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22 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

Control of the U.S. Senate: Is black turnout the key?

MOBILIZING BLACK VOTERS: Rep. John Lewis, shown at a recent appearance in Arkansas, is urging blacks to vote to continue Democratic Senate control.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, John Lewis, Barack Obama

Sat Aug 30, 2014

SFGate

5 things to know about Arkansas' midterm elections

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Eric "Rick" Crawford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Tim Griffin, Representative Steve Womack, Representative Rick Crawford, Democrat

Arkansas Times

Obama and Clinton cast shadows on Arkansas election

VOTE DRIVER: Will Mike Ross, once a driver for Bill Clinton in his early Arkansas campaigns, drive voters with Bill Clinton? Politico's Josh Gerstein examines the influence of Barack Obama and Bill Clinton on the election in Arkansas this year Unless you live in a cave, you know that the Republican strategy, from Tom Cotton and Asa Hutchinson on ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Barack Obama

Arkansas Online

Health law factors into governor's, Senate races

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Democrats Mark Pryor and Mike Ross took different positions on the president's federal health overhaul plan when it came before Congress four years ago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Little Rock, AR, Mark Pryor, US Senate

Politico

No escaping Clinton, Obama in Ark.

Bill Clinton hasn't called Arkansas home in over 20 years, and Barack Obama has never lived here.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Barack Obama, African-American

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Arkansas Times

The Long Weekend Edition

Rasmussen, a polling firm generally viewed as having a Republican bias, follows a poll yesterday with a narrow edge for Mark Pryor in the race for the U.S. Senate with a poll showing Democrat Mike Ross leading Republican Asa Hutchinson in the race for governor 46-44 /more/ Voters in the 2nd Congressional District exhausted by the 2014 election ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Mitt Romney

Arkansas Times

Anti-abortion extremists rally in Arkansas as political jab

Anti-abortion Republicans gathered in Little Rock today to press for a federal law to prohibit abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancy, well before fetal viability and thus unconstitutional under U.S. Supreme Court precedent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas, Abortion

Arkansas Times

Republicans plan to investigate Benghazi until 2016 to hurt Hillary Clinton

KENNETH STARR: If Republicans do plan to investigate Benghazi for more than two years, I think it's time to bring in a man with experience in long-running witch hunts.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Boozman, US House of Representatives, John Boozman, Democrat

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Arkansas Times

Republicans: First they went after Clarke Tucker's 4-year-old; now his old man

I was informed yesterday that the Republican hatchet team's mission to dig up damaging oppo research on Democrat Clarke Tucker, candidate for House District 35 against Republican Stacy Hurst , wouldn't end with going after Tucker's four-year-old son on where he attends nursery school.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Politics, Democrat, Hank Azaria, Little Rock, AR, Mike Beebe, US Governors

Arkansas Times

Rasmussen poll: Mike Ross up 2 over Asa Hutchinson

Rasmussen, a polling firm generally viewed as having a Republican bias, follows a poll yesterday with a narrow edge for Mark Pryor in the race for the U.S. Senate with a poll showing Democrat Mike Ross leading Republican Asa Hutchinson in the race for governor 46-44.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Democrat, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Chris Christie, US Governors, Mitt Romney

FOX16

Poll: Hutchinson Falls Behind Ross in AR Governor Race

Republican Asa Hutchinson has lost his lead and is now running slightly behind Democrat Mike Ross in Arkansas' gubernatorial contest, according to polling website Rasmussen Reports.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Arkansas Times

Chris Christie in Arkansas for Hutchinson

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is to campaign today in Little Rock, North Little Rock and Rogers for Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Eric "Rick" Crawford, Democrat, Representative Rick Crawford, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Arkansas

Arkansas Times

Inside the Koch retreat: Tom Cotton and fat cats' mutual admiration society

Remember the Koch retreat at a fancy California resort that caused Tom Cotton to miss the P ink Tomato Festival in Warren.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Life, Food, Food Festival, Mitt Romney, Arkansas

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Kos

Elections ad roundup: Mark Pryor hits Tom Cotton on Ebola.

Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor invokes the recent Ebola scare, and accuses Republican Rep. Tom Cotton of voting against measures to prepare the country for an outbreak.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Representative Mike Coffman, Representative Cory Gardner, Mark Pryor, Democrat

Arkansas Times

Tom Cotton voted for Ebola

I dunno. The Mark Pryor ad above is solid enough on facts. Among the victims of Rep. Tom Cotton's indiscriminate budget slashing in pursuit of the Club for Growth agenda, based on his votes, are everything from Social Security and Medicare to disaster relief money to Children's Hospital to, yes, medical research that can be useful against dread ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Social Security, Personal Finance, Arkansas

Arkansas Times

Democrats press equal pay; lots to work with

The Democratic candidates are observing Women's Equality Day today, the anniversary of the passage in 1920 of the amendment that gave women the vote.

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Related Topix: US News, Little Rock, AR, US Politics, Mark Pryor, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Tom Cotton

NWAonline

NLR senior center's annual fees to rise

Joining or renewing a membership at the Patrick Henry Hays Senior Citizens Center in North Little Rock will cost more next year, the city's Senior Citizens Commission decided Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, North Little Rock, AR

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

College Day brings local public figures, Conway offerings to spotlight

The beginning of the school year means the return of a Conway faith-based tradition more than a decade old.

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Related Topix: Conway, AR, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mark Pryor, US Senate, University of Central Arkansas, Central Baptist College, Hendrix College

Greenwich Citizen

Ross calls for income tax exemption for veterans

Democratic candidate for Arkansas governor Mike Ross, right, speaks to a group of veterans as he announces his proposal to exempt military veterans' retirement pay from the state income tax in Little Rock, Ark., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, Little Rock, AR

Sun Aug 24, 2014

NWAonline

Ordinance Supporters Show Up To Be Counted

Staff Photo DAVID GOTTSCHALK Residents and others wanting to speak Tuesday to the Fayetteville City Council line up outside the City Administration Building.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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