Ann Kirkpatrick

EMILY's List will support Kirkpatrick over McCain in Arizona Senate race

WASHINGTON Arizona Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick was endorsed by EMILY's List on Tuesday a nod that could provide the Democrat with a financial boost and extra organizational support as she challenges Republican Sen. John McCain for re-election next year.

Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY's List, said in a statement the group's endorsement comes with the support of 3 million members who are "excited to stand with Ann Kirkpatrick and to help her get the U.S. Senate working for women and families in Arizona and across the country."

"Ann Kirkpatrick has always put the needs of Arizonans first cutting through gridlock to create jobs, advocating for...