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KJZZ's Friday Newscap

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Phoenix, AZ

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KJZZ's Friday Newscap

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English


Episodes

Trump tells Masters he can't beat Lake in Arizona's U.S. Senate primary

9/15/2023
Former Arizona state lawmakers Reginald Bolding and Regina Cobb to talk about former President Trump weighing in on Arizona’s Republican primary for U.S Senate, the impeachment inquiry against president Biden and more.

Duration:00:23:09

Tom Horne's attack on dual-language programs is stuck in the past

9/8/2023
Dawn Penich-Thacker of Agave Strategy and former state Superintendent of Public Instruction Jaime Molera of the firm Molera Alvarez join The Show to talk about Superintendent Tom Horne filing a lawsuit challenging dual-language programs, the failure of a recall effort against a state Senator and more .

Duration:00:24:41

KJZZ's Friday NewsCap: Blake Masters may make another run at the Senate

9/1/2023
A U.S. Senate candidate from last year appears poised to launch a new bid for the office in next year’s election. Tom Ryan and Chip Scutari of S+C Communications analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories.

Duration:00:21:38

KJZZ's Friday NewsCap: Even if AZ Supreme Court weighs in on abortion, voters will have final say

8/25/2023
KJZZ’s Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week from Arizona and beyond. Lorna Romero Ferguson of Elevate Strategies and Democratic strategist Tony Cani joined The Show to talk about the Arizona Supreme Court wading into the state’s abortion debate, Kari Lake asking to dismiss a defamation suit filed against her by Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer and more.

Duration:00:21:36

Trump indictments turn up the heat on Arizona's fake electors

8/18/2023
Attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera and Marcus Dell’Artino of First Strategic joined The Show to talk about what former President Donald Trump’s indictment in Georgia might mean in Arizona, Gov. Katie Hobbs declaring a heat emergency and more.

Duration:00:23:08

Ballot initiative could bring another abortion fight to the Capitol

8/11/2023
Abortion-rights advocates say they’ll collect signatures to put a proposal on next year’s ballot. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories.

Duration:00:23:50

How Gov. Hobbs and a Republican Legislature managed to get things done

8/4/2023
It's been a long and contentious session at the Arizona Capitol, marked by partisan rancor and a few bipartisan breakthroughs. To break it all down, the Show spoke to Stacy Pearson, Democratic consultant and co-founder of Lumen Strategies; and Paul Bentz, VP of research and strategy at GOP consulting firm HighGround.

Duration:00:22:40

School vouchers could be the issue that flips the Arizona Legislature

7/29/2023
Chuck Coughlin of HighGround and Dawn Penich-Thacker of Agave Strategy joined The Show to talk about a busy week in the world of Empowerment Scholarship Accounts, what office an election conspiracy theorist might run for next, plus more of the week's headlines.

Duration:00:24:46

KJZZ's Friday NewsCap: Politics is taking center stage in anticipation of next year's election

7/21/2023
KJZZ’s Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week from Arizona and beyond. Democratic strategist Tony Cani and Doug Cole, COO of HighGround Consulting, joined The Show to talk about the spotlight on politics, even with Election Day over a year away, and how Arizona fits into some of the most recent political stories, plus more of the week's headlines.

Duration:00:24:02

Abortion-related executive order not going over well with Arizona county attorneys

7/7/2023
Former Arizona House Minority Leader Reginald Bolding and Chip Scutari of S+C Communications joined The Show to talk about the efforts to get Gov. Katie Hobbs to rescind some recently-issued executive orders, new details about former President Donald Trump's effort to change the election results in Arizona, plus more of the week's headlines.

Duration:00:23:48

Richer suing Lake exposes cracks in Arizona’s Republican Party

6/23/2023
Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer is suing Kari Lake for defamation, and former Gov. Doug Ducey announced his next steps. To discuss these stories and more, The Show sat down with Roy Herrera, attorney and former congressional staffer; and Daniel Scarpinato, former chief of staff to Ducey and now with the firm Winged Victory.

Duration:00:25:13

Will Arizona voters 'free Maricopa'?

6/16/2023
Former gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones and former state lawmaker Aaron Lieberman joined The Show to discuss an eventful two days at the Arizona Capitol, including a vote to censure a state representative and much more.

Duration:00:24:27

Another round of vetoes from Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs

6/9/2023
This week, there was another round of vetoes from Gov. Katie Hobbs, an endorsement in a crowded congressional primary and more. To discuss these headlines and more, The Show spoke to Democratic strategist Tony Cani and Marcus Dell'Artino of First Strategic.

Duration:00:24:36

Arizona fires its first shot against sprawl

6/2/2023
To talk about what’s next after the City of Phoenix groundwater announcement, a new medical school from Arizona State University and more, The Show sat down with Stacy Pearson, co-founder of Lumen Strategies, and Chuck Coughlin of HighGround Consulting.

Duration:00:20:03

What's next for Kari Lake's appeal

5/26/2023
Jaime Molera and Tom Ryan joined The Show to talk about what's next for Kari Lake's appeal after a defeat this week in court, a new entrant into a Democratic congressional primary and more.

Duration:00:25:16

The Coyotes lost Tempe voters. Here's what's next for hockey in the Valley

5/19/2023
Doug Cole of HighGround and former state House Minority Leader Reginald Bolding joined The Show to talk about Kari Lake having a few more days in court, Tempe voters defeating a plan for a new Coyotes arena and more.

Duration:00:25:06

KJZZ's Friday NewsCap: AZ budget has something for everyone to like and hate

5/12/2023
KJZZ’s Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week from Arizona and beyond. Congressional staffer Roy Herrera and Chip Scutari of S+C Communications joined The Show to talk about the Legislature passing a bipartisan budget, some turnover at the Arizona Capitol and more.

Duration:00:25:21

Biblegate means it's 'silly season' at the Arizona Capitol

5/5/2023
Former state lawmakers Regina Cobb — a Republican who represented the Kingman area — and Aaron Lieberman — a Democrat who represented parts of Central Phoenix and Paradise Valley — joined The Show to talk about the ethics complaint against a lawmaker who hid Bibles, who Maricopa County supervisors might pick to replace Rep. Liz Harris and more.

Duration:00:23:20

KJZZ's Friday Newscap: Biden has a compelling story to tell

4/28/2023
Chuck Coughlin, longtime political consultant in Arizona and president and CEO of GOP consulting firm HighGround, and former state Democratic House Leader and cofounder of Lumen Strategies Chad Campbell joined The Show to talk about President Joe Biden announcing his reelection bid, state lawmakers' so-called food fight and secret footage of hidden Bibles at the Capitol.

Duration:00:23:52

KJZZ's Friday NewsCap: Why Gov. Katie Hobbs said no to tamales

4/21/2023
Former gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones and former state lawmaker Reginald Bolding joined The Show to talk about Gov. Katie Hobbs setting a new veto record, who might succeed Liz Harris in the Legislature after her expulsion and more.

Duration:00:24:35