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Igor Bobic

Arkansas Senate Race Randomly Contracts Ebola Virus

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor's (D) re-election campaign is out with a new ad that preys on fears over the growing Ebola outbreak in West Afr...

Paul Blumenthal

Corporate PACs Stick With Senate Democrats So Far

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the most heavily contested Senate races over seats now held by Democrats, corporations and business trade associations are largely st...

Friday Talking Points -- Big and Little Brother

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.22.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We're going to focus on the aftermath and ramifications of what has been happening in Ferguson, Missouri for the past few weeks. It even reached international proportions, as both Egypt and Russia got in a few digs at American police and protesters.

Jason Linkins

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

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics

The Affordable Care Act, in its brief time on this earth, has endured its share of storm and stress. The bungled rollout of the federal online interfa...

RNC's Priebus Says Arkansas Key To GOP Senate Majority

AP | By ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus touted Arkansas' role Tuesday in the party's fight to take control of...

Why Do We Put Up with Washington's Cynical Misinformation Game?

Wendell Potter | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

There is one arena in which misleading the public not only is abided but is the norm: politics. In fact, much of what constitutes political discourse in this country is now built on a foundation of dishonesty.

Democrats Hit Tom Cotton For Voting Against Pediatric Research At Children's Hospital

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Senate Democrats' campaign arm on Tuesday began a $3.6 million ad blitz against Republican Tom Cotton as one of the longest...

Why a Veterans Group Doesn't Endorse All Veterans

Jon Soltz | Posted 08.05.2014 | 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.

Tom Cotton Touts Disaster Aid He Voted Against

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

Sen. Mark Pryor's (D-Ark.) re-election campaign blasted challenger Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) on Wednesday for touting disaster aid for Arkansas farmers...

Senate Dems Attempt To Steer Attention Away From Obamacare

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan has her Republican opponent right where she wants him geographically — and, therefor...

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'...

GOP Seizes Upon Veterans Affairs Scandal In New Attacks Against Democrats

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Republicans are seizing upon the growing scandal enveloping the Department of Veterans Affairs to attack President Barack Obama and vulnerable Democra...

Club For Growth Enlists A Parrot To Mock Vulnerable Senate Democrats

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

Club for Growth is targeting a pair of vulnerable Senate Democrats by highlighting their support of President Barack Obama's health care law. The r...

Paul Blumenthal

Anti-Abortion Super PAC To Spend Millions On Senate Races With Limited Disclosure

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The national anti-abortion group Susan B. Anthony List announced Wednesday that it will spend more than $3 million through its super PAC...

Famous Names Won't Save Southern Democrats

Brian Jencunas | Posted 07.21.2014 | College
Brian Jencunas

Southern Democrats have a no-win choice on Obamacare and Obama. The more they distance themselves from the President and his health care law, the less they appeal to the Democratic base.

Candidates Face Off In Key Primaries

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell dispatched his tea party challenger with ease Tuesday night, and Democrats turned to two ...

Third Way's Attacks On Elizabeth Warren Resurface In Close Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

The feud between Third Way and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has surfaced in a way the corporate-backed think tank probably didn't intend. After ...

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 ...

Rove, Benghazi Lift Dems

Brent Budowsky | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The GOP brand has become a foul-tasting stew of wars against women, insults against seniors, alienation of Hispanics, dog-whistle undertones of racism against blacks, abusive congressional hearings and internecine warfare of Republican against Republican. Thank you, Karl Rove.

Samantha Lachman

GOP Senate Candidate Removes Posts On Votes Against Sandy Relief From Website

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

A Republican Senate candidate from Arkansas voted against billions of dollars in assistance for Hurricane Sandy victims in January 2013 and then proce...

Poll Finds Surprising Lead For Southern Democrat

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

For Democrats dispirited by the recent wave of gloomy midterm numbers for their party, an NBC/Marist poll released Monday offers a welcome respite. Wh...

Polls Find Close Races For 4 Crucial Senate Seats

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

Four southern Senate races with vulnerable incumbents -- Arkansas, Kentucky, North Carolina and Louisiana -- all remain closely contested, according ...

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 ...

Senate Democrats Urge Obama To Approve Keystone XL

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the...

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...