Retired astronaut Mark Kelly began his campaign at the Senate in Arizona on Saturday at a rally in Tucson, calling his campaign "a mission to raise hard working Arizona".
Kelly, a former NASA pilot who became vocal supporter of a gun control after his wife, a former spokeswoman Gabriel Giffords (D), nearly died during a shooting in Tucson in 2011, announced this month that he would throw a challenge to working senators. Marta McAllith Marta Elizabeth McCally calls the Hazel Hazel "Secure," details of steps to protect the Seven McCally poll, Kelly called in the Arizona Senate race Mark Kelly campaign raises over M at the bottom after the Senate launches a proposal MORE (R-Ariz).
Democrat on Saturday called his campaign "a mission to raise the hard working Arizona, make Arizona safe and secure, give each of the seven countries access to affordable health care and raise wages for our middle class."
Several hundred adherents came to Kelly, reports the Associated Press. He approached the shooting of 2011 as a change of life both for him and for Gifford, who introduced him to a rally on Saturday.
"Shooting has changed both of our lives – sharply, negatively, and constantly," Kelly said. "Like many other families, we were thrown to the ground in a sharp and unexpected way. But we got up. "
" We need bold decisions. Courageous ideas. Leaders who put people first, not politics, – repeated Gifford. "I know the perfect person for this job."
– Mark Kelly (@ShuttleCDRKelly) February 23, 2019
Kelly abandoned himself as moderate in his speech, listing climate change, immigration and the control of a firearm as a zone on which it will focus.
"If we continue to remain so guerrilla-guerrilla-oriented in this country, we will have a hard time solving our biggest problems," he said. 19659002] Kelly may face the priority task of nominating the Democratic Party Senate in Arizona as a representative Ruben Gallego Ruben HallegoDem: "President Trump is a real national emergency." Mark Kelly launches Senate proposal in Arizona MORE (D), which is based in Phoenix and has strong ties with activists at the grass-roots level, is also considering the prospect.
Democrats hope that Kelly will be able to set a strong figure in a state that has lately been a recent trend by choosing a former spokeswoman Kirsten Sinem in November as his first senator-democrat since 1988.
Senate seat at the end of last year after the death of an old senator. John McCain John Sidney McCain Gabbard returns to Megan McCain after the battle for Assad Melman: where is goodwill and integrity? The GOP senator says that the Republicans did not control the Senate when they had the majority MORE (R). The next year's election will determine who will fill the Senate's place over the past two years.