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Sarah D. Wire

Washington, D.C. Bureau

Recent Stories by Sarah D. Wire

State's 2 back Senate ax for Planned Parenthood

updated: 07/30/2015 4:07 a.m. Comments 5

U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton have signed on to a Senate effort to ban federal funds from Planned Parenthood after the release of several videos showing the organization's employees talking about using fetal remains for research.

Won't apologize, Huckabee says

posted: 07/28/2015 5:10 a.m. Comments 12

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee on Monday said he will not apologize for alluding to Nazi death camps to describe the nuclear deal reached with Iran.

WASHINGTON NEWS IN BRIEF: Clinton finesses invitation to sing

updated: 07/26/2015 3:46 a.m. Discuss

Amid hundreds of questions about the economy and the presidential race during a nationwide Facebook question-and-answer session Monday, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sidestepped an invitation to sing in Fayetteville.

Boozman's export step for Cuba clears panel

posted: 07/24/2015 5:37 a.m. Comment 1

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved language Thursday loosening restrictions on travel and trade between the United States and Cuba.

Prayer by Arkansan starts day for Senate

posted: 07/24/2015 4:37 a.m. Comment 1

The Rev. Ken Carney of Arkansas opened the U.S. Senate's session Thursday with a request for divine grace, wisdom and mercy.

Hill wants details on money flow to Iran

updated: 07/23/2015 4 a.m. Discuss

With as much as $150 billion flowing to Iran under a deal restricting the country's nuclear capabilities, U.S. Rep. French Hill said he wants more details about where the money can go and how it can be spent.

Sen. Boozman has $872,704 in '16 coffers

posted: 07/23/2015 3:34 a.m. Discuss

U.S. Sen. John Boozman has almost $875,000 in his campaign war chest -- 15 months before Election Day and before any challengers have come forward.

WASHINGTON NEWS IN BRIEF: Training set up for vets project

updated: 07/19/2015 3:24 a.m. Discuss

U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., has organized free training for people who want to help record veterans' life stories for the Library of Congress.

Huckabee's $8M pile only goes so far, observers say

updated: 07/17/2015 4:04 a.m. Comments 4

The $8 million raised for former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee's 2016 campaign is more than he raised in the early stages of his 2008 bid, but it's dwarfed by his competitor's hauls.

State wise to halt road projects, U.S. secretary says

posted: 07/16/2015 4:07 a.m. Comment 1

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Wednesday praised Arkansas' decision to stop reviewing $355 million in bids for highway construction projects in the state while Congress works on a long-term plan to fund roads.

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