Sen. Sinema censured by Arizona Democrats over filibuster vote

U.S. 01/24/22, 15:25

The Arizona Democratic Party has rebuked Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) after the state's first-term senator refused to back a filibuster change on the party's voting-rights legislation. In a closed-door vote at the weekend, the Arizona Democratic Party executive committee members passed a resolution to censure Sinema, AZCentral reported. The liberals in the ...

Pro-choice group disendorses Democrat Sen. Sinema for opposing filibuster reform

U.S. 01/18/22, 23:59

A Democrat from Arizona lost lobbyist support because she resisted strengthening party control over the Senate. Emily's List confirmed it would stop endorsing Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) for strongly opposing the Democratic Party's proposed filibuster reform. "If Sen. Sinema cannot support a path forward for the passage of this legislation we believe ...

VP Harris pushes voting reform agenda on Martin Luther King Day

U.S. 01/18/22, 16:13

Joe Biden's administration pedalled election reform policy on a historical civil rights leader's remembrance day. Kamala Harris demanded new voting rights legislation on the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. public holiday. The vice president urged the U.S. Senate to "do its job" and pass the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis ...

Arizonans applaud Sen. Sinema for opposing Democratic filibuster reform

U.S. 01/18/22, 04:56

A Democrat from Arizona was widely praised for resisting party efforts to strengthen its control over the Senate. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is winning vocal support from her constituents, because she strongly opposes the Democratic Party's proposed filibuster reform. Fox News revealed left-leaning liberals recently criticized Sinema for refusing to toe the party ...

House approves bill to let thousands of illegal aliens work in US government

U.S. 08/02/21, 19:15

Immigrants who unlawfully entered the United States are one step closer to working for the federal government. Democrats used their majority in U.S. Congress to pass House Resolution 4346, with 215 votes for and 207 against according to the Office of the Clerk's website. The legislation permits hundreds of thousands of illegal ...

Arizona governor names Martha McSally to McCain Senate seat

Politics 12/18/18, 11:12

Arizona's governor has named Rep. Martha McSally to replace U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl in the U.S. Senate seat that belonged to Sen. John McCain. Republican Gov. Doug Ducey announced Tuesday that McSally will take over after Kyl's resignation becomes effective Dec. 31. McSally last month lost a race for Arizona's other ...

Court hearing set in Arizona Senate race vote count dispute

Politics 11/09/18, 03:17

As the Arizona Senate vote count starts to tip into Democratic terrain, a judge Friday will hear a lawsuit by the GOP seeking to limit the tally -- or expand it in the state's conservative-leaning rural areas.Four local Republican parties filed a lawsuit Wednesday night challenging the state's two biggest ...

Arizona GOP sues to limit mail-in ballots in US Senate race

Politics 11/08/18, 02:34

Republicans filed a lawsuit Wednesday night to challenge the way some Arizona counties count mail-in ballots as election officials began to slowly tally more than 600,000 outstanding votes in the narrow U.S. Senate race -- a task that could take days. Republican Rep. Martha McSally and Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema were ...

Fractious Arizona Senate race heads into final hours

Politics 11/05/18, 19:57

Republican Rep. Martha McSally barnstormed rural Arizona on Monday while Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema dashed around its urban core in Phoenix as the congresswomen tried to drum up every last vote in the final day of their neck-and-neck U.S. Senate race. The candidates' itinerary and rhetoric was a microcosm of their ...

In full campaign mode, Trump calls Dems ‘too extreme’

Politics 10/20/18, 01:13

President Donald Trump says Democrats are "too extreme and too dangerous" to take control of Congress. President Donald Trump arrives as the sun sets to speak at a campaign rally at Minuteman Aviation Hangar, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Missoula, Mont. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally ...

McSally, Sinema face each other in Arizona Senate debate

Politics 10/15/18, 12:58

Two congresswomen will face off in the sole Arizona Senate debate Monday evening, capping a contest that could determine which party controls the U.S. Senate.The race pits two triathletes and congresswomen against each other who have won multiple elections in swing districts.Martha McSally is a former fighter pilot who represented ...

New strategy: Democrats go all-in on health care in midterms

Health 10/14/18, 10:40

President Donald Trump may be the impetus for Democratic anger that is powering the midterm elections, but the Democrats' top issue isn't the president. It's health care.Democrats are hoping to make Republicans pay for trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act last year. For four election cycles, Republicans vowed to ...

2 female Arizona Senate candidates on a Kavanaugh tightrope

U.S. 10/05/18, 00:24

The two congresswomen running for Arizona's open Senate seat are walking a tightrope on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., who is running against U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., for the senate seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., talks to Wade Pankey ...

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