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A gunman entered a Colorado Springs LGBTQ+ nightclub during a midnight drag show Saturday and killed five people and injured over a dozen others. The suspect was arrested on suspicion of five counts of first-degree murder and five counts of bias-motivated or hate crimes. Read more»

President Joe Biden walks past draped America flags along the Colonnade of the White House on November 15, 2021, en route to sign the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

In a nearly two-hour press conference on Jan. 19, President Joe Biden stretched the facts and left out important context on vaccinations, funding for lead pipe removal, child poverty and more. Read more»

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar

The U.S. House voted 223-207 Wednesday to censure Arizona Republican Rep. Paul Gosar and strip him of his committee assignments, following his social media post of a manipulated cartoon that depicted him attacking Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and President Joe Biden. Read more»

The GOP's singular agenda today is the preservation, at all costs, of this country's historically white, male-dominated power base, and Gosar has become a sociopathic foot-soldier for the cause. Read more»

Nearly 30 Democratic U.S. House members plan to introduce a resolution censuring their Arizona Republican colleague Rep. Paul Gosar for social media posts that depicted him killing New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Read more»

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar, R-AZ.

The anime video that sparked outrage this week isn't the first video tweet by Rep. Paul Gosar that co-opted far-right meme culture. Read more»

Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, came under intense criticism for a tweeted video that appeared to show him and other House conservatives killing a House liberal and attacking the president. But Gosar did not back down from the video, telling critics it was just a cartoon and they should relax.

Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, refused to back down Tuesday from his weekend tweet of a violent cartoon that appeared to show him and other House conservatives attacking President Joe Biden and a liberal House Democrat. Read more»

The progressivity of the U.S. tax system has dramatically declined over the past seven decades - the upshot is that for most income levels the U.S. tax system now resembles a flat tax that becomes regressive at the very top end, meaning the super-rich pay proportionately less. Read more»

A federal law enacted in 1993, popularly known as the Motor Voter law, requires states to provide citizens with the opportunity to register to vote when they get a driver’s license.

In the days leading up to the Senate vote on the House-passed elections bill, Republicans offered several misleading talking points about the Democratic bill, and made other statements that required more context. Read more»

Facing racist, sexist, or otherwise offensive social media activity from their employees, senior leaders with U.S. Customs and Border Protection took no action on their own to prevent further misconduct, according to a report published Monday by a federal watchdog. Read more»

'Historically, infrastructure had been a bipartisan undertaking, often led by Republicans,' President Joe Biden said, pointing to President Abraham Lincoln’s role in building the transcontinental railroad and President Dwight Eisenhower’s leadership in the construction of interstate highways.

Unveiling what he called the boldest spending package since the construction of America’s interstate system and the space race, President Biden released broad details of a $2 trillion infrastructure package that would rebuild highways and bridges, along with funding programs for housing, broadband and schools and increasing U.S. manufacturing jobs. Read more»

Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier said that while 'bad actors' may slip through, police share community outrage at the actions of what he insisted are 'a very, very few members of law enforcement.'

Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier pushed back against claims that white supremacists have infiltrated law enforcement agencies, telling a House committee Tuesday that he has “simply not been exposed” to any evidence of that. Read more»

After approving a $2 trillion coronavirus relief package just weeks ago, Congress added another $484 billion for health care, but mostly to revive a $349 billion loan program for small businesses that run out of money shortly after it opened.

Money could start flowing to distressed small businesses as early as this week, after the House overwhelmingly approved a $484 billion measure that refills the exhausted Paycheck Protection Program and adds funds for hospitals and other services. Read more»

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi faced the social media wrath over a false accusation that she sought to put a abortion funding provision in a coronavirus bill.

Pelosi was not holding up the release of “8.5 billion for Coronavirus without abortion funding,” as viral Facebook posts have claimed. Read more»

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren racked up more endorsements from Arizona politicians than any Democrat in the presidential primary, but it did her little good in the end, as she suspended her campaign last week.

Arizona lawmakers have been busy offering endorsements to candidates in hopes of having an impact in the state’s presidential primary. Read more»

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