Tagged: tom cotton

David Weigel Asks, How Doomed Are Democrats in the Senate?

by Lance Turner 8/5/2013 10:04 am

Slate political writer David Weigel today looks at early U.S. Senate race prognostications by Democratic strategists and finds -- surprise! -- that the Mark Pryor/Tom Cotton match-up figures prominently.

Mark Pryor: Tom Cotton has Alienated Arkansas with Votes

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/2/2013 10:57 am

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor on Friday accused expected Republican rival Tom Cotton of alienating farmers, students and many others since joining Congress in January, and said he hopes Arkansas voters don't waste one of the state's two Senate seats by backing the freshman lawmaker.

Mark Pryor Rips Tom Cotton Vote Against Student Loan Bill

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/1/2013 10:42 am

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor is wasting little time going after expected Republican rival Tom Cotton, criticizing the freshman congressman for voting against a measure aimed at lowering the costs of borrowing for college for millions of students.

AP Source: Tom Cotton Will Run for Mark Pryor's U.S. Senate Seat

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/31/2013 10:15 am

A person who has spoken with Arkansas Rep. Tom Cotton says the freshman Republican congressman will announce next week that he's challenging Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor.

Tom Cotton Keeps Arkansas Republicans in Holding Pattern

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/8/2013 07:21 am

U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton's decision whether to challenge Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor won't just affect the Republican Party's bid to complete a sweep of the state's federal offices next year. It'll also determine how crowded a field the GOP will see in a least two other major races.

Democrats Are About to Start Running Ads Against Tom Cotton

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 6/27/2013 02:19 pm

Democrats won't wait for freshman Republican U.S. Rep Tom Cotton to announce whether he'll challenge U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor.

Left and Right Already Swinging at Mark Pryor

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/17/2013 07:34 am

The conservative Club for Growth tags Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor as President Barack Obama's "closest ally" in the state. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun-control advocacy group says Pryor "let us down."

Tom Cotton Raises Profile in Washington (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/10/2013 07:31 am

Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton is turning into a hero among conservative activists who think he can topple the state's Democratic senator. Democrats are just as eager to take on a candidate they believe they can cast as too extreme.

Bill Clinton: Pryor A Test of Service Over Partisanship

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/17/2013 05:15 pm

Former President Bill Clinton helped U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor of Arkansas kick off his bid for a third term Saturday night, casting the Democratic lawmaker's re-election fight as a test of whether voters will reward Pryor's push for bipartisanship over a high-dollar blitz by conservative groups to unseat him.

Arkansas Week Tonight: McDaniel, Shoffner, #ARLEG, Medicaid & Wal-Mart

by Lance Turner 1/11/2013 03:12 pm

A packed, fast-paced show tonight on AETN's "Arkansas Week."

Tom Cotton Does Not Want Chuck Hagel As Secretary of Defense

by Lance Turner 12/21/2012 08:17 am

Incoming U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., an Iraq war veteran, outlines his opposition to Chuck Hagel as defense secretary.

CNN On Freshman U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton And the Expectations That Follow

by Lance Turner 12/4/2012 09:44 am

CNN tracks freshman U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., as he chooses his first office in the U.S. House.

Arkansas Congressional Delegation Petitions Air Force About 188th

by Lance Turner 11/27/2012 03:08 pm

Arkansas' Congressional delegation petitions U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh III about the Air Force's proposal to eliminate the A-10 mission in Fort Smith.

Arkansas Candidates Already Preparing for 2014 Races

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/21/2012 01:54 pm

The 2014 campaign for Arkansas' top offices had already begun before voters cast their ballots in this year's election. Now it's about to go into full swing.

Notes on Election Night in Arkansas (Analysis)

by Lance Turner 11/7/2012 10:13 am

Arkansans on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, filled each of its U.S. House seats with Republicans and gave the GOP its first majority in the state Legislature since Reconstruction.

Obama Dislike Fuels GOP Takeover in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/7/2012 07:29 am

President Barack Obama's unpopularity and the involvement of outside conservative groups helped Republicans in Arkansas achieve a prize that had eluded them for 138 years when they swept the state's U.S. House seats and wrested control of the state Senate in Tuesday's election.

Arkansas GOP Aims for Statehouse, Congressional Sweep

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/6/2012 08:53 am

Republicans looked to win a historic majority in Arkansas' Legislature and sweep its four congressional seats in Tuesday's election, while Democrats hoped that the popularity of a two-term governor would prevail over the dislike of President Barack Obama as voters cast their ballots.

Tom Cotton, Gene Jeffress Seek US House Seat in South Arkansas

by Jeannie Nuss 11/6/2012 08:24 am

Arkansas Republicans hoped to flip another of the state's congressional seats as a political newcomer faced a veteran legislator in a U.S. House race in southern Arkansas.

Arkansas Candidates Make Final Pitch Before Election

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/5/2012 04:58 pm

Candidates fanned across Arkansas on Monday making their final pitches to voters before an election that could hand Republicans a majority in the state Legislature for the first time since Reconstruction.

4th District Debate Turns to Campaign Funds

by Jeannie Nuss, The Associated Press 10/26/2012 07:47 am

Democrat Gene Jeffress and two third-party candidates seeking an open U.S. House seat in south Arkansas painted Republican Tom Cotton as more concerned about financial backers than his potential constituents during a debate Thursday.