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Thursday, June 1, 2006

Trying harder (UPDATE)

Posted By on Thu, Jun 1, 2006 at 1:41 PM

Bill Halter has announced a Teamsters endorsement and has another presser this PM. Meanwhile, an unconfirmed report to us says that the Doe's backroom fund-raiser held by a poultry lobbyist today was to benefit Halter's Democratic opponent for lt. gov., Tim Wooldridge. We'd figured it was for Beebe, just by a bumper sticker count on the cars outside.

Random thought: Have you ever seen a Halter bumper sticker?

UPDATE: Halter's afternoon press conference announced that he received the "recommendation" of the Arkansas Education Association over Wooldridge.

"The Arkansas Education Association was impressed with Bill’s interview and we believe he will bring new ideas and a fresh approach to state government," said A.E.A. President Dan Marzoni.  "We are pleased to recommend Bill for election and will work very hard to get our membership out to vote between now and June 13th.


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