A new Public Policy Polling survey finds Mark Kelly (D) leading Sen. Martha McSally (R) in the U.S. Senate race, 51% to 42%.
A new OH Predictive Insights poll in Arizona finds Mark Kelly (D) with a 9-point lead over Sen. Martha McSally (R) in the U.S. Senate race, 52% to 43%.
Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) once published an academic paper in which she said military servicewomen should be counseled against the “foolishness of entering into a lifetime commitment (motherhood)” to avoid deployment, and called for the Pentagon to repeal the policy that allows women to use pregnancy as an excuse to “skirt” their commitment, Salon reports.
“Senior political advisers to President Trump warned Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Thursday that Republican Sen. Martha McSally is falling dangerously behind in the critical swing state of Arizona,” Politico reports.
“Trump’s campaign team was meeting with the president at the White House to discuss the state of play in a handful of battleground states. Toward the end of the meeting, Trump pulled McConnell, who was at the White House to meet with him on another matter, into the Roosevelt Room. The discussion turned to Arizona, where recent polling has shown Trump and McSally trailing.”
The Lincoln Project, a super PAC run by disaffected Republicans, is targeting Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) in a new attack ad, its first major foray into down-ballot races.
Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) “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 Arizona Republic reports.
“The emotional television ad doesn’t disclose that the woman worked for McSally’s congressional office and as a campaign staffer over the years or that in 2014 she helped defend McSally’s attacks on the Affordable Care Act and roll its coverage protections back.”
A new OH Predictive Insights poll in Arizona shows Mark Kelly (D) leading Sen. Martha McSally (R) in the U.S. Senate race, 51% to 42%.
Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball moves moving the special Senate election in Arizona from Toss-up to Leans Democratic.
Mark Kelly (D) has consistently led appointed Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) in polling, and not just by a little: four surveys in March showed Kelly up anywhere from five to 12 points, a better margin than Biden enjoys in the state (he has led Trump there in polling, but by smaller margins).
A new Monmouth poll in Arizona finds Joe Biden leading President Trump in a general election match up, 46% to 43%.
Said pollster Patrick Murray: “Impressions of the Democratic nominee will shift once the general election campaign gets under way, but Biden would start off by putting Arizona within reach.”
In the hotly contested U.S. Senate race, Mark Kelly (D) beats Sen. Martha McSally (R), 50% to 44%.
A new OH Predictive Insights in Arizona finds Mark Kelly (D) leading Sen. Martha McSally (R) in the U.S. Senate race, 49% to 42%.
First Read: “Why so quickly try to raise money from the interaction – so quickly, in fact, that it seemed planned? Maybe because McSally – who was appointed to the Senate after John McCain passed away – is being seriously outraised by likely Dem opponent Mark Kelly.”
Tim Miller: “It’s a small thing, but this fleeting moment reveals something interesting about the GOP’s posture as the Senate trial begins.”
“In what’s shaping up to be one of the most expensive U.S. Senate campaigns of 2020, and the costliest in Arizona history, Mark Kelly (D) continues to dominate incumbent Sen. Martha McSally (R) on the fundraising front,” KTAR reports.
“Kelly’s campaign on Tuesday touted a 2019 fourth quarter total of over $6.2 million, more than 50% higher than McSally’s announced total of around $4 million.”
The Arizona Mirror obtained audio of Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) pleading for outside support during a meeting with Republicans, supposedly saying that while her campaign can’t coordinate with outside groups, “we pray for them every day.”
Said McSally: “We don’t have the resources to fight. If I went up on TV right now, my campaign coffers would be empty. If we’re going to fight back with a TV ad, it’s going to cost us millions of dollars.”
A new super PAC is targeting Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) with a new ad “in an early sign that the competitive Arizona Senate race could attract plenty of outside spending,” Roll Call reports.
A new OH Predictive Insights poll in Arizona shows Mark Kelly (D) leading Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) by a 47% to 44% margin, fueled by a substantial gender gap.
“Sen. Martha McSally had incurred weeks of unchecked attacks from Democratic groups, and the Arizona Republican’s allies are pleading for help,” the Washington Examiner reports.
“Since early September, Advancing Arizona has targeted McSally with a barrage of advertising as part of a $1.4 million television buy from the so-called dark money group that runs through late November. Need to Impeach, a super PAC, is chipping in an additional $134,000 in cable and digital attacks as Democrats in the House of Representatives accelerate an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.”
Mark Kelly (D), the retired NASA astronaut who is vying to unseat Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ), “outraised her for the third straight quarter and has eclipsed his first two previous fundraising quarters,” the Arizona Republic reports.
“Kelly raised more than $5.5 million during the third quarter, his campaign told The Arizona Republic on Monday, bringing his total raised to nearly $14 million.”
Daniel McCarthy (R), who is challenging Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) in the Republican primary, suggested the United States annex Mexico, RealClearPolitics reports.
Said McCarthy: “There is a process to become states for the United States. Clearly 30 million Mexican illegal immigrants want to be United States citizens, probably half the country wants to be United States citizens.”
McCarthy also suggested that adding some “beachfront property” to U.S. territory might be nice.