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John Boozman

Industry-Funded Lawmakers Target Public Health and Environmental Protections

Elliott Negin | Posted 06.11.2015 | Politics
Elliott Negin

A handful of bills currently in play on Capitol Hill would obstruct federal agencies from enacting science-based rules, setting back health and environmental safeguards for decades to come.

#DirtyDenier$ Day 10: Senator John Boozman

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Arkansas Senator John Boozman may have done well as an optometrist before he was first elected to public office in 2000. But, when he shares his views on energy policy, it appears he needs to get his vision checked.

Why a Veterans Group Doesn't Endorse All Veterans

Jon Soltz | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics
Jon Soltz

We veterans will always be bound together by a very special bond. That will never be broken. But that doesn't mean we have to all endorse the positions or candidacy of every veteran, just because they are a veteran.

Kate Sheppard

Republican Former EPA Chiefs Try To Convince Senate GOP That Climate Change Is Real | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Four Republican former administrators of the Environmental Protection Agency had a message for the Senate on Wednesday on climate chan...

Arkansas Senator Back At Work After Heart Surgery

Reuters | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics

By Steve Barnes LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 9 (Reuters) - Arkansas Republican Senator John Boozman returned to work in Washington on Monda...

Senator Leaves Hospital After Heart Surgery

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics

Sen. John Boozman (R-Ark.) has left the hospital after undergoing heart surgery, his office confirmed Monday. In a statement, Boozman said he is no...

Senator In Recovery Following Emergency Heart Surgery

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

Arkansas Sen. John Boozman (R) continues to recover Wednesday after undergoing unexpected heart surgery, according to an update from the senator's off...

Arkansas Sen. John Boozman Having Surgery

AP | CHUCK BARTELS | Posted 06.22.2014 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas U.S. Sen. John Boozman had unscheduled heart surgery Tuesday at a hospital in the northwestern part of the state, ...

November Reminds Us to Invest in America by Recycling

Sen. Tom Carper | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Sen. Tom Carper

Every year as summer turns to fall, it's hard not to stop, look around, and contemplate the beauty of our country. The U.S. is filled with natural beauty and it's important to keep it that way.

Luke Johnson

Lawmakers Not Too Busy To Raise Money Under Shutdown Threat | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A government shutdown will force agencies to close their doors and send many employees home without pay, but the money won't stop flowin...

Doing Right by Veterans With College Tuition Fairness

Alexander Nicholson | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics
Alexander Nicholson

The New GI Bill is a great tool to help transform the New Greatest Generation of service members into a new generation of scholars, entrepreneurs, citizens and civilian leaders. It is only fair that we evolve this benefit and improve the impact of this investment in those who have fought.

Jennifer Bendery

Senators Explain Why They Tried To Prevent Debate On Gun Control Bill | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than 30 senators voted Thursday to try to prevent the Senate from debating a bill targeting gun violence, even as families of the N...

GOP Senator: Criminals 'Don't Use' Assault Weapons

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

Sen. John Boozman (R-Ark.) told a local radio station on Wednesday that an assault weapons ban would be pointless because people don't use that type o...

In A Sea Of Suits, Skirts And Old White People, These Politicians Stand Out

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

There are 435 members of U.S. House of Representatives, and in a sea of suits, skirts and older white people, it can be difficult to tell one represen...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Romney Faces Republican Backlash For Opposing Wind Energy Tax Credit | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney’s recent tilt against windmills is whipping up a political furor on Capitol Hill and putting the presumptive Republican presidential nom...

Health Care Day in D.C.

Mark C. Alexander | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics
Mark C. Alexander

I was in Washington on Tuesday, the second day the Supreme Court heard oral argument on the future of the president's signature health care law. The town was abuzz.

Matt Sledge

Coal-State Lawmakers Want To Ignore This Danger | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.14.2011 | Green

Just days before the three-year anniversary of the devastating dike failure at the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant, the Environment...

The Immigration Hall of Shame -- 2011 Edition

Amy Novick | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics
Amy Novick

Many of the names are familiar. Maybe you've seen their faces before, or maybe you're hearing about them for the first time. But all of them are obstructing the immigration reform that Americans want, need, and deserve.

Arkansas Election Results: John Boozman Defeats Blanche Lincoln In 2010 Senate Race

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats lost Senate seats in at least five states Tuesday, but were guaranteed to keep the majority thanks to wins in California ...

John Boozman Defeats Blanche Lincoln In Arkansas Senate Race

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats lost Senate seats in at least five states Tuesday, but were guaranteed to keep the majority thanks to wins in California ...

AR-Sen: 55% Boozman (R), 36% Lincoln (D) (Rasmussen 10/28)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/28/10; 500 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Arkansas 2010 Senate 55% Boozman (R), 36% Linc...

AR-Sen: 54% Boozman (R), 35% Lincoln (D) (U.Ark 10/20)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

University of Arkansas 10/8-20/10; 566 Likely voters, 4.2% margin of error Mode: Live phone (WaPo article) Arkansas 2010 Senate 54% Boozman (R), 35%...

AR-Sen: 55% Boozman (R), 34% Lincoln (D) (Mason-Dixon 10/15-19)

Huffington Post | Carly Kinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mason-Dixon Polling and Research for Stephens Media Group 10/15-19/10; 625 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (KSPR art...

AR-Sen: 55% Boozman (R), 41% Lincoln (D) (CNN/TIME 10/19)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CNN / TIME / Opinion Research Corporation 10/15-19/10; 809 likely voters, 3.5% margin of error Mode: automated phone (CNN/Time PDF) Arkansas 2010 Se...

Looking Back at the Arkansas Senate Race

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Nominating a more conservative candidate because she or he is the more electable Democrat is sometimes necessary, but nominating more conservative Democrats who can't win anyway is pointless.