Joe Arpaio loses re-election bid in Arizona

WASHINGTON (UPI) — The Arizona sheriff who has spent more than 20 years touting himself as the toughest in America, partly because of his harsh stance against illegal immigration, has lost his re-election campaign.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio, nationally known for operating a tent camp where he imprisons people he has identified as illegal immigrants, lost his bid for a seventh re-election as top law enforcement official in Maricopa County, Ariz., to retired police Sgt. Paul Penzone…

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