Politics Kyrsten Sinema turns heads donning denim vest while presiding over Senate

03:40  27 october  2021
03:40  27 october  2021 Source:   washingtonexaminer.com

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Kyrsten Sinema on Tuesday presided over the Senate while wearing a hot-pink shirt with the words “Dangerous Creature.” The Democrat is known for her flashy fashion and regularly turns heads on Capitol Hill with bold outfits that clash with the frumpy grayscale of colleagues. Sinema , 44, is a centrist Democrat. She’s a graduate of Brigham Young University and also the first openly bisexual senator . Sinema and fellow Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia have become important swing votes due to control of the Senate being evenly divided, with 50-50 ties broken by Vice

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, already in the national spotlight for becoming a roadblock to President Joe Biden's economic and social agenda, caused a stir Tuesday for donning a denim vest while presiding over the Senate.

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Video of the Arizona Democrat, who is known for her splashy style and colorful wigs, went viral after being shared by Jeremy Art, a senior social media specialist with C-SPAN. It garnered nearly 700,000 views within three hours with plenty of commentary.


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Kyrsten Lea Sinema (/ˈkɪərstən ˈsɪnəmə/ KEER-stən SIN-ə-mə; born July 12, 1976) is an American politician, attorney, and social worker serving as the senior United States Senator from Arizona since

Kyrsten Sinema was assailed while walking through an airport by a climate change activist who confronted the Arizona Democrat over her opposition to President Biden’s massive social spending bill, new video shows. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema was once again confronted by angry constituents over her opposition to President Biden’s Build Back Better bill. Twitter. By then, Sinema had turned away from the woman and begun speaking to Scott.

Karen Tumulty, an editor and columnist with the Washington Post, pointed out that there used to be a sign for journalists forbidding denim from being worn in the chambers.

"Is it still there?" Tumulty asked in her tweet.

Washington Post reporter Paul Kane confirmed there was still a sign forbidding overcoats, hats, purses, and bags, as well as denim, from being inside the Senate chambers.

"A fascinating fashion choice here," Molly Jong-Fast, an editor with the Daily Beast wrote in a post regarding the senator's bold clothing choice.


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Arizona Kyrsten Sinema was hounded by a climate activist upon returning to Washington on Monday – telling the woman not to touch her as she made her way through D.C.'s Reagan National Airport. Sinema has been a lightning rod for months as she became identified as one of the key holdouts for President Biden's 'Build Back Better' legislation, which is in the process of being whittled down from .5 trillion. In the video, she can be seen walking quickly through the main airport terminal, while being approached by the activist – who walked along with the senator steadily as she tried to ignore her.

Democratic Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona on Wednesday said she will not support a .5trillion spending plan that was already facing a knife-edge split along party lines. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has threatened to keep the Senate out of a planned August recess until a deal gets done.

"The Senate parliamentarian has ruled that the opening riff of 'Bad to the Bone' must play whenever Sinema presides," quipped David Weigel of the Washington Post.

Sinema has faced backlash from many far-left groups and Democrats due to her and West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin's opposition to the original $3.5 trillion price tag of the Democrats’ go-it-alone sweeping budget reconciliation and social spending bill. As negotiations continue, the price tag has been slashed to nearly $2 trillion.

In the evenly divided Senate, the legislation needs their votes to pass.

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Remember when Paul Ryan was 'sexist' for enforcing the congressional dress code? .
Like her predecessor, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema marches to the beat of her own drum. But unlike the late John McCain, the Arizona Democrat's status as the maverick of the Senate includes her sartorial choices. © Provided by Washington Examiner Senator Kyrsten Sinema wears a denim vest in the Senate chambers despite there being a rule against wearing denim. From the start, Sinema made clear she wouldn't abide by Beltway uniform of ill-tailored Brooks Brothers "power suits" and oatmeal colored bobs. She donned a fur stole with a pink coat during her oath of office.

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