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Sinema for Congress Releases New Ad: “Homeless”

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September 23, 2016

 

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Sinema for Congress Releases New Ad: “Homeless”

 

PHOENIX – Sinema for Congress today released its first TV ad of the 2016 campaign cycle, “Homeless,” highlighting Kyrsten’s record to strengthen education and make college and job training affordable for Arizona families.

 

In the ad, Kyrsten reflects on the important role education and student loans played in her life and emphasizes her commitment to ensuring all Arizonans have the same opportunity to succeed.

 

“Education was my way to a better life,” said Sinema in the ad. “It’s why I fought so hard to lower interest rates for student loans and make college and job training more affordable.”

 

Through her Drop that Debt initiative, Sinema took Arizona students’ stories to Congress and fought for legislation to lower student loan interest rates. Sinema also supported legislation to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education (CTE) Act and strengthen career and technical education for Arizona students.

 

Watch “Homeless” here.

 

Transcript of “Homeless”:

 

Sinema: “It was tough when I was a kid. Our family lived for almost three years in an abandoned gas station with no running water or electricity.

 

“Education was my way to a better life, and with hard work, scholarships, and college loans, I made it.

 

“It’s why I fought so hard to lower interest rates for student loans and make college and job training more affordable.

 

“I’m Kyrsten Sinema. I sponsored this message because every child deserves the opportunity to succeed.”

RELEASE: Congresswoman Sinema Ends Second Quarter with $2.6 million cash on hand

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July 14, 2016

 

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Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema Ends Second Quarter with Over $2.6 Million Cash on Hand

 

PHOENIX – Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) has $2,601,507.97 cash on hand after raising $698,010.66 in the second quarter of 2016.

 

“I am honored to represent our state in Congress and am so grateful for the support we continue to receive from Arizonans,” said Sinema. “Arizonans want leaders who will work together get things done for our state and country. I will continue working across the aisle to support our veterans, create good jobs for Arizona families, and fix a broken Washington.”

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Sinema Receives Endorsement of EMILY’s List

Sinema Receives Endorsement of EMILY’s List

PHOENIX – Today, EMILY’s List, one of the nation’s largest women’s advocacy organizations, announced their endorsement of Kyrsten Sinema’s re-election campaign.

“Our team works every day to break through the political gridlock to ensure all Arizona women and families have the chance to succeed,” said Sinema.  “We’re helping Arizonans get ahead and stay ahead by reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act, fighting for equal pay for equal work, and ensuring all women have access to safe, affordable health care. I am proud to earn the support of EMILY’s List.”

Sinema took a lead role in fighting for the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act to protect women from abuse and co-sponsored the Paycheck Fairness Act to ensure equal pay for equal work.  She also introduced legislation to help Arizonans prepare and save for parenthood.

RELEASE: Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema heads into 2016 with $1.65 million cash on hand

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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.

ICYMI: SuperCongresswoman finishes IRONMAN World Championship

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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.

Congresswoman Sinema and Arizona State University triathlon coach, Frank Sole. (Photo: Kyrsten Sinema for Congress)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.

Congresswoman Sinema presents a $35,000 check to Wounded Warrior Project in Phoenix. (Photo: Kyrsten Sinema for Congress)This isn’t Sinema’s first go-around with the triathlon: In 2013, she completed Ironman Arizona, becoming the first sitting member of Congress to complete an Ironman race in the district they represent.