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What Color is Arizona?

Arizona politics are deep in the red, or so we are led to believe.

The last presidential candidate to win Arizona was Bill Clinton in 1996. That is 22 years ago. The last time Arizona sent a Democratic senator to Washington D.C. was 1976. That was 42 years ago. It is easy to see...

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Count Every Ballot

We find ourselves less than a week after the 2018 midterm elections, and entering the final stretch of the Year of the Suppressed Voter. Here I am writing about whether we should count every ballot in undecided races. But in this crazy mixed up world, this is the conversation we must...

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Was there a Blue Wave?

Was there a blue wave?

The midterm elections of 2018 are done, was there a blue wave? Some would argue since Republicans gained seats in the Senate that a blue wave was averted. Democrats did regain control of the House of Representatives, so the right is arguing that this was more...

Voting is a Civil Right

Voting Changes Lives and Makes History

Voting is more popular than ever, yet I have never seen the United States of America so divisive. This is a shocking realization considering I was born in 1960 in the midst of the civil rights movement, the rise of hippies, free love and decades of Reaganomics that followed.

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Women's Suffrage Movement is still alive today

Taking a Knee: Women, It’s Time

“Taking a knee” during the National Anthem has grown into a valid form of political protest.  NFL players use the act of genuflecting – usually a sign of respect or religious worship – to express solidarity and objection to the growing tide of police brutality in America.