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Boozman Raises $626K in Final Months of 2015, Doubles Eldridge's Haul

by Associated Press 2/1/2016 6:03 pm

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman's campaign says he raised more than $652,000 in the final months of 2015, more than double the amount brought in by his Democratic challenger.

Boozman Touts Record on Military, Veterans with First TV Ad

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/27/2016 6:48 am

U.S. Sen. John Boozman touted his work on military issues Tuesday in the first television ad of his re-election bid, prompting his Democratic rival's campaign to accuse the Republican lawmaker of having a "lackluster" record on veterans.

Big Questions Loom Over Arkansas Politics in 2016 (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/28/2015 7:22 am

As 2015 comes to an end, Andrew DeMillo examines the issues and challenges likely to dominate Arkansas' politics in the coming year.

Eldridge Calls for Suspending Syrian Refugee Relocation

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/18/2015 5:05 pm

Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Conner Eldridge says the resettlement of Syrian refugees should be suspended in the wake of last week's attacks in Paris while the vetting process is reviewed.

In Arkansas, Candidates Prepare for End of Filing Period

by Associated Press 11/9/2015 11:47 am

Candidates for state and federal office are running out of time to make their candidacies official in Arkansas.

Arkansas Poll Offers Very Narrow Opening for Democrats (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/9/2015 6:49 am

The annual Arkansas Poll doesn't offer much immediate hope for Democrats. But it does suggest some very narrow openings that the party may be able to eventually capitalize on.

Arkansas Filing Period Begins With Huckabee First In Line

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/2/2015 5:40 pm

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee was the first in line Monday to make his bid official as the White House hopeful helped kick off the one-week filing period in his home state for candidates in next year's election.

Arkansas Election Season Kicks Off With Filing Period

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/2/2015 6:59 am

Roughly a year after Republicans completed their sweep of statewide offices in Arkansas, the 2016 campaign begins officially in the state Monday with the start of the one-week filing period for candidates.

Democrat Conner Eldridge Formally Kicks Off Senate Campaign

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/19/2015 7:26 am

Democratic Senate hopeful Conner Eldridge called for increasing the tax credit small businesses receive under the federal health law Saturday as he kicked off his uphill campaign to unseat Republican Sen. John Boozman in Arkansas.

US Senate Candidate Eldridge Has Raised More Than $400K

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/16/2015 7:46 am

Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Conner Eldridge's campaign says he's raised more than $400,000 over the past month in his bid to unseat Republican Sen. John Boozman in Arkansas.

Eldridge to Formally Kick Off Senate Bid in Arkansas

by Associated Press 10/13/2015 4:58 pm

Former federal prosecutor Conner Eldridge is kicking off his uphill bid to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman with an event this weekend.

Conner Eldridge Puts New Face on Old Democrat Strategy (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/21/2015 7:06 am

A Senate challenger who has never run for public office before, Conner Eldridge hopes to offer a fresh face for Democrats in Arkansas after an election where some of the party's biggest names were swept up in a Republican tide.

John Boozman Says It's Fair to Highlight Conner Eldridge's Obama Ties

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/15/2015 6:51 am

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman said Monday it's fair to highlight his Democratic rival and former federal prosecutor Conner Eldridge's ties to President Barack Obama, who remains deeply unpopular in Arkansas.

Conner Eldridge Launches Bid to Unseat Republican John Boozman

by Mark Carter 9/9/2015 10:07 am

It's official: Former U.S. Attorney Conner Eldridge will run in 2016 for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican John Boozman.

Appeal Court Upholds Decision to Toss K. Vaughn Knight Convictions

by Gwen Moritz 9/2/2015 10:47 am

Federal prosecutors in the Western District of Arkansas have to decide whether to retry K. Vaughn Knight after the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with the trial judge's decision to throw out his convictions.

Eldridge Says He's Looking at US Senate Race in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/24/2015 3:01 pm

Former federal prosecutor Conner Eldridge says he's considering challenging Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman in Arkansas next year, and plans to make a decision in the coming weeks.

Conner Eldridge Stepping Down As US Attorney

by Gwen Moritz 8/11/2015 11:24 am

Conner Eldridge, rumored as a potential Democratic challenger for U.S. Sen. John Boozman in 2016, announced Tuesday that he will resign as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas on Aug. 21.

Conner Eldridge Suggested as Potential Challenger to Boozman in '16

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/10/2015 12:00 am

If you were thinking Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman might go unchallenged by a Democrat in 2016, think again. The calls that Ross Whipple of Arkadelphia has been making lead us to believe that his son-in-law, W. Conner Eldridge Jr., has moved past the thinking stage and will soon announce his candidacy.

US Attorney Conner Eldridge Named to Advisory Committee

by Associated Press 4/30/2015 1:34 pm

The U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas is one of six new members named to the U.S. Attorney General's Advisory Committee.

Former Fayetteville Business Owner Found Guilty of Bank Fraud

by Mark Friedman 3/9/2015 5:39 pm

A U.S. District Court jury in Fayetteville found the former owner of a defunct Fayetteville leasing company guilty Monday of two counts of bank fraud against First Security Bank.