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U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor held a news conference Wednesday to defend a television advertisement released this week that accuses his Republican opponent, U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, of voting to cut funding that prepares America for an Ebola outbreak.

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Print Headline: Ebola ad on Cotton accurate, Pryor says


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  • HenryP
    August 28, 2014 at 7:16 a.m.

    Poor little rich boy Markety has lost his mind.....

  • RegEn4cer
    August 28, 2014 at 7:41 a.m.

    Already tired of these two; is there a third choice?

  • Delta123
    August 28, 2014 at 7:44 a.m.

    Pryor's new campaign slogan........"Tom Cotton is FOR Ebola".

  • PopMom
    August 28, 2014 at 8:40 a.m.

    Cotton also voted against funding for research as to why all the bees are dying--a huge issue for farmers. Cotton only cares about supporting Kochs, the pollution industry, and the Defense Industry. While Cotton eventually voted for the pandemic funding, he did this later in the game instead of earlier.

  • Packman
    August 28, 2014 at 8:56 a.m.

    Even libs must be embarrassed at the depths to which Pryor will stoop in an attempt to be re-elected. Has Pryor 'jumped the shark" with this Ebola nonsense? Notice the childish rhetoric used by people like Progressive and others regarding Tom Cotton's votes to reign in the ever-increasing federal debt. Comments like those of Populist/Progressive illustrate the difficulty in achieving fiscal responsibility at the federal level. If an elected official votes for responsible spending, they are demonized for killing honey bees (seriously, Pop?), polluting the environment, opposing children's health, throwing granny out of the nursing home, and pulling the wings off butterflies.
    Tom Cotton has the gonads to vote for what is best for America knowing full well all the terrible and untruthful accusations to come from people like Populist/Progressive and Mark Pryor. This is one of many reasons Tom Cotton deserves our votes. Mark Pryor's desperation will gain him a couple of percentage points in September, but by November the citizens of Arkansas will come to grips with the fact Pryor is a BH Obama clone who opposes state's rights, economic growth, and education reform while supporting amnesty for illegal aliens, abortion on demand, and views a lifestyle choice as a civil right.
    I used to think this level of desperation was beneath the Pryor name. Looks like I was wrong.

  • 3rdWorldState
    August 28, 2014 at 9:12 a.m.

    Yes, you're always wrong.

  • Slak
    August 28, 2014 at 9:15 a.m.

    Nice response, Packman. I, too, tire of the inane and repetitious mantra the proglibs chant whenever their left-wing ideals are the least bit challenged. Your tribe bad is their go to answer. I think it must be the best they've got. I understand the gridlock in Congress and it is plain the blame lies more on the left side. Who can compromise in that toxic atmosphere of hate? This is the political legacy of Harry Reid. A vote for Pryor is a vote for the hater, Harry Reid.

  • Delta123
    August 28, 2014 at 9:18 a.m.

    New Pryor slogan............."Vote for me because Tom Cotton is FOR Ebola and Pollution and is AGAINST Honeybees."

  • Morebeer
    August 28, 2014 at 10:02 a.m.

    Packman thinks being gay is a lifestyle choice. Through human history then, people have "chosen" to be ostracized, exiled, murdered, imprisoned, tortured, because it was their option. When you're so wrong on one issue, it casts a poor light on your other ideas.

  • PopMom
    August 28, 2014 at 10:16 a.m.


    My thirteen year old suffers from a genetic defect caused by toxins which makes him vulnerable to fighting tumors and cancers. He is vulnerable to pollutants in the air and water. So, I don't find the Kochs habit of dumping toxins in the rivers and the air to be so funny. I know that many other people who die of cancer through what they breathe, drink, and eat also do not find pollution and toxins to be so funny. The Mississippi and Ouachita Rivers are full of pollution poured into them by the Kochs. While some pollution is inevitable and necessary, there are measures which can be taken to decrease pollution. Of course, this would cost the Kochs money, so they would rather pollute and buy the politicians who will allow them to do it.