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NASA Astronaut Mark Kelly Announces Run For McCain Senate Seat In Arizona

5 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

He rocketed to the national spotlight when his Congresswoman wife Gabrielle Giffords was shot in a failed assassination attempt.
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Former Astronaut Mark Kelly Says He Will Run for John McCain's Arizona Senate Seat

Former Astronaut Mark Kelly Says He Will Run for John McCain's Arizona Senate Seat

5 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

Former astronaut Mark Kelly announced on Tuesday morning that he will run for the Senate seat of the late John McCain.
“I always knew that I was going to serve this country in some way,” Kelly, a child of two former police officers, said in a video posted to his Twitter account.
A child of two former police officers, Kelly is an engineer by training as well as a retired NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy captain. He flew 39 combat missions in Operation Desert Storm from 1990 to 1991.
Kelly, running as a Democrat, would face Republican Martha McSally, who was the first woman to fly a jet fighter...
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Former astronaut Mark Kelly to run for Republican Martha McSally's Arizona Senate seat in 2020

5 monthes ago   |   By CNBC

Kelly, who has never held political office, became politically active after his wife, Rep. Gabby Giffords, was shot in a 2011 assassination attempt.
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Mark Kelly announces run for McCain Senate seat in Arizona

5 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

By JONATHAN J. COOPER
PHOENIX - Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who rocketed to the national spotlight when his congresswoman wife Gabrielle Giffords was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he's running to finish John McCain's last term in the U.S. Senate.
Kelly, 54, is a top Democratic recruit to take on Republican Martha McSally in one of the most closely contested Senate races of the 2020 election.
McSally is a former Republican congresswoman who was appointed to McCain's seat last year after she narrowly lost to Democrat Kyrsten Sinema. McSally leaned heavily on her...
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Mark Kelly announces run for McCain Senate seat in Arizona

Mark Kelly announces run for McCain Senate seat in Arizona

5 monthes ago   |   By Post Gazette

Retired astronaut Mark Kelly says he's running to finish John McCain's term in the U.S. SenateRetired astronaut Mark Kelly says he's running to finish John McCain's term in the U.S. Senate.
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Former astronaut Mark Kelly launches Arizona Senate run

Former astronaut Mark Kelly launches Arizona Senate run

5 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Mark Kelly, the former space shuttle commander who teamed with his wife, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords , to advocate for stricter gun laws after Giffords was shot at a public event, announced Tuesday that he will run for Senate in Arizona as a Democrat. Kelly's four-and-a-half-minute announcement video does not mention President Donald Trump, who carried Arizona in the 2016 election. Nor does it include any reference to the gun-control initiatives Kelly and Giffords have championed in the years since the 2011 assassination attempt in Tucson, Ariz., that seriously wounded Giffords and led...
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Mark Kelly announces bid for John McCain's Senate seat

Mark Kelly announces bid for John McCain's Senate seat

5 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

PHOENIX - Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who rocketed to the national spotlight when his congresswoman wife, Gabrielle Giffords, was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he's running to finish John McCain's last term in the US Senate. Kelly is a top Democratic recruit to take on Republican Martha McSally in one of the...
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Mark Kelly announces run for McCain Senate seat in Arizona

5 monthes ago   |   By National Post

PHOENIX - Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who rocketed to the national spotlight when his Congresswoman wife Gabrielle Giffords was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he's running to finish John McCain's last term in the U.S. Senate.
Kelly is a top Democratic recruit to take on Republican Martha McSally in one of the most closely contested Senate races of the 2020 election.
McSally is a former Republican congresswoman who was appointed to McCain's seat last year after she narrowly lost to Democrat Kyrsten Sinema. McSally leaned heavily on her record as the first woman...
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