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Trent Franks

Franks, ‘Duck Dynasty’ family raise cleft palate awareness

Franks, ‘Duck Dynasty’ family raise cleft palate awareness

Arizona congressman praises 10-year-old girl's courage.

July 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Glendale council vote could help tribe's casino effort

PHOENIX — In a major reversal, the Glendale City Council voted Tuesday to oppose federal legislation designed to block a tribal casino on the city’s west side.

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How Arizona's members of Congress voted

Key votes ahead

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How Arizona's members of Congress voted

Key votes ahead

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How Arizona's members of Congress voted

Key Votes Ahead

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This week, the Senate will vote on a two-year budget deal, the 2014 defense budget and presidential nominees.

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Shutdown can’t keep Arizona vets from visiting WW II Memorial

Shutdown can’t keep Arizona vets from visiting WW II Memorial

WASHINGTON — A government shutdown could not keep 77 Southern Arizona veterans from seeing “their” World War II Memorial ono Monday.

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Some gaffes heard 'round the world, due to Internet

Some gaffes heard 'round the world, due to Internet

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz.

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Some gaffes heard 'round the world, due to Internet

Some gaffes heard 'round the world, due to Internet

Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz.

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Some gaffes heard 'round the world, due to Internet

Some gaffes heard 'round the world, due to Internet

Social media can be a powerful tool for politicians. Or it can be "just another place to put your foot in your mouth," as two Arizona lawmakers indirectly learned recently.

June 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Lawmaker says low rate of pregnancy from rape

WASHINGTON — Republican Arizona congressman Trent Franks drew a sharp response during debate on an abortion bill when he said that the number of pregnancies resulting from rape is very low.

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Bill would foil O'odham casino plans in Glendale

Bill would foil O'odham casino plans in Glendale

PHOENIX - Repeatedly rebuffed in court, the state and multiple Indian tribes are banking on federal legislation to block the Tohono O'odham Nation from building a casino on the edge of Glendale.

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Arizona’s delegation splits on ‘fiscal cliff’ vote

Arizona’s U.S. House delegation split along party lines late Tuesday night as the House passed the so-called “fiscal cliff agreement.

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Franks' bill restricting abortions in DC fails

WASHINGTON - A bill by Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., to ban abortions in the District of Columbia after 20 weeks of pregnancy failed to get the two-thirds majority needed to pass the House Tuesday.

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DC activists to visit abortion bill's Arizona sponsor

WASHINGTON — Advocates for District of Columbia voting rights in Congress will be visiting an Arizona congressman who wants to ban abortion in the nation’s capital after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

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