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4 hrs ago | Crosscut.com

The Daily Troll: Ross Hunter rejects Senate run. Bellevue fires a cop. Dan Lewis leaving KOMO.

Rep. Ross Hunter, D-Medina - who was considered the strongest potential candidate for the 48th District Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Rodney Tom - announced on his Facebook page today that he will instead run for reelection in the state House.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bellevue, WA, Medina, WA, Kirkland, WA

14 hrs ago | The City Wire

Ross continues to outpace opponents in fundraising efforts

Fundraising reports for March show former U.S. Rep. Mike Ross out-raised his Republican challengers running for the governor's mansion.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Tim Griffin, Lee Terry, Arkansas

16 hrs ago | Fox News

Ark. Dem running for gov files complaint against party for 'unfair treatment'

An Arkansas Democratic candidate for governor reportedly filed a complaint against her state and local party after they allegedly barred her from speaking at an upcoming political dinner.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Arkansas, African-American

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Daily Kos

AR-Sen: The Fix Explains Why Mark Pryor (D) Isn't The Blanche Lincoln (D) Of 2014

Although some of the polls are from Democratic-leaning groups and each of the polls find him with a razor-thin lead, the fact that a rough handful of surveys found Pryor in the lead is notable given that Pryor is considered one of the most endangered Democrats in the 2014 election cycle.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Boozman, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mark Pryor, John Boozman, Blanche Lincoln

KATV Little Rock

AR Gubernatorial Candidate Files Complaint Against DPA with NAACP

Arkansas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dr. Lynette Bryant has filed a complaint against the Democratic Party of Arkansas and the Saline County Democratic Party for "unfair treatment" against her candidacy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arkansas, Mike Beebe, US Governors, Barack Obama, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Miami Herald

Hutchinson raises $200K in March for governor bid

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson is reporting raising more than $200,000 in March in his campaign for Arkansas governor.

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

The Washington Post

Dona t call Mark Pryor the a Blanche Lincoln of 2014.a Herea s why.

Sen. Mark Pryor is one of the most vulnerable senators facing reelection in November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Boozman, Blanche Lincoln, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Mark Pryor, 2012 Presidential Election

The Courier

Appeal puts new focus on social issues

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's decision to appeal a ruling striking down Arkansas' 12-week abortion ban isn't just giving hope to conservative activists who want to preserve one of the strictest abortion laws in the country.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arkansas, Abortion, Activism, Mike Beebe, US Governors

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Kirkland Reporter

Sen. Rodney Tom drops out, former Kirkland mayor only candidate in the 48th District race

One of the most hotly contested races in the state has been brewing between former Kirkland mayor Joan McBride and current Sen. Rodney Tom for his 48th Legislative District seat.

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Arkansas Times

Pryor campaign responds to Cotton's debate proposal

Erik Dorey , Sen. Mark Pryor 's campaign spokesman, sends this statement on Rep. Tom Cotton' s proposal of five "Lincoln-Douglas" style debates : Mark looks forward to debating Congressman Cotton at the appropriate time and in a format where voters statewide can finally hear Mr. Cotton's explanation for recklessly voting to turn Medicare over to ... (more)

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

The Baxter Bulletin

Ark. abortion ban appeal puts new focus on social issues in election season

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's decision to appeal a ruling striking down Arkansas' 12-week abortion ban isn't just giving hope to conservative activists who want to preserve one of the strictest abortion laws in the country.

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Related Topix: Abortion, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Activism, Mike Beebe, US Governors

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: Angus King threatens to reduce the GOP's magic number by one

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Joe Manchin, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Arkansas Times

Johnny Key among three finalists for UA lobbying position

The University of Arkansas has announced its three finalists for the position of vice chancellor for governmental relations , which pays $202,000: * Mac Campbell , a former aide to Sen. Blanche Lincoln * Sen. Johnny Key * Randy Massanelli , state director for Sen. Mark Pryor Juicy list! The final selection will be made by a committee appointed ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Blanche Lincoln, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Arkansas, University of Arkansas, Republican, Representative Richard Hudson

Arkansas Times

Another poll shows Mark Pryor leading Tom Cotton

For the second time this week , a poll has found Sen. Mark Pryor leading over challenger Rep. Tom Cotton in a tight race.

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

Arkansas Times

Mike Ross campaign accuses Asa Hutchinson of hypocrisy on pre-k

The Mike Ross campaign highlights a recent Asa Hutchinson interview in which he appears to endorse a gradual state spending increase for pre-k, even though earlier this month Hutchinson called Ross's pre-k plan "irresponsible" and a "classic example of over-promising in an election year."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arkansas, Family, Kids

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Arkansas Times

Office of Congressional Ethics dismisses complaint filed by Arkansas...

The Office of Congressional Ethics voted unanimously to dismiss a complaint made by the Arkansas Democratic Party which alleged that U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton may have conducted a radio interview with right-wing talk show host Hugh Hewitt that included an appeal for campaign support while at the U.S. Capitol.

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

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Republican candidates debate in Conway

It was a full house at Monday night's debate between Asa Hutchinson and Curtis Coleman, Republican candidates for state Governor.

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Related Topix: Conway, AR, Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Education, School Vouchers

The Courier

Wage proposal could have coattails

When Arkansas last raised the state's minimum wage, it was pitched to lawmakers as an alternative to a wage hike that supporters had hoped to put on the ballot.

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

Arkansas Times

Foster asks Supreme Court to rule on judicial qualification question

Circuit Judge H.G. Foster has asked the Arkansas Supreme Court to assume jurisdiction in a recently filed lawsuit that alleges that Foster doesn't meet the constitutional requirement to hold office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Tom Cotton, Pulaski County, AR

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The City Wire

Sen. Pryor holds tiny lead over Rep. Cotton in U.S. Senate race

Incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor holds a three-point lead over his Republican rival, U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, in the latest Talk Business-Hendrix College Poll.

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

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