Tag: Peter Thiel

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Thiel Looks To Elect Literal Employee in Arizona

A new report from KPNX-TV highlights tech billionaire and Facebook board member Peter Thiel’s overt efforts to buy Arizona’s Republican U.S. Senate primary for his current employee Blake Masters, who appears to have a vested interest in the long-term performance of Thiel’s assets, via an “executive bonus plan” that’s “based on Thiel Capital investments.” […]

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Thiel Employee Blake Masters Breaks Federal Financial Disclosure Law

As highlighted this morning by Insider, Peter Thiel employee and Arizona U.S. Senate candidate Blake Masters is “more than seven weeks late in filing a federally mandated personal financial disclosure” — documents that “could help illuminate any financial relationships Masters has with Peter Thiel, the billionaire investor, PayPal founder, and Republican megadonor […]

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Thiel Super PAC Goes Negative on TV As Arizona GOP Primary Gets Messier

Though highs in Phoenix finally dipped below 100°F this week, Arizona’s GOP U.S. Senate primary is aggressively heating up, as Peter Thiel’s super PAC goes negative on TV against Mark Brnovich. Thiel, a tech billionaire and Facebook board member, has dropped at least $10 million into the Saving Arizona PAC, which today launched a TV ad […]

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Thiel’s Arizona Super PAC Goes Negative

In case you missed it, tech billionaire Peter Thiel’s super PAC has started going negative in Arizona’s GOP U.S. Senate primary, confirming Arizona Republicans’ worst fears that a divisive, nasty primary is all but guaranteed:  Thiel, a California-based Facebook board member, has already dumped $10,000,000 into Saving Arizona PAC, an outside group that […]