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AR-02: Poll Results Surprising, But Not For Reasons You Might Think

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Talk Business polled 446 voters in the second congressional district, and the results were a little surprising, at least on the surface. 21% Joyce Elliott 16% Robbie Wills 11% Patrick Kennedy 7% David Boling 4% John Adams 41% Undecided A few thoughts on these numbers: First, while everyone knew Elliott was a strong candidate, I don't think anyone planned on...

RWC: Glenn Beck Admits Love of Money, Not America, Drives Him

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OK, maybe my headline is a little unfair, or at least it would be unfair if applied to a regular person.  But considering we're talking about the highest profile guy on Fox News, I think the headline is fair and balanced enough. Forbes.com has a piece on Glenn Beck in which they detail just how much money the fearmongering blowhard...

AR-Sen: Lincoln Continues To Make Bizarre Campaign Decisions

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So, let me get this straight... Blanche Lincoln was comfortably ahead by double digits about a month ago.  Rather than run ads promoting herself and acting like Bill Halter didn't exist, she chose to go negative, and her poll numbers have take a predictable hit.  (Note to front-running candidates: negative only works if (a) it's done creatively and (b) you...

AR-Sen: Map Favors Boozman in GOP Primary

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Jason Tolbert explains why geography and demographics make John Boozman the heavy favorite for the GOP nomination in the AR-Sen race.  Basically, it comes down to this: Traditionally, Republican primaries are won and lost in Northwest Arkansas. The 3rd Congressional District contains close to half of the Republican primary voters. And even more concentrated than that is ...

AR-02: If Sarcasm Were Money, Kennedy Would Lead All Fundraisers

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Blake Rutherford reports that John Adams raised $50,000 in the first quarter, but suggests (rightly, in my opinion) that the sum is probably good for only fourth place behind Robbie Wills, Joyce Elliott, and David Boling, in that order. What about Patrick Kennedy, you ask?  It seems he has decided to supplant "Progress, Not Politics" with "Sarcasm, Not Substance." Patrick Kennedy,...

AR-02: Elliott Endorsed by LR Fire Fighters

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Little Rock Firefighters Association today endorsed Joyce Elliott. Joyce has been one of the real heroes in state legislature for working families, said Morehead.  As our Congresswoman, I know Joyce will be a tireless advocate for our fire fighters, first responders and all the workers of Arkansas. I only mention this because I am curious to what...