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Kyrsten Sinema

How These Gay and Bisexual Members of Congress Sold Out Desperate LGBT Syrian Refugees

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 11.25.2015 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Equality should be the standard for anyone in the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus. And Polis, Sinema and Maloney failed miserably at meeting that standard.

Elizabeth Warren Warns Democrats Against Wall Street Defections

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 11.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Monday warned House Democrats to oppose a series of GOP-backed bills designed to roll back the 2010 ...

House Democrats Joining GOP Attack On Elizabeth Warren's Agency

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics

  UPDATE: After pressure from Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and former House Financial Services Committee Chair...

Kyrsten Sinema, Former Anti-War Organizer, Explains Her Vote Against The Iran Deal

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Of the 25 House Democrats who voted against approving the Iran nuclear deal last week, the most unexpected name in the mix was Rep. Kyr...

Friday Talking Points -- Chasing The Scooby Van

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.17.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Strange but true, the "Scooby van" is now part of our political lexicon. Hillary Clinton herself is apparently to blame for this one, as this was the playful name she came up with for the van she used to get from New York to Iowa this week.

Kyrsten Sinema Re-Elected To Congress In Arizona

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) defeated Republican Wendy Rogers in Arizona's 9th District Tuesday. Sinema, a member of the Congressional Blue Dogs ...

Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections

Chris Cormier | Posted 12.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Chris Cormier

Attention gay men: You need to vote on November 4. Here are a few campaign highlights as a Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections, because pundits don't know how to explain how important this election is in "gay man's terms." Meet your ballot box divas.

GOP Candidate Pulls James Foley Execution Footage From Campaign Ad

AP | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics

PHOENIX (AP) — A House Republican candidate has edited out from a campaign ad slamming her Democratic opponent video footage shot moments before the...

Amanda Terkel

GOP House Candidate Uses James Foley Execution Footage In Campaign Ad | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican House candidate in Arizona has a new ad up attacking her opponent for being soft on terrorism. The ad features footage from...

Lawmakers Run For Charities In Boston Marathon

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

Reps. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), Joe Kennedy (D-Mass.) and Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) are joining the more than 36,000 registered runners in the 118th Bos...

Dem Rep Won't Switch Districts, Will Run For Reelection In Current Seat

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) will run for reelection in Arizona's Ninth District after reportedly pondering a move to the neighboring Seventh Distric...

Is Being Gay or Bi Enough? The Rise of the Queer ConservaDems

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 12.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

These candidates are promoted as progressives and sold as such to LGBT and progressive donors, disingenuously using their queerness during Democratic primaries as a way to give them street cred with progressives while their records and intentions are otherwise.

Amanda Terkel

Fed Up With Being Boxed Out Of Politics, Atheists Move To Amplify Voices Of Nonbelievers | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although a growing number of Americans say they are not affiliated with any religion, Congress has just one member who says the same. A ...

Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2013 | Women

Kyrsten Sinema is keeping her private life private. Sinema, the first openly bisexual member of Congress, said this is no uncertain terms in a pro...

After Historic Win, Dem 'Confused' By All The Fuss

The Washington Post | Posted 01.03.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX — Something is bugging Kyrsten Sinema....

The Top 5 Bisexual News Stories Of 2012

Lauren Michelle Kinsey | Posted 03.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Lauren Michelle Kinsey

2012 was a significant year for bisexual visibility. With the bisexual rights movement reaching the age of an adult, there were many signs of it becoming more established and successful.

Karl Rove's Haircut: Triumph of the Demographic Party

Hans Johnson | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Hans Johnson

Karl Rove is now a laughingstock. But he remains a power-broker in Republican politics based on work that others began more than 30 years earlier, in the 70s, to create his party's conservative voting base.

First Openly Bisexual Member Of Congress Scores Big Win

AP | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX — Arizona voters have chosen former Democratic state Sen. Kyrsten Sinema to represent a new Phoenix-area congressional district. Sinema...

Arizona Democrat To Replace Pete Stark As Sole Atheist In Congress

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 11.09.2012 | Religion

(RNS) Rep. Pete Stark, D-Calif., the only openly atheist member of Congress, lost his race for another term on Tuesday (Nov. 6). But secularists wi...

Record Number In Key Group Vying For Congressional Seats

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — Of the four openly gay members of Congress, the two longest-serving stalwarts are vacating their seats. Instead of fretting, their ac...

Voters Reject Controversial Lawmaker's Comeback

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

Recalled Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce's bid for a comeback was rejected by voters in a Mesa-area district Tuesday night. Businessman Bo...

Schapira Emerges as Democratic Standard-Bearer in Pivotal Arizona Congressional Race

Jeff Biggers | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

In a growing wave of support, as Arizona edges toward a possible Blue upset in the fall, local Democrats have mobilized to bring one of their own rising stars to the forefront of a race with national implications.

John Celock

Dem Explains 2010 Tea Party Pride Comment | John Celock | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

A Democratic congressional candidate in Arizona is under fire for comments he made at a 2010 Tea Party forum, where he said he was "proud" of the grou...

Arizona's New Labor Bills Called 'Worse Than Wisconsin'

Pamela Powers Hannley | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics
Pamela Powers Hannley

Arizona lawmakers are today considering four anti-labor bills that would strip away the existing rights of public sector unions, weaken the state's personnel system and make it easier to fire public employees.

State of Disgrace: The Right Fiddles While Arizona Burns

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

When fear is rampant on all sides of the immigration debate, perhaps the recognition of a basic commonality can serve as a crucible for turning this into an opportunity for Arizonans to act well with the eyes of the nation now squarely upon us.