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Politics

Biden facing growing pressure over secretary of defense pick

President-elect Joe Biden is facing escalating pressure from competing factions within his own party as he finalizes his choice for secretary of defense. Black leaders have encouraged the incoming president to select an African American to diversify what has so far been a largely white prospective Cabinet, while others are pushing him to appoint a

Business

Separate and unequal: Pay gap affects women, minorities, families

The pay gap is confoundingly stubborn: on average across the United States, women make 81 cents for every dollar a man makes, with the size of the gap varying based on a woman’s job, family status and race. In Arizona, women fare slightly better than the national data, making 84 cents for every dollar a

Legal Beat

Judge Amy Coney Barrett: Mom, Career Woman and Legal Scholar

A woman of faith, working mother, wife, respected scholar, and person of integrity and character well describe Judge Amy Coney Barrett.  If confirmed this week by the United States Senate, she would become the first United States Supreme Court Justice to have school-aged children while serving on our nation’s highest court. Her story resonates with

State

Love in the time of Corona

Survey finds the average Arizona single would travel for 1.8 hours to go on a date, thanks to the pandemic…  1/2 of singles would avoid dating someone from a high Covid area. 1 in 5 men would pack an overnight bag for a first date. If there’s one thing which has put a hold on the good

National

President Trump’s 20 additions to his Supreme Court list

The President announced 20 additions to his list of qualified potential Supreme Court nominees yesterday. The 20 men and women he named are committed to the American ideal of impartial rule of law—a value that makes our country exceptional. “Apart from matters of war and peace, the nomination of a Supreme Court justice is the

State

Arizona Celebrates 100 Years Of The 19th Amendment

Arizona is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote after more than 70 years of advocacy. Congress ratified the 19th Amendment on August 18, 1920. “Arizona is proud to recognize the anniversary of the 19th Amendment and 100 years of women’s right to vote

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