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Local Politics Affects Senators on Minimum Wage

Local Politics Affects Senators on Minimum Wage

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Sen. Mark Pryor is doing a delicate dance over congressional Democrats' upcoming push to boost the federal minimum wage. The Democrat from Republican-leaning Arkansas says he'll vote against the bill, but on the key roll call may oppose GOP efforts to filibuster it to death. read more >

Arkansas Poll Equally Grim for GOP, Democrats (AP Analysis)

A two-term Democratic senator sees a drop in his approval numbers as he gears up for re-election, an increasing number of voters say they're worried the state is headed in the wrong direction and more of them are blaming Democrats than Republicans for the federal government shutdown. read more >