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Redistricting commission picks Neuberg as independent chair

Erika Schupak Neuberg, a psychologist and life coach with a practice in Scottsdale, and a national board member of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, will serve as independent chair of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission. Neuberg will be a critical tie-breaking vote if the four partisan members deadlock.... Read more»

VP Pence to campaign in Tucson, Mesa next week

Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Arizona to accept endorsements from police and Mormon groups, about six weeks after the Republican called off a campaign stop here and delayed a trip for a day when eight Secret Service agents tested positive for COVID-19.... Read more»

Arizona Republican admits House ethics violations, agrees to reprimand, $50k fine

Rep. David Schweikert has admitted to 11 counts of campaign finance violations, misuse of congressional office funds and pressuring legislative staff to do campaign work, the House Ethics Committee said Thursday.... Read more»

Application process opens for redistricting commission

The application process is now open for anyone hoping to serve on the next Independent Redistricting Commission, officially starting the process that will determine the boundaries of Arizona’s legislative and congressional districts for the next decade.... Read more»

Arizona to host Democratic presidential debate in March

Phoenix will be hosting a Democratic presidential debate on March 15, ahead of the March 17 end of the 2020 presidential preference election in the state.... Read more»

Supreme Court says Trump's ‘public charge’ rule for immigrants can take effect – for now

The Supreme Court said Monday that the Trump administration can enforce its proposed new “public charge” rule that will require immigrants show they will not need public assistance before they can gain admission to the U.S.... Read more»

DNC sees Maricopa voters as key to making Arizona a 2020 battleground

Democratic National Committee officials said they plan to focus aggressively on Maricopa County voters as part of their efforts to swing Arizona, one of six battleground states where the party plans to invest millions in 2020.... Read more»

Swing state 2020: With the election a year off, Arizona could become a key player

For the first time since Bill Clinton won re-election in 1996, pundits aren’t sure whether Arizona will vote red or blue.... Read more»

GOP looks to clear nomination path for Trump by canceling Az primary

President Donald Trump’s road to renomination could get easier through Arizona, with the state Republican Party looking to join three other states and drop its presidential primary next year.... Read more»

Ethics panel: 'Reason to believe' GOP Rep. Schweikert used congressional staff to campaign

Potential challengers to Rep. David Schweikert were quick to jump on new ethics revelations Friday that there was “substantial reason to believe” the Fountain Hills Republican may have used congressional staff and resources to benefit his political campaigns.... Read more»