Tag Archives: Blake Masters

Blake Masters Attacks Opponent For Being Unmarried

The Hill reports: Arizona congressional candidate Blake Masters took a swipe at his Republican primary opponent Abe Hamadeh for not being married or having kids, claiming it shows his opponent does not have “skin in the game.” In a campaign video published Tuesday, Masters laid out his policy goals and what his campaign called the “differences” between him and Hamadeh. …

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Vaseline Woman Backs QAnon Nut Over Blake Masters

Mediaite reports: Kari Lake, the failed 2022 GOP candidate for governor of Arizona and 2024 U.S. Senate candidate, quickly endorsed Blake Masters’s GOP primary opponent after Masters announced a run for Congress on Thursday. A few hours later, Lake sent out a press release endorsing Masters’s main Republican opponent Abe Hamadeh. Hamaden ran for attorney general in 2022, while Masters …

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Cultist Blake Masters Launches Arizona US House Bid

The Washington Post reports: Blake Masters, a Republican venture capitalist who lost an expensive bid to represent Arizona in the U.S. Senate last year, announced on Thursday that he’s running for a seat in the House of Representatives. Masters, an ally of former president Donald Trump, is running to replace Rep. Debbie Lesko (R-Ariz.) in the state’s 8th Congressional District, …

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Politico: Blake Masters To Make Second US Senate Bid

Politico reports: Blake Masters is making plans to launch another Arizona Senate bid, potentially as soon as next week, according to three people familiar with the matter. Masters did not reply to a request for comment. Masters won the GOP nomination last year but lost to Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly in a critical swing state. Former gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake’s …

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Masters: I Won’t Concede Until All Votes Are Counted

ABC News reports: Senate nominee Blake Masters released a statement on Saturday indicating that he would decline to concede until all the votes were counted in his race against Sen. Mark Kelly (D). Several outlets, including NBC and The Associated Press, called the race for Kelly on Friday night. Masters has publicly denied the results of the 2020 presidential election, …

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Trump: “They Stole The Electron From Blake Masters!”

Posted last night to Trump’s Truth Social account: So in Maricopa County they’re at it again. Voting Machines in large numbers didn’t work, but only in Republican districts. People were forced to wait for hours, then got exhausted or had other things to do and left the voting lines by the thousands. Even Kari Lake was taken to a Liberal …

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Sen. Mark Kelly Projected To Win Arizona Senate Race

The New York Times reports: Senator Mark Kelly of Arizona won a tough campaign for re-election on Friday, The Associated Press reported, defeating his Trump-backed Republican rival, Blake Masters, to put Democrats within one seat of retaining control of the Senate. Mr. Masters, a venture capitalist and political newcomer who embraced former President Donald J. Trump’s lie that the 2020 …

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Arizona Libertarian Drops Out, Endorses Blake Masters

The New York Times reports: The Libertarian candidate running for Senate in Arizona — who had threatened to play spoiler in the closely watched race — is dropping out and endorsing Blake Masters, the Republican nominee. The decision, announced on Tuesday, gives Mr. Masters a lift heading into the final week as he seeks to unseat Senator Mark Kelly, the …

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Kelly +6 Over Masters In New Arizona Senate Poll

NBC News reports: Sen. Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.) leads Republican challenger Blake Masters by 6 points in the state’s Senate race, new polling shows. A New York Times/Siena College poll released Monday found Kelly with 51 percent to Masters’ 45 percent, a lead that may signal hope for Democrats to secure the state just over a week until November’s midterm elections. …

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Thiel To Dump $5M More On Masters After GOP Balks

The Washington Post reports: Peter Thiel, the billionaire investor who pumped $15 million into a super PAC that helped make Blake Masters the Republican nominee for Senate in Arizona, is planning to spend as much as $5 million more in the race, according to people familiar with the matter. The additional spending would mark a reversal for Thiel, who had …

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Thiel Offers To Dump Millions More Into Masters’ Race

Axios reports: Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel has told the McConnell-aligned Senate Leadership Fund he is willing to make a multimillion-dollar investment in the Arizona race on the condition the super PAC finds matching funds, Axios has learned. With 28 days until the midterms, a late cash injection of this scale could prove decisive in one of 2022’s key Senate …

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Masters Returns To “Stolen” Claims After Scrubbing Site

The Hill reports: GOP Arizona Senate hopeful Blake Masters said Wednesday that he still believes a since-deleted statement from his campaign website that indicated that the 2020 presidential election was neither free or fair. During an interview on Fox News, Masters was asked why he deleted a line from his campaign website that had said, “If we had had a …

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Masters Flip-Flops, Calls Biden “Legitimate President”

The Washington Post reports: Blake Masters, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Arizona who has baselessly denied the results of 2020 election, on Thursday called Joe Biden the “legitimate president” and said he had seen no evidence the vote count was rigged, even as he continued spreading groundless allegations of government interference in the outcome. The comments by Masters …

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CNN Poll: Kelly +6 Over Masters In Arizona Senate Race

CNN reports: New CNN polling in two critical Senate battlegrounds finds that Arizona Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly holds a narrow lead over Republican challenger Blake Masters, while there is no clear leader in the race in Nevada between Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto and her GOP opponent, Adam Laxalt. The Arizona poll finds that 51% of likely voters are behind …

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Poll: Mark Kelly +3 Over Blake Masters In Senate Race

CBS News reports: Arizona is another battleground where strong opposing forces underpin the race. And in this state that was so close in 2020, election denialism does not find favor beyond a handful of those in the Republican base – nor do voters want it to be a campaign focus. What’s working in Democratic Senator Mark Kelly’s favor is the …

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Kelly +10 Over Masters In New Arizona Senate Poll

The Hill reports: Sen. Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.) is leading Republican challenger Blake Masters by 10 points in his bid for reelection, according to the latest Marist Institute for Public Opinion poll. With the midterm elections just around the corner, 51 percent of registered voters in Arizona say they support Kelly while 41 percent are backing Masters. Masters, who has been …

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Kelly +12 Over Masters In New Arizona Senate Poll

The Hill reports: Sen. Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.) is leading his Republican challenger Blake Masters by a 12-point margin in the race to hold his seat in November, according to a new poll. An Ohio Predictive Insights (OHPI) poll released Wednesday found that Kelly is backed by 47 percent of likely voters, while Masters has support from 35 percent. Libertarian Marc …

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McConnell PAC Cancels $9.6M In Arizona Senate Ads

Axios reports: The Mitch McConnell-aligned Senate Leadership Fund is canceling $9.6 million in television ads for the Arizona Senate race, confident that other outside conservative groups will make up much of the difference for Republican nominee Blake Masters. The cancellations mean that the GOP’s leading super PAC won’t be spending any money in Arizona, one of the most closely watched …

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Masters: Fire All Generals, Replace Them With MAGAs

“Your entire general class, they’re left-wing politicians at this point. It’s very hard to become a general without being some kind of left-of-center politician. “I would love to see all the generals get fired. You take the most conservative colonels, you promote them to general. “Not because the ideology is important, but because the conservative colonels will be able to …

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Blake Masters: Arizona Schools Push Kids To Be Trans

“When I speak to Hispanic voters in Arizona, they’re just shocked and dismayed at what’s happening. They send their kids to school expecting them to learn reading, writing and arithmetic. “But then these kids are taught to call themselves ‘latinx’ and ‘oh, here are your gender pronouns.’ “They tell the little boys, ‘Hey, maybe you’re not really a niño. Have …

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