Archive for the 'Arkansas 08' Category

Tough Developments in AR, IA, and SD

Monday, March 10th, 2008

Two unpleasant, though certainly not unexpected, developments have severely hampered our chances of staying close to where we are in the Senate over the last few days.  First, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee reiterated that he would not challenge Sen. Mark Pryor.   With the Arkansas GOP in disarray, Huckabee was the only person who could have […]

Another Kennedy Runs for Senate

Sunday, April 15th, 2007

Rebekah Kennedy, a member of the Green Party in Arkansas, has announced that she will challenge Sen. Mark Pryor next year.  It’s a bad sign when the Green Party has a candidate before the GOP does, but this is good news.  Pryor remains the odds-on favorite in the race regardless of which Republican decides to take […]

Huckabee Says No To Senate Race

Sunday, April 1st, 2007

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee said Friday that he does not see himself entering the 2008 Senate race against incumbent Sen. Mark Pryor.  His decision, based largely on his dedication to his pipedream of becoming the next President, effectively takes this race off the board.  Look for an opportunist to take this opportunity to build […]

Potential Pryor Challenger Emerges

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

Unfortunately, he`s not a Republican.  Democrat Lt. Gov. Bill Halter has thus far refused to rule out a challenge to Sen. Mark Pryor.  Halter, though popular, is not nearly as popular or well known as the incumbent.  What`s more, all of the state`s constitutional officers save Halter have already acted in support of Pryor, making […]