Tag Archives: Martha McSally

McSally Concedes 10 Days After Fox Called Her Race

The Arizona Republic reports: Sen. Martha McSally, whose race against Democratic challenger Mark Kelly was decided more than a week ago, has conceded, days after it became clear that it was mathematically impossible for her to catch up. Her concession marked the end of a fierce, year-and-a-half-long race to fill the remainder of the term won by the late Sen. …

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Fox News Projects Mark Kelly Has Unseated McSally

Fox News reports: We have a major race call to announce: The Fox News Decision Desk can now project that former Vice President Joe Biden will win the state of Arizona, dramatically narrowing the president’s pathway to reelection. It is the first state of the night where Trump loses a state he won in 2016. Also in Arizona, Fox can …

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McSally Rallies With QAnon Anti-Mask Candidate

Media Matters reports: Daniel Wood is a longshot Republican House candidate who has used social media to push conspiracy theories related to QAnon and to encourage people to not wear masks in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Despite his history of conspiratorial claims and dangerous medical misinformation, Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ), who is running in one of the most competitive …

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McSally Won’t Say If She’s Proud Of Backing Trump

The Associated Press reports: Down in the polls just days before Arizona voters begin casting ballots, Republican Sen. Martha McSally came out swinging against her Democratic challenger in their only face-to-face debate Tuesday, accusing retired astronaut Mark Kelly of obfuscating his true beliefs. McSally unveiled a new nickname for her rival, branding him “counterfeit Kelly,” a phrase she used at …

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Kelly: AZ Senate Winner Should Be Seated “Promptly”

The Hill reports: Democratic Arizona Senate candidate Mark Kelly said Wednesday the winner of the election should be sworn in as soon as possible in accordance with the law as the battle heats up on Capitol Hill over a replacement for the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “Regardless of who wins, once the vote is certified here in …

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Kelly Could Be Seated In Time To Vote On Vacancy

The New York Times reports: If Mark Kelly, the Democratic nominee for Senate in Arizona, unseats Senator Martha McSally, a Republican who was appointed to her seat and began serving last year, he could be sworn in as early as Nov. 30 — possibly in time to vote on a new Supreme Court nominee, elections experts said. Hypothetically, that would …

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McSally: “Fast A Meal” So You Can Give Me The Money

The Arizona Republic reports: Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., made the pitch at a campaign event in northern Arizona that made plain a financial reality that has dogged her throughout her race against Democrat Mark Kelly: McSally is way behind in campaign money and is trailing in the polls. “We’re doing our part to catch up, you know, to get our …

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New NBC Arizona Poll: Joe Biden +5, Mark Kelly +12

NBC News reports: With 100 days until the election, Democrat Joe Biden holds a 5-point lead over President Donald Trump in Arizona, with more voters saying the former vice president would do a better job handing the coronavirus pandemic and race relations, according to a new NBC News/Marist poll of the state. In Arizona’s Senate contest, the NBC News/Marist poll …

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ARIZONA: Mark Kelly +9 Over McSally In New Poll

The Hill reports: Retired astronaut Mark Kelly (D) holds a 9-point lead over Sen. Martha McSally (R) in Arizona, a state critical to Democrats’ hopes of reclaiming control of the U.S. Senate. Kelly leads McSally by a 52 percent to 43 percent margin, according to a new survey conducted by the Phoenix-based firm OH Predictive Insights. Kelly leads by 27 …

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Martha McSally: Chuck Schumer Is Going To Have To “Pry The Senate Majority Out Of My Cold, Dead Hands”

Fox News radio host Guy Benson: The book is called Dare to Fly. The author is my guest, U.S. Senator Martha McSally. The subhead is Simple Life Lessons in Never Giving Up. And on that subject, I do want to pivot to your Senate race. The last two polls have you down double digits. The Fox News poll that just …

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ARIZONA: McSally Tumbles To -10 In New Senate Poll

Tucson Weekly reports: Retired astronaut Mark Kelly holds a 10-percentage-point lead over appointed U.S. Sen. Martha McSally, according to a new survey by one of the state’s most respected political consulting firms, Highground Public Affairs Consultants. More than half the voters surveyed, 51.3 percent, supported Kelly in the poll, while McSally had the support of just 41.3 percent. Kelly, who …

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Martha McSally Busted Over Deceitful, Hypocritical Ad

The Arizona Republic reports: Sen. Martha McSally has a new campaign ad featuring a cancer survivor who talks about how her “path collided” with McSally, whom she describes as a champion for protecting those with pre-existing medical conditions. The emotional television ad, which started Thursday, doesn’t disclose that the woman worked for McSally’s congressional office and as a campaign staffer …

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ARIZONA: Mark Kelly +9 Over McSally In Senate Poll

The Hill reports: Retired astronaut Mark Kelly leads Sen. Martha McSally (R) by nine points in Arizona, one of the states at the heart of the battle for control of the Senate in 2020. A new Arizona Public Opinion Pulse survey conducted by the Phoenix-based nonpartisan polling firm OH Predictive Insights shows Kelly leading McSally by a 51 percent to …

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McSally Calls On “Communist” WHO Director To Resign

The right wing National Review reports: Senator Martha McSally on Thursday called on the director of the World Health Organization to step down, saying the organization covered up the extent of the spread of the coronavirus, which originated in China. The Arizona Republican called WHO director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus a “communist” and accused him of helping China conceal its underreporting …

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ARIZONA: Kelly +12 Over McSally In Latest Senate Poll

The Hill reports: Democratic Senate candidate Mark Kelly (D) has a 12-point lead over Sen. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) in the Arizona Senate race, according to a Univision poll released Friday. Kelly, a former astronaut, is challenging McSally, who lost the general election in 2018 to Sen. Krysten Sinema (D). McSally was later appointed to the Senate to succeed interim Sen. …

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Cruz Goes McSally On “Obnoxious” CNN Reporter

Mediaite reports: Senator Ted Cruz took a page from President Donald Trump’s “the best defense is a good offense” playbook in a Friday tweet that took a shot at CNN Capitol Hill reporter Manu Raju, and also, quite curiously, played the victim card against one of the more respected reporters inside the beltway. While covering the ongoing impeachment trial of …

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Martha McSally’s “Liberal Hack” Stunt Was Staged

Vox reports: McSally’s stunt received praise from the MAGA media, including Fox News staple Mark Levin (“Kudos to Martha McSally! Love this!”) and Breitbart, who wrote that McSally “slammed a CNN reporter to his face — and it was glorious.” McSally, for her part, leaned into the incident by posting video of it on her Twitter page. Within a couple …

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McSally Celebrates Insulting CNN Reporter, Dodges Same Question From “Liberal Hack” Laura Ingraham

Mediaite reports: Former Air Force combat pilot and appointed Senator Martha McSally chose the GOP-friendly confines of Fox News to dismissively mock the outrage over her insult of CNN reporter Manu Raju—but then repeatedly ducked and dodged when Laura Ingraham pushed her to answer his “easy question” about whether or not there should be witnesses in the Senate trial of …

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GOP Sen. Martha McSally Calls CNN Reporter “A Liberal Hack” – Won’t Answer Questions About Impeachment

The Washington Examiner reports: Sen. Martha McSally ripped a CNN reporter after he asked whether recent developments would make her reconsider her position on impeachment. On Thursday morning, CNN reporter Manu Raju tried to ask the Arizona Republican about the developments and how it could change her impeachment vote. He asked, “Senator McSally, should the Senate consider new evidence as …

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ARIZONA: Dem Mark Kelly +3 In New Senate Poll

Roll Call reports: Retired astronaut Mark Kelly (D) leads Sen. Martha McSally (R) by a narrow 3-point margin in Arizona, a state critical to Democratic chances of recapturing the Senate in the 2020 elections, according to a new poll. A poll conducted by OH Predictive Insights shows Kelly leading McSally by a 47 percent to 44 percent margin, fueled by …

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