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Photos: On the ground at the Women's March on Washington

Hundreds of thousands of women — and men — swarmed to Washington, D.C. to show the newly inaugurated president what pressures he's up against for the next four years. The protesters marched in from all over the country, from their town homes in D.C., to San Francisco, Boston and even Tucson, Chandler and Pinetop.... Read more»

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Photos: Despite blustery weather, thousands attend Women's March in Tucson

Despite cold winds and possible rains, at least 6,000 people attended the Women's March and solidarity rally in downtown Tucson. Hundreds of events were held nationwide, including one in Washington D.C., with estimated total attendance over one million people.... Read more»1

As Trump goes into office, Tucson protestors push for 'sanctuary city' declaration

Following the inauguration of President Donald Trump on Friday, around 200 people marked the occasion by marching to Tucson's City Hall, demanding the mayor and City Council declare Tucson a "sanctuary city," which includes issuing municipal IDs for unauthorized immigrants, refusing to work with immigration officials, and setting up a legal fund.... Read more»

'It's made in Vietnam!' At inauguration, origin of red Trump hats shocks many

One of the biggest cheers President Trump received from supporters Friday was for his call to "buy American and hire American." In a moment rich in irony, many of those supporters were sporting Trump's trademark red "Make America Great Again" caps that were made in China, Vietnam and Bangladesh.... Read more»

Watching from Tucson, Grijalva pans Trump address

While the fanfare of Donald Trump’s inauguration engulfed Washington, D.C., in a swath of traditions and “Make America Great Again” hats on Friday, Rep. Raúl Grijalva watched the ceremony alone from his office a couple thousand miles away.... Read more»

Photos: On the ground at Trump's inaugural

Under dreary skies with a modest audience, Donald Trump was sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the United States. Opinions of the new president varied widely among the thousands gathered on the National Mall in front of the U.S. Capitol to witness the inauguration, which included some travelers from Tucson.... Read more»

Analysis

Trump hits populist notes in inaugural address

Ahead of President Donald Trump’s inaugural address, it seemed no one knew exactly what to expect. The speech was much more than sober. It largely lacked lofty language, but contained a full-throated populist vision, delivered with confidence.... Read more»

Trump promised to resign from his companies — but there's no record he's done so

At a news conference last week, now-President Donald Trump said he and his daughter, Ivanka, had signed paperwork relinquishing control of all Trump-branded companies. Next to him were stacks of papers in manila envelopes — documents he said transferred “complete and total control” of his businesses. That hasn’t happened.... Read more»

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Trump's inaugural: '2 simple rules: Buy American & hire American'

Complete text of Trump's address: "I will fight for you with every breath in my body, and I will never, ever let you down. America will start winning again. Winning like never before. ... We will follow two simple rules: Buy American and hire American."... Read more»

Arpaio in Washington to enjoy Trump inauguration he said he called

Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was in Washington Thursday with a message for the rest of the country: Told you so.... Read more»

Arizonans join diverse Women’s March to protest Trump inauguration

Environmental scientist Marilyn Zenko feels strongly enough about President-elect Donald Trump’s environmental policies that she is coming from Goodyear to be part of this weekend’s Women’s March on Washington. She will be joined by nearly a dozen family members, and by an expected 200,000 others.... Read more»

Az Nat'l Guard members wield ladles and spatulas for inaugural security

Thousands of cots line the suite-level hallways of FedEx Field, temporary housing for 3,500 National Guardsmen from around the country who are here as part of a contingent of 7,500 guardsmen helping provide security for Friday’s inauguration. Someone’s got to feed all those guardsmen. That’s where Arizona comes in.... Read more»

Congressional offices juggle high demand, scant supply of inaugural tickets

With 198 inaugural tickets to hand out and requests from 500 constituents, Rep. Martha McSally, R-Tucson, turned to an expert to handle the distribution – Lady Luck.... Read more»

Lawmakers: Obama won’t OK Grand Canyon monument before leaving

President Barack Obama will leave office Friday without declaring a new 1.7 million acre national monument around the Grand Canyon, Arizona lawmakers said this week.... Read more»

Churches promise 'radical welcome' for migrants with revived Sanctuary movement

Leaders from 19 Southern Arizona congregations agreed to defend refugees and unauthorized immigrants from deportation, bucking the Trump administration's apparent plan to immediately deport 2-3 million people. The local faith leaders have joined a larger movement involving more than 700 religious congregations nationwide. ... Read more»

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