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3 hrs ago | Arkansas Times
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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7 hrs ago | Arkansas Times
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)
11 hrs ago | US News & World Report
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."
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.
Interesting panel discussion this morning on race and ethnicity at the River Market's Ron Robinson Theater in the River Market.
Mitch McConnell won't be Senate Majority Leader after November. And thanks to Alison Lundergan Grimes, he won't even be in the Senate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Voters in Arkansas began hearing from Sen. Mark Pryor in paid advertisements in August, more than a year before the midterm elections.
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.
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.
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.
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.