73 Facts About Kyrsten Sinema

1. Kyrsten Sinema was raised as a Mormon, but is no longer affiliated with any church.

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2. Kyrsten Sinema worked hard to get her high school diploma and a bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University, Utah.

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3. Kyrsten Sinema is a member of the House of Representatives of the United States for the Democratic Party in the 9th congressional district of Arizona.

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4. Kyrsten Sinema openly associated with fringe elements of the far-left during her anti-war activism.

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5. In 2006, Kyrsten Sinema elicited controversy for her comments regarding marriage and stay-at-home wives.

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6. On May 29, 2018, Kyrsten Sinema tweeted out a quote from Sheldon that read: "I'm honored to be with my sister, Kyrsten, as she gets her name on the ballot for the US Senate.

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7. Kyrsten Sinema has spent her career making sure everyone gets their shot at the American Dream.

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8. Kyrsten Sinema is vying to replace Arizona Senator Jeff Flake, and if elected, she will become the first openly bisexual person to be voted into the US Senate and the second openly LGBT person to ever serve in the senate.

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9. Kyrsten Sinema was only 36 years old when she took her congressional seat in January 2013.

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10. Kyrsten Sinema is part of the new world, and they are confused and resentful.

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11. Kyrsten Sinema is one smart politician and I think you underestimate her at your own peril.

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12. Kyrsten Sinema wearing a short dress and tall boots accompanied by the headline "What newly elected AZ democrat senator Kyrsten Sinema wore to work.

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13. On January 3, 2019, Kyrsten Sinema was sworn in as a member of the Senate.

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14. Kyrsten Sinema supports same-sex marriage, domestic partnership recognition, and adding gender identity to anti-discrimination laws.

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15. Kyrsten Sinema was sworn in with the 116th United States Congress on January 3, 2019.

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16. In 2006, Kyrsten Sinema told a radio host that she was "the most liberal member of the Arizona State Legislature".

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17. Kyrsten Sinema had organized 15 antiwar rallies by the time the Iraq War began.

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18. Kyrsten Sinema has two siblings, an older brother and younger sister.

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19. Kyrsten Sinema was born in Tucson, Arizona, in 1976 to Marilyn and Dan Sinema.

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20. Kyrsten Sinema won the Arizona Senate election in 2018 to replace retiring Senator Jeff Flake, defeating Republican nominee Martha McSally.

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21. Kyrsten Sinema began her political career as an activist for the Green Party before joining the Arizona Democratic Party in 2004.

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22. Kyrsten Sinema said she would be willing to work with Republicans on the border wall Wednesday afternoon.

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23. Kyrsten Sinema has become the first woman to be elected to the Senate in Arizona, replacing Jeff Flake.

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24. Kyrsten Sinema was declared winner of Arizona's Senate race Monday night—flipping the state to Democrats six days after polls closed.

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25. Kyrsten Sinema was elected the first female senator from Arizona.

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26. Kyrsten Sinema hit for not objecting to Schumer's re-election as minority leader.

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27. Kyrsten Sinema will be the first openly bisexual person elected to the US Senate.

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28. Kyrsten Sinema wins, will be first woman to represent Arizona in US Senate.

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29. Kyrsten Sinema lands in Washington, a day after McSally concedes Senate race.

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30. Kyrsten Sinema is the first Democrat to be elected to the Senate from Arizona since 1988.

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31. Kyrsten Sinema won the Arizona Senate seat being vacated by Republican Jeff Flake to become the first woman to win a US Senate seat in the state.

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32. Kyrsten Sinema has won her Arizona senate race, becoming the state's first Democratic senator in more than 25 years, and the nation's first openly bisexual senator.

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33. Kyrsten Sinema is getting national attention as the first openly bisexual candidate elected to the US Senate.

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34. Kyrsten Sinema takes lead in US Senate race as ballots are counted.

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35. Kyrsten Sinema now has a small lead in the race for US Senate, and Kathy Hoffman has taken a narrow lead in the Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction race.

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36. Kyrsten Sinema has taken a slight lead over Martha McSally in the Arizona Senate race as results continue to come in.

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37. Kyrsten Sinema picks up 4,000 votes in Arizona Senate race.

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38. Kyrsten Sinema leads in Arizona Senate race that is still too close to call amid legal battle over votes.

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39. Kyrsten Sinema takes slight lead in Senate race over Martha McSally.

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40. Kyrsten Sinema takes narrow lead in Arizona Senate race, but final tally is still days away.

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41. On Thursday, Kyrsten Sinema jumped into a minuscule lead of about 9,000 out of 1.9 million votes counted after trailing since Tuesday.

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42. Kyrsten Sinema started the day down 1 point or some 17,000.

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43. Kyrsten Sinema takes the lead in Arizona with 500,000 ballots left to be counted.

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44. Kyrsten Sinema has made history by becoming the first woman elected to represent Arizona in the Senate.

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45. Kyrsten Sinema was declared the winner of the race on Monday evening, defeating Republican Martha McSally, the Associated Press reported.

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46. Kyrsten Sinema boosted her lead over Republican congresswoman Martha McSally in Arizona's US Senate race to more than 38,000 votes Monday as the state's ongoing vote count neared an end.

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47. Kyrsten Sinema had built a seemingly insurmountable 38,000-vote lead in the race pitting two members of the US House.

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48. Kyrsten Sinema spoke after winning Arizona's Senate race, becoming the first openly bisexual US senator and the state's first Democrat in 30 years to be elected to the chamber.

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49. Kyrsten Sinema was declared the winner in her Arizona Senate race on Tuesday, a victory that put an.

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50. Kyrsten Sinema was declared the apparent winner of Arizona's nail-biter of a Senate race.

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51. Kyrsten Sinema makes history as first bisexual member of US Senate.

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52. Kyrsten Sinema has been reported to be the only non-theist member of Congress, although she herself has rejected such labels.

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53. Kyrsten Sinema was the second active member of Congress—behind Senator Jeff Merkley—to finish a long distance triathlon, and the first to complete an Ironman-branded race.

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54. On November 17, 2013, Kyrsten Sinema completed an Ironman Triathlon in a little more than 15 hours.

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55. In 2016, Kyrsten Sinema was one of just five House Democrats to vote for a Republican-backed bill barring the Federal Communications Commission from regulating broadband rates.

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56. In July 2013, Kyrsten Sinema joined a bipartisan majority and voted against an amendment to a defense appropriations bill to prohibit the NSA from monitoring and recording details of US citizens' telecommunications without a warrant.

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57. Kyrsten Sinema voted for the SAFE Act, which expanded the refugee screening process to require signatures from the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Director of National Intelligence for each refugee entering the country.

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58. Kyrsten Sinema voted against repealing the Affordable Care Act, although she has called for reforms to the law.

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59. Kyrsten Sinema is a member of the Blue Dog Coalition and the Problem Solvers Caucus.

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60. Kyrsten Sinema has been described as a centrist or moderate Democrat.

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61. In March 2018, Kyrsten Sinema donated to charity $33,800 in campaign contributions she had received from Ed Buck, a prominent Democratic donor who came under scrutiny after a homeless escort died of a drug overdose at his California home in 2017.

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62. On September 28, 2017, Kyrsten Sinema officially announced her candidacy for the Class I United States Senate seat held by Republican incumbent Jeff Flake, who declined to seek reelection the next month.

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63. Kyrsten Sinema held a narrow lead over Parker, while provisional and absentee ballots were still being counted.

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64. On January 3, 2012, Kyrsten Sinema announced her bid for Congress, in the 9th congressional district.

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65. In June 2011, Kyrsten Sinema said she was considering running for the US House of Representatives in 2012.

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66. In 2010, Kyrsten Sinema was named one of Time magazine's "40 Under 40".

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67. In June 2009, Kyrsten Sinema was one of 32 state legislators appointed by President Barack Obama to the White House Health Reform Task Force, which helped shape the Affordable Care Act.

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68. In 2008, Kyrsten Sinema led the campaign against Proposition 102, another referendum that would have banned the recognition of same-sex marriage in Arizona.

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69. In 2009 and 2010, Kyrsten Sinema was an assistant Minority Leader for the Democratic Caucus of the Arizona House of Representatives.

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70. Kyrsten Sinema received her Master of Social Work degree from Arizona State University in 1999.

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71. Kyrsten Sinema was born in Tucson, Arizona, in 1976 and is of Frisian descent.

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72. Kyrsten Sinema worked for the adoption of the DREAM Act and campaigned against Propositions 107 and 102, two voter referendums to ban the recognition of same-sex marriage and civil unions in Arizona.

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73. Kyrsten Sinema began her political career as a Green Party activist before joining the Democratic Party and becoming a state legislator.

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