Ellison’s Election Tip Sheet

Ellison election tipsheet

If you ask me what are the biggest “toss ups” in the midterms today, I would unflinchingly say North Carolina, Louisiana, and Alaska. I would throw in Arkansas as my number four, but reiterate that it’s leaning red.

Arkansas is one of the races that leans red, but sometimes just barely. It looks like this was one of those weeks.

Senate Dems Remain on Front Lines of War on Women

Democrats in Senate continue to pay women significantly less than men, analysis shows
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.)  and Senate Democrats gather outside the Capitol / AP

As President Barack Obama and the Democrats prepare to honor “Equal Pay Day,” Senate Democrats continue to pay female employees significantly less than their male counterparts, according to an analysis of Senate salary data in Democratic offices.

Cotton Campaign Hits Back on Pryor’s ‘Insurance’ Charges

Pryor claim received ‘four Pinocchios’ from WaPo
Rep. Tom Cotton, (R., Ark.) / AP

Republican senate candidate Rep. Tom Cotton’s (R., Ark.) campaign is pushing back on Sen. Mark Pryor’s (D., Ark.) claim that Cotton once worked for insurance companies, asking Pryor to remove the allegation from his website.

Medicare Disadvantage

Poll: Mark Pryor may face trouble in reelection bid over Obamacare support
Sen. Mark Pryor (D., Ark.) / AP

Sen. Mark Pryor (D., Ark.) could face a Medicare Advantage problem in his Arkansas reelection bid, according to a new poll released by the American Action Network.