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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.

Republican state Senator Kate Brophy McGee said she is leading an effort by some state lawmakers to learn more about the unaccompanied minors being housed in facilities in Phoenix and Tucson.

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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.

Lou Gum

State Representative Charlene Fernandez joined lawmakers earlier this month in visiting a facility housing children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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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.

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