Kristol Pro-Israel Group Buys $700K Ad Spot For Rep. Cotton


William Kristol and his Emergency Committee for Israel is boosting Rep. Tom Cotton’s (R., Ark.) bid for U.S. Senate with a $700,000 ad buy in Arkansas.

Kristol purchased the ad spots for television, radio, and digital markets in efforts to push support for Cotton, who is running against incumbent Democrat Sen. Mark Pryor (D., Ark.).

Politico’s Maggie Haberman reported:

"We're for a strong Israel and a strong America," said Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard and head of the group. "So is Tom Cotton. He'll be a great senator."

According to a Rasmussen poll published Sept. 26, Rep. Cotton leads Sen. Pryor 47 percent to 40 percent.