McSally is trying to tie her opponent, former space shuttle commander Mark Kelly, to the Democratic Party’s ascendant left wing.

In Gilbert, a town of more than 200,000 people outside Phoenix, McSally satdown to talk local issues with the mayor outside a bustling coffee shop in the mild winter warmth before taking a walking tour of the small downtown, hitting up a few local spots to hand out pins for the towns centennial. She talked with constituents and took pictures including with one woman who asked about Trumps rally and told her, please more of them, in reference to the attack ads against Kelly. She also toured a local Bishops Storehouse run by the Mormon church and gave an update on her work in Washington, including talking about the seven bills she sponsored that were signed into law shes tied with Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) for most among senators, according to GovTrack. She then squeezed in a roundtable with ...

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The order suspends policies he issued while leading U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Because Cuccinelli's USCIS position was designated initially as "first assistant" to the USCIS director, the Trump administration reasoned that Cuccinelli could become acting chief under a provision of the 1998 Federal Vacancies Reform Act. But Moss wrote that Cuccinelli's appointment did not comply with the FVRA because "he never did and never will serve in a subordinate role that is, as an 'assistant' to any other USCIS official." Rather, Cuccinelli was "assigned the role of principal on day-one," Moss wrote. The order strikes down directives from Cuccinelli that sped up asylum-seekers' initial screenings limited extensions of those hearings, on the grounds that Cuccinelli lacked authority to issue them. When Cuccinelli was promoted to No. 2 at DHS he told the staff he would be succee...

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