Four-star 2nd District speculation | Arkansas Blog

Monday, January 18, 2010

Four-star 2nd District speculation

Posted By on Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 3:32 PM

Roby Brock says retired Gen. Wesley Clark (I shorted him two stars in originally calling him a major general) is considering a run for Second District Congress.

He's a smart, tough Democrat. You want to feel secure about a battle-tested candidate in uncertain times? Hard to top his resume.

UPDATE: Also, Lt. Gov. Bill Halter has emerged with a statement from go-between Bud Jackson. If I'm wrong about this, I'm confident Bud will correct me shortly, but I think you can read this statement as saying he's considering a race, too.

I have received many telephone calls from Arkansans offering me encouragement and support since Congressman Vic Snyder announced he would not seek re-election.  I am grateful, I am listening and I am now seriously considering all options.  These considerations center on where to best fight for better jobs and greater opportunities for Arkansans.

Let us be honest. You can fight all you want as lieutenant governor, but opportunities to achieve much are limited, the Father of the Lottery's great gambling venture notwithstanding.

Add to Joyce Elliott (in) and at least Robbie Wills and Will Bond (considering) and probably others and the Dem primary looks lively. I still think more Republicans will run. How about a Draft Bud Cummins Facebook page?


Favorite

Comments (31)

Showing 1-31 of 31

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-31 of 31

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

Slideshows

  • Arkansas vs Ole Miss at War Memorial stadium in Little Rock, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. After leading for much of the game, Arkansas lost 37-33 when Ole Miss scored the game winning Touchdown with less that 2 minutes left. 
  • Margaret Clark Adventure Park
    New sculptures, preschoolers play area dedicated in Riverfront Park in Little Rock.

Most Recent Comments

 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation