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3 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

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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

Washington Post

Senate elections are months away, but campaign ads already fill the airwaves

Voters in Arkansas began hearing from Sen. Mark Pryor in paid advertisements in August, more than a year before the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, Mitch McConnell, Mary Landrieu, Liberal Political News

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

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

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

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