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  • Arkansas - Health Department director Fay Boozman dies in accident on Rogers farm

    03/19/2005 9:01:19 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 8 replies · 3,191+ views
    Associated Press | David Hammer
    LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Arkansas Health Department director Dr. Fay Boozman, appointed to the post in 1999 after an unsuccessful bid for the U.S. Senate, died Saturday in an apparent farm accident. Boozman was 58 years old. He is survived by his wife, Vickie; their three children; his brother, U.S. Rep. John Boozman, R-Ark.; and their mother, who lives in Fort Smith. Officials said Fay Boozman was working by himself in his barn in Rogers when part of the barn gave way and crushed him at 4 p.m. Saturday. The Boozman family didn't want further details released. "The family...
  • Arkansas - AP projects Mark Pryor wins U.S. Senate race over Tim Hutchinson

    11/05/2002 9:34:27 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 14 replies · 330+ views
    APNewsAlert | November 5, 2002
    BC-APNewsAlert WASHINGTON (AP) -- Mark Pryor-D elected Senate, Arkansas (Copyright 2002 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
  • Still in Doubt, Fight for Senate Grows Feverish

    11/02/2002 11:33:30 AM PST · by GeneD · 2 replies · 510+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 11/2/2002 (for editions of 11/3/2002) | Carl Hulse
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 — State polls showing that more than half a dozen Senate seats were still within either party's grasp prompted Republicans and Democrats today to intensify their feverish campaigns for control of the chamber. Seeking to influence the truly undecided voters — and to make sure those who have made up their minds go to the polls — both parties marshaled volunteers to ring doorbells and hand out leaflets. They also paraded big-name politicians and star-quality supporters before the cameras and drowned out commercials for consumer goods with advertisements extolling their candidates and assailing their opponents. Politicians and...
  • GOP Hopes Brighten in Fierce Fight For Senate: Democrats Face Battle To Recapture House

    09/29/2002 8:20:14 PM PDT · by GeneD · 20 replies · 369+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 9/29/02 (for editions of 9/30/02) | Helen Dewar and Juliet Eilperin
    Democrats face an uphill battle to recapture control of the House in November's midterm elections, while Republicans have marginally improved their position in what remains a tense and wide-open fight for control of the Senate, according to party strategists, independent analysts and current polls. September has seen Republican prospects brighten, particularly in New Jersey, where ethics problems have called into question what once seemed solid reelection prospects for Sen. Robert G. Torricelli, the most vulnerable Democrat in the nation. Republicans also have increased their chances of retaining the Senate seat in New Hampshire. And because of a controversy over a...
  • Winds of war stirring U.S. Senate races - Candidates have difficulty gauging Iraq affect on election

    09/28/2002 4:20:28 AM PDT · by MeekOneGOP · 7 replies · 369+ views
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | September 28, 2002 | By DAVID JACKSON / The Dallas Morning News
    Winds of war stirring U.S. Senate races Candidates have difficulty gauging how Iraq will affect election 09/28/2002 By DAVID JACKSON / The Dallas Morning News INDIANOLA, Iowa As 2,000 of U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin's best Democratic friends swayed to the beat of a country band and munched on Iowa beef, the prospect of war with Saddam Hussein seemed as far away as Iraq itself. Certainly Mr. Harkin hopes so. Hosting his annual steak fry at a farm country fairground, the Democrat seeking his fourth Senate term said voters know that both parties will do whatever they can to protect...
  • Battleground Senate Races, Website Links

    09/12/2002 8:50:57 PM PDT · by patriciaruth · 28 replies · 564+ views
    personal research | 9-12-02 | patriciaruth
    "Pray as if it all depended on God; work as if it all depended on you." Close, possible pickups: South Dakota, Missouri, Georgia, New Jersey and Minnesota. Possible losses: Arkansas, New Hampshire, Texas, North Carolina If lightening strikes, may pickup: Iowa South Dakota: John Thune, current Congressman, (articulate, affable, attractive in an August debate with Johnson) running against Tim Johnson, current Senator. Last poll: 40%-40% announced just before the debate Link to www.johnthune.com John Thune for South Dakota P.O. Box 516 Sioux Falls, SD 57101 New Jersey: Doug Forrester (bio: former assistant state treasurer, now small businessman and university instructor)...
  • Power in Senate hinges on Arkansas vote

    05/19/2002 9:54:15 AM PDT · by Temple Owl · 2 replies · 528+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer | 5-19-02 | STEVEN THOMMA
    Power in Senate hinges on Arkansas vote By STEVEN THOMMA Knight Ridder NewspapersHOT SPRINGS, Ark. - - It isn't on the ballot Tuesday. It isn't mentioned in the ads or the speeches. But simmering just beneath the surface of an otherwise routine campaign is an issue that could help decide the balance of power in the U.S. Senate.It is nothing so simple as war or peace, taxes or spending. It is Arkansas Republican Sen. Tim Hutchinson's recent divorce from his first wife and marriage to a former aide. In the morality play that Arkansas politics can be, careers can hang...
  • Vice president Cheney to visit Fayetteville [for Hutchinson]

    03/26/2002 3:58:25 PM PST · by GraniteStateConservative · 3 replies · 216+ views
    AP ^ | 3-26-02 | AP
    Vice president Cheney to visit Fayetteville Associated Press Fayetteville, AR, March 26 - Vice President Dick Cheney plans to visit Arkansas next week. The vice president is to speak in Fayetteville on Thursday at a campaign fund-raiser for US Senator Tim Hutchinson. The Republican senator is seeking a second term. Cheney will be the keynote speaker at the $250 per plate dinner at the Fayetteville Town Center convention hall. The campaign has sent invitations to Hutchinson supporters and business leaders in northwest Arkansas. Cheney was last in northwest Arkansas in September 2000, when he campaigned in Springdale for the Bush-Cheney...