|Senior U.S. Senator from Arizona|
From: January 3, 2019 – present
|Successor||Incumbent (no successor)|
|U.S. Representative from Arizona's 9th Congressional District|
From: January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2019
|Predecessor||None (district established)|
|Arizona Senate, 15th district|
From: January 10, 2011 – January 3, 2012
|Spouse(s)||Blake Dain (divorced)|
Kyrsten Lea Sinema (born July 12, 1976) is a left-wing progressive senator from the state of Arizona and a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives. She is the first openly bisexual member of Congress; unsurprisingly, she has an extremely liberal voting record. However, she did vote against a leftist attempt to include a federal minimum wage hike to $15/hr within a COVID-19 relief package in 2021, using a dramatic "thumbs-down" to imitate John McCain's vote in 2017 against repealing and replacing Obamacare. She received praise from some conservatives, but predictable leftist outrage. She very narrowly defeated her opponent in the general election in November 2012, and again in 2018.
Since 2021, Sinema along with Joe Manchin, have been best known for being the two Democrat senators who have voted to keep the U.S. Senate's filibuster intact despite several threats from their own party.
- See also: Liberal bigotry
In 2003 Sinema summoned Code Pink and a coven of witches called Pagan Cluster to an anti-war rally. Sinema said at the time she didn't care if an American joined the Taliban. When questioned whether she regretted her original comments at an interview in 2018, she refused to answer directly, and instead made excuses.
Sinema has called stay-at-home mothers "leeches."
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- Arizona's 9th Congressional District elections, 2012
- United States Senate election in Arizona, 2018
- Kyrsten Sinema Refuses To Say She Regrets Saying It’s OK For Americans To Join The Taliban
- Kyrsten Sinema: “Arizona Is Clearly The Meth Lab Of Democracy”