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Air assault continues in Senate campaign

WASHINGTON — More than 60,600 campaign ads — including some 4,600 in the last week — have aired in Arkansas’ hotly contested U.S. Senate race in what has been one of the nastier air battles of this election cycle.

Arkansas state parties reap national cash

WASHINGTON — The Arkansas Democratic and Republican state parties have received more than $7 million from their national affiliates this campaign cycle, largely to help bolster the election efforts of candidates running for U.S. Senate and Congress.

Hays, Hill squabble over gun rights

LITTLE ROCK — Republican 2nd District congressional candidate French Hill on Monday accused Democratic candidate Patrick Hays of misrepresenting his record on gun rights, a charge that Hays called misleading and desperate.

NBC News/Marist Poll shows tight races in Arkansas

WASHINGTON — Republican Senate candidate Tom Cotton leads Democrat Mark Pryor — 45 to 43 percent — and Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson leads Democrat Mike Ross — 47 to 44 percent — among likely voters, according to the latest NBC-Marist Poll released Sunday.