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McSally, Kelly move on to set up hot Arizona Senate race

Aug. 5, 2020 12:05 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Sen. Martha McSally and Democratic astronaut Mark Kelly secured their parties' nominations Tuesday in the Arizona race to finish the late John McCain's U.S. Senate term. It sets up a heated contest between two former combat pilots in what is expected to be one of the most...

President Donald Trump speaks with reporters as he walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 31, 2020, in Washington. Trump is en route to Florida. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Delayed election results? Maybe, but not because of fraud

Jul. 31, 2020 8:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of November’s presidential race on election night. But that doesn’t mean the results will be flawed or fraudulent, despite President Donald Trump's continued insistence Friday. Trump,...

FILE - In this May 6, 2020, file photo, Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., listens during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The race to finish John McCain's last term in the Senate is one of the hottest tickets in U.S. politics this November, but there's likely to be little fanfare in next week's primary. Retired astronaut Mark Kelly has only a write-in opponent for the Democratic nomination, while a conservative firebrand has struggled to mount a vigorous challenge to Republican incumbent Martha McSally. (Shawn Thew/Pool via AP, File)

McSally, Kelly look to formalize Senate nominations

Jul. 29, 2020 3:11 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The race to finish John McCain's last term in the U.S. Senate is one of the hottest contests in U.S. politics this November, but there's likely to be little fanfare in next week's primary. Retired astronaut Mark Kelly has only a write-in opponent for the Democratic nomination, while a...

McSally reports raising nearly $9 million for Senate race

Jul. 16, 2020 2:48 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Sen. Martha McSally has posted her strongest quarterly fundraising yet, but her haul was still dwarfed by that of her Democratic rival. McSally reported $8.9 million during the three-month period that ended June 30 and ended the quarter with just under $11 million in the bank....

Democrat Kelly reports $12.8 million for Arizona Senate bid

Jul. 14, 2020 12:11 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Democrat Mark Kelly says he raised nearly $12.8 million during the second quarter for his bid to unseat Arizona Republican Sen. Martha McSally. Kelly's campaign said Tuesday he'll report having nearly $24 million in the bank at the end of June. The retired astronaut has consistently...

Today in History

Jul. 12, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, July 12, the 194th day of 2020. There are 172 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 12, 1967, rioting erupted in Newark, New Jersey, over the police beating of a Black taxi driver; 26 people were killed in the five days of violence that followed. ...

Munds Park residents concerned after only post office closes

Jul. 10, 2020 3:49 PM EDT

MUNDS PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of residents, mostly senior citizens, living in a small rural town in northern Arizona have raised concerns after losing their only post office amid the coronavirus pandemic. The shuttered post office is in Munds Park, a small town about 20 miles (30 kilometers) south of...

FILE - In this June 17, 2020, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with small business owners in Yeadon, Pa. Biden is turning to a quartet of experienced Wisconsin political operatives to lead his campaign in a state that helped deliver President Donald Trump his Electoral College majority four years ago. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Joe Biden turns focus to Wisconsin with battle-tested hires

Jun. 24, 2020 9:33 PM EDT

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is turning to a quartet of experienced Wisconsin political operatives to lead his campaign in a state that helped deliver President Donald Trump an Electoral College majority four years ago. The former vice president’s campaign unveiled the team to The...

Berto Cortez, a CVS pharmacy technician, shows how COVID-19 tests are processed in a testing area set up by CVS at St. Vincent de Paul medical clinic, Monday, June 15, 2020, in Phoenix. The Arizona Department of Health Services posted on its website Monday another 1,104 cases of COVID-19 and eight additional deaths, bringing the statewide total number of coronavirus cases to 36,705 and related deaths to 1,194. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Arizona governor says mayors allowed to require face masks

Jun. 17, 2020 9:31 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona mayors are free to make wearing face masks mandatory to slow the spread of coronavirus, Gov. Doug Ducey said Wednesday, a turnabout amid pressure as the state became a national virus hotspot. The Republican governor, who entered his weekly virus news conference for the first time...