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Some Democrats are incensed by Sinema and McConnell’s display of mutual adoration.

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) spoke with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday. She expressed support for restoring elements of the filibuster and suggested that Republicans might win control of the House or Senate. Some Democrats were unhappy with her timing, which came just weeks before the midterm elections. Arizona Rep. Kyrsten Sinema says she supports requiring 60 votes to pass legislation in the Senate. But she wants to restore the 60-vote threshold for judges and other high-profile appointments. That would force compromises and create “more of that middle ground” in government, she said.