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House passes bill to rename post office for Navy SEAL

updated: 05/24/2016 6:44 a.m. Comment 1

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives voted Monday to name the post office in Hot Springs National Park after a war hero from Garland County who died during Operation Enduring Freedom.

Professor's book on 36th president portrays 'tragic' LBJ

posted: 05/23/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- When University of Arkansas professor Randall Woods spoke at the Smithsonian about one of the towering figures of the 1960s, 100 people showed up, eager to hear about the nation's 36th president.

Westerman funding of missiles wins OK

posted: 05/22/2016 6 a.m. Discuss

The National Defense Authorization Act that passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday night included an amendment by 4th District U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman to fund approximately 20 additional Patriot Advanced Capability 3 Missile Section Enhancement surface-to-air missiles in fiscal 2017.

Lawmaker set again to stop by C-SPAN

posted: 05/22/2016 6 a.m. Discuss

Fourth District U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman is scheduled to be on C-SPAN's Washington Journal on Thursday at 7:30 a.m. He's expected to appear for about 45 minutes and he'll field questions from callers.

'Future I-57' proviso added to measure

posted: 05/22/2016 6 a.m. Discuss

The transportation, housing and urban-development appropriations legislation that passed the U.S. Senate on Thursday included a provision by U.S. Sen. John Boozman that would allow parts of U.S. 67 to be designated as "Future Interstate 57."

Cotton doesn't rule out Trump-Cotton

updated: 05/23/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 12

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton says he won't run as a vice presidential candidate of an outsider campaign against Donald Trump if the New York billionaire wins the Republican presidential nomination. But the Dardanelle Republican is sidestepping questions about his willingness to serve as Trump's running mate.

Professor’s book on 36th president portrays ‘tragic’ LBJ

posted: 05/22/2016 3:19 a.m. Discuss

When University of Arkansas professor Randall Woods spoke at the Smithsonian about one of the towering figures of the 1960s, 100 people showed up, eager to hear about the nation’s 36th president.

Again, Cotton fastest legislator in D.C. race

updated: 05/23/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 3

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton has been called a "young man in a hurry," and he lived up to the billing last week.

Again, Cotton fastest legislator in D.C. race

posted: 05/21/2016 1:02 a.m. Discuss

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton has been called a "young man in a hurry" and he lived up to the billing this week.

Sentencing bill said to be dead; Cotton knocks leniency push

posted: 05/20/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers won't be passing any major modifications to the nation's criminal-sentencing laws anytime soon, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said Thursday.

4 promote fundraising to build WWI memorial

posted: 05/19/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Supporters of a new national World War I memorial have raised about $6.5 million but will need to raise tens of millions of dollars more, the monument's backers said Wednesday.

Boozman-sponsored bill adds radiologist assistants to Medicare list

posted: 05/18/2016 3:32 a.m. Discuss

Medicare would allow for the designation of radiologist assistants as "non-physician providers" under bipartisan legislation filed Tuesday, making it easier for doctors to use the services of these highly trained health professionals.

In talk of '20 run, Tom Cotton's name comes up

posted: 05/16/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 22

As the 2016 White House hopefuls battle for votes, a few political buffs already are speculating about potential presidential candidates in 2020.

Bill Clinton calls grads of Little Rock school to service

posted: 05/16/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 3

At a graduation ceremony Sunday for the Clinton School of Public Service, former President Bill Clinton said the students and their predecessors "have more than exceeded my wildest dreams."

Eldridge's online clips gain media attention

posted: 05/16/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Campaign videos linking presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., have drawn attention from several political publications since they were released earlier this month.

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