PHOENIX — Retiring U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl is being praised for serving Arizona
for more than a quarter century.
Kyl spent nearly 18 years in the Senate after being a congressman for eight
In a speech Tuesday on the Senate floor in Washington, fellow Republican Sen.
John McCain praised “tireless work ethic.”
McCain called Kyl “a senator’s senator” who “prefers accomplishments to
McCain also praised Kyl for “his unflappable patience, his careful attention
to detail, his determination to be fair to all parties involved and to achieve
results that are in the best interests of Arizona.”