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Kyrsten Sinema: Independent senator won't run for re-election

Posted on AllSides March 6th, 2024
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Independent Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona has announced she will not run for re-election in November.

She decided to leave the Senate "because I choose civility, understanding, listening, working together on stuff", she said.

Ms Sinema switched from being a Democrat to an independent in 2022 but typically votes with her former party.

This sets up a straight fight between Republicans and Democrats, who narrowly control the upper chamber.

It is unclear which party benefits more from her announcement.

While her departure means the Democrats lose a senator who votes...

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