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It’s no secret that President Donald Trump is not a fan of the late Sen. John McCain, Republican from Arizona.
Cindy McCain has made unsubstantiated claims about children being trafficked in Indian Country.
Government watchdogs are concerned about Jon Kyl's role as a lobbyist now that the Republican from Arizona is back in office.
Despite times of tension, Native leaders and colleagues describe the late John McCain as a firm advocate for tribal rights.
John McCain worked hard to support and strengthen tribal sovereignty and tribal self-determination.
Jon Kyl will take the late John McCain's place on the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
There were more laughs than tears for John McCain whose funeral service drew scores of political power players of the last four decades – but not the current president.
An American flag draped the casket of John McCain – sailor and senator, husband and father.
During the majority of his time in the House and Senate, John McCain was a leading voice for and architect of federal Indian policy.
From immigration reform to foreign policy, John McCain was about finding solutions, colleagues said.
Former Vice President Joe Biden is honoring his 'friend,' the late U.S. Sen. John McCain.
John McCain is remembered as a patriot and a hero by many in Indian Country.
Senator John McCain’s passing has many of us wondering aloud whether the balance of America’s history will ever again produce such a giant spirit.
One Native Republican defended Donald Trump but other Native candidates were critical of the president's remarks about Russia.
President Donald Trump sparked immediate backlash for siding with Russia. But then he said he misspoke.
Republican John McCain called the forced separation of families an 'affront to the decency of the American people' as the Trump administration continued to defend the controversial policy.
Efforts continue in the nation's capital to raise awareness of the large numbers of Native women and girls who go missing and murdered every year.
A bill that was born out of tragedy in Indian Country has cleared its final hurdle in the 115th Congress.
The mother of Ashlynne Mike, an 11-year-old girl who was kidnapped and murdered on the Navajo Nation, is hailing action on a bill to protect children across Indian Country.
A bill to help tribes develop AMBER Alert systems on their reservations is getting closer to final passage on Capitol Hill.
Sen. John McCain introduced a bill Monday that gives Dreamers a path to citizenship and calls for beefed-up border security – but excludes border wall funding, causing the president to brand it a 'waste of time.'
Arizona’s two senators took President Donald Trump to task in separate forums, saying his attacks on the press and 'fake news' claims embolden dictators to crack down on media abroad and endanger democracy at home.
The Trump administration is expressing major concerns about the first new tribal water rights settlements being considered in Congress.
Thanks to bipartisan support from lawmakers, bills to improve public safety in Indian Country are advancing in Congress despite limited commitments from the Trump administration.
Key Republican lawmakers are siding with Indian Country as controversy over President Donald Trump and his 'Pocahontas' comment continues to generate headlines.
A bill to help the White Mountain Apache Tribe with a critical water project is making its way through Congress.
Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) walked away from a 2018 re-election bid, saying he 'will not be complicit or silent' about America's political climate.
Senate leaders abandoned their latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, saying they would turn their attention to tax reform after key GOP defections doomed the health care proposal.
Sen. John McCain cannot 'in good conscience' vote for the latest plan to replace Obamacare, a surprise announcement that may have killed the bill for Republican leaders.
Sen. John McCain, a key vote in the failure of the last Obamacare repeal attempt, refused to say how he will vote on a new Republican bill to overhaul the nation's health care system.
In Washington, reaction to President Donald Trump’s pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was swift and strong.
President Donald Trump returned to Arizona for the first time since the election, flinging heat about illegal immigration, the media and Arizona's elected leaders.
A poll by Morning Consult looked at the popularity of each senator in his or her home state and put Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake in the bottom three – trailing only Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
A citizen of the Navajo Nation was sentenced to life in federal prison after pleading guilty for the murder of an 11-year-old girl.
A Navajo Nation citizen who is accused of murdering an 11-year-old girl is due for a change of plea hearing in federal court.
Can we stop talking about when we were great and how soon we might be great again, and instead focus on building a nation where 'We the People' actually means 'All the People'?
Key Democrats in the Senate were prepared to fight for Indian health care but it turns out they didn't need to, thanks to three Republicans.
The response from Arizona lawmakers was swift and clear after President Donald Trump said in a series of early-morning tweets that transgender individuals would not be able to serve 'in any capacity' in the military.
As the debate unfolds, the Senate is in a way making the case for why we need Native Americans in the legislative process.
Sen. John McCain had 16 minutes of floor time and he used every minute of it, capping an already emotional return to the Senate with a call to action for his fellow lawmakers that hit every emotion on the scale.
Less than a week after he was diagnosed with an aggressive brain cancer, Arizona Sen. John McCain (R) is returning to work in the nation's capital.
Arizona Sen. John McCain, a former two-term chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has been diagnosed with brain cancer.
Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) is weighing in on the health care debate as he recovers from an unexpected surgery.
The Republican healthcare bill looked like it was going to pass but then Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) announced his own health crisis.
The new leader of the Department of the Interior wants a 'candid conversation' about Indian education but it apparently doesn't include more funding.
Legislation to bring more teachers to Indian Country, recognize the tribes whose ancestors welcomed the first European settlers and improve economic opportunities on reservations are advancing on Capitol Hill.
James Comey visited several reservations during his tenure and linked high rates of violent crime to complex jurisdictional issues in Indian Country.
Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) introduced S.772, the AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act, on March 29.
States already receive federal funds to help develop child abduction alert systems but tribes are currently left out.
It’s a chilly Friday morning on highway AZ-170 on the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation.
Democrats have already named Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico) as vice chair while Republicans have not announced who will serve as chair.
One-time presidential candidate and longtime Republican Sen. John McCain will return to serve Arizona for a sixth Congressional term, defeating one of his toughest opponents in years.
Native candidates for U.S. Congress fared poorly on Election Day, with all three easily losing to Republican incumbents at the ballot boxes.
Alex Piechowski-Begay is a young member of the Navajo Nation who is preparing for his third trip to North Dakota.
Indian Country pays close attention to the Supreme Court due to the potential for damaging rulings on sovereignty, land and other issues.
The National Congress of American Indians is hosting its 73rd annual convention in Phoenix, Arizona.
Tom Cole and Markwayne Mullin haven't said anything in the days since an explosive report in The Washington Post documented Donald Trump's comments about women.
Four Indian Country bills cleared the Senate as lawmakers head into an extended break before the November election.
The #NoDAPL fight continues on legal and political fronts even after the Obama administration put a crucial portion of the controversial project on hold.
Sen. McCain (R-Arizona) blew up when faced with opposition to his bill to take funds from Bureau of Indian Education schools for a voucher program.