Speculation abounds that defeated Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., might wind up with a promotion to the Senate amid Sen. Jon Kyl's, R-Ariz., temporary appointment to replace the late Sen. John McCain, Politico reported. "First of all, I would recommend Martha McSally for a lot of different things, including U.S. Senate, because I supported her candidacy," Sen. Kyl told Politico. "But no, I've not made any decisions about when I'm going to step down." After McSally's loss, and amid Sen. Kyl's vow not to run in the 2020 special election for the seat once held by McCain, the veteran Republican said he will consult with re-elected Gov. Doug Ducey, R-Ariz., about his immediate future, "And you all will be notified after that," Politico reported. McSally lost to Democratic Sen.-elect Kyrsten Sinema, conceding in a hard-fought race Monday night. … [Read more...] about Politico: Sen. Kyl to Speak With Ariz. Gov. About His Future
Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., was the projected winner of his reelection bid Tuesday — despite an ad campaign from six of his siblings endorsing their brother's Democratic challenger. Gosar took 68 percent of the vote to challenger David Brill's 31 percent. Six of nine of Gosar's brothers and sisters released an ad campaign in September that condemned and denounced their brother's conservative stances on the environment, healthcare, and immigration. "It would be difficult to see my brother as anything but a racist," Gosar's sibling Grace said in one of the ads, the Washington Examiner reported. Gosar has served in the House of Representatives since 2011. … [Read more...] about Ariz. Rep. Gosar Wins Despite Siblings’ Negative Ad Campaign
The Associated Press Published 9:45 p.m. UTC Jun 17, 2018 Mesa, Ariz. – Police in a Phoenix suburb say a self-driving Waymo vehicle was among five cars involved in a collision, but no serious injuries were reported. The driver of the Waymo vehicle told Mesa police that the car was not in autonomous mode at the time of Saturday night’s crash. Witnesses say another car failed to stop for a red light and crashed into the Waymo vehicle as it was turning left. The car then struck three other vehicles. Waymo, whose parent company is Google, did not immediately return a message seeking comment Sunday. Self-driving vehicles have come under fire since an Uber vehicle in autonomous mode with an operator behind the wheel fatally struck a woman in nearby Tempe. A Waymo vehicle was struck by a red-light runner last month in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler. … [Read more...] about Autonomous Waymo car involved in 5-car crash in Ariz.
John Wagner, The Washington Post Published 5:36 am, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., has been discharged from the hospital and has returned to his home near Sedona, Arizona, according to a tweet from his wife, Cindy McCain, on Monday night. McCain, 81, underwent surgery more than a week ago at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix for an intestinal infection related to diverticulitis, an inflammation of the digestive tract. His family said he came out of the surgery in stable condition. "@SenJohnMcCain and I are home in our beloved Hidden Valley enjoying a glorious Arizona sunset," Cindy McCain said in her Monday night tweet, which included a photo of a picturesque stream. In July, doctors diagnosed the six-term senator and former Republican presidential nominee with glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer that also took the lives of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., and Beau Biden, son of former vice president Joe Biden. Recommended Video: Now … [Read more...] about Sen. McCain discharged from hospital, returns to home near Sedona, Ariz.
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Politics by John Wagner by John Wagner Email the author April 24 at 8:26 AM Email the author Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has been discharged from the hospital and has returned to his home near Sedona, Ariz., according to a tweet from his wife, Cindy McCain, on Monday night. McCain, 81, underwent surgery more than a week ago at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix for an intestinal infection related to diverticulitis, an inflammation of the digestive tract. His family said he came out of the surgery in stable condition. “@SenJohnMcCain and I are home in our beloved Hidden Valley enjoying a glorious Arizona sunset,” Cindy … [Read more...] about McCain discharged from hospital, returns to home near Sedona, Ariz.