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‘Long time coming’: Latino voters help flip Arizona, tighten key races

Latino voters fueled by the Trump administration’s failures to curb COVID-19 and the lingering impact of the anti-immigration law known as SB 1070 helped turn Arizona blue after decades of entrenched Republican rule, according to organizers who have spent years working toward this moment. “This feels like a victory lap,” said Eduardo Sainz, director of

Opinion

Opinion: The Great Issues Were Not Raised In This Campaign

“Can’t Anybody Here Play This Game?” was the title of a 1963 book by Jimmy Breslin about the disastrous first year of the New York Mets, an expansion team. It’s attributed to the team’s manager Casey Stengel. As I’ve watched this picaresque presidential election year unfold, I’ve had the same thought. The game is governance; the campaign,

Opinion

Opinion: Convincing Your Non-Voting Friends to Vote

With the most divisive election in 150 years approaching, politicians on both sides of the aisle are fervently urging others to vote. This moment is very sensible, given that about 100 million eligible voters did not vote in the 2016 election. Many have argued that non-voters are the largest voting bloc. Is there anything that

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