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    Arizona congressman Franks wants space-based defense to nuclear threats

    Arizona Republican congressman Trent Franks is trying to get additional legislation sustained in the Senate for a space-based missile defense layer.
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    John McCain says brain cancer treatment going well, health fine

    U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said his health was fine on Tuesday even as he underwent treatment for glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer.
  • Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks to reporters at the Capitol as the Republican-controlled Senate unable to fulfill their political promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" because of opposition and wavering within the GOP ranks, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

    McCain warns Trump to not threaten North Korea until ready to act

    U.S. Sen. John McCain said Tuesday that President Donald Trump must tread cautiously when issuing threats to North Korea if he is unprepared to act.
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    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey: ‘We’re back to square one’ with health care

    After Sen. John McCain's "no" vote on a "skinny repeal" of Obamacare, his state's governor, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, said health care is back to square one.
  • FILE - In this July 19, 2017, file photo, Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., center, walks to his seat as he attends a luncheon with other GOP Senators and President Donald Trump in the State Dinning Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

    Flake doubts tiffs with Trump would affect GOP support of re-election bid

    Sen. Jeff Flake said Tuesday that he doesn't believe several tiffs with President Donald Trump will affect the party's support of his re-election campaign.
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    Sheriff Penzone: Arpaio’s actions were his ‘motivation’ to run for office

    Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone joined KTAR News 92.3 FM's Mac & Gaydos hours after Joe Arpaio was found guilty of criminal contempt of court.
  • FILE--In this Oct. 18, 2011, file photo, Presiding Disciplinary Judge William O'Neil, right, swears in Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio during the State Bar of Arizona's ongoing disciplinary hearings against former Maricopa County attorney Andrew Thomas and two assistants, at the Arizona Supreme Court in Phoenix, Ariz. Arpaio has been convicted of a criminal charge Monday, July 31, 2017, for disobeying a court order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants in a conviction that marks a final rebuke for the former sheriff and politician who once drew strong popularity from such crackdowns but was booted from office amid voter frustrations over his deepening legal troubles. (AP Photo/Jack Kurtz, Pool, file)

    Former Arizona AG wants Arpaio to be forced to work with immigrant groups

    A former Arizona attorney general said former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio should be sentenced to working with immigrant groups.
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    Sen. Jeff Flake reaches out to bullied Muslim candidate eyeing his job

    A Phoenix Democrat and Muslim running for office has learned how bipartisanship works, after a Republican offered support after she was bullied online.
  • This Saturday, July 15, 2017 image from video provided by Scott Muller shows the flash flood just upstream of a popular swimming hole where it swept several people to their deaths in the Tonto National Forest near Payson, Ariz. The flood was the result of a thunderstorm that dumped heavy rainfall just upstream, unleashing 6-foot-high floodwaters, dark with ash from a summer wildfire. (Scott Muller via AP)

    Teenage witness says deadly Arizona flash flood was heartbreaking to watch

    A teenage girl who witnessed a flash flood that claimed the lives of at least nine people described the scene as "heartbreaking."
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    Find out which emoji the KTAR News hosts love the most

    With Monday being National Emoji Day, we decided to have some fun at the expense of some of our hosts here at KTAR News.
  • In this July 11, 2017, photo, Donald Trump Jr. is interviewed by host Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel television program, in New York Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., posted a series of email messages to Twitter on Tuesday showing him eagerly accepting help from what was described to him as a Russian government effort to aid his father's campaign with damaging information about Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Fox News host: Trump Jr.-Russia meeting was a dumb, rookie move

    A Fox News host said Donald Trump Jr.'s decision to meet with a Russian who claimed to have negative information about Hillary Clinton was a dumb move.
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    Ducey is ‘very concerned’ with how GOP health bill could affect Arizona

    Amid talks on Capitol Hill to pass a Republican health care bill to replace Obamacare, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey expressed concerns.
  • Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey speaks with Jean Wilson, a 71-year-old evacuee from the community of Pine Flats at the fire's evacuation center on Thursday, June 29, 2017, in Prescott Valley, Ariz. Crews made considerable progress Thursday fighting an Arizona forest fire that shut down youth summer camps, forced thousands from their homes and came dangerously close to consuming a town. (AP Photo/Angie Wang)

    After visiting fire evacuees, Gov. Doug Ducey describes accommodations

    As Arizona is afflicted with dozens of wildfires this summer, its governor shared stories of those he met who were displaced by the flames.
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    Meghan McCain thinks celebrities insult voters, hurt Democrats

    Celebrities serve as role models for many people. When it comes to politics though, Fox News host Meghan McCain thinks celebrities aren't being followed.
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    Arizona rep.: Left created atmosphere leading to alleged reporter assault

    An Arizona congressman said Thursday the left is to blame for the political atmosphere that led to a Montana candidate's alleged assault of a reporter.