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AR-Sen: Weird Gets A Little Weirder

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First, there was the news that Marion Berry's son, Mitchell Berry, was behind a group called Arkansas For Common Sense, which recently launched an ad attack Bill Halter for his position on Social Security. (Marion Berry is a vocal supporter of Blanche Lincoln.) Now we get word of this: But the Halter campaign has hacked the group's Web site and...

AR-01: Debate Wrap-Up

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Saturday's "so-called debate" between Democratic candidates for AR-01 did not offer much in the way of differentiation between the candidates according to The Baxter Bulletin.  I guess the author of the article was hoping one of the candidates would wear a clown suit or speak with a Cockney accent, because I see plenty in the article to separate the...

AR-02: Kennedy Tweets Boldly; Explains Meekly

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Blake Rutherford has an absolutely fantastic post regarding the following tweet by Patrick Kennedy: The arc of a career politician is long and bends towards corruption. PK 12:34 AM April 12th In response to this, Blake emailed Kennedy and asked the candidate to clarify -- or, more accurately, attempt to reconcile -- this statement with the careers...

AR-01: News and Notes

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The Baxter County Democratic Club hosted a debate tonight featuring all six Democrat AR-01 candidates. Candidates will give opening and closing statements. They will also be answering questions from a moderator about healthcare, the economy, foreign policy, and veterans’ issues. Questions will be submitted by local news media as well as from members of the Democratic Club. We...

AR-Sen, AR-01: In The Blogs

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Blanche Lincoln:  Bill Halter takes money from organized labor, and he will answer to them rather than to the voters. Reality: Pot, meet kettle.  (h/t Blue Arkansas Blog) **** I have a short post upcoming about some potential issues with the methodology in the Talk Business polls.  However, one thing that does not seem to be getting near enough mention from blogs...

AR-04: Huckabee backs Rankin

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Ex-governor Mike Huckabee is an endorsing machine these days.  The most recent endorsee is  Beth Anne Rankin. That's "Former Miss Arkansas Beth Anne Rankin" in some circles. Or some of you might know her as "that one woman who sang 'God Bless America' at a Palin event." I just think of her as "that candidate who is going to lose handily to...