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AP Explains: Sinema switches to independent

1 month ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona says she has switched her registration to independent. But the first-term senator also says she doesn't plan to caucus with Republicans and that will ensure Democrats retain their narrow voting majority in the Senate...
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EXPLAINER: What Sinema's switch means for the Senate

EXPLAINER: What Sinema's switch means for the Senate

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema's switch from Democrat to independent won't change the balance of power in the Senate. But it could affect her political fortunes back home.
Sinema says she won't caucus with Senate Republicans, so Democrats will still hold the majority next year. And she is expected to continue casting most of her votes with Democrats while separating herself on certain issues.
“Nothing's going to change for me,” Sinema declared in a video announcing her decision.
A look at what Sinema's decision means:
WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE SENATE
Not much. Democrats will still be...
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US Democratic Senator Kyrsten Sinema switches to independent

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

White House says it understands Sinema's decision, stressing that it does not change Democratic control of US Senate.
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