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Fox News Polls: Republicans Hold Slim Lead in Three Races While Democrats Have Two

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 1:00pm 9/13/2018 at 1:00pm
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The latest Fox News polls show that Republicans have an opportunity to flip two Senate seats while holding onto another. However, Democrats have a chance to take over Arizona Republican Jeff Flake’s seat and Missouri Democrat incumbent Claire McCaskill captured a lead from her opponent.

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Former Senator Jon Kyl Will Succeed John McCain

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 1:00pm 9/4/2018 at 1:00pm
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Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has chosen former Republican Senator Jon Kyl to succeed the late John McCain’s seat. The Arizona Republic reported that Ducey will make the announcement at 10AM local time.

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Bernie-Backed Andrew Gillum Wins Florida Governor Democrat Primary

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 9:00am 8/29/2018 at 9:00am
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Tuesday had a bunch of primaries, but Florida and Arizona caught my eyes.

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, a progressive backed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), managed to win the Democrat primary for the Florida governor race and is the first black nominee for the position. Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ), defeated former state...

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Senator McCain has Chosen to End Treatment for Brain Cancer

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 24, 2018 at 1:00pm 8/24/2018 at 1:00pm

The family of Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) has announced that he will end treatment for brain cancer. From The Washington Examiner:

“Last summer, Senator John McCain shared with Americans the news our family already knew: he had been diagnosed with an aggressive glioblastoma, and the prognosis was serious. In the year since,...

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Sen. McCain’s Memoir Discusses His Retirement and the Opportunity to Speak His Mind

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 3:30pm 5/1/2018 at 3:30pm

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) has released some excerpts from his upcoming memoir The Restless Wave as he battles stage 4 brain cancer in Arizona.

He wrote that he will be retiring after finishing his current term, which has made him feel “freer” to speak his mind.

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Rep. McSally Officially Jumps Into Arizona Senate Race

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 12, 2018 at 7:30pm 1/12/2018 at 7:30pm
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The Republican field for Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake’s Senate continues to grow as Rep. Martha McSally has officially joined the race. She joins former controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former Arizona State Senator Kelli Ward.

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Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio Announces Senate Run

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 11:36am 1/9/2018 at 11:36am
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Controversial former Sheriff Joe Arpaio has announced that he will run for the Senate to replace Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ).

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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.

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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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