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Former President Donald Trump, shown at a North Carolina event in 2020.

While other Republicans tried to downplay the impact of former President Donald Trump’s endorsement this week of Blake Masters’ bid for Senate, analysts said the nod could be the “rocket fuel” Masters needs to move to the front of a crowded field. Read more»

Trucks blocked an intersection in Toronto on Feb. 5, 2022, as part of nationwide demonstrations aimed at blocking Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates.

Arizonans — or, at least, people claiming to live in Arizona — gave nearly $120,000 to the massive anti-vaccine mandate Canadian trucker protest that shut down the country’s capital for more than a week. Read more»

Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., pulled in more than $27.5 million in campaign contributions in 2021, the fourth-most among all Senate candidates in the nation. But analysts said the money is no guarantee of a win against a fairly well-funded group of GOP challengers in a tough year for Democrats.

Sen. Mark Kelly has a large lead in fundraising heading into the 2022 Arizona Senate race, but Republicans are still expected to have a chance in the election based on recent polls. Read more»

Voter fraud cases are rare, and most cases in Arizona involve people accused of 'double voting' in multiple states.

A grand jury has indicted a Scottsdale Republican woman for allegedly casting her dead mother’s early ballot in the November election in a rare prosecution for voter fraud in Arizona after the case was brought to the attention of the election integrity unit by a conservative Phoenix activist. Read more»