- Data Covid-19 USA — The misbegotten Republican recount of Arizona’s 2020 election results is an object lesson about the embarrassing damage to democracy by a sore loser.
- Data Covid-19 USA — Thousands of Native American children attended U.S. boarding schools designed to “civilize the savage.” Many died. Many who lived are reclaiming their identity.
Representative Paul Gosar’s association with the white nationalist Nick Fuentes is the most vivid example of the Republican Party’s growing acceptance of extremism.
Donald Trump tried to reach the top Republican in metropolitan Phoenix as his allies were trying to overturn the state’s 2020 results, according to the official, who said he did not pick up the calls.
Democrats and voting rights groups say they can no longer count on the federal courts, including the Supreme Court, to serve as a backstop for preventing racially discriminatory voting restrictions.
The decision, a test of what remains of the Voting Rights Act, suggested that challenges to many new measures making it harder to vote may not be successful.
The State Legislature shifted legal authority from the secretary of state to a Republican attorney general, and enacted election measures it said would stop fraud.
Operatives infiltrated progressive groups across the West to try to manipulate politics and reshape the national electoral map. They targeted moderate Republicans, too — anyone seen as threats to hard-line conservatives.
Phoenix is facing a double heat and housing crisis that is falling hardest on people who have to suffer the sun.
Ms. Hobbs, the Arizona secretary of state, saw her star rise as she fought Republicans’ election falsehoods. Senator Kyrsten Sinema, a fellow Democrat, insists on a bipartisan approach to voting rights.
Global warming has been fueling disasters in the region for years. Now, an early heat wave and severe drought are threatening lives and leaving water in perilously short supply.
- PHOTOS: CU Buffs lose to Utah Utes 20–1 The 21st-ranked Buffs gave up 28 unanswered points in the second half on a snowy, bitterly cold Saturday and fell to Utah, 38-21, in the earliest daytime kickoff ever at Folsom Field. Read the full story here.