It has been a year since Democrat Deedra Abboud, a Scottsdale attorney, announced her candidacy for the U.S. Senate. A Muslim, Abboud faced almost immediate backlash for her faith but she says things are better now.
As the federal government struggles to meet a court-imposed deadline to reunite families separated at the border, the well-being of the young children being kept in facilities in Arizona and neighboring states must be considered, state Representative Charlene Fernandez told KAWC.
Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva will run unopposed for his ninth term in the U.S. House. But he says his district will still figure heavily in upcoming elections. Grijalva tells KAWC's Victor Calderón that he expects Republicans to heighten their rhetoric about the U.S.-Mexico border.