Arizona Sen. McSally promises swift action on drought plan

U.S. 03/27/19, 16:23

U.S. Sen. Martha McSally vowed Wednesday to take quick action on a plan to preserve a drought-stricken Colorado River, which serves about 40 million people in the U.S. West and Mexico.Seven states are looking to Congress to pass legislation to implement drought contingency plans that would mean voluntary cuts to ...

McSally says a superior officer raped her when in Air Force

Politics 03/07/19, 02:34

The U.S. Air Force has apologized to Sen. Martha McSally after the Arizona Republican revealed that a superior officer raped her when she was in the service. McSally spoke about her experience Wednesday during a Senate hearing on the military's efforts to prevent sexual assaults and improve the response when they ...

Sen. McSally, ex-Air Force pilot, says officer raped her

Politics 03/06/19, 16:13

Sen. Martha McSally, the first female Air Force fighter pilot to fly in combat, said Wednesday that she was sexually assaulted by a superior officer, and later, when she tried to talk about it to military officials, she "felt like the system was raping me all over again." The Arizona Republican, ...

Retired astronaut Mark Kelly kicking off Arizona Senate race

Politics 02/23/19, 10:53

Retired astronaut Mark Kelly is kicking off his U.S. Senate campaign Saturday with a rally in Tucson not far from the site where his wife, Gabrielle Giffords, survived a shooting when she was a congresswoman. That attack in 2011 led Kelly to leave NASA and become a political activist, pushing ...

Feds flag Arizona senator for excessive campaign donations

Politics 01/31/19, 16:10

Arizona Sen. Martha McSally, whose fundraising practices have drawn scrutiny in the past, appears to have accepted more than $270,000 in excessive campaign contributions during the recent midterm campaign, according to the Federal Election Commission. Federal candidates can collect $2,700 from a single donor during a primary election, followed by an ...

Arizona governor names Martha McSally to McCain Senate seat

Politics 12/18/18, 11:12

Arizona's governor has named Rep. Martha McSally to replace U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl in the U.S. Senate seat that belonged to Sen. John McCain. Republican Gov. Doug Ducey announced Tuesday that McSally will take over after Kyl's resignation becomes effective Dec. 31. McSally last month lost a race for Arizona's other ...

Court hearing set in Arizona Senate race vote count dispute

Politics 11/09/18, 03:17

As the Arizona Senate vote count starts to tip into Democratic terrain, a judge Friday will hear a lawsuit by the GOP seeking to limit the tally -- or expand it in the state's conservative-leaning rural areas.Four local Republican parties filed a lawsuit Wednesday night challenging the state's two biggest ...

Arizona GOP sues to limit mail-in ballots in US Senate race

Politics 11/08/18, 02:34

Republicans filed a lawsuit Wednesday night to challenge the way some Arizona counties count mail-in ballots as election officials began to slowly tally more than 600,000 outstanding votes in the narrow U.S. Senate race -- a task that could take days. Republican Rep. Martha McSally and Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema were ...

Phoenix voter: Support for Trump a top priority

U.S. 11/06/18, 16:17

The Latest in Arizona's midterm election (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Commercial builder Keith Broadwater from Phoenix says his votes in Tuesday's midterm election reflected his support for the U.S. Constitution, President Donald Trump, the people who have been forgotten by politicians, and the president's approach to economic growth and illegal immigration. The ...

Fractious Arizona Senate race heads into final hours

Politics 11/05/18, 19:57

Republican Rep. Martha McSally barnstormed rural Arizona on Monday while Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema dashed around its urban core in Phoenix as the congresswomen tried to drum up every last vote in the final day of their neck-and-neck U.S. Senate race. The candidates' itinerary and rhetoric was a microcosm of their ...

In full campaign mode, Trump calls Dems ‘too extreme’

Politics 10/20/18, 01:13

President Donald Trump says Democrats are "too extreme and too dangerous" to take control of Congress. President Donald Trump arrives as the sun sets to speak at a campaign rally at Minuteman Aviation Hangar, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Missoula, Mont. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally ...

McSally, Sinema face each other in Arizona Senate debate

Politics 10/15/18, 12:58

Two congresswomen will face off in the sole Arizona Senate debate Monday evening, capping a contest that could determine which party controls the U.S. Senate.The race pits two triathletes and congresswomen against each other who have won multiple elections in swing districts.Martha McSally is a former fighter pilot who represented ...

New strategy: Democrats go all-in on health care in midterms

Health 10/14/18, 10:40

President Donald Trump may be the impetus for Democratic anger that is powering the midterm elections, but the Democrats' top issue isn't the president. It's health care.Democrats are hoping to make Republicans pay for trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act last year. For four election cycles, Republicans vowed to ...

2 female Arizona Senate candidates on a Kavanaugh tightrope

U.S. 10/05/18, 00:24

The two congresswomen running for Arizona's open Senate seat are walking a tightrope on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., who is running against U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., for the senate seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., talks to Wade Pankey ...

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