PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Arizona Senator-elect Mark Kelly announced his 13-person bipartisan team for taking office. The transition team will work to create advisory groups for its first 100 days off, according to a press release from Kelly’s team. The team is made up of leaders from Arizona. The co-chairsRead More →

PHOENIX (KVOA) — Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema released this statement shortly after several news outlets declared Joe Biden the winner of the 2020 presidential election. “Arizonans voted in record numbers to support pragmatic, practical leaders who will bring Americans together and heal the divisions in our country,” Sinema said. “Today’sRead More →

The Arizona Republic/azcentral.com is seeking talented students and recent graduates in news reporting, photojournalism, digital production, or audio for the paid Summer 2022 Pulliam Fellowships. The 10-week Journalism Fellowship program places emerging journalists in the newsroom, where they gain valuable experience working alongside award-winning journalists. Pulliam Scholars earn $650/week forRead More →

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Az.) endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden for president on Wednesday after a string of resounding victories for the moderate Democrat in the Super Tuesday primaries. Biden is a “pragmatic and practical leader best positioned to get things done for everyday families,” Sinema said in a statement.Read More →

Don Dedera, longtime beloved Arizona Republic columnist, author and former editor of Arizona Highways magazine, died Tuesday, just two weeks shy of his 91st birthday. In addition to his journalistic accomplishments, Dedera has been active in preserving some of the most iconic pieces of Arizona history, including Western author ZaneRead More →

CNN’s Manu Raju appears to have triggered Republican Arizona Senator Martha McSally on Thursday by speaking out about President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, earning him a Trumpian slur in the halls of Capitol Hill. “Manu, you’re a liberal hack,” McSally said, clearly irritated and with undisguised disdain. “I’m not talkingRead More →

The Arizona Republic the staff received several awards at the Arizona Newspapers Association’s 80th Annual Meeting and Fall Convention. The awards ceremony on September 28 honored the winners of the Better Newspaper contest. Two Arizona Republic reporters received special awards: Craig Harris received the Phil Alvidrez Award, which recognizes aRead More →

A human resources representative from Gannett, the parent company of the Arizona Republicconfiscated the work phone of a reporter involved in a campaign to unionize the Phoenix newsroom, the reporter posted on Facebook. Rebekah Sanders, who covers scams and bad business practices, claimed a representative for Gannett had “questioned” herRead More →

Journalists at The Arizona Republic received the George Polk Award for Education Reporting for their survey of publicly funded charter schools. reporters Craig Harris, Anne Ryman, Alden Wood and Justin Price won investigative work on state charter schools throughout 2018, including a five-part special report “The Charter Gamble.” The team’sRead More →

A political cartoon by Steve Benson of the Arizona Republic that targets U.S. Senate candidate Martha McSally has drawn the ire of McSally’s campaign. The cartoon, published in Sunday’s newspaper, shows McSally’s opponent, Kyrsten Sinema, shooting down an aircraft piloted by McSally from “shallow attacks” with a “substance” cannon andRead More →

The family of US Senator John McCain announced Friday that he is stopping treatment for brain cancer. Since December, the six-term Arizona senator and 2008 Republican presidential candidate has been at home near Sedona. McCain, 81, was surrounded by family and friends. In his final days, questions about McCain’s life,Read More →

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Donald Trump has single-handedly transformed the red-hot, dependable Republican state of Arizona into a contested presidential battleground. Staking his campaign on anti-immigrant rhetoric, Trump has emboldened xenophobes on the right to demand that Republicans embrace their racially tinged nationalism. Simultaneously, it annoys their Democratic opponents, especially Latino voters, who makeRead More →

Arizona State Senator Carlyle Begay, R-Ganado, officially announces his transition from the Democratic to the Republican Party at the Arizona Capitol Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in Phoenix. Begay said he switched parties because the Republican platform aligned more closely with his beliefs. He said one example is the party’s emphasisRead More →