Retired astronaut Mark Kelly running for U.S. Senate as a Democrat to take on McSally
As reported by the Arizona Republic, former Astronaut, who spent a year in orbit above the Earth, and Navy combat veteran Mark Kelly, the husband of former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, announced his newest mission to, run as a Democrat against Arizona Senator Martha McSally. Kelly plans on making stronger gun control a key issue in his campaign bid. But, first things first and he is currently focusing on fundraising. Within 24 hours of his announcement he’s raised more than 1.2 million, he seems to be off to a good start.
— Mark Kelly (@ShuttleCDRKelly) February 12, 2019