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January 15, 2016
Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema heads into 2016 with $1.65 million cash on hand
PHOENIX – Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) raised $431,836.26 in the fourth quarter of 2015, ending the year with $1,649,182.44 on hand.
“I am grateful for the support we receive from Arizonans, and am honored to continue serving our state. I am working to find bipartisan solutions to make our country safer, ensure veterans get the care they need and deserve, create good jobs and grow our economy,” said Sinema.
Congresswoman Sinema crosses the finish line of the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. (Photo: Kyrsten Sinema for Congress)
PHOENIX — This past Saturday, Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ, became the first sitting member of Congress to not only compete in, but complete the Ironman World Championship, according to a recent press release.
With a personal record of 15 hours and 2 minutes, Sinema finished the Ironman in Kona, Hawaii. The race consisted of a 2.4-mile ocean swim, a 112-mile bike ride and a full 26.2-mile marathon.
In conjunction to the race, Sinema also raised $35,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project.
Sinema said it was an honor to complete the triathlon for the servicemen and women of the country.
“It was an absolute honor to race Ironman Kona for our wounded warriors,” she said after the race, according to the press release. “Our servicemembers have given so much for our country, and some come home from battle with lasting wounds. Racing Kona for these brave men and women is a small token of my deep appreciation for their sacrifice.”
In addition to the fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project, Sinema also raised $25,000 for Women for Tri and more than $21,000 for the Ironman Foundation, according to the press release.
This isn’t Sinema’s first go-around with the triathlon: In 2013, she completedIronman Arizona, becoming the first sitting member of Congress to complete an Ironman race in the district they represent.
Phoenix, AZ – Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) released a new commercial today, highlighting broad bipartisan support of over a dozen national and local organizations.
The ad illustrates a broad range of support from business, veterans and women’s groups. Sinema is endorsed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Professional Fire Fighters of Arizona, the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association, The Arizona Republic, among others. The ad highlights her commitment to finding moderate solutions, her independent streak, and her commitment to getting things done for Arizona.
“I promised in 2012 to work with anyone to get things done and create good jobs for families in our district,” said Sinema. “I am honored to have the support of diverse leaders and organizations and look forward to continuing our work serving Arizona.”
Sinema fights for common sense solutions that make it easier for Arizona families to get ahead and grow our economy. She works with members of both parties to protect Arizona jobs, hold the Administration accountable, and solve problems for businesses in our district. For a full list of Sinema’s endorsements and to read more about her campaign, visit kyrstensinema.com/endorsements.
Phoenix, AZ – Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) has received the endorsement of the nation’s leading business and economic organizations for her re-election campaign in Arizona’s Ninth Congressional District.
Endorsed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce, the Business-Industry Political Action Committee, and the Chandler Chamber of Commerce, Sinema’s campaign attributes her broad support from business to the work she’s accomplished in Arizona during the 113th Congress.
“Arizona families depend on good jobs to make ends meet. I promised in 2012 to work with anyone to create opportunities and good jobs in our district,” said Sinema. “I am honored to receive the endorsements of so many leaders in the business community and will continue to work to ensure every Arizona family gets ahead.”
“The endorsement by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the nation’s most respected pro-business advocacy organization, is a recognition of Rep. Sinema’s efforts to create an environment for job growth in Arizona and the nation where businesses large and small can thrive,” Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry President and CEO Glenn Hamer said. “The Arizona business community appreciates Rep. Sinema’s hard work on issues like the reauthorization of the Export- Import Bank and the development of a simpler, fairer tax code, which are vital to improving the U.S.’ competitive standing.”
To read more about her plan to foster economic development in Arizona, please visit her website kyrstensinema.com.
Phoenix, AZ – The Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC) announced their endorsement of Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema for reelection in Arizona’s Ninth Congressional District.
“A consensus builder who is willing to work across party lines to address the country’s biggest problems, such as the national debt, such as Rep. Sinema, is rare in Congress,” stated BIPAC’s Senior Vice President of Political Affairs Bo Harmon. “We need more members like Sinema who focus on finding solutions to foster growth and create jobs in the U.S. A do nothing Congress is no longer acceptable and we look forward to working with Rep. Sinema to get our government working again.”
“I promised in 2012 to work with anyone to create opportunities and good jobs for families in our district,” said Sinema. “I remain dedicated to working with the business community, including members of BIPAC, to ensure every Arizona family gets ahead and am proud to have their endorsement.”
Representing over 6,000 businesses nationwide, BIPAC is a nonpartisan organization that seeks to increase the political effectiveness of American businesses through political engagement. One of the largest business organizations in the country, BIPAC serves as a voice for the business community and supports candidates with a proven record of standing up for job and economic development.
Recipient of the 2013 U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s prestigious Spirit of Enterprise Award and the only Democrat in Arizona to receive the endorsement of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Sinema is a strong supporter of pro-business policies that help Arizona families. She works with members of both parties and has taken tough votes to protect Arizona jobs, hold the Administration accountable and solve problems for businesses in our district. To read more about her plan to foster economic development in Arizona, please visit her website kyrstensinema.com.