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McSally to pen memoir – just in time for her 2020 Senate bid

Senate Candidate Martha McSally Election Night Rally
Posted at 9:51 AM, Oct 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-23 12:51:55-04

Running for office has always required determination, funding, a message – and now it apparently requires a publishing deal.

Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., announced a book deal this week that will put her memoir, "Dare to Fly," on bookshelves in May 2020, just six months before the election for her Senate seat.

She’s not the first to pen a book in an election run-up and not even the first in Arizona, where former Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake were also election-year authors.

Experts say that while it is not unusual for candidates to put out a book during a campaign, it is unusual to see a sitting senator do so.

Read more from the Phoenix Business Journal.