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Stories with person: Tom Cotton
  • Analysis: Court race latest test of 'not for sale' argument 
    Updated: Feb-13-16 1:20 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - An outside group's six-figure television ad buy against a Supreme Court chief justice hopeful is the latest sign of just how much races for the state's high court are mirroring traditional political campaigns in Arkansas. It's also the latest chapter in campaigns trying to use outside attacks as a rallying cry for their supporters.

  • GOP's Cotton holds up juvenile justice reforms in Senate 
    Updated: Feb-12-16 5:21 pm

    WASHINGTON - A Senate effort to overhaul the treatment of juveniles in the justice system to avoid unnecessary detentions and keep them out of adult jails has hit a snag in the form of freshman Republican Tom Cotton.

  • Conservative opposition threatens criminal justice overhaul 
    Updated: Feb-09-16 6:42 pm

    WASHINGTON - A handful of Senate Republicans on Tuesday dealt a severe blow to prospects for overhauling the criminal justice system in Congress this year, with one lawmaker calling the bipartisan legislation championed by President Barack Obama and some prominent conservatives "a massive social experiment in criminal leniency."

  • Group launches ad blitz in Arkansas' chief justice race 
    Updated: Feb-08-16 5:26 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A Washington-based group launched television ads Monday portraying Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson as beholden to trial lawyers and criticizing the chief justice hopeful over gifts and campaign contributions she's received.

  • Boozman raises $652K in final months of 2015 for Senate race 
    Updated: Feb-01-16 7:54 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman reported raising more than $652,000 in the final three months of last year, bringing in more than double the amount by his Democratic challenger.