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Stories with person: Tom Cotton
  • Senators try to revive criminal justice overhaul 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 3:48 pm

    WASHINGTON - A bipartisan group of senators unveiled legislation on Thursday to give judges more discretion in sentencing offenders, a renewed push to overhaul the nation's criminal justice system after objections from some conservatives and Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz.

  • Dems block spending bill in dispute over Iran nuclear deal story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-16 3:50 pm

    WASHINGTON - Democrats on Wednesday blocked the Senate's first spending bill of the year in a last-minute fight over a Republican effort to undercut the Iran nuclear deal and scuttle U.S. plans to buy Iranian "heavy water."

  • GOP senator blocks nominee responsible for terrorism fight 
    Updated: Apr-20-16 3:26 pm

    WASHINGTON - A Republican senator on Wednesday blocked an effort to confirm President Barack Obama's nominee for a key Treasury post responsible for leading the battle against terrorism and financial crimes.

  • Thornton, who helped draft Nixon impeachment articles, dies 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 4:23 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Ray Thornton, a former Arkansas congressman who helped draft articles of impeachment against then-President Richard Nixon, led two state universities and served on the Arkansas Supreme Court, has died. He was 87.

  • Boozman: $800,000 raised during quarter for re-election bid 
    Updated: Apr-12-16 7:06 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Republican Sen. John Boozman raised more than $800,000 in the first three months of the year, more than double the amount brought in by Democratic challenger Conner Eldridge, numbers released by the campaigns Tuesday showed.