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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 December 14th, 2018   (00:01:42)12-14-2018
Jim Sharpe is off today. Here is a ‘best of’ Sharper Point commentary from when things at the border went a little nuts last month
FareCompare.com CEO Rick Seaney on last minute holiday travel deals   (00:03:07)12-14-2018
Time's running out to find good holiday travel deals. FareCompare.com CEO Rick Seaney dishes on what little there are of travel discounts.
NBC Meet The Press Moderator Chuck Todd   (00:03:05)12-14-2018
Chuck Todd answers questions about whether or not Trump will shut down the government if he doesn't get his $5 billion funding for the border wall, and the search for a Secretary of State
Jim Sharpe Commentary for December 13th, 2018   (00:01:32)12-13-2018
Renovation funding fun.
Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio on the delayed TSR Arena renovation vote   (00:04:10)12-13-2018
The vote for allocating taxpayer money to a Talking Stick Resort renovation was delayed yesterday. Sal DiCiccio goes into the reasons why.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for December 12th, 2018   (00:01:37)12-12-2018
Taking forever to find a forever home.
Tax Practitioner Linda Reader on what to expect from new tax changes in 2019   (00:04:01)12-12-2018
Discusses important points to remember about your taxes going into 2019.
Former Phoenix Mayor/Congressman-elect Greg Stanton about the Gun Violence Task Force   (00:03:51)12-12-2018
Explains what it's all about, and what his role in the task force will be.
Phoenix Law Enforcement Assoc. President Ken Crane on police violence   (00:04:24)12-12-2018
Ken Crane elaborates on a NY Times article about escalating officer-involved shootings in Arizona, and how they got certain details wrong.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for December 11th, 2018   (00:01:34)12-11-2018
Kids and technology: It can be a good thing.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich on eliminating robocalls.   (00:03:11)12-11-2018
What to do about those annoying robocalls? Attorney General Mark Brnovich is looking into ways to eliminate those annoying (and illegal) robocallers.
ABC News Political Analyst/DC Insider Alex Castellanos   (00:03:03)12-11-2018
What will happen with Trump's meeting with Democrat leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, and what will be discussed? Alex Castellanos explained.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for December 10th, 2018   (00:01:37)12-10-2018
Is this a good time to ask for a cool $175 million?
Valley Economist Jim Rounds on the volatility of the stock market.   (00:03:11)12-10-2018
What's going on with the United States and China tariffs? Why is the market volatile in general, and what does the future hold? Jim Rounds explains.
Political consultant Barrett Marson discusses Phoenix' plans for Talking Stick Resort Arena   (00:03:40)12-10-2018
What are the plans for a renovation/improvement from Talking Stick Resort Arena? Where will the money come from, and what's the public opinion? Barrett Marson goes in depth.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for December 7th, 2018   (00:01:33)12-7-2018
Jim Sharpe took the day off today, so here’s a ‘best-of’ Sharper Point commentary that originally aired right after the election — and Jim says still applies today.”
Bankrate's Mark Hamrick discusses the new job numbers   (00:03:28)12-7-2018
Are they good? Are they bad? What does it mean for America's economy going forward? Mark Hamrick goes over the numbers.
Arizona Congressman Andy Biggs discusses the border issue.   (00:03:07)12-7-2018
Arizona is bracing for an influx of immigrants at an unprotected part of the US-Mexico, and Congressman Andy Biggs gives a status update on the situation down south, and what's being done.
Arizona Department of Public Safety Information Officer Kameron Lee talks snow safety in the High Country.   (00:04:59)12-7-2018
Now that the snow is hitting the High Country, Kameron Lee discusses what you need to do and how to be safe on the highways up north.
NBC Meet the Press Moderator Chuck Todd on the political side of lower than expected job numbers   (00:03:17)12-7-2018
What do the lower-than-expected job numbers mean for President Trump, from a politlcal standpoint? Chuck Todd also acknowledged the passing of former President George H.W. Bush.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for December 6th, 2018   (00:01:33)12-6-2018
The most dangerous time of the year: Attending the office party.
Secretary of State Elect Katie Hobbs discusses what she plans to do in office.   (00:03:47)12-6-2018
The new Secretary of State discusses her plans on working with Doug Ducey, plus her plans to address pertinent Arizona issues once she officially takes office.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for December 5th, 2018   (00:01:31)12-5-2018
Persevering in the face of adversity. That's our gal, Sal.
Valley Economist Elliott Pollack on yesterday's gigantic stock market slide.   (00:03:54)12-5-2018
Elliott Pollack goes into the reasons behind Wall Street's epic market drop, and what this means for the American economy.
Former Paradise Valley Mayor/President Bush staffer Vernon Parker   (00:04:00)12-5-2018
Recounts his professional and personal experiences with the deceased former president.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich discusses ticket scams   (00:04:40)12-5-2018
It's the Valley's busy season with plenty of concerts, bowl games, and other events on the horizon. Attorney General of Arizona Mark Brnovich gave tips to watch out for fake ticket sale websites, scammers, and other potential issues this holiday season.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for December 4th, 2018   (00:01:35)12-4-2018
Be careful not to relapse during the holidays. Ask for help.
ABC News Political Analyst/DC Insider Alex Castellanos recalls his personal experiences with President George H.W. Bush   (00:03:47)12-4-2018
Discussed his professional and personal experiences with 41.
ABC News Correspondent Stephanie Ramos reviews the tributes to former President George H.W. Bush   (00:02:44)12-4-2018
Former President Bush is lying in state at the Capitol Rotunda, and Stephanie Ramos went over the tributes and speeches of the deceased former President.
Valley Political Expert Stan Barnes on Arizona's Morning News   (00:03:36)12-4-2018
Discusses 41's legacy, and his impact on Arizona politics, also went in depth on what will happen to Arizona's open Senate seat.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for December 3rd, 2018   (00:01:34)12-3-2018
41 an out of touch elitist? Not so fast.
Valley Economist Jim Rounds talks stock market and job numbers   (00:02:48)12-3-2018
Today's stock market opened to surging numbers and strong job numbers. Jim Rounds goes into the reasons behind why.
ABC News Political Analyst Steve Roberts on George H.W. Bush's political legacy   (00:03:11)12-3-2018
What was 41's political legacy? Steve Roberts talks about the political highs and lows of H.W.'s career.
ABC News Correspondent Jim Ryan talks about former President George H.W. Bush   (00:03:53)12-3-2018
41st President George H.W. Bush passed away this weekend, and Jim Ryan discusses how he will be honored.
NBC Meet The Press Moderator Chuck Todd   (00:03:54)11-30-2018
Discussed outgoing Arizona Senator Jeff Flake withholding his vote on the judiciary commitee, and Howard Dean's comments on Maricopa County voting changes.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for November 30th, 2018   (00:01:36)11-30-2018
Jumping the shark on police shootings.
Arizona Chamber of Commerce President Glenn Hammer on the road with Governor Doug Ducey   (00:03:17)11-30-2018
What's being discussed in Mexico? Trade, commerce, border issues, and more. Glenn Hammer goes in depth.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for November 29th, 2018   (00:01:32)11-29-2018
All the wrong moves?
Valley Economist Jim Rounds discusses Governor Ducey's trip to Mexico   (00:03:55)11-29-2018
Went over possible topics Doug Ducey may bring up, and what a border closure would mean for Arizona's economy.
Retired Phoenix Police Sergeant Darren Burch on the rising numbers of officer-involved shootings   (00:03:25)11-29-2018
Explains the numbers and possible reasons behind the increase, and what can be done to lower those numbers.
Mac Watson of KTAR's Mac and Gaydos talks about fostering children   (00:04:32)11-28-2018
Speaking from his very own personal experience, he went in depth as to the steps, classes, and procedures needed to become a foster parent
Jim Sharpe Commentary for November 28th, 2018   (00:01:34)11-28-2018
The Syphillis outbreak is no joke.
Arizona Congressman David Schweikert on the passing of former Arizona Congressman Ed Pastore   (00:03:50)11-28-2018
Discussed his professional and personal relationship with the late Ed Pastore.
Arizona Congressman Andy Biggs discusses potential shutdowns   (00:03:31)11-28-2018
Gave his take on a possible border shutdown, as well as a potential government shutdown.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for November 27th, 2018   (00:01:40)11-27-2018
The nation of Christmas giving.
ABC News Political Analyst/DC Insider Alex Castellanos on the potential political aspects of the US-Mexico border situation   (00:03:20)11-27-2018
Dished on what this could mean from a political standpoint.
ABC News Correspondent Alex Stone at the US-Mexico Border   (00:04:09)11-27-2018
Reported on the status of the US-Mexico border checkpoint of San Ysidro, California.
Jim Sharpe Commentary for November 26th, 2018   (00:01:42)11-26-2018
Storming the border: Not what it appears to be.
ABC 15's Smart Shopper Chelsey Davis talks early Black Friday deals.   (00:02:25)11-20-2018
Talked about the hottest deals coming up this Black Friday.
Phoenix PD Sergeant/Silent Witness Jamie Rothchild Interview   (00:02:53)11-20-2018
Holiday season is in full swing, and opportunistic porch pirates lay in wait to steal your packages. Sergeant Jamie Rothchild with Silent Witness gives tips and tricks to nab these thieves, plus make a little holiday money at the same time.
ABC News Political Analyst/DC Insider Alex Castellanos talks about the current issues out of Capitol Hill   (00:03:04)11-20-2018
Went over Ivanka Trump's improper use of email, and President Trump's comments on Admiral (Ret,) McCraven's capture of Osama Bin Laden.
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...