tag: arizona

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In one of his last acts as president, Donald Trump pardoned Republican former lawmaker Rick Renzi, who was convicted of corruption while in Congress.
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Just days before the end of the Trump Administration, the U.S. Forest Service took action that paves the way for a massive copper mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona.
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One of the most recognizable defendants from the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is a Donald Trump supporter who bases his persona on a warped interpretation of Native traditions.
Photo by Adam Schultz / Biden for President
I support all efforts to impeach and convict Donald Trump and make it impossible for him to hold this office/public office ever again.
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Hate crimes in Arizona bounced back in 2019 after a sharp drop the year before, and advocates say they fear the numbers are only going to continue to rise when the tumult of 2020 is reported.
The Capitol after the attack
The insurrection of January 6 shows us that we have a great amount of work to do to address racism, to address inequality, and to address the abuse of power.
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The sight can be jarring: As a runner’s graceful stride brings her closer, her face comes into focus.
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For four years, the Trump administration took steps to boost uranium mining for what it called national security reasons, a move environmentalists saw as an attempt to open the door to mining near the Grand Canyon.
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When the coronavirus hit a community bordering the Tohono O’odham Nation, the shelves of its one grocery story were cleaned out.
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The federal government may not have a stellar track record when it comes to keeping promises in Indian Country, but tribal leaders think President-elect Joe Biden could be the exception.
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Indian Country is receiving a new COVID-19 vaccine but the vast majority of tribal citizens will have to wait before they can be protected from a disease that continues to ravage their communities.
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Of the 11 Democratic presidential electors who will cast Arizona’s Electoral College vote, three are tribal leaders.
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Enthusiasm across Arizona was higher this election than in the 2016 presidential contest, and final results show the contrast was even more stark in Indian Country.
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For the fifth year, a Navajo Nation program is helping reservation residents stay warm through by distributing coal for free.
Volunteers with Chizh for Cheii are preparing to deliver firewood to elders on the Navajo Nation, where nearly 90 percent of homes rely on wood for heat.
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Voters of the Colorado River Indian Tribes have elected Amelia Flores as chairwoman and five members to the governing council.
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With a shortage of beds, oxygen and staff, the Navajo Nation can no longer depend on regional aid and is sending critical patients farther afield for health care.
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Democrat Mark Kelly can drop “Senator-elect” from his title after being sworn in as the new U.S. Senator from Arizona.
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Democrat Mark Kelly will be sworn in as the U.S. Senator from Arizona on December 2, 2020.
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For Native voters, this election year has dealt us one disappointing data dilemma after another.
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Across the Navajo Nation, victims of COVD-19 include parents and grandparents, sole guardians and providers, mentors and teachers. Without them, some students have lost their way or, quite literally, fallen off the map.
American Indian Cancer Foundation
In almost every category, minority patients are worse off when it comes to early diagnosis, treatment after diagnosis and surgical treatment of lung cancer.
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Native leaders are keeping close watch on the Supreme Court battle over whether to repeal all or parts of the Affordable Care Act, a move many say could devastate health care in Indian Country.
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After a one-year absence because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Native American Basketball Invitational will return in July 2021.
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Traditional healers, who once played critical roles in governance and health care, are dwindling in number and influence, even as the deadly coronavirus impacts the Navajo Nation.
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Indian Country is celebrating after turning out in record numbers for one of the most consequential presidential elections in American history.
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Amid celebrations on one side, and vows to keep fighting on the other, Democrat Joe Biden claimed a “clear victory, a convincing victory” in the 2020 presidential election.
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Although small and difficult to measure, the Native voting population is powerful.
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Four days after the November 3 election, ballots are still being counted. Donald Trump’s supporters don’t like it.
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Arizona Senate Minority Leader David Bradley has selected Derrick Watchman to serve on Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission.
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“All things considered, the way that Native American and black people in America vote isn’t necessarily changing this year,” a student activist said.
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With the control of the U.S. Senate at stake, Native voters are playing a pivotal role in important races in North Carolina, Arizona, Montana and Alaska.
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Voter intimidation is illegal under state and federal law, and can result in lawsuits, fines or imprisonment.
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The Federal Communications Commission has granted broadband spectrum licenses to tribes in what FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called “a major step forward in our efforts to close the digital divide on Tribal lands.”
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Native American and Alaska Native voters have the power to determine the next president.
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The Phoenix Indian Medical Center shut down inpatient obstetrics services without public notice or comment.
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Voters are casting and dropping off ballots at sites throughout the nation, including Gila River Arena in Arizona’s largest city.
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Remains of 181 migrants were found in the Arizona desert through the end of September, 37 more than in all of last year and the most since 2013.
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The nation’s highest court now has six justices — out of nine — who were nominated by a Republican president.
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“Pascua Yaqui voters’ voices deserve to be heard – whether it’s one vote or a thousand votes,” said Chairman Peter S. Yucupicio.