Tag: Mark Pryor

Democratic Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu Defeated

Democratic Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu Defeated

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy has defeated Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, denying her a fourth term and extending the GOP’s domination of the 2014 midterm elections that put Republicans in charge of Capitol Hill for the

Pryor: Obama 'Has Been a Drag' on My Re-Election

Pryor: Obama 'Has Been a Drag' on My Re-Election

Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) said that President Obama “has been a drag” on his 2014 re-election bid in an interview with Fox News Senior National Correspondent John Roberts broadcast on Friday’s “America’s Newsroom.” “He [Obama] has been a drag. I’m

Tom Cotton: Immigration a 'Major Issue' in AR Race

Tom Cotton: Immigration a 'Major Issue' in AR Race

U.S. Congressman and candidate for the U.S. Senate Tom Cotton (R-AR) declared the illegal immigration was a “major issue” in his race against incumbent Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) on Monday’s “Laura Ingraham Show.” Cotton said that on the “major issue”

Tom Cotton to Air Mini-Doc as a Campaign Ad

Tom Cotton to Air Mini-Doc as a Campaign Ad

Rep. Tom Cotton’s (R-AR) Senate campaign announced Friday it has purchased television time and will be airing a 14-minute long campaign ad focused on Cotton’s connections to his hometown and personal history.  According to the campaign, the lengthy ad —

Mark Pryor's College Thesis Called Desegregation An 'Unwilling Invasion'

Mark Pryor's College Thesis Called Desegregation An 'Unwilling Invasion'

With Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) losing ground in his reelection bid against Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR) a Washington Free Beacon headline is offering the Pryor campaign another headache.  “Arkansas Democrat Mark Pryor: Desegregation an ‘Unwilling Invasion’ reads Free Beacon reporter 

Poll: Cotton Opens Up 8 Point Lead Over Pryor

Poll: Cotton Opens Up 8 Point Lead Over Pryor

Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR) has opened up a real lead in his effort to unseat Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR). A new poll released Monday by Talk Business & Politics and Hendrix College finds Cotton with an 8 point advantage over

Mark Pryor: Arkansas' 'Middle Class' Earns 'Up To $200,000'

Mark Pryor: Arkansas' 'Middle Class' Earns 'Up To $200,000'

Tuesday, during the Arkansas senatorial debate between incumbent Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) and his Republican opponent Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR), Pryor defined “middle class” as an income of up to $150,000 to $200,000 annually. “Well, you know under the law,

Pryor Defends Vote For Obamacare, Attacks Iraq Vet's 'Ambition'

Pryor Defends Vote For Obamacare, Attacks Iraq Vet's 'Ambition'

Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) defended his vote for Obamacare and attacked Republican challenger and Iraq War Veteran Tom Cotton’s “ambition” during Monday’s Arkansas debate. Obamacare (the Affordable Healthcare Act) passed the Senate in December 2009 against a united Republican front.

Cotton Hammers Pryor as Obama 'Rubber Stamp'

Cotton Hammers Pryor as Obama 'Rubber Stamp'

President Barack Obama was not in Arkansas Monday, but his name was at the tip of Republican Tom Cotton’s tongue all that afternoon. Debating incumbent Sen. Mark Pryor — as well as Libertarian Nathan LaFrance and Green Party candidate Mark

Tom Cotton Sets Arkansas Statewide Fundraising Record

Tom Cotton Sets Arkansas Statewide Fundraising Record

Tom Cotton has set a new fundraising record for the state of Arkansas and is out with an ad highlighting his military service. According to the Cotton campaign, the third quarter total set a new fundraising record for statewide candidates

Cotton Campaign Ad Spotlights Pryor's Vote for Obamacare

Cotton Campaign Ad Spotlights Pryor's Vote for Obamacare

Tom Cotton is out with a new ad highlighting Sen. Mark Pryor’s (D-AR) vote for Obamacare and its negative affect on a Little Rock small business. In the 60 second ad, a small businesswoman speaks to the camera about the

'I Believe': Tom Cotton Appeals to First Principles with New Ad Campaign

'I Believe': Tom Cotton Appeals to First Principles with New Ad Campaign

Arkansas Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Tom Cotton released a new radio ad Thursday, highlighting what his campaign says is his more positive message than incumbent Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR). Cotton narrates the ad, called “I Believe,” offering details about

The 5 States That Could Decide Control of the Senate

The 5 States That Could Decide Control of the Senate

It’s fair to say Roll Call’s Stuart Rothenberg hedges his bets, but he also sees control of the U.S. Senate coming down to just five states, four of which are held by Democrats. The GOP has to win just two

Poll: Tom Cotton Leading Mark Pryor in Arkansas Senate Race

Poll: Tom Cotton Leading Mark Pryor in Arkansas Senate Race

A new poll has Republican Tom Cotton leading incumbent Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) in the race for U.S. Senate by five percentage points.  If the election were held today, Public Policy Polling’s newest Arkansas survey finds that 43 percent would

GOP On Top In Key Arkansas Races

 A new poll out from Democrat-leaning Public Policy Polling has Republicans on top in both the Arkansas governor’s race, as well as the race for the U.S. Senate. It finds Republican Tom Cotton ahead in the U.S. Senate race, 43% to

Democrats Top Roll Call's Endangered Incumbent List

Democrats Top Roll Call's Endangered Incumbent List

With Montana Democrat Sen. John Walsh dropping out, Democrats Mark Pryor and Mary Landrieu appear to be battling out to top Roll Call’s most endangered incumbent list. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., is still in a perilous political position, but Louisiana Sen.

Pryor Doubles Down on Bizarre Ebola Attack Ad

Pryor Doubles Down on Bizarre Ebola Attack Ad

On Wednesday, Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) doubled-down on a brazen attack on his Republican opponent, Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR), slamming Cotton for voting against “preparing America for pandemics like Ebola,” despite Cotton having voted for the final version of the

Vulnerable Democrats Turn on Obama over Immigration

Vulnerable Democrats Turn on Obama over Immigration

Vulnerable Democrats who have to face the American people, as well as Republicans in this Fall’s elections, are warning Obama to go slow when it comes to taking executive action on illegal immigration. “This is an issue that I believe

Democrats Warn Obama Over Executive Overreach on Immigration

Democrat Senators Kay Hagan of North Carolina and Mark Pryor of Arkansas have both now warned Barack Obama against taking “any steps without the approval of Congress” when it comes to dealing with the current illegal immigration crisis.  “I’m not for

Incumbent Pryor Runs to Mom and Dad for Help

As Steve Barnes writing in The Baxter Bulletin points out as regards  Senator Mark Pryor’s previous efforts, “In all their son’s campaigns heretofore the Pryors maintained a fairly low public profile even as they burned the phone lines in Mark’s

AR Tornado Victim Claims Pryor Campaign 'Blatantly Lied' To Him (Video)

According to the owner Mayflower RV, an Arkansas business that was devastated when tornadoes ripped through his county in April,  Senator Mark Pryor’s reelection campaign taped a campaign commercial on his property under false pretenses. Rep Tom Cotton (R-AR) accused

Pryor Flips, Then Flops on Obama's NLRB Recess Appointments

Now that the Supreme Court has ruled Barack Obama exceeded his authority when he appointed three National Labor Relations Board members, Arkansas’ Mark Pryor is singing a different tune than the one he sang initially back in 2012, when he pronounced Republican

Senators Not Sold on Bergdahl Deal After Administration Briefing

Senators Not Sold on Bergdahl Deal After Administration Briefing

Wednesday night, senior administration officials lead by Deputy National Security Advisor Tony Blinken and Jim Dobbins briefed senators concerned about the Obama administration’s prisoner swap of five top Taliban commanders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s release. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)

More Democrats Coming Out Against Admin's Web Plan

More Democrats Coming Out Against Admin's Web Plan

Two more key Democrats are questioning the Obama administration’s decision to cede some of America’s control over the Internet. Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA) told Breitbart News there should be a “high burden” for making such a change and that he’s

Gun Control Groups Up in Arms over Dems Who Opposed Gun Control

Gun Control Groups Up in Arms over Dems Who Opposed Gun Control

On March 19th–the very day a Hollywood fundraiser for Senators Mark Begich (D-AK) and Mark Pryor (D-AR) was scheduled to take place–Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, and other anti-gun groups objected to raising funds