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Sinema goes viral for wearing 'Dangerous Creature' sweater on Senate floor

Sen. Kyrsten SinemaKyrsten SinemaCornyn, Sinema to introduce bill aimed at addressing border surge Maker of Sinema's viral 'f--- off' ring donating profits to group fighting to raise minimum wage Advocacy groups pushing Biden to cancel student debt for disabled MORE (D-Ariz.) went viral on Tuesday for wearing a pink “Dangerous Creature” sweater while presiding on the Senate floor. 

The statement piece caused such a stir that Sen. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneySenate panel greenlights sweeping China policy bill The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Tensions rise as U.S. waits for Derek Chauvin verdict Mark Halperin hired by bipartisan policy group No Labels MORE (R-Utah) was caught on a microphone telling her: “You’re breaking the internet.”

“Good,” the Democrat responded with a shrug.

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The sweater was from a U.K. brand called Iggy and Burt, which thanked the senator for choosing to support an independent brand “and make a statement!” 

The phrase is a reference to the famous Lisa Kleypas quote “a well-read woman is a dangerous creature.”

The $136 sweaters were sold out on one online retailer. However, the brand said they are now available for pre-order.  

Sinema has emerged as a style icon during her time on Capitol Hill. She is regularly seen wearing colorful dresses, glasses and lipstick. During coronavirus lockdowns last year, the blonde Arizonan began wearing bright wigs to cover her darker hues while also reminding her constituents to avoid salons.

Dozens of social media users, including “The View” co-host and Arizona native Meghan McCainMeghan Marguerite McCainKinzinger is first GOP lawmaker to call on Gaetz to resign Meghan McCain calls on Gaetz to resign Meghan McCain criticizes Biden for lack of action on Russia, Navalny MORE, took to Twitter to compliment and applaud Sinema’s style choice.

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However, some took the opportunity to criticize the centrist Sinema over her reluctance to scrap the filibuster or to include a minimum wage hike in the COVID-19 relief bill.