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Themes Same, Tone New in Arkansas Debate (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/19/2014 1:07 pm

Based on their back-to-back televised debates, the hotly contested race between Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor and Republican Rep. Tom Cotton boils down to one question: Do voters hate President Barack Obama or billionaires more?

Themes Same, Tone New in Arkansas Debate (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/19/2014 9:30 am

Based on their back-to-back televised debates, the hotly contested race between Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor and Republican Rep. Tom Cotton boils down to one question: Do voters hate President Barack Obama or billionaires more?

Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor Spar over Defining Middle Class

by Andrew DeMillo 10/16/2014 7:53 am

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor and Republican Rep. Tom Cotton sparred Wednesday over Pryor's comment that the middle class includes households making up to $200,000, as the Arkansas Senate rivals each tried to claim an edge after a pair of back-to-back debates.

Mark Pryor Reports Raising $2.2M Over Past 3 Months

by Associated Press 10/15/2014 4:05 pm

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor is reporting raising more than $2.2 million over the past three months for his re-election bid, trailing the amount announced by Republican rival Rep. Tom Cotton in Arkansas' heated Senate race.

Like It Or Not, Money Talks (Robert Coon on Politics)

by Robert Coon 10/15/2014 3:40 pm

TV ad spending in the Arkansas Senate race is approaching $20 million, with the largest portion coming from outside groups on both sides. While outside spending has become a popular target for criticism, following the money can provide political observers with an inside look at where races are heading.

Reactions to Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor Debate

by Lee Hogan 10/15/2014 9:33 am

For the second night in a row, the two leading candidates vying for a seat in the U.S. Senate battled it out in a statewide televised debate. Here's an offering of the reactions on social media during Tuesday night's debate in Fayetteville.

Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor Tangle over Health Law's Impact

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/15/2014 8:11 am

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor accused Republican Rep. Tom Cotton of having "no answer" for Arkansans receiving coverage under the federal health overhaul, a law that Cotton called a disaster that must be repealed as the two squared off in their second televised debate Tuesday.

What to Watch for in Second Arkansas Senate Debate

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/14/2014 10:18 am

A day after their first televised debate, the candidates in Arkansas' heated U.S. Senate race are gearing up for round two. Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor and Republican rival Rep. Tom Cotton are set to square off for their second and final debate at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville campus on Tuesday night.

Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor Stick to Familiar Themes in Debate

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/13/2014 4:43 pm

The candidates in Arkansas' heated Senate race have stuck to familiar themes in their first debate, with Sen. Mark Pryor accusing Republican Rep. Tom Cotton of being beholden to billionaire donors and Cotton casting Pryor as the president's closest ally in Arkansas.

What to Watch For in Today's Arkansas Senate Debate on AETN

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/13/2014 11:19 am

They've been running for more than a year. The only thing missing in the contest between Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor and Republican challenger U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton has been a head-to-head debate. That changes today.

Mike Huckabee Campaigns for Republicans in Arkansas

by Associated Press 10/9/2014 5:00 pm

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is campaigning for Republicans on his home turf, finding that a political landscape that had been dominated by Democrats since Reconstruction is now a two-party state.

Tom Cotton Raises $3.8M During 3rd Quarter for Bid

by Associated Press 10/8/2014 9:35 am

Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton's campaign says he's raised nearly $4 million over the past three months as he heads into the final weeks of his bid for a Senate seat in Arkansas.

#ARPX TV Ads Reviewed (Robert Coon & Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford 10/3/2014 11:27 am

With political ads flooding the airwaves, we asked political columnists Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford to offer their critiques of TV spots in the U.S. Senate and governor race.

Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor Will Debate for AETN

by Associated Press 9/30/2014 1:28 pm

Republican Senate hopeful and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton has agreed to an Oct. 13 public television debate with Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor and two other candidates, setting up the second televised face-off in the heated Arkansas race.

Bill Clinton to Headline Rallies for Arkansas Democrats

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/29/2014 7:41 am

Former President Bill Clinton will headline a series of rallies for Arkansas Democrats next week, lending a hand in the party's efforts to fend off a Republican takeover of his home state's top offices in the November election, party officials announced Monday.

Hutchinson, Ross Agree to Debate; 'Meet the Press' Aims for Cotton, Pryor

by Lee Hogan 9/26/2014 2:56 pm

As the November general election draws closer, there are two more debates on the table for the two most-watched races in Arkansas.

It's Pryor v. Cotton v. Obama in Arkansas Race for US Senate

by Associated Press 9/26/2014 10:29 am

In a Senate race as pivotal as any in the country, Arkansas Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor is running against Republican Rep. Tom Cotton, who is running against President Barack Obama.

Robert Coon, Blake Rutherford Assess USA Today’s #ARPX Poll

by Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford 9/24/2014 3:41 pm

A USA Today/Suffolk University poll released Wednesday shows tight races for U.S. Senate and governor in Arkansas.

Arkansas Cowers Under Senate Advertising Barrage

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/23/2014 10:19 am

Arkansas has been especially hard hit this year by an ad blitz focused on the state's Senate race and, to a lesser extent, the governor's office.

Jackson Stephens Jr. Files Lawsuit Over Arkansas Minimum Wage Measure

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/23/2014 9:13 am

A lawsuit filed before the Arkansas Supreme Court on Monday is seeking to block from the November ballot a proposal to gradually raise the state's minimum wage.