Tagged: conner eldridge

Boozman, Eldridge Split Over Health Care at APME Forum

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/2/2016 7:09 am

Poor people on Arkansas' hybrid Medicaid expansion could still get coverage under a block-grant system if President Barack Obama's health overhaul is repealed, Republican Sen. John Boozman said Saturday.

Boozman Says $800K Raised Over Quarter for Re-Election Bid

by Associated Press 4/12/2016 1:41 pm

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman says he raised more than $800,000 over the last three months for his re-election bid.

Arkansas Democrats Pin Hopes on Anti-Trump Message (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/6/2016 4:32 pm

With the prospect of billionaire Donald Trump leading the GOP ticket this fall, Democrats in the state relish the idea of pinning the reality TV star to Arkansas Republicans.

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Win in Arkansas' Primaries

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/2/2016 6:28 am

Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primary in her adopted home state of Arkansas Tuesday, while billionaire Donald Trump claimed the Republican vote despite the state's top GOP leaders lining up behind his rivals

#ARPX: What to Watch In Today's Arkansas Primary (Robert Coon & Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Robert Coon, Blake Rutherford and Lance Turner 3/1/2016 10:01 am

From the presidential race to implications for Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford to assess what we’ve seen — and will see — in the final hours of the Arkansas primary.

Boozman, Cotton: Next President Should Choose Scalia Replacement

by Associated Press 2/18/2016 6:56 am

Arkansas' Republican U.S. senators believe President Obama should not choose a replacement for the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and should instead leave the decision to the next president.

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.