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Sarah D. Wire

Washington, D.C. Bureau

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Washington News in Brief: D.C. delegation home on break

posted: 08/30/2015 5:23 a.m. Discuss

The six Republicans in Arkansas' congressional delegation were in Arkansas last week continuing their August recess. Lawmakers are to return to Washington on Sept. 8.

Arkansans laud water-rule injunction

posted: 08/29/2015 5:05 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas lawmakers and businesses on Friday praised a North Dakota federal judge's decision to temporarily block a controversial clean water rule from taking effect in the state.

Huckabee picks chief for Iowa campaign

posted: 08/28/2015 5:03 a.m. Discuss

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee announced Thursday that he has hired someone to lead his Iowa campaign.

SPACE FOR 600, NO WAITING: Tickets to see pope in D.C. go begging

posted: 08/26/2015 5:31 a.m. Comment 1

Want to see Pope Francis at the U.S. Capitol next month? If so, it's time to call your congressman.

Eldridge weighs bid for Senate

posted: 08/25/2015 4 a.m. Discuss

Former U.S. Attorney Conner Eldridge is considering a run for U.S. Senate against incumbent John Boozman, he said in a statement Monday.

Washington News in Brief: D.C. break leads to state travels

updated: 08/22/2015 3:39 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., crossed the state visiting farms and agricultural businesses last week for his fifth annual "Ag Tour" during the congressional August recess.

Iran self-inspect deal worries Congress' Arkansans

posted: 08/21/2015 3:49 a.m. Discuss

Several members of Arkansas' congressional delegation said Thursday that reports that the U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency would allow Iran to self-inspect one of its potential nuclear sites should be reason enough to block the broader nuclear agreement with Iran.

Huckabee visits Israelis; website recalls pardons

updated: 08/20/2015 4:16 a.m. Comments 2

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee met in Israel with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday during a break from the 2016 presidential campaign.

Cotton talks up travels in Asia

updated: 08/20/2015 3:35 a.m. Discuss

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton said Wednesday that meetings with foreign leaders during his recent trip to Japan, South Korea and Taiwan gave him "invaluable" information about the countries' economies and security.

Israel trip hardens Iran-deal opposition, Westerman says

posted: 08/19/2015 3:28 a.m. Discuss

U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman said Tuesday that a recent trip to Israel crystallized his opposition to the nuclear deal with Iran that Congress is set to vote on next month.

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