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Mi Familia Vota is a national organization working to unite the Latino community and its allies to ensure social and economic justice through increased civic participation, with offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada and Texas.

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Mi Familia Vota is a national organization working to unite the Latino community and its allies to ensure social and economic justice through increased civic participation, with offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada and Texas.

Arizona: Remember to Vote — Nov. 8 — Guide for Spanish-Speakers

Spanish-speakers in Arizona’s most populous county have twice been given information from the elections department listing the wrong date to vote. The mistakes come as polls show Latinos helping to tighten the race between Democrat Richard Carmona and six-term Republican...

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Rep. Ben Quayle, with wife Tiffany, at an evening gathering of supporters as he concedes his Republican primary loss to Rep. David Schweikert on Aug. 28, 2012, in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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Rep. Ben Quayle, with wife Tiffany, at an evening gathering of supporters as he concedes his Republican primary loss to Rep. David Schweikert on Aug. 28, 2012, in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Quayle’s Arizona Loss Adds to List of Lame-Duck Legislators

Ben Quayle’s loss in a Republican primary yesterday in Arizona made him an unlucky 13th House member to be defeated for re-election in the primaries. Quayle, the son of former Vice President Dan Quayle, was unseated by another Republican congressman,...

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Congressmen Ben Quayle, son of former Vice President Dan Quayle, left, and David Schweikert at a Republican candidate forum in Paradise Valley, Arizona.

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Congressmen Ben Quayle, son of former Vice President Dan Quayle, left, and David Schweikert at a Republican candidate forum in Paradise Valley, Arizona.

Arizona Congressmen Fight to Keep Jobs 2,000 Miles from Tampa

Representatives Ben Quayle and David Schweikert have a good reason why they’re not at the Republican National Convention in Tampa this week: they’re opponents in a primary election today more than 2,000 miles away in Arizona. Quayle and Schweikert, both...

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From left to right, Senate Democrats including Minority Leader David Schapira, D-Tempe, Kyrsten Sinema, D-Phoenix, Minority Whip Paula Aboud, D-Tucson, and Steve Gallardo, D-Phoenix, during a special session on June 10, 2011 in Phoenix.

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From left to right, Senate Democrats including Minority Leader David Schapira, D-Tempe, Kyrsten Sinema, D-Phoenix, Minority Whip Paula Aboud, D-Tucson, and Steve Gallardo, D-Phoenix, during a special session on June 10, 2011 in Phoenix.

Tennessee Super-PAC Attacks Arizona Democrats Before Primary

A Democratic U.S. House primary in Arizona has drawn interest from another out-of-state group, this time a super-political action committee based in Tennessee. The super-PAC, Progressive Independent Committee, has paid for mail pieces attacking the voting records of Kyrsten Sinema, a...

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State Chairman of the Arizona Democratic Party Andrei Cherny.

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State Chairman of the Arizona Democratic Party Andrei Cherny.

How it Works: Arizona Democrat Attacked by Delaware Super-PAC

A super-political action committee attacking a congressional candidate in Arizona is funded solely by a limited liability company in Delaware. Restoring Arizona’s Integrity, which opposes Democrat Andrei Cherny, a former White House aide and state party chairman, received a single...

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Congressmen Davis Schweikert, left, and ben Quayle after a candidate forum at an adult assisted living facility in Scottsdale.

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Congressmen Davis Schweikert, left, and ben Quayle after a candidate forum at an adult assisted living facility in Scottsdale.

Quayle, Schweikert Frame Tax Issue in Arizona Republican Race

An extension of payroll tax cuts approved by Congress and President Barack Obama early this year is a major issue in the race between Arizona Republicans Ben Quayle and David Schweikert, both freshmen members of the House. Quayle and Schweikert...

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Arizona Republican Representative, David Schweikert, right, discusses his plans and concerns during a Republican candidate forum with Ben Quayle.

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Arizona Republican Representative, David Schweikert, right, discusses his plans and concerns during a Republican candidate forum with Ben Quayle.

Quayle `Embarrassed Us,’ Schweikert Says in Arizona Slugfest

Updated at 5:30 pm EDT Incumbent on incumbent warfare can get messy. A new television ad for Arizona Republican Representative David Schweikert alleges that House colleague Ben Quayle has “embarrassed us too many times.” Schweikert and Quayle, both freshmen, are seeking...

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FBI agent covers the broken window of the apartment of James Holmes, the suspect who opened fire in a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado.

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FBI agent covers the broken window of the apartment of James Holmes, the suspect who opened fire in a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado.

Post-Colorado Shooting: Gun Control Sentiment no Stronger Than Before

The gun-slaying of 12 people in Aurora, Colorado, has barely moved the needle on public opinion about gun control in America. Forty-seven percent of those surveyed by the Pew Research Center say it is more important to control gun ownership,...

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Sen. John McCain

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Sen. John McCain

McCain: ‘Mark my Words’ — Campaign Finance ‘Scandal Not Far’

For years, John McCain’s name was synonymous with campaign finance reform. Bruised by his exposure to a scandal in his early years as a senator involving Arizona businessman Charles Keating, a generous campaign contributor who sought help with federal banking...

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