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‘He Is Beholden to a Power-Hungry Billionaire’: Blake Masters’ Tucson Classmates and Teachers Urge Arizona to not Elect Him

Masters’ hometown paper published a letter signed by former classmates, teachers, and alumni from Green Fields Country Day School, urging fellow Arizonans not to vote for him.

Blake Masters, who won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Arizona, speaks on stage before President Donald Trump's speech at a Save America rally Friday, July 22, 2022, in Prescott, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Second Arizona GOP Senate Candidate Says He Backs Privatization of Social Security

Blake Master, the front-runner in the GOP primary to run for Senate in Arizona, suggested that Social Security should be privatized.

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Trump Endorsed This AZ Candidate for US Senate. Here’s What You Need To Know About Him.

From the start of his campaign, Blake Masters has taken stances that are extreme even among his fellow Republicans. Here are the ones you should know about.

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‘Escalating Extreme Rhetoric:’ Arizona Senate Hopeful Wants to Send Immigrants to Pacific Islands for Hard Labor

Multiple studies show that both undocumented and documented immigrants make their communities safer and commit significantly less crime than native-born Americans.

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Sen. Mark Kelly’s Plan to Save Arizonans Money on Gas

The Democratic senator's bill would temporarily eliminate the 18-cents-per-gallon tax on fuel through the end of the year.

In this Nov. 4, 2014, file photo, Arizona Republican Attorney General Mark Brnovich waves to supporters at the Republican election night party in Phoenix. Brnovich said Friday, July 26, 2019, that Arizona is poised to resume executions after a five-year hiatus brought on by an execution that critics said was botched, a subsequent lawsuit challenging the way the state carries out the death penalty, and the difficulty of finding lethal injection drugs. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Mark Brnovich Announces Bid for US Senate. Here’s What He Did as Arizona’s Attorney General

Sen. Mark Kelly’s term ends in 2022, and Arizona Republicans have already begun scrambling to challenge him for Sen. John McCain’s old seat.

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INTERVIEW: Julián Castro Says the Future Depends on Democrats Winning in Georgia

"No matter where I am or what I am doing, I am always going to use my voice to support the Latino community and help elect people who I believe will expand opportunities in our country to include Latinos and everybody else."