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MAJOR SHIFT: Arkansas Democrats Outraising GOP For Congress

Arkansas Democrats are outraising French Hill & Steve Womack. We are poised to see big changes this election and Arkansas is going to make its mark. Both Joyce Elliott and Celeste Williams more than doubled their opponent’s second quarter fundraising.This is a sign towards change that we have been waiting for.  Help Elect Democrats In November  “What we are seeing in Arkansas …

Barbara and David Pryor Test Positive for COVID-19

LITTLE ROCK — It has been confirmed that both Barbara and David Pryor have tested positive for COVID-19. David Pryor has been admitted to UAMS because of his age (85) and medical history, while Barbara remains at home. David Pryor served in the U.S. House of Representative (’66-’73), as Governor of Arkansas (’75’-79), in the U.S. Senate (’79-97), and as …

AG Barr & French Hill In Lockstep & Out of Step With Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Attorney General William Barr stopped through Arkansas on Thursday and met with Republican officials, including U.S. Representative French Hill. Barr’s remarks included: a pledge to re-institute a Medicaid work requirement in Arkansas despite the pandemic and denouncing the Black Lives Matter movement. In addition to praising the Trump administration, Rep. Hill and Sen. Cotton focused their …

Arkansas Voters Can Get Absentee Ballots For COVID Fears

There’s been a big development in the 2020 Election to make sure Arkansas voters can request and send in their ballots via mail. Democratic Party of Arkansas Chairman Michael John Gray joined the Governor on Thursday to urge Arkansans to request an Absentee Ballot if they’re concerned about the risk of COVID-19 at their polling site. As Chairman Gray noted …

French Waves White Flag On Russian Bounties

French Hill is surrendering our American values to President Trump. He won’t even hold the President accountable for letting Russia and Vladimir Putin give the Taliban bounties for killing American soldiers in Afghanistan. It’s a failure to lead, and Arkansas is demanding better. The news is shocking, “President Trump received a written briefing and a briefing from then-National Security Advisor …

DPA’s Karyn Coleman Is Empowering Black Women: Named Inaugural Fellow For Higher Heights

Democratic Party of Arkansas Chief of Staff Karyn Coleman is making some big steps to empower Black women and Arkansas on the national stage. She’s been named an inaugural fellow for the national Higher Heights Senior Leadership Program. Higher Heights, like the Democratic Party of Arkansas, is committed to a long-term, deliberate effort to expand and support Black women in …