Katie Hobbs sworn in as Arizona governor

Hobbs was sworn in during a private ceremony at the state Capitol as she formally took over from Republican Doug Ducey. A public inauguration for the governor and others taking statewide offices is scheduled for Jan. 5.

Kari Lake election lawsuit: Sanctions denied, but more than $33K awarded to Katie Hobbs

Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Peter Thompson rejected Kari Lake's claim that problems with ballot printers at some polling places on Election Day were the result of intentional misconduct. Since the ruling, lawyers representing Maricopa County and Katie Hobbs have filed a Motion for Sanctions against the defeated GOP candidate for Arizona governor.

Warnock claims victory in Senate runoff race

Sen. Raphael Warnock claimed victory late Tuesday night in a tight runoff race for U.S. Senate. Warnock beat out Republican challenger Herschel Walker, a Georgia football legend. 

Kelly win in Arizona puts Dems 1 seat from Senate control

Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly won his bid for reelection Friday in the crucial swing state of Arizona, defeating Republican venture capitalist Blake Masters to put his party one victory away from clinching control of the chamber for the next two years of Joe Biden's presidency.