15 hrs ago
The City Wire
U.S. Marshals coins unveiled in Washington, Fort Smith
Joint events in Fort Smith and Washington, D.C., Wednesday unveiled the design of a U.S. Marshals commemorative coin to be minted later this year.
16 hrs ago
Farmers, Ranchers Affected by Flooding to Receive Assistance
U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman, along with Congressmen Rick Crawford , Tim Griffin , Steve Womack , and Tom Cotton today announced that 23 Arkansas counties have been designated as disaster areas, allowing farmers and ranchers to receive assistance to recover from losses caused by severe weather in the state.
22 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Senate headed for record number of former House members in its lineup
Despite the record-levels of unpopularity of Congress, both parties are fielding members of the House as candidates in races that will probably determine control of the Senate.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Syria's guns heard in Arkansas race
Incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor is no boat-rocker when it comes to foreign policy.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Divided panel backs training, arming Syrian rebels
Congress' deep reservations about President Barack Obama 's push to train and arm vetted Syrian rebels were on full display Thursday as Democrats and Republicans on a Senate panel grudgingly backed the administration's plan.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
'Selfie Senator' Booker On Quest For Photos With All 99 Fellow US Senators
Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is on a congressional quest to take selfies with all 99 of his fellow U.S. senators - lending to his recent designation as the "Selfie Senator."
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Tom Cotton 'flailing,' conservative publication writes
Daniel Larison, writing in the American Conservative, adds to the voices unimpressed by Republican Tom Cotton's campaign.
Etowah Fire Dept. to receive thousands for new truck
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Arkansas Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman have announced that two Arkansas fire departments will share more than $340,000 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Log Cabin Democrat
Conway Native Interns in Boozman's Washington Office
Conway residents calling U.S. Senator John Boozman's Washington, D.C., office may find a familiar voice at the other end of the line.
National Review Online
Jim Geraghty: - Yes, But' Optimism for the GOP
Republicans can high-five each other about their early winnings in the expectations game, but there's a world of difference between "a lot of potential wins" and "a lot of wins."
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Seeking Government Help for Arkansas Farmers, Ranchers after June Floods
Financial help could be on the way soon for Arkansas farmers and ranchers suffering losses in June flash flooding.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Fayetteville Flyover Opens After 18 Months Of Construction
The project took 18 months to complete and connects northbound U.S. 71B to Interstate 49. Drivers northbound on College Avenue before had to perform a left-handed U-turn at Joyce Boulevard to gain access to the interstate.
Area Politicians Attend Rodeo Of The Ozarks Parade
Some state and national politicians with local ties showed up Wednesday in Springdale for the opening day of the Rodeo of the Ozarks.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Senate Majority PAC: 'Congressman (Tom) Cotton is the only Arkansan...
The narrator, a firefighter identified as Matthew from Little Rock, goes on to criticize Cotton, who is running for Senate, for voting against disaster relief.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
The City Wire
Fort Smith Fire Department awarded nearly $700,000 federal grant
The Fort Smith Fire Department was awarded a grant Wednesday that will allow it to purchase breathing apparatuses and face masks.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Ag committee has deep GOP bench behind Cochran - EWG eyes new...
AG COMMITTEE HAS DEEP GOP BENCH BEHIND COCHRAN: "Domestic catfish farmers might have reason to worry if Sen. Thad Cochran falls short in his primary runoff battle in Mississippi Tuesday, but not the greater agriculture industry," reports Pro Agriculture's Bill Tomson this morning.