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3 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

AR Highway Department could get green light for postponed road projects

JONESBORO, AR - The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department had to postpone 15 construction projects statewide because of a lack of federal funding.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Boozman, Democrat, Representative Eric "Rick" Crawford, US House of Representatives, John Boozman, Representative Rick Crawford, Jonesboro, AR

3 hrs ago | FOX16

Pryor Reveals "American-Made Strong" Plan

U.S. Senator Mark Pryor today unveiled his "American-Made Strong" jobs legislation to help create good-paying jobs and a path to economic growth and opportunity for Arkansas families.

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

6 hrs ago | SFGate

US Sen. Mark Pryor pitches jobs legislation

Prospect plant manager Steve Belew, far left, points to parts of a bridge project as U.S. Sen. Mark pryor, D-Ark., watches at Lexicon Inc., steel plant in Little Rock, Ark., Friday, July 25, 2014.

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

15 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

Stacy Hurst tacks against GOP messaging with support for private option

My column this week questions whether there's room for a moderate in the Arkansas Republican Party.

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

20 hrs ago | American Reporter

Denver DispatchJOYOUS Democrats Cheer Obama Acceptance Speech

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, Pepsi Center, Hillary Clinton

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Roll Call

Senate Democrats Count on Bulging War Chests for Final Months

Fundraising plays a factor in who will serve as Senate majority leader in the next Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, Representative Rick Berg

Arkansas Times

The Pryor-Cotton debate open line

The line is open and you can see our video headline report above. Lead topic in the roundup is David Ramsey's deep and even-handed look at Republican Rep. Tom Cotton, who's challenging Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor .

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

Switched

Tom Cotton Touts Disaster Aid He Voted Against

Sen. Mark Pryor's re-election campaign blasted challenger Rep. Tom Cotton on Wednesday for touting disaster aid for Arkansas farmers affected by floods, even though Cotton voted against the 2014 and 2013 Farm Bills.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Mike Beebe, US Governors, Representative Gabrielle Giffords

Arkansas Times

Majority says Obamacare has helped people

Here's a CNN poll to add to the Republican wastebasket of facts: A majority of Americans think they or others are better off because of Obamacare.

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

The Daily Caller

Eyes On The Prize

When a U.S. president is using the IRS to terrify his political enemies, destroying American health care and opening our southern border to millions of future welfare-collecting, Democratic voters from the Third World, why is a dime's worth of money being wasted on trying to replace the Republican senator from Mississippi with a slightly different ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Bill Cassidy, Thad Cochran, US Senate, Democrat, Mary Landrieu

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hot Air

Senate analysis: What does "success" look like for the GOP in 2014?

As the 2014 campaign's home stretch approaches, national Republicans have launched a 'Fire Reid' campaign , akin to the successful 2010 push to oust Nancy Pelosi from the House speakership.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Georgia, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Republican, Representative Tom Cotton

FOX16

Farmers, Ranchers Affected by Flooding to Receive Assistance

U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman, along with Congressmen Rick Crawford , Tim Griffin , Steve Womack , and Tom Cotton today announced that 23 Arkansas counties have been designated as disaster areas, allowing farmers and ranchers to receive assistance to recover from losses caused by severe weather in the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Eric "Rick" Crawford, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Boozman, US House of Representatives, John Boozman, Democrat, Representative Rick Crawford, Representative Tim Griffin

The Washington Post

Senate headed for record number of former House members in its lineup

Despite the record-levels of unpopularity of Congress, both parties are fielding members of the House as candidates in races that will probably determine control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Boozman, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, John Boozman, Blanche Lincoln, Democrat

Arkansas Times

What's next on Obamacare?

Here's a useful list of what lies ahead after conflicting rulings yesterday on whether subsidies are allowed for people who enroll in health exchanges set up by the federal government rather than the states.

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

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Designs for Marshals coins to be unveiled

Three members of Arkansas' congressional delegation are joining Attorney General Eric Holder and other federal officials to unveil the design of commemorative coins that will help fund the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Steve Womack

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Politico

Syria's guns heard in Arkansas race

Incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor is no boat-rocker when it comes to foreign policy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Senator John Boozman, John Boozman, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Barack Obama

KATV Little Rock

GOP candidates applaud ruling against Obamacare

Some Republican candidates are jumping on the opportunity to comment on Tuesday's rulings by two federal appeals courts that affect the nation's healthcare law.

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

Middlesboro Daily News

Female voters wooed for fall3:55 pm | 0

Democratic and Republican Senators are pouring significant time and energy into pursuing female voters, a coveted prize in the Nov. 4 elections.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Mary Landrieu, Senator Kay Hagan, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Opinion

Arkansas Times

D.C. appeals court deals blow to Affordable Care Act

UPDATE: Here's two separate judicial decisions. One is judicial activism, but conservatives will love it.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government

Townhall

Vulnerable Senator: Obamacare Cancellation Stories Are Just 'Anecdotal,' You Know

I'll say this for Sen. Mark Pryor, the Arkansas Democrat who votes with Obama 90 percent of the time : At least he didn't go the full Reid by calling millions of Americans liars.

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

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