Kyrsten Sinema left the Democratic Party. What it means and why it happened.
My take on Friday's bombshell.
On Friday morning, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (AZ) stunned the political world, by announcing she was leaving the Democratic Party to become an independent — although she’s still going to caucus with Democrats, reducing the impact of the move.
Even so, it’s a big blow for Democrats and a reminder of the perils of purity politics.
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