• White House: Our relationship with Sinema won't change

    1 month ago - By Politico

    The White House on Friday downplayed Sen. Kyrsten Sinema's decision to leave the Democratic Party as unlikely to affect the Biden administration's relationship with the Arizona centrist. In a statement, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre emphasized that Sinema's move to become an independent would not impact the Democratic Senate majority and praised her for her work with the Biden administration, especially on infrastructure, same-sex marriage and gun safety. “Sen. Sinema has been a key partner on some of the historic legislation President Biden has championed over the last 20...
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  • White House says it has 'every reason to expect' Kyrsten Sinema will keep working with Biden as she leaves the Democratic party

    White House says it has 'every reason to expect' Kyrsten Sinema will keep working with Biden as she leaves the Democratic party

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Upon her departure from the Democratic Party to register as an Independent, Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema's work with President Joe Biden was recognized by the White House as they expect to continue working with her. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images
    Arizona Sen. Krysten Sinema announced Friday that she's leaving the Democratic Party to be an independent.
    Sinema said she is stepping away from a "broken partisan system."
    The White House said that even with Sinema's party change, it expects to keep working closely with her.
    Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema's announcement that she's leaving the Democratic...
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  • Kyrsten Sinema Says She's Leaving Democratic Party

    Kyrsten Sinema Says She's Leaving Democratic Party

    1 month ago - By Newser

    Days after Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock won the runoff election in Georgia, the 51-49 majority the party was expecting in Congress is looking shakier. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema tells CNN that she is leaving the Democratic Party and registering as an independent. The Arizona senator declined to say whether she would...
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  • Sen. Kyrsten Sinema leaves the Democratic Party to register as an independent

    Sen. Kyrsten Sinema leaves the Democratic Party to register as an independent

    1 month ago - By NPR

    Sinema's move is unlikely to change the power balance in the Senate, as it comes days after Sen. Raphael Warnock won the Georgia runoff election to give Democrats a 51-49 majority. (Image credit: Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)
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  • Sen. Kyrsten Sinema leaves Democratic Party and registers as an independent

    1 month ago - By NBC News

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  • Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema leaves Democrat party, switches to Independent

    Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema leaves Democrat party, switches to Independent

    1 month ago - By New York Post

    Sinema, in a separate interview published Friday, said she would not caucus with the Republican Party.
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  • Why I'm Switching From Dem to Independent

    1 month ago - By Real Clear Politics

    Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, in an exclusive column, explains why she has left the Democratic Party and registered as an independent.
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  • Kyrsten Sinema ditches Democrats to become an independent, undermining party's narrow Senate majority

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona departs the Capitol on August 1, 2022. Drew Angerer/Getty Images
    Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has announced that she is leaving the Democratic Party.
    Sinema confirmed on Friday that she has registered as an independent.
    Her move comes days after the Democrats won a narrow majority in the Senate.
    Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has ditched the Democratic Party days after it won a narrow majority in the Senate. In a tweet on Friday , Sinema announced that she has "joined the growing numbers of Arizonans who reject party politics by declaring my independence from the...
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  • Sinema leaving Democratic Party, will register as independent

    Sinema leaving Democratic Party, will register as independent

    1 month ago - By WGN TV

    Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has announced that she will leave the Democratic Party and officially register as an independent.
    “I've registered as an Arizona independent. I know some people might be a little bit surprised by this, but actually, I think it makes a lot of sense,” Sinema said in an interview Thursday with CNN's Jake Tapper in her Senate office.
    “I've never fit neatly into any party box. I've never really tried. I don't want to,” she added. “Removing myself from the partisan structure - not only is it true to who I am and how I operate, I also think it'll provide a place of...
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  • Kyrsten Sinema Says She Will Leave the Democratic Party

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    The senator is registering as an independent, noting that she “never fit perfectly in either national party.”
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  • Sen. Kyrsten Sinema leaving Democratic party

    1 month ago - By ABC News

    Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has announced that she is leaving the Democratic Party and will be registering as a political independent.
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