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3 hrs ago | Star Tribune

ACLU sues to try to block Arkansas voter ID law before primary election next month

A civil liberties group filed suit Wednesday to block a new Arkansas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls before it is enforced for the first time state-wide in the primary election next month.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Democrat, ACLU, Mike Beebe, US Governors

7 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

Obamacare could attract more insurance carriers in 2015

With enrollment in the marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act topping 7 million, Politico reports that "insurers see brighter Obamacare skies": Insurers saw disaster in the fall when Obamacare's rollout flopped and HealthCare.gov was a mess.

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

11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

The Fixa s first quarter fundraising winners and losers

Tuesday wasn't just the deadline to file your taxes. It was also the deadline for congressional candidates to file their fundraising totals from the first three months of 2014 with the Federal Election Commission.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Jack Kingston, Shelley Moore Capito

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Politico

5 first-quarter fundraising takeaways

And the first big fundraising reporting deadline of the election year offers a window into the financial health and viability of candidates - and outside groups who will play key roles in this year's contests and beyond.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton, Democrat

ABC News

Democrats' Playbook Should Look Familiar to the GOP's

Only four years removed from enjoying majorities in both chambers of Congress and less than two years after re-electing Barack Obama, Democrats are facing a daunting political landscape that threatens their majority in the Senate and could render their lame-duck president even more ineffective than he is now.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, George Bush, US Senate, Democrat

Arkansas Times

Sen. Mary Landrieu's new ad distances herself from President Obama

A new ad released today from Sen. Mary Landrieu tries to put some distance between Landrieu- in a tough re-election fight in Republican-leaning, Obama-hating Lousiana - and the president, a gambit she's done before.

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

The Washington Post

The ideological middle in Congress is dead. So, who killed it?

This chart, which I posted last week on the Fix , told the story of the death of the ideological middle in Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Tom DeLay, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kay Hagan

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, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election

The Weekly Standard

Cotton Ad: Democratic Attacks 'Unfaithful To the Truth'

The Weekly Standard reserves the right to use your email for internal use only. Occasionally, we may send you special offers or communications from carefully selected advertisers we believe may be of benefit to our subscribers.

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Arkansas Times

Congressional Budget Office: Obamacare costs $100 billion less than...

The new report from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office found that the coverage expansion under the Affordable Care Act has a lower price tag than what the CBO projected in February, to the tune of $104 billion over the ten-year period 2015-2024.

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

Daily Kos

Stephen Wolf's US Senate Race Ratings 04/2014 with Interactive Map

Following my initial outlook from January, this diary is my second quarterly update on race ratings for the US Senate elections in 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, Ted Stevens, Senator Rob Portman

Politico

Nunn raises $2.4 million in first quarter - Comstock brings in...

Nunn raises $2.4 million in first quarter - Comstock brings in $750k in VA-10 - Ark.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Democrat, Georgia, Mitt Romney, Jim Gerlach

American Reporter

On Native GroundHOW Katrina and Its Aftermath Swept Away the G.O.P.

AT THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION, DENVER, Colo., Aug. 27, 2008 -- On the southernmost fringes of Democratic convention territory here, in a nondescript hotel dining room in suburban Douglas County, Colo., 17 miles from the downtown Pepsi Center where the convention's business is being conducted, 47 Arkansas delegates seemed to have a little ... (more)

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Related Topix: Douglas County, CO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Hillary Clinton

Bloomberg

Republican Odds of Taking U.S. Senate Rise as Map Expands

Alishia Tisdale, proud of the small role she played in Barack Obama 's two White House victories, says she turns out whenever the presidency is on the ballot.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, George Bush, Senator Kay Hagan, Senator Mark Begich

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Kos

Watching the watchmen: A state-by-state look at 2014's attorney general elections

This year, 31 states will hold elections for attorney general. The post has always been important: As the state's top lawyer, the attorney general has a good deal of influence over a number of policy issues and is frequently a springboard to higher office.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US News, US Politics, Representative Mike Coffman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tennessee, Mike Beebe, US Governors, US Senate, Democrat

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Cotton calls for debates with Pryor in Senate race

Cotton said that he wants the debates to be held in five different regions of the state.

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

Arkansas Times

Tom Cotton proposes series of five debates with Sen. Mark Pryor

Rep. Tom Cotton is having a press conference shortly to propose a series of of five one-on-one debates with Sen. Mark Pryor .

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

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Social issues fade in GOP campaigns

While most party loyalists remain supporters of traditional marriage and gun rights and oppose most abortions, they also are engaged in campaigns in crucial states where polls are clear: The economy is by far the issue that's most on voters' minds.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US News, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jack Kingston, Representative Paul Broun, US Senate, Democrat

FactCheck.org

'Millions' Lost Insurance

President Obama gave ad-makers plenty of fodder last year when his promise - "If you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan" - clearly was proven false .

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Mary Landrieu, North Carolina Government, North Carolina

NH Insider

Cooler Heads Digest 11 April 2014

Despite the oil and gas boom unleashed by hydraulic fracturing, federally issued drilling permits last year dropped to their lowest level in more than a decade, according to new data from the Bureau of Land Management.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, Senator Mark Begich

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