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Democrats win big in Arizona, now a former GOP stronghold

Democrats have been asking the question for a long time: Is this the year Arizona turns blue? In 2020, the answer was “yes.” Joe Biden won Arizona’s 11 electoral votes for president and Mark Kelly won a seat in the U.S. Senate, ushering in an era of Democratic leadership not seen since Republicans dominated the

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Will Black Men Deliver the Votes for a Trump Victory?

If a stunned America wakes up Wednesday morning to the improbable news that President Trump has won yet another upset victory, two prominent pollsters say the credit could go to an unlikely group of voters: Black men. “If Donald Trump wins this — and I think he will, he will — he will owe this

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Biden, Harris aim to tip battleground Arizona for Democrats

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris pitched an economic message Thursday during their first joint appearance on the campaign trail, hammering President Donald Trump for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and a failure to address the needs of working Americans. “You’re facing real challenges right now, and the last thing you need is a president

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Opinion: During the Pandemic, Keep Calm and Carry On

As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, Americans are eager for a return to normalcy. And we should be: For months, our lives have been disrupted by a virus whose deadliness has been exaggerated. Ever since the World Health Organization pegged the COVID-19 fatality rate at 3.4 percent, uncertainty gave way to anxiety, fear and paranoia. People

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Hispanic Democrats identify Arizona as a battleground state in 2020 elections

Arizona was identified by Democrats Monday as one of six battleground states for this fall’s election, a status that state lawmakers said has been 10 years in the making. “We have about 10 years of Latino activism resistance that has been going on … and we have created this environment in Arizona,” that has primed

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