Arizona Democratic Senator Mark Kelly was already facing a tough re-election in November, and Chuck Schumer’s decision to turn Arizona Democratic Senator Kyrsten Sinema into a villain may have made things worse. little more difficult for Kelly: When Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer held a doomed vote last month toRead More →

A spokesperson for Sen. Mark Kelly’s campaign reportedly said he “does not support” the Arizona Democratic Party’s censure of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema. Kelly is pictured during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing in Washington, DC on September 28, 2021. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Sen. Mark Kelly (D-Arizona) has announced that he doesRead More →

For more than a year, Arizona Democratic Senator Mark Kelly, who is up for re-election in 2022, has avoided taking a position on abolishing the Senate’s 60-vote threshold for legislation. just yesterday, Kelly dodged when asked about the filibuster. Supporting the nuclear option — effectively scrapping the 60-vote rule withRead More →

Senator Kyrsten Sinema faces growing pressure on opposition to weaken Senate filibuster Senator Sinema said she would not vote to weaken the Senate’s 60-vote filibuster threshold, drawing criticism from other Democrats, as well as some suffrage advocates. Some have also raised the possibility of a main challenger for Sinema. ReportingRead More →

Sinema speaks out on investing in a meeting WASHINGTON, DC (KYMA, KECY) — During a Commerce Committee hearing, Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) highlighted investments being made in expanding broadband across the state. Senator Sinema spoke about the importance of working with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to begin rollingRead More →

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema said Monday that activists who confronted her outside an Arizona State University classroom and videotaped her in the restroom were not engaging in a “legitimate protest.” . The Democratic senator said immigration reform activists illegally entered the suburban Phoenix campus building, which wasRead More →

Democratic Senate candidate Mark Kelly speaks during a campaign party in Tucson, Arizona on November 3, 2020. (Cheney Orr/Reuters) This week, moderate Democrats Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona made solidify public commitments to maintain the Senate’s 60-vote threshold to pass most laws, but some SenateRead More →

PHOENIX (KVOA) — Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema released this statement shortly after several news outlets declared Joe Biden the winner of the 2020 presidential election. “Arizonans voted in record numbers to support pragmatic, practical leaders who will bring Americans together and heal the divisions in our country,” Sinema said. “Today’sRead More →