Jude Joffe-Block

Jude Joffe-Block appears in the following:

Headed For Re-Election, Sen. John McCain Can't Afford To Upset Trump Supporters

Saturday, May 07, 2016

Arizona Sen. John McCain has spent 30 years in the Senate but he's worried that sharing a ballot with Donald Trump this November could cost him his Senate seat.


Arizona Polling Places Overwhelmed With Long Lines On Primary Day

Friday, March 25, 2016

Arizonans of all political stripes were appalled by extremely long lines at polling stations during this week's presidential primary. NPR explores why the lines were so long and if the problems will persist in November.


Ahead Of Arizona Primary, Business Community Fears Trump Will Inspire Backlash

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Business leaders remember an economic boycott against the state for its 2010 immigration bill and worry about international consequences of a Trump presidency.


Arizona Business Owners Hesitate To Support Trump Over Immigration Stance

Friday, March 18, 2016

Donald Trump's strong language on immigration has found many supporters in Arizona — a state where toughening border control has been popular for years. But that stance has also had a negative impact on the state's business community.


Sick Of Political Parties, Unaffiliated Voters Are Changing Politics

Sunday, February 28, 2016

The biggest group of voters politicians will have to woo this November are the ones who often don't get a say in which candidates make it to the general election ballot.

Turned off by the partisan wars in Washington, 39 percent of voters now identify themselves as independent rather than ...


Arizona's Independent Voters Claim They're Treated Like Second-Class Citizens

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Voters who aren't part of any political party make up the biggest chunk of the electorate in Arizona. But they don't have many rights and they're trying to change that through grassroots pressure.


2 FLDS Towns Set To Face Religious Discrimination Trial

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The towns serve as headquarters for the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, known as FLDS. They're accused by the Justice Department of discriminating against non-FLDS members.


Can't Vote But Campaigning Hard For Presidential Candidates

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Some young immigrants whose parents brought them to the U.S. without papers are working for Democratic candidates who support a path to citizenship for them.


Racial-Profiling Case Stalled, Sheriff Wants Judge To Step Down

Thursday, June 11, 2015

In Arizona, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio wants the judge overseeing his contempt of court hearing recused from the case. The sheriff admitted that his department investigated the judge's wife.


Ariz. Sheriff Who's Tough On Illegal Immigration Faces Contempt Hearing

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his chief deputy have acknowledged violating a federal judge's orders in a racial profiling lawsuit. A hearing begins to determine the extent of the violations.


Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Facing More Legal Troubles

Friday, February 13, 2015

A federal judge in Arizona is planning a series of hearings to find out if Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio should be held in contempt of court for violating the court's orders. It'...


Border Businesses Lose Bank Accounts Amid Money-Laundering Fears

Sunday, January 04, 2015

In the border town of Nogales, Mexico, the lunch crowd is settling in at La Roca restaurant. Its live music and traditional cuisine have made it a landmark for 43 years.

The prices are listed in dollars, and many of the diners come in from Arizona. The ownership is American, ...


Arizona Inmate Takes 2 Hours to Die

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Yesterday, another execution raised the question of whether lethal injection is a barbaric form of criminal punishment. It took nearly two hours to kill Arizona inmate Joseph Wood, wh...

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Complications During Ariz. Inmate's Execution Reignite Controversy

Thursday, July 24, 2014

An Arizona inmate took almost two hours to die after receiving a lethal injection Wednesday.


On the Border in CA, AZ, NM, & TX

Friday, June 21, 2013

In this segment we discuss how a border security surge would change the dynamic along the border--both in terms of the flow of people and the flow of money. To do so, we have three guests who are intimately familiar with the territories along the border: Jude Joffe-Blocksenior field correspondent in Phoenix for Fronteras: The Changing America Desk, Amy Isackson, freelance reporter in San Diego and Tijuana and Mónica Ortiz Uribe, also a senior field correspondent for Fronteras in El Paso and Ciudad Juarez.

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In Phoenix, A New Quest For Diverse Public Pool Lifeguards

Thursday, March 28, 2013

After noticing that most of the lifeguards at the public pools used by Latino and African-American kids were white, the Phoenix aquatics department decided to try to recruit minorities.

More than 90 percent of the students at Alhambra High are black, Latino or Asian. On a recruiting effort there over ...

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Wooing Latino Voters, Politicians Risk Blunders

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Today’s political candidates are increasingly savvy in their attempts to targeting Spanish-speaking voters. But as attempts to court Latino voters have become increasingly commonplace...

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