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Arizona newspaper backs Democrat for Senate for first time since 2000

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call
Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call

The Arizona Republic’s editorial board on Sunday endorsed Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema over Republican Martha McSally, marking the first time the publication has endorsed a Democrat for the Senate since at least 2000.

Details: Instead of pointing to their policy proposals, the editorial board examined how the candidates conducted themselves on the trail, noting that "there is too much 'us and them' in D.C., and it hurts how we are governed."

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