Arizona’s Kyrsten Sinema again pivotal as U.S. Senate Democrats scramble for 50 votes

Sen. Sinema has been crucial to either the passage or failure of major legislation this year, including a new climate, health and taxes bill

By: - August 4, 2022 4:16 pm
U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema

U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Arizona, arrives at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee confirmation hearing on Feb. 1, 2022, in Washington, D.C. (Al Drago/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.