Conner Eldridge, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate against incumbent Republican John Boozman, is proud of some new ads featuring him in his "debate truck" raising questions about Boozman's unwillingness to debate, his scant record of legislative accomplishment in 14 years and his decidedly low profile. We'd ask Boozman for a response, but he and his staff shun our inquiries, as well as Eldridge's, as a general rule.
Democrat Conner Eldridge finally got his one debate with Republican U.S. Senator John Boozman today on AETN (along with Libertarian Frank Gilbert) and it was mostly an hour of well-worn talking points. /more/
Enough with the men — particularly Arkansans in Congress — who invoke their female relatives when they deplore Donald Trump's sexist remarks. Consider it in context of their votes on women's issues and the paternalism implicit in such responses. /more/
The U.S. Supreme Court is back at work one justice short because of the unprecedented roadblock Republican senators have thrown up to considering President Obama's nomination of the thoroughly uncontroversial Merrick Garland to fill the late Antonin Scalia chair. /more/
Conner Eldridge, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, says another senatorial debate is scheduled at noon Friday at Philander Smith College. He and Libertarian Frank Gilbert will participate. Eldridge said that incumbent Republican Sen. John Boozman has been invited. /more/
Conner Eldridge has now taken to YouTube to formally invite Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman to debate. We're guessing that won't be "formal" enough for the senator, whose plan is to dodge appearing with Eldridge to the maximum extent possible. /more/
John Lyon of the Arkansas News Bureau highlights the emerging difference between the Democratic Party and the Republican Party on marijuana. This issue is simpler than it looks from where I sit. /more/
The owner of the Great Passion Play is organizing an effort to reclaim Eureka Springs for people like him as a reaction to the City Council's adoption of a non-discrimination ordinance that protects gay people, among others.
Advertising has begun for Issue 6, the constitutional amendment to allow sale of medically prescribed marijuana through for-profit dispensaries regulated by the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Division.