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Shadegg report from 'audit' finds no internet connection for ballot tabulation equipment

Maricopa County’s ballot tabulation system was never connected to the internet during the 2020 election and there were no routers to inspect, concluded a team of experts assembled by former Congressman John Shadegg as part of the so-called “audit” of the last presidential election. ... Read more»

Special master chooses experts for Arizona 'audit' examination of routers and logs

The special master who is overseeing the examination of Maricopa County’s routers as part of the so-called “audit” of the 2020 election has selected his team of experts, and the Senate has provided him with a list of questions it wants answered. ... Read more»

Ex-Rep. Shadegg pushes for immigration reform

Former Arizona Rep. John Shadegg called for fellow Republicans in the House to move forward with immigration legislation, saying reform would benefit the economy and create jobs. ... Read more»

Dark money man: How Sean Noble moved Koch cash and made millions

For a brief, giddy moment, Sean Noble—a little-known former aide to an Arizona congressman—became one of the most important people in American politics. Plucked from obscurity by libertarian billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, Noble was tasked with distributing a torrent of political money raised by the Koch network, a complex web of nonprofits nicknamed the Kochtopus, into conservative causes in the 2010 and 2012 elections.... Read more»

Az officials bring case for immigration reform to Washington

A delegation of Arizona officials came to Washington to press for comprehensive immigration reform, saying the time to act is now while the nation is paying attention. "Congress is listening," said one. ... Read more»

Analysis

Immigration sound and fury in Congress doesn't signify much

In a repeat of national immigration debates in 2006, hard-line partisanship now coursing through Congress and the upcoming mid-term elections leave precious little room for compromise, raising the specter that reform efforts will again produce more noise than results.... Read more»

Arizona health care roll call

Arizona's U.S. House delegation split along party lines on Sunday night's health insurance reform vote.... Read more»

As economy toppled, seven Az congressmen paid staff bonuses

While dealing with the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression, seven Arizona members of the U.S. House of Representatives granted around $300,000 in total staff bonuses in late 2008. All but one member, Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, rewarded staff with extra pay courtesy of taxpayers. Six members confirmed giving bonuses, and payroll data for the staff of outgoing Republican Rep. Rick Renzi showed increases consistent with bonuses.... Read more»