For Immediate Release: February 3, 2016
ICYMI: BRC poll: ‘Ann Kirkpatrick tied with McCain’
New poll shows Kirkpatrick gaining while dark money rushes in to rescue McCain
TEMPE – Arizona’s U.S. Senate race turned heads this week as a new independent poll shows “Ann Kirkpatrick tied with McCain.”
The Rocky Mountain Poll detailed how Kirkpatrick picked up six points with voters since November thanks to strong gains with “Hispanics, rural and younger voters” — bringing the race to McCain 38 percent, Kirkpatrick 37 percent.
As McCain continues to struggle, his campaign welcomed a dark-money Super PAC funneling money into the state to boost McCain and paper-over deep-rooted concerns from his own base.
For Immediate Release: January 29, 2016
What happened to McCain’s ‘commitment’ on equal pay?
McCain abandoned ‘straight talk,’ opposed efforts to ensure women were paid equally
TEMPE – Eight years ago, during his campaign, John McCain promised he was “committed to making sure that there’s equal pay for equal work.”
But as the nation marks the seventh anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act today, a look back at McCain’s actions shows he has failed to live up to that commitment.
For Immediate Release: January 21, 2016
An Uncomfortable Anniversary for John McCain
Former campaign finance reform advocate has ‘dark money’ groups rushing to save his political career
TEMPE – On the sixth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, “dark money” spending in Arizona highlights yet another instance of hypocrisy from John McCain as he fights for his political life.
McCain once sought to burnish his political standing by claiming the mantle of the “reformer” and declared that after the Citizens United ruling “the voices of millions” would be “drowned out” by “big-moneyed special interests.”