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Congratulations pour in for Sinema after beating McSally

Posted at 8:31 PM, Nov 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-13 00:47:07-05

Kyrsten Sinema's victory over Martha McSally in Arizona's closely-contested Senate race led to an outpouring of support for Arizona's first female senator from fellow Democrats and others across the political spectrum, including from the person whose seat she will take in Washington.

Gabby Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, also sent along their congratulations.

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, and other senators, were quick to welcome their newest colleague.

Former Vice President Joe Biden also weighed in late Monday night.

VIDEO: Martha McSally concedes Senate race to Kyrsten Sinema