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Arizona Political Donations Nearly Doubled for 2020 Elections

The surge in giving was driven by unusually high interest in the presidential and Senate races and Arizona’s newfound status as a battleground state. Arizonans were heavily invested in this fall’s elections in more ways than one, donating a total of at least $110 million to support candidates and high-profile ballot initiatives. That was a...

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Mark Kelly is Sworn into Senate, Giving Arizona Two Democratic Senators

Kelly’s Senate arrival marks a political milestone for Arizona, which has two Democratic senators for the first time since January 1953. Arizona Democrat and former astronaut Mark Kelly was sworn into the Senate on Wednesday, narrowing Republican control of the chamber and underscoring his state’s shift from red to blue. Kelly, 56, defeated GOP Sen....

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Arizona Will Officially Have Two Democratic Senators This Week

Because of unusual circumstances of the Senate election, Mark Kelly could be sworn in this week—a full month before the rest of the Senate.

Mark Kelly, right, Arizona Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, waves to supporters along with his wife Gabrielle Giffords, second from right, and daughters, Claire Kelly, left, and Claudia Kelly, second from left, during an election night event Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Mark Kelly Wins Senate Race, Prepares to Be Seated Later This Month

Arizona will send two Democrats to the Senate for the first time in nearly 70 years when Kelly joins Kyrsten Sinema in Washington later this month.

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 03: Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kelly speaks to supporters at a Volunteer Launch on November 3, 2020 in Scottsdale, Arizona. After a record-breaking early voting turnout, Americans head to the polls on the last day to cast their vote for incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump or Democratic nominee Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election. (Photo by Courtney Pedroza/Getty Images)
Kelly Leads McSally in Early Arizona Senate Race Count

Democratic nominee Mark Kelly has consistently outpolled and raised more money than Republican Sen. Martha McSally.

UNITED STATES - MARCH 22: Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., walks up the House steps for the final vote of the week on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Congress headed home for the two-week Easter recess after passing the omnibus spending bill. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
The Stark Difference in How McSally and Sinema Decided on Barrett

Sinema says her decision came after studying Barrett’s previous legal opinions, scholarly works, and meeting with her privately.

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Senators Say Barrett Left Questions Unanswered. McSally Called Her ‘a Gift to America.’

Senate Republicans moved to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court at breakneck speed after the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.