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Samantha Lachman

GOP Senate Candidate Calls Food Stamp Recipients 'Addicts'

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 07.17.2014 | Politics

Arkansas Senate candidate Rep. Tom Cotton (R), who is challenging Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.), defended his vote against an agriculture and nutrition ass...

Michael McAuliff

Tom Cotton Impugns Mark Pryor's Faith, But Once Defended It

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

The campaign of Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) is demanding an apology from his challenger, Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), who questioned the sincerity of Pryor'...

Amanda Terkel

Mark Pryor Acknowledges Voting For Arkansas Marriage Equality Ban

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of a judge's decision allowing same-sex couples to begin marrying in Arkansas, Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) has reiterated that ...

Mark Pryor, Vulnerable Arkansas Democrat, Not Doomed After All

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

Despite rumblings that Sen. Mark Pryor is all but certain to lose to his reelection battle this year, a pair of new polls shows the Arkansas Democrat ...

GOP Lawmaker Cleared Of One Ethics Complaint, Faces A New One

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) was reportedly cleared of one House ethics complaint Wednesday, only to have another fired at him. The first case was spar...

Michael McAuliff

Koch Brothers Ad Warns A Trucker Is Confused About Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

After a number of ads run by the Koch brothers-backed Americans for Prosperity have been hammered for making false charges against Obamacare, the outf...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Senate Candidate Used To Hate 'Unseemly' Dark Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 1997, when freshman Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) was a bright junior at Harvard, he made a strong argument against the kind of dark money...

State Lawmakers Approve Health Care Compromise

AP | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

BY ANDREW DEMILLO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Senate voted Thursday to continue the state's compromise Medicaid e...

Democrat Breaks With Party Over Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) has come out against a federal minimum wage increase that has the support of President Barack Obama, Senate Democrats and the...

Anti-Obama Mood Could Doom Dems In Key Race

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

GILLETT, Ark. (AP) — It's voters like Jammy Turner who give Republicans hope of ending an Arkansas political dynasty and taking control of the U.S. ...

Arkansas Democrat Backs Ballot Initiative To Raise Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mark Pryor offered a tentative endorsement Monday of a ballot initiative to raise the minimum wage in his home state of Arkansas. ...

GOP Rep. Votes Against Student Loans He Got

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

There weren't too many members of Congress who voted against a student loan bill that will end up costing parents and students more, but one was Rep. ...

GOP State Senate Overrides Veto Of Voter ID Bill

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 05.27.2013 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Senate voted Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe's veto of legislation that would require voters t...

GOP Lawmakers Override Governor's Smackdown Of Abortion Bill

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Senate voted Tuesday to override Gov. Mike Beebe's veto of legislation that would ban most abortions from the 1...

Dem Senator Targeted In 2014 Ad By Conservative Group

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The conservative Club for Growth on Thursday got an early start on the 2014 election when it launched an ad targeting Sen. Mark Pryor (D...

GOP-Controlled Legislature Passes Strict Abortion Measure

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb 18 (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled Arkansas state Senate approved a measure on Monday to ban abortions after 20 weeks o...

State Senate Advances Stringent Anti-Abortion Measure

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO and MICHAEL STRATFORD | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Senate voted Thursday to prohibit most abortions if a heartbeat is detected, ignoring warnings from opponents that b...

The State With The Least-Educated Lawmakers

Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark -- The Arkansas legislature has the nation's highest percentage of state lawmakers who have not attended college at all, accordin...

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), 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...

AR-Gov: 51% Beebe, 41% Keet (Rasmussen 9/30)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 9/30/10; 500 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Arkansas 2010 Governor 51% Beebe (D), 41% Keet ...

AR-Sen: 55% Boozman (R), 37% Lincoln (D) (Rasmussen 9/30)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 9/30/10; 500 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Arkansas 2010 Senate 55% Boozman (R), 37% Linco...

Blanche Lincoln: Arkansas Senate 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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Bill Halter: Arkansas Senate 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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