Celebrating the Victories of Women of Color

When you begin an endeavor such as Arizona List, I can’t imagine you understand the depth of your contribution. Nevertheless, that impact is felt by many and in many different ways. Recently I met a women, an Arizona native who drove down the mountain from Flagstaff in support of Mayoral candidate Coral Evans. She was…

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Arizona List Announces Endorsements for 2016

As of September 3, 2016 Arizona List endorsed candidates and on the list women: As of January 20, 2016 (We are still hearing about new candidates every day and expect additional endorsements this spring. Although most candidates will be declared by May 2016 a write in candidate could file as late as July 21, 2016. We…

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There’s No Scandal, Only a Partisan Witch Hunt

excerpted from US News and World Report by David Brock Conservative media figures and politicians have tried to turn the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, into a political weapon against the Obama administration for more than three years. Armed with lies and misinformation, their attempts to paint a partisan witch hunt as a…

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Marriage Equality & What’s Next

Love Wins… On Friday, October 17, Arizona’s marriage equality ban was deemed unconstitutional and marriage equality became the law of the land. Largely, the public was overjoyed about this decision. In September 2013, the Behavior Research Center reported that approximately 55% of Arizonans support marriage equality. Immediately following the ruling, several same-sex couples celebrated the…

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Sign our Petition! Tell the Arizona Daily Star We Deserve Fairness

Of course the Arizona Daily Star can endorse any candidate they believe to be ​best suited for the Arizona House of Representatives.  With that said​, let us be frank, an incumbent legislator such as Victoria Steele has accomplished more than is implied by a single phrase at the end of an editorial​ about the district…

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Nine to Five

On September 9th, I began my internship with Arizona List. At noon, I sat in an informal meeting with the other interns at Tucson’s Expresso Art Café where our responsibilities and commitments were explained. Immediately, I was thrilled to start. I so admire that Arizona List exists to empower women in politics and advance political…

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A Call to Unite Citizens Against Citizens United

Citizens United in review… As you might recall, in 2008 a conservative lobbyist group called Citizens United wanted to air a film titled Hillary: The Movie. The film criticizes Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who at that time was competing for the Democratic nomination in the presidential election. Courts in the District of Columbia determined…

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Hungry for Change?

“We’re either at the table, or we’re on the menu.”   These words, spoken by Jennifer Granholm, former governor of Michigan and keynote speaker at the recent 2014 Arizona Democratic Party Heritage Dinner, truly struck a chord with me. At the time, she was speaking about the importance of an active Democratic voice on a…

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Hobby Lobby, Wheaton College, Who’s Next?

Under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, the Health and Human Services Department issued a regulation requiring employers to offer women’s preventive health insurance coverage, including 20 forms of contraception. On June 30th, in a 5-4 ruling, the court ruled that closely-held, profit-making corporations, such as Hobby Lobby, controlled by religious families cannot…

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New Year, New Attacks on Women in Arizona – Blog

The beginning of a new year means reviewing the past one. Though 2014 has just begun, the crazy antics of 2013 are still fresh in our minds. With the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade this week, we should have made more way for women to have legal authority over their own bodies. However, it…

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