Phoenix, Arizona - Arizona Governor Doug Ducey: "Congratulations to President-elect Donald Trump and my friend Mike Pence on a great and historic victory. This is an exciting moment, and I look forward to working with the new president and administration to expand opportunity for all our citizens. Now is the time for elected leaders to come together, heal the divisions of the past, and work to finally provide Americans some relief from the federal government. I know that I join other governors across the country in standing ready to partner with the new administration and Congress to empower states and citizens, in keeping with the principles of our republic.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I offer warm congratulations to the people of Panama as you observe the 113th anniversary of your nation’s independence on November 3.

Yuma, Arizona - Yuma County Libraries will be closed all day Friday, November 11th, in observance of Veterans Day. The libraries will resume their regular hours Saturday, November 12th.

Washington, DC - A federal judge has banned a group of debt collectors who pretended to be affiliated with the government from the collection business and ordered them to pay nearly $11 million, after granting the Federal Trade Commission’s request for summary judgment.

Washington, DC - The United States strongly condemns the terrorist attack on a guest house in Mandera, Kenya, which killed approximately 12 people today as well as other recent attacks in Northeast Kenya and Somalia, including the attack on Djiboutian forces in the African Union Mission in Somalia. We express our deep sympathies to the victims and their families.