Jeff Flake

Jennifer Johnson

Earlier this week, the supervisor of the Tonto National Forest met with a group of Native Americans hoping to prevent copper mining at a sacred site east of Phoenix. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, recent federal legislation cleared the way for the Oak Flat area to become part of North America’s largest copper mine.

The Environmental Protection Agency is revising the Clean Water Act to clarify which waters are protected. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, both of Arizona’s U.S. senators see the agency’s move as an expansion of federal environmental regulation that could harm the state’s economy.

Tonight President Obama will address the American people to outline his executive order overhauling U.S. immigration policy. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it’s being opposed by nearly all congressional Republicans.

Arizona’s newly elected Republican senator is now seated in the 113th Congress. 

Flake Campaign Accused of Misdirecting Voters

Nov 5, 2012
Gage Skidmore

A handful of Phoenix-area residents have accused Jeff Flake’s Senate campaign in Arizona of trying to suppress Democratic voter turnout.

But Flake says it’s much ado about a mistake.