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The Gaggle: An Arizona politics podcast

By The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com

Helping you keep up with what matters in Arizona's political news. Each week we interview politicians, public figures or journalists to break down one local issue and how it affects your life in Arizona. Coming to you every Wednesday morning, The Gaggle is hosted by The Arizona Republic's national political reporters Yvonne Wingett Sanchez and Ron Hansen. You can find them on Twitter at @yvonnewingett and @ronaldjhansen.

  1. 1.
    Worried about voting this year? Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs has tips 09/16/2020
    26:25
  2. 2.
    Preserving capitalism, guns and water: These are the issues that matter most to Congressional District 409/09/2020
    21:20
  3. 3.
    From recreational marijuana to Invest in Ed: What's on Arizona's 2020 ballot09/02/2020
    26:18
  4. 4.
    Will the Republican and Democratic conventions sway Arizona voters?08/26/2020
    18:07
  5. 5.
    Mark Kelly responds to questions about China, healthcare and gun reform08/19/2020
    41:10
  6. 6.
    How southern Arizona's Congressional District 2 will sway the 2020 election08/12/2020
    17:01
  7. 7.
    Can the primary election results tell us anything about November?08/05/2020
    19:56
  8. 8.
    What does the debate over the next stimulus package mean for Arizonans?07/29/2020
    19:54
  1. 9.
    BONUS: Kathy Hoffman breaks down new executive order on K-12 education and reopening efforts07/23/2020
    39:08
  2. 10.
    How COVID-19 is ravaging immigration detention centers in Arizona07/22/2020
    24:56
  3. 11.
    Listen to episode one of our new series, 'Rediscovering: SB 1070' 07/15/2020
    38:50
  4. 12.
    Listen to the trailer for our new series, 'Rediscovering: SB 1070'07/08/2020
    7:45
  5. 13.
    An exclusive interview with Sen. Martha McSally on COVID-19, the campaign and her new book07/01/2020
    42:16
  6. 14.
    Could COVID-19 reshape the politics of Lesko's Congressional District 8?06/24/2020
    15:43
  7. 15.
    Phoenix funded police oversight. What will that mean? Will it ever 'defund the police'?06/17/2020
    29:28
  8. 16.
    Re-air: What you need to know about police shootings across Arizona 06/16/2020
    23:32
  9. 17.
    How will the pandemic and protests shape Gov. Doug Ducey's legacy?06/10/2020
    23:45
  10. 18.
    Flagstaff, Tucson mayors say Gov. Doug Ducey has made no direct contact during most of the coronavirus pandemic 06/03/2020
    39:45
  11. 19.
    Bonus episode: Why haven't Gov. Ducey and Mayor Gallego spoken in three months amid crises?06/02/2020
    24:49
  12. 20.
    Meeting Arizona Voters: A breakdown of Congressional District 505/27/2020
    20:43
  13. 21.
    How COVID-19 is upending life on the Navajo Nation05/20/2020
    18:21
  14. 22.
    Gov. Doug Ducey and the politics of reopening Arizona 05/13/2020
    32:37
  15. 23.
    The bills killed when the Legislature adjourned05/06/2020
    25:18
  16. 24.
    BONUS: Is Trump's visit to Arizona his first step back to the campaign stage?05/05/2020
    18:00
  17. 25.
    How COVID-19 affected Arizona schools and what that means moving forward04/29/2020
    20:19
  18. 26.
    How COVID-19 impacted the 2020 Election cycle04/22/2020
    27:12
  19. 27.
    What’s it like for officials to respond to a health crisis?04/15/2020
    23:37
  20. 28.
    How badly could the new coronavirus hurt Arizona's economy?04/08/2020
    25:02
  21. 29.
    Meeting Arizona Voters: A breakdown of Congressional District 304/01/2020
    20:06
  22. 30.
    How Arizona's political leaders are responding to COVID-1903/25/2020
    29:39
  23. 31.
    Primary election analysis: Biden won, but Sanders' progressive politics will persist03/18/2020
    18:20
  24. 32.
    How the census will shape our schools, roads and healthcare for the next decade03/11/2020
    17:47
  25. 33.
    How Democrats plan to win Arizona in the 2020 election03/04/2020
    17:10
  26. 34.
    BONUS: Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick talks about alcohol dependence in first interview 02/26/2020
    27:39
  27. 35.
    A look at the Republican strategy to win big in Arizona this election cycle02/26/2020
    19:40
  28. 36.
    Meeting Arizona voters: a new mini-series starting in the 7th Congressional District02/19/2020
    19:23
  29. 37.
    Where does "ballot harvesting" stand in Arizona? How will it impact the 2020 election?02/12/2020
    18:11
  30. 38.
    What's the state doing to address homelessness? 02/05/2020
    29:06
  31. 39.
    How Sens. Kyrsten Sinema, Martha McSally are tap dancing through impeachment01/29/2020
    23:48
  32. 40.
    How could the Invest in Education initiative impact your taxes and schools?01/22/2020
    18:28
  33. 41.
    Listen to our exclusive interview with Gov. Doug Ducey01/17/2020
    37:16
  34. 42.
    Arizona agencies are failing vulnerable adults. What's being done about this?01/15/2020
    27:39
  35. 43.
    What to expect in Governor Ducey's 2020 State of the State 01/08/2020
    23:31
  36. 44.
    How to survive the 2020 election01/01/2020
    14:19
  37. 45.
    Merry Christmas and happy holidays from The Gaggle!12/25/2019
    3:15
  38. 46.
    Six political stories that will be important for Arizonans in 202012/18/2019
    29:36
  39. 47.
    Rural families suffer as Arizona's groundwater supply plummets12/11/2019
    27:59
  40. 48.
    Arizona elections are coming. Is your vote secure?12/04/2019
    22:09
  41. 49.
    Is it time to panic about the economy? 11/27/2019
    19:52
  42. 50.
    How Republicans will target 142,000 Arizonans to register to vote for Trump in 202011/20/2019
    18:43
  43. 51.
    How the massacre of a family in Mexico impacts Arizona travel, politics11/13/2019
    22:08
  44. 52.
    Illegal adoption scheme reveals weak Arizona oversight11/06/2019
    21:36
  45. 53.
    How Tucson's historic mayoral race may impact the U.S. Senate race10/30/2019
    19:07
  46. 54.
    Interview with new Maricopa County attorney Allister Adel10/23/2019
    20:21
  47. 55.
    BONUS: Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet brings his presidential campaign to Tempe10/18/2019
    18:09
  48. 56.
    How the Navajo Generating Station closing foreshadows the future of coal10/16/2019
    21:45
  49. 57.
    Talking to Beto O'Rourke about his run for president and his views on assault rifles10/09/2019
    22:19
  50. 58.
    BONUS: Interview with Steve Bullock, the Montana governor running for President 10/05/2019
    16:52
  51. 59.
    BONUS: An interview with Vice President Mike Pence on McSally's election, Ukraine10/04/2019
    13:18
  52. 60.
    Where does Arizona's Congressional Delegation stand on the impeachment inquiry?10/02/2019
    19:40
  53. 61.
    How a ruling on LGBT wedding invitations could broadly impact Arizona09/25/2019
    24:48
  54. 62.
    Three Arizonans have gotten sick from vaping. What's being done?09/18/2019
    28:48
  55. 63.
    All about your new Arizona Supreme Court justice Bill Montgomery09/11/2019
    17:32
  56. 64.
    You may get to vote on legalizing marijuana in Arizona. Hear the details09/04/2019
    21:25
  57. 65.
    Joe Arpaio tells us why he's running for Maricopa County sheriff again08/29/2019
    30:38
  58. 66.
    Teachers accused of sex misconduct: How Arizona falls short in protecting kids08/28/2019
    22:18
  59. 67.
    One year after John McCain's death exploring the senator's legacy08/21/2019
    22:04
  60. 68.
    What the Hacienda HealthCare scandal tells us about AZ care facilities08/14/2019
    27:16
  61. 69.
    Senate candidate Mark Kelly discusses Arizona issues08/07/2019
    28:36
  62. 70.
    How the national Democratic party plans to turn Arizona blue07/31/2019
    25:23
  63. 71.
    What to know: Phoenix's August election could end light rail expansion07/24/2019
    23:11
  64. 72.
    What is Arizona doing about migrant housing facilities?07/17/2019
    26:20
  65. 73.
    How have Arizona wildfires changed over the years?07/10/2019
    18:26
  66. 74.
    What you need to know about police shootings across Arizona07/03/2019
    23:24
  67. 75.
    Why Arizona will probably legalize recreational marijuana in 2020 06/26/2019
    17:26
  68. 76.
    Should your local lawmakers be allowed to block you on social media?06/19/2019
    27:20
  69. 77.
    How two surprising new Phoenix City Council members could change our city06/12/2019
    19:21
  70. 78.
    How the new Arizona state budget will affect you, your children and more06/05/2019
    21:47
  71. 79.
    7 questions with presidential candidate Julian Castro about Arizona05/29/2019
    16:36
  72. 80.
    Could a California billionaire lower your APS rates?05/22/2019
    20:48
  73. 81.
    How Gov. Ducey's Arizona Supreme Court choices will affect your life05/15/2019
    15:40
  74. 82.
    Why debate over your health care will take center stage in 202005/08/2019
    24:35
  75. 83.
    What a tour of the U.S.-Mexico border tells us about hopes for immigration reform 05/01/2019
    23:14
  76. 84.
    Arizona's most successful copycat legislation: School vouchers 04/24/2019
    21:56
  77. 85.
    Copy-paste laws: How corporations are influencing your laws04/17/2019
    20:39
  78. 86.
    APS finally admits spending millions in dark money. Why now?04/10/2019
    20:27
  79. 87.
    This Arizona bill could hurt Airbnb in your neighborhood04/03/2019
    19:22
  80. 88.
    Why does President Trump continue to attack John McCain?03/27/2019
    17:50
  81. 89.
    Kate Gallego's plans for the future as Phoenix's mayor03/20/2019
    21:01
  82. 90.
    Is Michael Crow the most powerful person in Arizona?03/13/2019
    31:31
  83. 91.
    Arizona's controversial vaccine bills draw national attention03/06/2019
    21:00
  84. 92.
    Why Arizona is facing a water crisis, and what happens next 02/27/2019
    20:37
  85. 93.
    What to know about the Phoenix mayor race02/20/2019
    19:10
  86. 94.
    The Gaggle Podcast goes to D.C.02/13/2019
    21:11
  87. 95.
    On the U.S.-Mexico border in a government shutdown02/04/2019
    18:38
  88. 96.
    Breaking down the politics of funding local sports01/30/2019
    17:14
  89. 97.
    Here's what Gov. Ducey's latest budget could do for you01/23/2019
    15:32
  90. 98.
    Looking at Arizona's top education issues in 201901/16/2019
    20:58
  91. 99.
    8 new, interesting Arizona laws as of Jan. 101/09/2019
    21:39
  92. 100.
    Looking to 2019, part 2: The 4 political issues you should be watching12/19/2018
    27:08
  93. 101.
    Looking to 2019, Part 1: Party leaders tell us their plans12/11/2018
    34:13
  94. 102.
    Have questions? Get answers.12/04/2018
    1:36
  95. 103.
    What former Rep. Ed Pastor left Arizona12/03/2018
    17:06
  96. 104.
    Early ballots are altering how politicians target you. Here’s how11/28/2018
    26:05
  97. 105.
    Funniest moments in Arizona politics in 201811/21/2018
    29:31
  98. 106.
    Kyrsten Sinema just rewrote Democrats' playbook11/13/2018
    21:20
  99. 107.
    Behind the scenes at The Arizona Republic on Election Day11/06/2018
    30:50
  100. 108.
    Special guest: Gov. Doug Ducey reflects on four years10/29/2018
    36:18
  101. 109.
    Inside Trump’s Arizona visit: What it means for midterms10/24/2018
    21:14
  102. 110.
    Why is everyone bringing up health care in Arizona's elections?10/14/2018
    18:37
  103. 111.
    Will the real Senate candidate please stand up?10/10/2018
    20:30
  104. 112.
    Three Arizona ballot propositions you should know10/03/2018
    24:14
  105. 113.
    She’s the ideal voter. Why does she still feel disenfranchised?09/26/2018
    17:22
  106. 114.
    Arizona election spending hits record high: Here's how and why09/18/2018
    24:55
  107. 115.
    Help Arizona Republic revamp 'The Gaggle'09/12/2018
    1:05
  108. 116.
    Three big takeaways on Arizona primary election results08/30/2018
    27:31
  109. 117.
    John McCain memories and quotes: Republic reporters discuss senator's legacy08/26/2018
    35:22
  110. 118.
    Special episode: Sen. John McCain to discontinue cancer treatment, family says08/24/2018
    18:33
  111. 119.
    Special guest: Democratic megadonor Tom Steyer on his political activities in Arizona08/21/2018
    22:59
  112. 120.
    Is your vote secure in the 2018 midterms?08/20/2018
    19:34
  113. 121.
    Social media and elections: Can your vote be influenced?08/13/2018
    15:45
  114. 122.
    How Arizona's economy might shift votes in 2018 elections08/06/2018
    21:29
  115. 123.
    How independent voters could shake Arizona elections07/26/2018
    15:05
  116. 124.
    Special edition: Arizona’s party leaders share how President Trump will affect the midterm elections07/21/2018
    30:04
  117. 125.
    Supreme Court pick: What it means and reactions from Arizona07/11/2018
    16:08
  118. 126.
    Melania Trump's visit to Arizona, cities sue opioid manufacturers — and more07/04/2018
    37:43
  119. 127.
    Special guest: RedForEd's Noah Karvelis on Arizona education06/26/2018
    25:19
  120. 128.
    Family separation at the border and Gov. Doug Ducey's campaign for re-election06/21/2018
    30:08
  121. 129.
    Talking Theranos, fraudulent AZ petitions, immigration reform06/13/2018
    23:42
  122. 130.
    Talking corruption trial with special guest, criminal defense attorney06/05/2018
    17:22
  123. 131.
    Special guest: David Garcia, Democratic gubernatorial candidate05/31/2018
    42:19
  124. 132.
    Renewable energy controversy, special session over gun control, Gosar lives outside his district05/22/2018
    29:23
  125. 133.
    Russian Facebook ads, migrant caravan, fraud allegations in marijuana dispensaries05/15/2018
    34:27
  126. 134.
    #RedForEd takeaways, Sen. John McCain health updates05/10/2018
    25:03
  127. 135.
    #RedForEd teacher walkout, budget bills drop, CD8 race takeaways05/02/2018
    37:44
  128. 136.
    Teachers on walkouts, abortion requirements, CD8 election, sober homes04/17/2018
    29:05
  129. 137.
    Special edition: Cathi Herrod's unscripted conversation on Arizona's school voucher program04/11/2018
    32:38
  130. 138.
    2020 census citizenship question, inside a 'D' school in Arizona, DACA tuition rates04/03/2018
    25:35
  131. 139.
    Ducey and self-driving cars, Prop. 123, new sex harassment investigation03/29/2018
    24:44
  132. 140.
    Gun control and education funding for Arizona teachers and schools03/15/2018
    17:39
  133. 141.
    Arizona registration increase, Scottsdale schools investigation, charter schools broke03/06/2018
    22:16
  134. 142.
    CD8 primary election, U of A basketball scandal, secret sex harassment records02/28/2018
    28:03
  135. 143.
    Montenegro's flirty texts, Arizona's sports stadium funding, Ducey's 676 cuts02/22/2018
    27:41
  136. 144.
    Shooter privately investigated, new abortion bill, Montenegro's legal path to the U.S.02/13/2018
    22:05
  137. 145.
    Shooter expelled, Ducey wants tax collectors, Gosar clashes with Latino Democrats02/07/2018
    26:26
  138. 146.
    Native American Day, CD8 debate, Doug Ducey at Koch brothers’ retreat01/30/2018
    28:29
  139. 147.
    English-only insurance bill, Ducey on blowout bars and public relations01/23/2018
    17:55
  140. 148.
    Ducey's budget, conversion therapy, bump stock ban01/17/2018
    22:12
  141. 149.
    Arpaio runs for Senate, Ducey's State of the State, Shooter apologizes for sex harassment01/08/2018
    19:43
  142. 150.
    The Gaggle: The Year in Stories12/21/2017
    22:18
  143. 151.
    The Gaggle: Deconstructing the Republican tax plan12/09/2017
    22:39
  144. 152.
    Raúl Grijalva’s hostile work environment, Republican tax plan, John Giles faces backlash11/29/2017
    26:09
  145. 153.
    A memorable year in Arizona's delegation, voter registration numbers11/22/2017
    28:12
  146. 154.
    Sex allegations against Don Shooter, is Arizona’s foster care system too white?11/15/2017
    17:22
  147. 155.
    Martha McSally enters the 2018 Senate race, sex harassment in Arizona’s Legislature11/07/2017
    26:41
  148. 156.
    Bisbee's plastic bag ban, KidsCare loses funding and Arizona's Senate race continues11/01/2017
    22:01
  149. 157.
    Flake will not seek re-election to U.S. Senate and sexual harassment in Arizona's Legislature10/25/2017
    25:30
  150. 158.
    Ducey’s raises, Russian voter hack remains unclear, Bannon in Arizona and Gosar’s family feud10/18/2017
    24:17
  151. 159.
    Paul Gosar’s take on Charlottesville, Arizona’s school letter grades, water shortages and elections10/12/2017
    22:37
  152. 160.
    Kyrsten Sinema joins Arizona's Senate race, Pence visits Phoenix and DCS faces a lawsuit10/03/2017
    24:02
  153. 161.
    Was Arizona hacked by Russia? Voter fraud and the Trump, Sen. John McCain feud continues09/25/2017
    14:56
  154. 162.
    Special investigation: Landmark new report on the U.S.-Mexico border, "The Wall"09/20/2017
    19:10
  155. 163.
    Arizona hosts historic convention on changes to the U.S. Constitution09/14/2017
    19:49
  156. 164.
    Will Congress help the 28,000 Arizonans with DACA?09/07/2017
    19:55
  157. 165.
    How Arpaio's pardon and DACA's end could change Arizona forever08/31/2017
    19:02
  158. 166.
    Special coverage: How Trump's rally in Phoenix is impacting Arizona politics08/24/2017
    18:40
  159. 167.
    President Trump schedules rally in Arizona while weighing Arpaio pardon08/16/2017
    22:08
  160. 168.
    Sen. Jeff Flake takes aim at fellow Republicans in new book08/04/2017
    25:32
  161. 169.
    Sen. John McCain's dramatic return for a healthcare vote07/27/2017
    21:44
  162. 170.
    U.S. Rep. Martha McSally spends big to stay in office07/19/2017
    19:36
  163. 171.
    Sen. Jeff Flake talks Trumpcare, while group fights Arizona school-voucher law07/12/2017
    15:23
  164. 172.
    Arizona to oppose handing over voter information to Trump commission07/07/2017
    20:56
  165. 173.
    Special investigation: Many Arizona schools hire underqualified, inexperienced teachers06/22/2017
    17:10
  166. 174.
    An Arizona congresswoman's secret tape and the debate over dirty money06/14/2017
    17:45
  167. 175.
    A Tucson Democrat begins the race to become Arizona’s governor06/07/2017
    20:20
  168. 176.
    Corruption scandal rocks Arizona politics, and Jeff Flake seeks new war authorization05/31/2017
    16:27
  169. 177.
    McCain-Trump feud, Gov. Ducey's veto pen and drama in Phoenix City Hall05/20/2017
    18:05
  170. 178.
    Looking back on Arizona's 2016-2017 legislative session, and unfinished business05/18/2017
    17:11
  171. 179.
    Who won the state budget war, and highlights from the legislative session05/07/2017
    16:37
  172. 180.
    Teachers protesting, a budget afoot and what's up with Stanton?04/29/2017
    16:55
  173. 181.
    Trailer: Welcome to The Gaggle!04/23/2017
    1:25

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