Martha McSally to Fill McCain Senate Seat After Losing Race

The GOP congresswoman is being sent back to Washington just a month after she lost a tight race for the state's other spot in the Senate.

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PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s governor on Tuesday appointed U.S. Rep. Martha McSally to replace Sen. Jon Kyl in the seat that belonged to the late John McCain, sending the GOP congresswoman back to Washington just a month after she lost a tight race for the state’s other spot in the Senate. McSally, a former air force colonel, lost to Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema in November after a bruising contest in which she contended Sinema committed…

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