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1 hr ago | The Hill

Groups attack vulnerable Dems on late-term abortion bill

Anti-abortion groups are campaigning against three Democratic Senators in key battleground states who oppose a ban on late-term abortions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Senator Kay Hagan, Republican, Lindsey Graham

5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: Another 'New Hampshire' Republican shows us how not to carpetbag

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, New Hampshire Government, New Hampshire, Maggie Hassan, US Governors, Mike Ross, Democrat, US Senate

7 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Democrats reframe debate on health care

A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college... A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Democrat

10 hrs ago | The Washington Monthly

Are Issue Positions Irrelevant to Character?

Running for major - and sometimes minor - offices in a competitive environment generally involves a combination of messages about one's values and policy commitments on the one hand, and about one's "character" and resume on the other.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The City Wire

Van Buren, other Arkansas cities obtain Rural Development loan extension

For realtors and mortgage loan officers fearing the impacts of Van Buren's loss of eligibility for the Rural Development Loan program, it appears the city and others across Arkansas have been given a one year extension before any changes occur.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Arkansas, Van Buren, AR, Real Estate, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Daily Kos

Red-state Democratic Senate candidates campaign on Obamacare benefits

In what may be the first, and certainly the most ambitious, such effort of the year, Senator Mark Pryor of Arkansas is going up with a new and emotional ad that is focused solely on presenting his vote for health reform as a positive.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Family, Kids

USA Today

Fact check: GOP Pryor ad headed for the hall of shame

A Republican ad attacking Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor of Arkansas says he "voted to give Social Security benefits to illegal immigrants."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Social Security, Personal Finance, Arkansas, Arkansas Government

The Courier

Volunteer fire department to receive $200,000 grant

U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman announced Friday that the Galla Rock Rural Volunteer Fire Department will receive a $237,500 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program to purchase a new pumper and engine for its fire truck.

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

The Daily Caller

Pollster Makes The Case For A Populist GOP Immigration Message

Liberals are up to three times more likely than conservatives to support the hiring of foreign workers in place of American workers, according to a new survey by pollster Kellyanne Conway.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Democrat, Conservative Political News

Instapundit

First-Term Congressman Aims to Topple Pryor Dynasty in Arkansas

Arkansas has had its share of political dynasties, first and foremost the Clintons.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas, Blanche Lincoln, US Senate, Democrat, Roll Call

Wed Aug 20, 2014

FOX16

Mitt Romney Supports Asa Hutchinson for Governor

Mitt Romney came up short twice for his bid for the presidency. But says Arkansas' support for him two years ago bodes well for Hutchinson this fall.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Democrat, Arkansas, Jonesboro, AR

The Wall Street Journal

Democrat Pryor Embraces Obama Health-Care Law in Ad

Sen. Mark Pryor Wednesday launched a new campaign ad that spotlights his support for the 2010 health-care law - defying GOP claims that the landmark law is too unpopular for Democrats to embrace in competitive election campaigns.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

Washington Examiner

Crossroads takes page out of AARP's playbook

Crossroads GPS, an arm of the Karl Rove-founded political action committee American Crossroads , has dipped its toes into the key Arkansas U.S. Senate race with an ad attacking Sen. Mark Pryor , D-Ark., on Medicare and Social Security .

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

The Huffington Post

Finally, A Senator In A Tough Re-Election Fight Bets On Obamacare

The Affordable Care Act, in its brief time on this earth, has endured its share of storm and stress.

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

The Daily Caller

Finally, A Democrat Runs A Pro-Obamacare Ad - But Won't Even Say The Law's Name

Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor is winning plaudits from the left for a new ad that touts his support for the Affordable Care Act - but refuses to ever say the health-care law's name.

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

The Miami Herald

Pryor's 'Obamacare' ad highlights his cancer fight

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor is reaching into his own medical history to explain his vote on the nation's new health care law, telling Arkansans that his battle with a rare cancer 18 years ago influenced his vote.

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

Politico

Sullivan wins Alaska primary - Romney, Cotton to meet the press - ...

The following newsletter is an abridged version of Campaign Pro's Morning Score.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Matt Mead, US Governors, Mitt Romney

Arkansas Times

AARP Poll: Voters aged 50-plus give slight edge to Mike Ross

CLOSE RACE: 50-plus voters are about evenly split on the governor's race, according to a poll done in late June and early July.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Eric "Rick" Crawford, Representative Rick Crawford, US Senate

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Campaign: Alaska wraps up Senate primary season

Today's Alaska primary marks the final major Senate primary of 2014, and as has been the case throughout the campaign season, it looks like establishment Republicans will get their preferred candidate through.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton

The Las Vegas Sun

GOP chairman says Arkansas key in US Senate fight

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus touted Arkansas' role Tuesday in the party's fight to take control of the U.S. Senate, as he kicked off a series of visits to the state by national GOP figures over the next week.

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

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