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What the Trump, Pence rallies could mean in the race for Arizona governor

You had to be on a real media fast to not know about the dueling political rallies in our state last Friday as both Donald Trump and Mike Pence traveled to Arizona to campaign for dueling Republican candidates for governor.

Trump stumped for Kari Lake, while Pence and his ally Gov. Doug Ducey cozied up to Karrin Taylor Robson.

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“Never forget, everything this corrupt establishment is doing to me is all about preserving their power and control over the American people, for whatever reason," Trump said, while Pence said, "Look, I’m always happy to welcome converts to the Republican cause, but Arizona Republicans don’t need a governor that supported Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.”

The surprising thing here, though, might be how far down the ticket the Trump test seems to extend.

For more takeaways on the rallies, The Show spoke with Hank Stephenson of the Arizona Agenda.

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Lauren Gilger, host of KJZZ's The Show, is an award-winning journalist whose work has impacted communities large and small, exposing injustices and giving a voice to the voiceless and marginalized.