizona Primary Battle

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 12:00pm 8/31/2016 at 12:00pm

While I had hoped Dr. Kelli Ward would be the Republican candidate for Arizona’s U.S. Senate seat, it looks like Senator John McCain is immune from “anti-incumbent fever” and handily won Tuesday’s primary battle.

U.S. Sen. John McCain beat back a primary challenge Tuesday from a Republican tea party activist to win...

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The Skinny: Florida and Arizona Primary Roundup

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 7:00am 8/31/2016 at 7:00am

Florida and Arizona held their down-ballot primary elections yesterday.

Lots of races, but here are the highlights:

Florida:

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