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The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) launched attacks against Sen. Krysten Sinema, R-Ariz., and Rep. Ruben Gallego, R-Ariz., on Monday in a new ad.

The 30-second ad described Gallego as a “corrupt Ruben Gallego” and said he “abandoned his wife when she was about nine months pregnant, then married a D.C. lobbyist.”

She then lashed out at Sinema — a former Democrat who is now registered as an independent — claiming that she “voted with President Biden’s agenda 100% of the time,” including the administration’s progressive energy initiatives and the American Rescue Plan in the age of the coronavirus.

“Losing parent or liberal Democrat? Arizonans deserve a better choice,” the ad, titled “Choice,” concluded.

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Senator Sinema takes her seat on a Senate committee.

Senator Kyrsten Sinema speaks before a panel on October 19, 2021 in Washington, DC (Photo by Rod Lamke-Paul/Getty Images)

In a statement to Fox News Digital, NRSC spokesman Mike Berg said: “Divorcing your wife when she is approximately nine months pregnant is a lowly move that truly reflects the character of Ruben Gallego.”

Gallego divorced his wife, Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, in 2016. Politico reported that a source close to Gallego said he and his ex-wife currently have joint custody of their 6-year-old son.

Berg said the committee plans to run more “truth-revealing” ads about Gallego — who is likely to become the Democratic nominee in the race — leading up to Election Day.

The announcement comes as an internal NRSC poll shows Sinema is currently drawing more support from Republican voters than Democratic voters, according to a source familiar with NRSC’s strategy.

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Arizona Republican Senate candidate Cary Lake

Former Arizona Republican gubernatorial candidate Carrie Lake, pictured here, announces her candidacy for U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s seat at JetSet Magazine on October 10, 2023, in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Rebecca Noble/Getty Images)

Sinema has not yet announced whether she will run for re-election, but Republican strategists are on the offensive.

“National Democrats are fighting a losing civil war over who will make them their standard-bearer: Rotten Ruben Gallego or liberal rubber stamp Kyrsten Sinema,” NRSC spokesman Tate Mitchell said in a statement.

Fox News Digital has reached out to Gallego and Sinema for comment.

In a press release, Gallego’s campaign called the ad “baseless” and a “deeply personal attack.”

“If attacks like this go unanswered, Carey Lake may overtake us,” the statement said.

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representative. Ruben Gallego and Sen. Christine Cinema. (Getty Images)


As Politico reports, Gallego’s memoir details how PTSD resulting from his service as a US Marine in the Iraq War destroyed his marriage.

The stakes are high because the race for Senate seats in Arizona could shift majority leadership in the upper chamber if a Republican is elected.

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