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  • Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema won’t say she’s proud of Democrats

    U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema said that while she’s a Democrat, it's not a point she's putting at the forefront of her campaign.
  • Stanton responds to union claim that inaction as mayor led to robbery

    Greg Stanton pushed back on claims made by a Phoenix police union that his robbery over the weekend was result of his inaction during his time as mayor. 
  • Martha McSally says she’d vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh

    U.S. Rep. Martha McSally of Arizona, who was sexually abused when she was in high school, said she would vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court despite allegations against him.
  • Watch Pat McMahon’s exclusive interview with Mac & Gaydos

    To celebrate 10 years of Mac & Gaydos, former KTAR News 92.3 FM Arizona's Morning News host Pat McMahon sat down with them for an interview that can only be seen at 
  • Gov. Ducey supports Flake’s request to delay vote for FBI investigation

    Gov. Doug Ducey said he supports Sen. Jeff Flake's request to delay the final vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh until the FBI can further investigate sexual misconduct claims made against him. 
  • Look back on a decade of the Mac & Gaydos show

    Over the past 10 years, Mac Watson and Larry Gaydos have informed -- and entertained -- listeners across Arizona. Relive the last decade through the hosts themselves.
  • Norterra Elementary teacher wins Mac & Gaydos’ Pay Tribute to a Teacher

    Phoenix third-grade teacher Leslie Harris was named this month’s honoree of Mac & Gaydos’ Pay Tribute to a Teacher, a program that rewards teachers in the area for their hard work and dedication.
  • Arizona Gov. Ducey hopes Jon Kyl changes mind about short Senate stay

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey wants U.S. Senate appointee Jon Kyl to remain in office beyond January. “Hopefully he stays for two years,” Ducey told KTAR News 92.3 FM.
  • Gov. Ducey ‘to get to work’ on replacement after McCain laid to rest

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is set with the task of naming U.S. Sen. John McCain's replacement. While there's been talks of potential candidates, Ducey is not ready to name a successor until after the senator is properly memorialized.
  • Michael Bidwill: Now is not the time to discuss McCain’s replacement

    After being linked as a potential name in consideration for the seat, Arizona Cardinals president Michael Bidwill joined KTAR News 92.3 FM's Mac & Gaydos Show to discuss the late senator's legacy and if there is any backing to the rumor.
  • Arizona governor hopeful David Garcia finds ex-staffer’s tweets ‘disturbing’

    Arizona Democratic gubernatorial candidate David Garcia's digital director resigned Friday after tweets using anti-law enforcement, anti-Arizona and anti-America verbiage were unearthed from the staffer's social media account.
  • Former Gov. Brewer thinks an Obama endorsement could hurt Sinema

    After former President Barack Obama endorsed 81 candidates in different states Wednesday, Gov. Jan Brewer said that if he were to endorse Kyrsten Sinema, it might not help the Democratic candidate.
  • How would Sheriff Penzone deal with speeding Arizona lawmaker?

    An Arizona legislator caught speeding bragged to a La Paz County Sheriff’s deputy that he had legislative immunity. But how would that situation unfold in Maricopa County?
  • Mesa grandmother hospitalized after tree crushes home during monsoon

    A Mesa family is asking for donations after their grandmother was hospitalized when a tree crushed the roof of their home during a monsoon storm earlier this week.
  • Brewer says McCain won’t resign as Senate moves to confirm Kavanaugh

    As the Senate moves to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, the attendance of one senator is still up in the air: U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). 
  • Sheriff Paul Penzone: Separating families is ‘taking the low road’

    Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said the practice of separating children from families at the border is "taking the low road" and is "not the right way to go about business."
  • McSally, Biggs laud progress in summit negotiations with North Korea

    President Donald Trump's summit in Singapore with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has two Arizona members of Congress feeling better about denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
  • Sen. John McCain is doing well following April surgery, daughter says

    Two months after he underwent surgery in Phoenix to treat an intestinal infection, U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is doing well, his daughter Meghan McCain told Mac and Gaydos.
  • Despite raises, award-winning Arizona teacher doesn’t regret leaving job

    Mallory Heath, a former high school teacher in Chandler, said she's not second-guessing her decision to leave Arizona's education system for financial reasons.
  • Ducey shuts down rumors of Cindy McCain’s appointment to Senate

    Gov. Doug Ducey shut down rumors that he would appoint Cindy McCain to the U.S. Senate if her husband, U.S. Sen. John McCain, were to leave office before the end of his term.