Arizona's 2nd Congressional District race will be pivotal to the Democratic Party's efforts to retain the U.S. House majority, "and this is not an endeavor to be taken lightly," Engel said.
Kirkpatrick, a Democrat who represents Arizona's 2nd congressional district in the southeastern corner of the state, says she "will continue the good fight through this Congress, and when the term is up, I will hand over the baton."
Doug Ducey used more than 20% of the $1.86 billion the state received in federal CARES Act relief to backfill agency budgets, allowing them to return cash to the general fund.
Democrats see the 6th District, a Republican stronghold which covers much of north Phoenix, Paradise Valley, Fountain Hills and Scottsdale, as winnable because of a long-running ethics investigation into five-term GOP incumbent Rep. David Schweikert.
Representative Ann Kirkpatrick announced she is seeking treatment for alcohol dependency after she fell recently.
Arizona Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick is calling for an impeachment inquiry for President Donald Trump.
FOX 10's John Hook talks to Arizona Senate candidate Ann Kirkpatrick about the upcoming election.