Democrat Ruben Gallego to challenge Arizona U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema

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By Gram Slattery WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. Representative Ruben Gallego of Arizona on Monday launched a run for the U.S. Senate in 2024, challenging independent incumbent Krysten Sinema, in a race that could be pivotal for determining control of the upper chamber. Sinema, who switched from Democrat to independent in December, had been a maverick within the Democratic Party, voting against several of President Joe Biden’s priorities over the past two years. That angered many Democrats, some of whom had encouraged primary challengers even before Sinema left the party. While Sinema h…

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