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6 min ago | Arkansas Times

The open line: Perils of deregulation and religious roots of a new charter school leader

The line is open on a glorious Easter Sunday. Some more recommended reading: * A LESSON FOR ARKANSAS : The rising Republican majority in Arkansas draws its talking points straight from the national playbook.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Tim Griffin, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Healthcare Law, Law

Sat Apr 19, 2014

New York Daily News

Senate Dems celebrate Bloomberg's $50 million gun control push

Senate Democrats quietly celebrate former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's announcement that he plans to spend $50 million this year to build a grass-roots network pushing for new gun controls.

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Related Topix: US News, Guns, New York, NY, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat

Arkansas Times

Good news/bad news open line: Strawberries and Republicans

What a return to Arkansas after three weeks away. Spring exploded. Pink flowers bloomed on my new dogwood.

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

Log Cabin Democrat

Debate may not change Senate race in Arkansas

With a proposal for a series of "Lincoln-Douglas style" debates around Arkansas with Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, Republican Rep. Tom Cotton could change the dynamics in a race that's mostly been waged through an increasingly costly television ad blitz.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, TV Advertising, Hendrix College

Arkansas Times

Who should vote? Republicans have some ideas

I think it unwittingly revealed the core of Republican thinking. It came from Stu Soffer , a Republican member of both the state and Jefferson County Election Commissions.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Politics, Jefferson County, AR, Pine Bluff, AR, US Senate, Democrat, Law, Healthcare Law

Sunshine State News

Political Bits and Pieces

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is raising his national profile and raising funds as he keeps an eye on running for the Republican presidential nomination.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Ron DeSantis, US House of Representatives, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Representative Tom Cotton, Democrat

Daily Pundit

No Patents of Aristocracy

This year, a startling number of children who followed their parents into politics are running again, especially among Democratic Senators.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, Senator Mark Udall, Senator Mark Begich, Republican, Mitch McConnell

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Arkansas Times

Obama administration delays Keystone pipeline process, extends review period

Laura Barron-Lopez at the Hill reports that sources say that the State Department will extend the review period for the Keystone XL pipeline , which would potentially push the decision back until after the midterm elections: The administration is stopping the clock on the review of the project, one source said, while they await the outcome of ... (more)

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

Arkansas Times

The Health Care Wonkcast Edition

The state of Arkansas appealing a federal judge's ruling striking down the 12-week abortion ban the legislature passed in 2012, the latest in the race for U.S. Senate between Tom Cotton and Mark Pryor, the latest silliness in the judicial eligibility controversy and where we are with health care expansion in Arkansas and nationally - all covered on ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mike Ross, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Griffin, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas, Mayflower, AR

US News & World Report

Democrats' Answer to the Obamacare Attacks

Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor has a series of ads out alleging his GOP foe, Rep. Tom Cotton, of seeking to change Medicare into a "voucher system."

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Democrat, Paul Ryan, Representative Cory Gardner

Arkansas Times

Could Democrats hold or gain seats in the Senate?

Sean Trende of Real Clear Politics writes today that though he believes the most likely outcome is that Republicans will retake the Senate, he believes the Democrats have a have a fighting chance to hold or even gain seats Don't get me wrong: For Democrats to gain seats this cycle would be the equivalent of drawing a straight flush.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Boat Disaster, US Senate, Democrat, Blanche Lincoln

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Baxter Bulletin

Online Poll results

Readers were asked: "Sen. Mark Pryor and other senators want the president to act on the Keystone XL pipeline by May 31. Should construction of the Keystone XL pipeline be approved?" There were 293 responses: 182 said "No" 111 said "Yes" The current Online Poll question is: There are term limits on the presidency.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Arkansas Times

This morning's discussion on race at Ron Robinson Theater

Interesting panel discussion this morning on race and ethnicity at the River Market's Ron Robinson Theater in the River Market.

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

Daily Kos

mentioning

Mitch McConnell won't be Senate Majority Leader after November. And thanks to Alison Lundergan Grimes, he won't even be in the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Democrat, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina Government, North Carolina

Daily Kos

Karl Rove polls prove that GOP Senate victory not assured

I was just mentioning how hard the GOP's path to the Senate majority was, and Karl Rove's Crossroads decided to support my thesis by polling a bunch of the key Senate races.

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Related Topix: Karl Rove, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Cory Gardner, Senator Mark Udall

Arkansas Times

Gun giveaways in Republican primaries

The New York Times reports on a trend in Republican primaries: candidates offer up sweepstakes with a gun as the prize to attract interest -and collect personal data - from the GOP base.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times, Guns, Marketing, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Eric "Rick" Crawford, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Rick Crawford

Time

The Return of Mediscare

Tom Cotton is your basic republican red-state fantasy candidate. He is 36 years old, a former Army captain who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan, and a graduate of Harvard University and Harvard Law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Harvard University, US Senate, Democrat, Medicare, Health

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Defend 'Obamacare' unabashedly, some Democrats say

In this March 6, 2013 file photo, Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Mary Landrieu

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, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Boozman, Blanche Lincoln

Roll Call

'Lying in Politics' Plaintiffs Go on Offense in Several New States

The lead plaintiff in the "Can you lie in politics?" case going before the Supreme Court next week , anti-abortion group Susan B. Anthony List, says Ohio's law against false campaign assertions will stifle that state's midterm congressional debates.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat, Ohio, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate

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