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Kyrsten Sinema

Kyrsten Sinema is a member of the U.S. Congress from Arizona's 9th congressional district, first elected in 2012. A member of the Democratic Party, prior to being elected she served in the Arizona legislature from 2005-2001. Known as a progressive, Kyrsten Sinema has been an ardent supporter of the DREAM Act and has campaigned against Propositions 107 and 102, referendums to ban the recognition of same-sex marriage and civil unions in the state of Arizona. Get to know the person recognized as the first openly bisexual person elected to Congress.

"Vice President Biden is authentic, genuine, and has a track record of building bipartisan coalitions to achieve results," Sinema tweeted.

March 05 2020 1:59 AM

The bisexual senator's position suddenly has Washington analysts curious.

December 16 2019 7:05 AM

The comedy sketch series included the bisexual senator in its "Women of Congress" skit.

February 10 2019 5:56 PM

Prominent GOPer Bruce Ash went on a misogynistic, biphobic tirade against the duly elected senator.

January 07 2019 3:53 PM

...And Rachel Maddow loved it.

January 04 2019 12:24 AM

McSally, who lost to out bi candidate Kyrsten Sinema for one U.S. Senate seat from Arizona, has been appointed to fill the other one.

December 18 2018 1:23 PM

The U.S. senator-elect from Arizona also paid tribute to a predecessor, the late John McCain.

November 13 2018 1:52 PM