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Senator McSally Announces Book To Be Released Next May

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U.S. Senator Martha McSally, the Arizona Republican appointed to the seat once held by John McCain, has a book deal.  William Morrow announced Monday that McSally's "Time to Fly" is coming out next May.

Like McCain, who died in 2018, the 53-year-old McSally has a military background.  She was the first female fighter pilot to fly in combat and was deployed multiple times in the Middle East and Afghanistan before retiring in 2010.

In a statement Monday, McSally said she had endured "tragedies and barriers" and hoped her story would inspire others "at all stages of life."

McSally served two terms in Congress before joining the Senate.  Next year, she is expected to face a highly competitive election for what would have been the last two years of McCain's term.

McSally is among republican candidates running for the senate seat next year.

Former Astronaut, Navy captain and husband of former Arizona Congressmember Gabrielle Giffords, Mark Kelly is running for the democratic nomination in the 2020 election for the senate seat.

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