BOB CHRISTIE

Republican states that expanded Medicaid want it kept

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer fought her own Republican party in the state Legislature for months to push through a Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.

Nov. 27, 2016 1:39 PM EST
US Supreme Court reinstates Arizona ballot collection ban

PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday reinstated an Arizona law that makes it a felony to collect early ballots, stepping into a contentious political issue days before the presidential election and dealing a blow to Democratic get-out-the-vote efforts.

Nov. 5, 2016 8:03 PM EDT
After rejecting Trump, McCain navigates tough GOP path

PHOENIX (AP) — In his pursuit of a sixth term, Republican Sen. John McCain reluctantly stood by Donald Trump for months despite personal insults and the bombastic businessman's string of controversial claims.

Oct. 21, 2016 3:25 AM EDT
McCain spars with challenger over previous support of Trump

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Sen. John McCain refused to say whether he trusted Donald Trump with the nation's nuclear codes during a debate, a moment that came after he repeated his decision to withdraw his support from the Republican presidential nominee.

Oct. 11, 2016 3:55 PM EDT
McCain defeats Republican challengers to win Arizona primary

PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. John McCain beat back a primary challenge Tuesday from a Republican tea party activist to win the right to seek a sixth term in November in a race that has been inundated with questions about GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Aug. 31, 2016 2:56 AM EDT
Widening aim, Clinton commits resources to Georgia, Arizona

ATLANTA (AP) — Hillary Clinton is expanding her presidential battleground map to include the traditionally Republican states of Georgia and Arizona — another sign that Republican Donald Trump's missteps have Democrats contemplating a November landslide that could help the party in down-ballot contests.

Aug. 9, 2016 6:50 PM EDT
Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio gives speech at GOP convention

PHOENIX (AP) — The longtime sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix fired up the crowd at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Thursday by reminding them of Donald Trump's pledge to build a wall along the U.

Jul. 21, 2016 10:53 PM EDT
Trump backers yell foul over loss at Arizona GOP convention

PHOENIX (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz pulled out a strategic victory at the Arizona Republican Party convention, nailing down a large majority of delegates to the national convention amid cheating accusations from backers of businessman Donald Trump.

May. 1, 2016 5:46 AM EDT
Trump backers yell foul over loss at Arizona GOP convention

PHOENIX (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz pulled out a strategic victory at Saturday's Arizona Republican Party convention, nailing down a large majority of delegates to the national convention amid cheating accusations from backers of businessman Donald Trump.

Apr. 30, 2016 10:42 PM EDT
Arizona county tells feds election issues hit all races

PHOENIX (AP) — Election officials in Arizona's largest county on Friday told the U.S. Justice Department that minority and non-minority voters were equally affected by problems during the state's presidential primary election.

Apr. 22, 2016 6:51 PM EDT
Judge to hear from voters about Arizona presidential primary

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona judge says he'll hear testimony Monday from voters and experts in a lawsuit that seeks to throw out the results of the state's presidential primary that was marred by long lines at polling places.

Apr. 19, 2016 5:11 PM EDT
Democrats launching challenge to Arizona voting practices

PHOENIX (AP) — National and state Democratic groups and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign launched a broad challenge Thursday to Arizona's voting practices in the latest fallout from the state's troubled presidential primary.

Apr. 14, 2016 8:04 PM EDT
Records reveal scope of wait times in Arizona primary

PHOENIX (AP) — Five polling places in metro Phoenix still had voters in line after midnight during Arizona's botched presidential primary two weeks ago, including one location where the final ballot was cast at nearly 1 a.

Apr. 4, 2016 8:25 PM EDT
Arizona's closed primary part of reason for long lines

PHOENIX (AP) — The hours-long lines that marred the Arizona presidential primary can be traced in part back to the fact that tens of thousands of people showed up at polling places despite not being allowed to vote because they were registered independent.

Mar. 31, 2016 5:51 PM EDT
Voters angry at elections foul-ups disrupt Arizona House

PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of voters and activists upset about long lines and delays at polls during Arizona's presidential primary vented their anger Monday at a state House hearing and later in the chamber gallery where a protester was hauled out in handcuffs by state police.

Mar. 28, 2016 8:36 PM EDT
Phoenix official backtracks after blaming voters for lines

PHOENIX (AP) — Bruce Weiss stewed after waiting 2½ hours in line outside a downtown Phoenix polling place, where juice drinks, snacks and circus animal cookies were handed out by citizens hoping to pacify thousands who turned out to cast ballots in Arizona's presidential primary.

Mar. 24, 2016 3:40 AM EDT
Phoenix official backtracks after blaming voters for lines

PHOENIX (AP) — Bruce Weiss stewed after waiting 2½ hours in line outside a downtown Phoenix polling place, where juice drinks, snacks and circus animal cookies were handed out by citizens hoping to pacify thousands who turned out to cast ballots in Arizona's presidential primary.

Mar. 23, 2016 7:38 PM EDT