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Start your morning off right with Arizona's Morning News with Jim and Jayme. You'll be informed with the very latest on what's going on in the Valley, Arizona, nation and throughout the world. Jim and Jayme are native Arizonans with more than 40+ years of local news coverage, six combined AP reporter of the year awards.rn

Jim Sharpe Commentary for November 16th, 2018   (00:01:34)11-16-2018
Record voter turnout? Thank Trump.
Yuma Sector Border Control Representative Justin Kallinger on the migrant caravan   (00:02:48)11-16-2018
Discussed the migrant caravan and subsequent apprehensions of people attempting to cross the US-Mexico border.
NBC's Meet The Press Moderator Chuck Todd   (00:04:04)11-16-2018
Goes over the week that was in politics, and what's coming up.
Farecompare.com CEO Rick Seaney on holiday travel.   (00:03:35)11-16-2018
Discussed last minute holiday and travel deals, tips, and tricks.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for November 15th, 2018   (00:01:38)11-15-2018
Not exactly the right time, nor is it the right message.
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery on the passing of serial shooter victim Paul Patrick   (00:04:15)11-15-2018
Will Phoenix serial shooter Samuel Dieteman be held responsible for the death of shooting victim Paul Patrick? Maricopa County Attorney goes in depth.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for November 14th, 2018   (00:01:36)11-14-2018
12 years later, a serial shooter finished the job.
Retired Phoenix Detective Cliff Jewel discusses the passing of Phoenix serial shooter victim   (00:03:44)11-14-2018
Retired Phoenix Detective Cliff Jewel, the man who tracked down the serial shooters from 2005-06, discusses the death of a shooting victim 12 years ago who recently died from wounds sustained in the shooting.
Newly elected Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman   (00:04:32)11-14-2018
Discussed her victory, her plans to get Arizona education back on track, and her plans to deal with current outside issues.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for November 13th, 2018   (00:01:33)11-13-2018
How did Kyrsten Sinema win Arizona's Senate seat? Pretty easy, really.
Valley Political Consultant Emily Ryan talks about the results of the Senate race   (00:02:23)11-13-2018
Did Kyrsten Sinema win the Senate race, or did Martha McSally lose it? Valley political consultant Emily Ryan discusses the reasons behind Sinema's Senate victory.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for November 12th, 2018   (00:01:36)11-12-2018
Honor your veterans.
Valley Political Expert Stan Barnes talks about the latest news from the midterm elections   (00:03:53)11-12-2018
As the ballots keep coming in, who's winning? Stan Barnes goes over that, and much more.
Arizona Secretary of State Senior Analyst Garrett Archer on updated poll numbers   (00:03:50)11-12-2018
As the votes keep coming in from the midterm elections, Garrett Archer goes over the votes already turned in, and what it's looking like as more ballots are received.
ABC News Correspondent Alex Stone reports on the California wildfires   (00:04:18)11-12-2018
Gave a status on the Woolsey Fire in Southern California.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for November 9th, 2018   (00:01:35)11-9-2018
Be glad we're not Florida's Broward County.
Data Analyst for the Arizona Secretary of State Garrett Archer on updated polling numbers.   (00:04:15)11-9-2018
Went over the voting numbers across Arizona, and what the numbers are looking like in the McSally/Sinema Senate race.
NBC's Meet The Press Moderator Chuck Todd talks undecided election results.   (00:04:10)11-9-2018
Discussed the aftermath of election issues with ballots in limbo in Florida and Arizona.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for November 8th, 2018   (00:01:32)11-8-2018
Good things come to voters who wait.
Arizona Congressman David Schweikert   (00:04:10)11-8-2018
Joined the show to discuss the Thousand Oaks mass shooting, his victory in the midterms, and how the political landscape will change on Capitol Hill after the midterm elections.
Data Analyst for the Secretary of State Garrett Archer talks about ballot counting in close midterm elections.   (00:03:48)11-8-2018
With all the close midterm election voting across the state, what's the next step in the process to find out the winners? Garrett Archer explained.
ABC Crime and Terrorist Analyst Brad Garrett discusses the Thousand Oaks bar shooting.   (00:03:00)11-8-2018
13 people died after a gunman opened fire at a Thousand Oaks bar. Brad Garrett talked about the FBI's role in what happened, and what will happen in the investigation.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for November 7th, 2018   (00:01:39)11-7-2018
A little bit of good for both Republicans and Democrats to take away from this year's midterms.
Former Phoenix Mayor/Current Congressman-elect Greg Stanton   (00:03:13)11-7-2018
Newly minted Congressional District 9 Representative Greg Stanton goes over his plans to serve the Arizona people.
Arizona Congressman Andy Biggs on his successful re-election to the US House.   (00:03:17)11-7-2018
With his 2nd term in the bag, Congressman Biggs answers lingering questions now that the Democrats have won the House.
Valley Political Expert Stan Barnes on the aftermath of the midterm elections.   (00:04:47)11-7-2018
Gave an overview of the 2018 midterm elections, and what to expect going forward.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for November 6th, 2018   (00:01:40)11-6-2018
More equality in this year's elections than ever.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for November 5th, 2018   (00:01:29)11-5-2018
Bad joke didn't land.
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey   (00:06:14)11-5-2018
Discusses his campaign for a 2nd term as Arizona's Governor.
Valley Political Expert Emily Ryan   (00:03:02)11-5-2018
Goes behind the polling numbers of Senate candidates Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema, and how tight the race is getting.
Former Phoenix mayor/current congressional candidate Greg Stanton in studio.   (00:06:00)11-5-2018
Swung by Arizona's Morning News to discuss his election campaign for Congressional District 9 to replace Kyrsten Sinema.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for November 2nd, 2018   (00:01:30)11-2-2018
Some advice for President Trump on the mid-term elections.
Arizona Senator Jon Kyl   (00:04:59)11-2-2018
Goes over the latest news from Washington, the approaching mid-term elections, and whether or not he's sticking around in the Senate.
Valley Political Expert Stan Barnes   (00:03:45)11-2-2018
The mid-term elections are approaching, and there's been recent news that could impact the elections. Stan Barnes gives his take.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for November 1st, 2018   (00:01:34)11-1-2018
Look out for your well-being this mid-term election.
Congresswoman Debbie Lesko's discusses her bid to retain her congressional seat.   (00:06:22)11-1-2018
Discusses the campaign against her opponent, Dr. Hiral Tipirneni, as well as her past achievements and current campaign platform.
O.H. Predictive Insights Pollster Mike Noble on the McSally-Sinema polling numbers.   (00:04:42)11-1-2018
Goes over the latest polling trends of Senate candidates Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema as the mid-term elections approach.
Dr. Steve Ferrara, U.S. House Candidate joins Arizona's Morning News in studio   (00:07:43)11-1-2018
Get to know U.S. House Candidate, Dr. Steve Ferrara, who is challenging former Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton to replace Kyrsten Sinema's congressional seat.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 31st, 2018   (00:01:32)10-31-2018
Bad timing for Trump haters.
U.S. Senate Candidate Martha McSally joins Arizona's Morning News in studio.   (00:14:59)10-31-2018
Joined by Maine Senator Susan Collins, Congresswoman Martha McSally states her case for the Arizona Senate seat in the upcoming mid-term elections.
Senior Data Analyst for the Secretary of State Garrett Archer goes over early voting numbers.   (00:03:36)10-31-2018
As the mid-term elections draw nigh, Mr. Archer went over early ballot numbers, and possible voting trends.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 30th, 2018   (00:01:35)10-30-2018
Leave Halloween alone, we need it more than ever!
ABC News Political Analyst/DC Insider Alex Castellanos   (00:03:49)10-30-2018
With a week to go before the mid-term elections, Alex Castellanos takes a look at the Arizona Senate race.
U.S. Senate Candidate Kyrsten Sinema joins Arizona's Morning News in studio.   (00:08:03)10-30-2018
With a week to go before the midterm elections, Kyrsten Sinema clarifies past comments made, and states her case for Arizona's Senate seat.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 29th, 2018   (00:01:34)10-29-2018
Can't avoid the big, most important story of the day.
Valley Rabbi Mendy Lipskier discusses the Pittsburgh synagogue shootings.   (00:04:33)10-29-2018
Valley Political Expert Stan Barnes on the upcoming midterm elections   (00:03:58)10-29-2018
With a week to go, what should we expect? Stan Barnes gives his take.
ABC News Intelligence Expert John Cohen talks about the Pittsburgh synagogue shootings.   (00:03:09)10-29-2018
Talked about the why of the Pittsburgh synagogue shootings that happened over the weekend
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 26th, 2018   (00:01:33)10-26-2018
Just when you think a disturbing story couldn't get any more disturbing...
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery with Bully Free AZ.   (00:04:24)10-26-2018
It's National Bullying Prevention Month, and Mr. Montgomery discussed Bully Free AZ.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 25th, 2018   (00:01:37)10-25-2018
The mail bomb suspect could be anyone, with any motive.
ABC Crime and Terrorism Analyst Brad Garrett   (00:03:21)10-25-2018
Reported on what he knows about the suspicious packages believed to be mail bombs sent to former high ranking government officials, a news station, and even a Hollywood actor.
Arizona Secretary of State Michelle Reagan talks voting numbers   (00:03:26)10-25-2018
With the impending mid-term elections coming up, Ms. Reagan discussed projected voting numbers and early ballots.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 24th, 2018   (00:01:32)10-24-2018
The "Do Not Call" lists apparently don't apply to politicians.
ABC Correspondent Matt Gutman reporting from the migrant caravan   (00:04:30)10-24-2018
Provided a status update on the latest goings-on of the migrant caravan in Central America.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 23rd, 2018   (00:01:34)10-23-2018
Emotional trauma after the 2016 presidential election? It's a thing.
ABC News' Matt Gutman traveling in the Central America migrant caravan   (00:04:22)10-23-2018
Reported on the ethnic makeup of people in the Central American migrant caravan, as well as the caravan's status.
Alex Castellanos, ABC News Political Analyst/DC Insider   (00:04:01)10-23-2018
Discussed the migrant caravan working its way through Central America, how this affects the US political landscape, and went over early voter numbers
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 22nd, 2018   (00:01:35)10-22-2018
Planet Caravan.
Valley Political Expert Stan Barnes on Trump's visit to Mesa   (00:04:22)10-22-2018
What good did Trump's visit to Mesa do for Martha McSally? How does this potentially affect voting in the mid-terms? Stan Barnes explains.
ABC News Correspondent Matt Gutman reporting from the Guatemala border   (00:04:48)10-22-2018
Thousands of migrants are caravanning toward the United States, and Matt Gutman is reporting on the happenings of the caravan's movement.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 19th, 2018   (00:01:38)10-19-2018
Hopefully there won't be any reporter getting body slammed at President Trump's Mesa rally tonight.
KTAR Show Host Chad Benson talks about Trump's Mesa rally tonight.   (00:03:02)10-19-2018
Congressman Andy Biggs on his upcoming appearance at Trump's Mesa rally   (00:03:09)10-19-2018
Discussed what his talking points will be at the rally later today.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 17th, 2018   (00:01:37)10-17-2018
The Great Ganja in the Great White North.
NBC Meet The Press' Chuck Todd visits the Valley.   (00:04:04)10-17-2018
NBC's moderator of Meet The Press is in town to film "Meet The Press Daily," and commented on the heated Senate race in Arizona.
ABC15's Consumer Investigator Joe Ducey discusses scams to watch out for.   (00:04:32)10-17-2018
Gave advice on what to look out for to avoid scams, and the "Let Joe Know" show will be at Tempe Marketplace from 5:30-7:30 pm at the District stage.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 16, 2018   (00:01:32)10-16-2018
I can't win if I don't play, so...
Arizona Democratic Candidate for Governor David Garcia joins the show.   (00:17:05)10-16-2018
Discussed his campaign for Arizona Governor, and the platforms he's running on.
Valley Political Analyst Stan Barnes on the McSally/Sinema debate   (00:04:17)10-16-2018
Provided an overview of the October 15th McSally/Sinema debate.
ABC News Political Analyst/DC Insider Alex Castellanos on the McSally/Sinema debate   (00:03:41)10-16-2018
How did the October 15th McSally/Sinema Senate debate look on the national political landscape? Alex Castellanos explained.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 15th, 2018   (00:01:35)10-15-2018
The political game's afoot.
Valley Political Consultant Emily Ryan on tonight's debate   (00:03:00)10-15-2018
Gives her take on what to expect from tonight's McSally/Sinema Senate debate 
Mesa Mayor John Giles on Trump's upcoming visit to Mesa   (00:04:20)10-15-2018
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 12th, 2018   (00:01:36)10-12-2018
What happens when Guatemalans seek asylum at the border?
KTAR Reporter Martha Maurer on the recent influx of Guatemalan refugees   (00:03:25)10-12-2018
KTAR Reporter Mark Carlson talks Proposition 306   (00:03:02)10-12-2018
Chad Benson of the Chad Benson Show   (00:03:29)10-12-2018
Talks about Kanye West's meeting with President Trump.
Valley Economist Jim Rounds on the wild stock market fluctuations   (00:03:17)10-12-2018
Over the last two days, the Dow has slipped almost 1,500 points. Valley Economist Jim Rounds goes further in depth.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 11th, 2018   (00:01:29)10-11-2018
Let's thank Taylor Swift for getting kids to rock the vote.
Congresswoman Martha McSally visits the KTAR Studios   (00:16:20)10-11-2018
Covered her campaign for the United States Senate.
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey in the KTAR Studios   (00:15:00)10-11-2018
Discusses his re-election campaign for Governor of Arizona.
KTAR Reporter Ali Vetnar discusses Proposition 305   (00:03:08)10-11-2018
KTAR Reporter Griselda Zetino covers Proposition 127   (00:03:33)10-10-2018
Valley Political Expert Stan Barnes talks about the preliminary midterm polling numbers   (00:04:00)10-10-2018
Gives his insight on the latest midterm poll numbers, and what he expects will happen come early November.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 9th, 2018   (00:01:37)10-9-2018
No more "me" time, but it's nice being a dad anyway.
Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes talks about midterm voting preparation.   (00:04:13)10-9-2018
Will the Maricopa County polling places be better prepared for midterm voting? Adrian Fontes went in depth about the improvements made to be better prepared for voter turnout.
ABC News Political Analyst/DC Insider Alex Castellanos   (00:04:12)10-9-2018
Discussed the OH Predictive Insights poll recently released that shows Republicans leading Democrats in the upcoming Arizona midterms, and if that's a nationwide trend.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 8th, 2018   (00:01:41)10-8-2018
The mid-term elections can't come soon enough.
Senate Candidate Kyrsten Sinema on her candidacy and election campaign   (00:06:50)10-8-2018
Democratic candidate for United States Senate Kyrsten Sinema answers quesions about her campaign and platforms she's running on.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 5th, 2018   (00:01:34)10-5-2018
No matter how the Senate vote for Kavanaugh will go, the sun will still come up.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 4th, 2018   (00:01:36)10-4-2018
Even though people hate them, the reality is negative campaign ads do work.
Arizona Congressman Andy Biggs discusses the Phoenix VA   (00:03:39)10-4-2018
Has the Phoenix VA improved? Will it ever get better? Congressman Andy Biggs discussed the bill he's introducing to Congress, the Phoenix VA Congressional Oversight Act.
Retired Phoenix Police Sergeant/Author Darren Burch   (00:04:03)10-4-2018
Discussed the Florence, South Carolina police shootings.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 3rd, 2018   (00:01:32)10-3-2018
Taxing medical marijuana facilties: Not necessarily a good idea.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 2nd, 2018   (00:01:34)10-2-2018
Jeff Flake isn't in New Hampshire by accident.
Arizona Chamber of Commerce CEO Glenn Hamer on the new trade agreement.   (00:03:24)10-2-2018
It isn't NAFTA in name, but it's almost NAFTA 2.0. What is the new trade agreement between the US, Canada, and Mexico, and how does it help/hurt Arizona? Arizona Chamber of Commerce CEO Glenn Hamer explains.
ABC News Political Analyst/DC Insider Alex Castellanos   (00:03:09)10-2-2018
What chance does lame duck Arizona Senator Jeff Flake have for a presidential run? Alex Castellanos delves deeper into the subject.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for October 1st, 2018   (00:01:32)10-1-2018
A personal tragedy on a grand scale.
ABC 15 Meteorologist Iris Hermosillo on the upcoming rain forecast   (00:02:44)10-1-2018
What to expect from the renmants of Hurricane Rosa heading into the Valley? ABC 15's Iris Hermosillo gives the details.