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Arizona Democrats censure Kyrsten Sinema for voting rights failure

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The Arizona Democratic party has formally censured Kyrsten Sinema, the US senator whose opposition to filibuster reform helped sink attempts to protect voting rights. In a statement on Saturday the Arizona party chai...

Cyber Ninjas, firm that conducted Arizona election ‘audit’, shuts down

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Cyber Ninjas, the firm that was contracted by Arizona Republicans to carry out a widely-criticized review of 2.1m ballots cast in the presidential election, is shutting down amid a legal battle seeking to force the co...

Arizona students stage hunger strike to urge Sinema to support voting reform

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Since Monday, a group of 20 college students from the University of Arizona and Arizona State have been on hunger strike in an effort to pressure one of the most heavily criticized Democratic senators, Kyrsten Sinema,...

Arizona police officer who fatally shot man in a wheelchair is fired

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An Arizona police officer has been fired amid outrage over the killing of a suspected shoplifter who was in a motorized wheelchair and moving slowly away from officers when he was shot in the back multiple times. Surv...

Arizona students seek Kyle Rittenhouse removal from online nursing classes

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A small but vocal alliance of left-leaning students at Arizona State University (ASU) is demanding Kyle Rittenhouse be removed from online classes, despite the teen’s acquittal this month on charges of murdering two m...

Arizona voters baffled by Kyrsten Sinema: ‘she betrayed us’

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Allie Young believed in Kyrsten Sinema. Her vote helped elect the seemingly progressive Democrat from Arizona to the Senate in 2018. But she wonders what happened to Sinema when she got to Washington. Young, a voting ...

The Arizona recount didn’t find more Trump votes. But Republicans got what they wanted

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“Humiliation.” “Embarrassment.” “Trump a Bigger Loser than First Thought.” Last week, the Arizona Republicans’ sham election “audit” ended with a whimper rather than a bang. Launched in April to help Donald Trump legi...

Arizona Republican ‘audit’ finds even bigger lead for Biden in 2020 election

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A partisan, Republican-instigated so-called “audit” of the 2020 election result in Arizona has confirmed that Joe Biden did indeed beat Donald Trump in Maricopa county, the state’s most populous county, according to a...

Arizona father held after threat to zip-tie school principal over Covid rules

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The father of an Arizona elementary school student was arrested after he and two other men showed up to the campus with zip-tie handcuffs, threatening a “citizen’s arrest” of the school principal over a Covid-19 quara...

Firm leading Arizona audit received millions from Trump supporters

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The firm leading a widely criticized, Republican-backed audit of election ballots in Arizona has received $5.7m in donations, the majority from supporters of Donald Trump, it revealed on Wednesday. Cyber Ninjas, a Flo...

Arizona secretary of state tells Trump before election lie rally: get over it

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Arizona’s secretary of state had a message for Donald Trump before he appeared in Phoenix on Saturday: “Take your loss and accept it and move on.” Trump was set to speak at an event organised by Turning Point Action,...

Arizona counties find fewer than 200 possible voter fraud cases among 3m 2020 ballots

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Arizona county election officials have identified fewer than 200 cases of potential voter fraud out of more than 3m ballots cast in last year’s presidential election, undercutting Donald Trump’s claims of a stolen ele...

Arizona: stranded family rescued as flash floods inundate cities – video report

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In Tucson, a fire department swift water team rescued a father and his two daughters from the roof of their vehicle on Wednesday after they drove into a usually dry wash and got stranded in floodwaters, said Golder Ra...

Rupert Murdoch approved Fox News Arizona call that signaled Trump defeat, book says

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On election night last year Rupert Murdoch reportedly gave his son Lachlan permission for Fox News to call Arizona for Joe Biden, a decision which signalled Donald Trump’s defeat, with “a signature grunt” and a pithy ...

Arizona Republicans faced pressure from Trump and allies following election, records show

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Newly released records show the top Republicans in Arizona’s largest county dodged calls from Donald Trump and his allies in the aftermath of the 2020 election, as the then-president sought to prevent the certificatio...