Freshman Republican congressman Tom Cotton had this to say to Hillary Clinton at a hearing today on the Benghazi terror attack: "I just wish you had won the Democratic primary in 2008."
"I did pretty well in Arkansas," Clinton said as she laughed.Read more
Arkansas Republican House candidate Tom Cotton has released a new ad, highlighting the political lessons Cotton learned serving in the U.S. Army.
"The Army taught me in an ambush, you fight through the fire. You don't hesitate, you don't retreat," Cottons says. "Our country needs strong leaders right now." Watch the ad below:Read more
The Arkansas Democratic party is denying presidential candidate John Wolfe the delegates he earned in the state's primary because Wolfe's selected delegates fail to meet the party's standards for diversity.Read more
Arkansas Democrat Gene Jeffress, who is running for Congress in Arkansas's Fourth District, offered a strange story about health care reform at a recent campaign stop. The video, picked up by Caleb Howe at RedState, contains some offensive language from Jeffress, who suggests that Republican opposition to universal health care is racist. Watch it below:Read more
Hours after Tom Cotton won the GOP nomination for the open seat in Arkansas' Fourth Congressional District, and became a strong favorite to win the general election in a district that went 58 percent to 39 percent for John McCain in 2008, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee sent out a news release that suggests they're more or less throwing in the towel on the race.Read more
War veteran Tom Cotton has won the Republican primary for Congress in Arkansas's Fourth District, the Associated Press projects. With 63 percent of precincts reporting, Cotton leads with 56 percent, while his primary opponent, Beth Anne Rankin, trails with 38 percent.Read more
Barack Obama has defeated John Wolfe Jr. in the Democratic primary in Arkansas. With 81 percent of precincts reporting, Obama, the president of the United States, has 59.5 percent of the vote while Wolfe, a lawyer from Tennessee, has 40.5 percent.Read more
If Barack Obama experiences an upset in Arkansas’s Democratic primary today, it won’t be for lack of trying. The Obama campaign and the Democratic party have spent significant resources in Arkansas, while an unknown primary challenger has threatened the president's ability to win the support of the state's Democrats.Read more
“We’ve had some small contributions, but the largest was, I think, maybe a hundred dollars,” says presidential candidate John Wolfe Jr., speaking to THE WEEKLY STANDARD. “I’m basically paying for this myself, dipping into my retirement account.”Read more
The Arkansas Democratic party may decide not to award delegates to an opponent of Barack Obama in the state's primary next Tuesday, according to reports. The opponent, John Wolfe, Jr., says if he's denied rightfully won delegates, the party would be effectively disenfranchising those who chose him over President Obama.
“This is ridiculous,” said Wolfe in an interview with THE WEEKLY STANDARD. “These guys are trying to tamp down voter enthusiasm.”Read more
A new poll of Arkansas Democrats shows Barack Obama receiving support from only 45 percent of Democratic primary voters in Arkansas’s Fourth Congressional District, while 38 percent support his underfunded and relatively unknown primary challenger, Tennessee lawyer John Wolfe, Jr. Seventeen percent are undecided in the district poll.Read more
A new poll released Sunday shows Tom Cotton opening up a large lead over Beth Anne Rankin in the Republican primary race for Congress in Arkansas's Fourth District. The Talk Business-Hendrix College poll shows Cotton, an Army veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, with 51 percent support, 18 points ahead of Rankin at 33 percent. A third candidate, John Cowart, registered in the single digits.Read more
Republican Tom Cotton of Arkansas looks to be the likely (and deserving) winner in his race for the Republican nomination in Arkansas's Fourth Congressional District. Having led the GOP field in fundraising, Cotton, an Army veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, landed a big endorsement today that should help him shore up the youth vote in the southwest Arkansas district ahead of the May 22 primary:Read more
In the wake of Keith Judd's inspiring showing in the West Virginia Democratic primary, one wonders if there's another state where Democrats could be encouraged to exercise their sovereign right of choice to refuse to rubber stamp the renomination by their party of President Obama.
It turns out the state in question may be Arkansas.Read more
Tom Cotton, a Republican candidate for House of Representatives in Arkansas's Fourth Congressional District, is debuting a new ad that's running on television across the district. The ad will also run in Shreveport, Louisiana television markets, which reach several southern Arkansas counties. Watch it below:Read more
Tom Cotton, a Republican candidate for Congress in Arkansas, has two new television ads running in the state's Fourth Congressional District. The ads highlight Cotton's service in Iraq as an Army Ranger and focus on his pledge to fight for a balanced budget and overturn Obamacare. Watch the ads below:Read more
Army veteran Tom Cotton has raised $343,000 in his first quarter of fundraising, according to the Associated Press. Cotton, a Republican candidate for Congress in Arkansas's Fourth Congressional District, more than doubled the haul of his closest rival for the GOP nomination, former Miss Arkansas and Mike Huckabee aide Beth Anne Rankin.Read more
Why did Arkansas Democrat Mike Ross suddenly announce last week he is not running for reelection for the Fourth Congressional District seat he has held with ease for six terms?Read more
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