Sunday, July 5, 2020

AR-Sen: In The Blogs

Blue Arkansas blog offers a rundown of the most recent Rasmussen polling numbers for Blanche Lincoln's seat. UPDATE: Not surprisingly, Faith and Freedom Coalition is embracing the very bias that Blue Arkansas mentioned.

AR-02: More On Social Media In Campaigns

Yesterday, I mentioned the seeming lack of understanding by Arkansas candidates on how to implement a coherent social media strategy.  As luck would have it, Patrick Kennedy posted a Facebook note touching (somewhat) on this issue yesterday as well. Sadly, even the guy who was...

AR-Sen: Halter Raises More Than $2M in 31 Days

Following last night's deadline for first-quarter financial reporting, Carol Butler, campaign manager for Bill Halter, said that the candidate had raised over $2M since announcing that he would seek Blanche Lincoln's Senate seat. Obviously, given the monetary lead Lincoln had as of the last reporting...

AR Dept. of Health receives $400K grant

Senators Lincoln and Pryor and Congressmen Ross, Snyder, and Berry issued a joint announcement yesterday that the Arkansas Department of Health will receive a $400K grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to expand its capacity to deliver the Stanford Chronic...

AR-02: Kennedy Embracing Social Media Technologies

CNN Political Ticker has a piece on AR-02 candidate Patrick Kennedy, branding him "an example of the next generation of political candidates" due to Kennedy's use of foursquare and other social media. Says Kennedy: I have always been attracted to new, budding technologies. I do...

AR-Sen: Blanche Goes Negative (Again)

The Huffington Post has a copy of the most recent Blanche Lincoln mailer, in which she implies that Halter has a prescription drug problem.  The mailer also repeats the incredibly unoriginal "Dollar Bill" Halter nickname, and continues to equate "sitting on the board of...