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  1. Coalesce around Trump, governor urges state GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | NWAonline

    None of Arkansas' top Republican leaders supported Donald Trump in the state's March 1 primary, but now that the party's presidential nominating convention is here, they're lining up to back him. Five of the six Republicans in the state's congressional delegation are present.

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  2. Push to ease sanctions against Cuba's apartheid dictatorship defeated in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Babalu Blog

    U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford just presented and withdrew his amendment to the 2017 Financial Services Appropriations bill that sought to allow tourism travel to Cuba. Pressed by The White House and lobbying interests after it was clear the amendment was going to be widely defeated - on a bipartisan basis - the Sanford amendment was publicly withdrawn.

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  3. For state's 6, Trump visit mostly goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | NWAonline

    All six members of the Arkansas congressional delegation met with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday morning, hearing from the person who is poised to lead their party in November. The two U.S. senators huddled with Trump and other lawmakers at the National Republican Senatorial Committee, a few blocks away.

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  4. Crawford pulls back on Cuba credit pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | NWAonline

    A proposed amendment that would have allowed U.S. producers to extend credit to Cuba for agricultural imports was withdrawn Wednesday by U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Ark., who announced that he will work with south Florida legislators, long opposed to opening trade with the communist island-nation, to find a longer-term solution. In a telephone interview Thursday afternoon, Crawford said his amendment, even if passed, would have been good only for one fiscal year.

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  5. Arkansas Rice Federation travels to Cuba for trade talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | KAIT-TV

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Members of the Arkansas Rice Federation have traveled to Cuba to discuss the future of trade between the U.S. and Cuba.

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  6. USDA catfish inspections to be scuttled?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Delta Farm Press

    While House Republican leadership has yet to announce if it will allow a vote on the matter, plenty of lawmakers want to take out the fledgling USDA FSIS' catfish inspection program. Opponents claim the FSIS program -- in force for only several months and not to be fully implemented until 2017 -- is costly and duplicative of the FDA's seafood inspection program.

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  7. Senate panel OKs waiver for Delta QueenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | NWAonline

    The Delta Queen is one step closer to traveling the Mississippi River after a Senate panel endorsed legislation enabling its return to service. The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee has voted to support S. 1717, a bill that would exempt the historic steamship from the Safety at Sea Act.

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  8. Washington news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | NWAonline

    U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford didn't have to consult his calendar to know where he'd be spending his Fourth of July. "One year they'll have the parade in Piggott and then the big speech event in Corning, and then the next year, they reverse it," he said.

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  9. France honors 12 for war serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | NWAonline

    Kenneth Smith and James Siler talk after they received the French Legion of Honor medal during a ceremony at the state Capitol on Monday. Both men served in France in WWII and were honored with 10 other veterans.

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  10. House lawmakers continue fight over catfishaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | The Town Talk

    House lawmakers continue fight over catfish inspections Gulf Coast lawmakers have ramped up efforts to keep catfish inspections under the U.S. Department of Agriculture Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Rep. Ralph Abraham, R-La., , chats with Rep. Trent Kelly, R-Miss., and Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Ark., at a press conference Wednesday on catfish inspections. WASHINGTON - Gulf Coast lawmakers, including Louisiana Rep. Ralph Abraham, have ramped up efforts to keep catfish inspections under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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  11. House lawmakers continue fight over catfish inspectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | The News-Star

    House lawmakers continue fight over catfish inspections Gulf Coast lawmakers have ramped up efforts to keep catfish inspections under the U.S. Department of Agriculture Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: Rep. Ralph Abraham, R-La., , chats with Rep. Trent Kelly, R-Miss., and Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Ark., at a press conference Wednesday on catfish inspections. WASHINGTON - Gulf Coast lawmakers, including Louisiana Rep. Ralph Abraham, have ramped up efforts to keep catfish inspections under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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  12. Arkansans in D.C., leaders in state react to U.K. resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | NWAonline

    The decision to leave the European Union by the United Kingdom won't affect its relationship with the United States, members of the Arkansas congressional delegation said Friday. They said they support the United Kingdom's right to self-determination and respect the decision its people have made.

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  13. Republicans would rather encourage Zika than let Planned Parenthood distribute birth control pillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    Look what the Republican-majority U.S. House did late last night amid the Democratic sit-in. They passed a bill to provide emergency money for the Zika crisis, but conditioned the bill on no money going to Planned Parenthood.

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  14. In D.C., 7 defend catfish scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Ark., and lawmakers from other catfish-farming states said they will fight to protect a new catfish inspection system that critics say is wasteful and unnecessary.

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  15. Boozman, Hill lead efforts recognizing Fulbright ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Sen. John Boozman and Congressman French Hill introduced resolutions recognizing the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright Program, the United States' flagship educational exchange established by former Arkansas Sen. J. William Fulbright. "Senator Fulbright's vision for connecting our world through education is an important diplomatic tool.

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  16. Womack gets anti-Clean Line bill out of committee; Sierra Club respondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    A House committee today approved legislation by Rep. Steve Womack of Rogers intended to throw up an obstacle to the Clean Line project to move wind-generated industry across the country, including through Arkansas. The Sierra Club's Glen Hooks criticized the legislation for changing a permitting process on a project in the works since 2010.

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  17. Ag Council of Arkansas board gets legal, environmental, market updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Deltafarmpress

    Terry Duke, left, Monroe, La.,; Bill Weaver, Edmondson, Ark., and Matt Hyneman, Jonesboro, Ark., visit at the Agricultural Council of Arkansas spring board meeting. Harrison Pittman, left, director of the National Agricultural Law Center; Mitchell Nail, legislative assistant to Rep. Rick Crawford; and Bryan Moery, farmer from Wynne, Ark., attended the Ag Council of Arkansas meeting.

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  18. House OKs package to aid debt-laden Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | NWAonline

    The House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico, clearing a hurdle in the ongoing effort to help the U.S. territory of 3.5 million Americans. The vote was 297-127 for the legislation that would create a financial control board and allow restructuring of some of Puerto Rico's $70 billion debt.

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  19. Washington news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | NWAonline

    U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas traveled to Singapore to attend the Shangri-La Dialogue, also known as the 15th Asia Security Summit. He was one of five Republican members of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the journey.

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  20. Energy bill dies over LGBT itemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | NWAonline

    Conservatives angered by the inclusion of protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in an otherwise routine spending bill scuttled the measure Thursday. The 305-112 vote to kill an energy spending measure imperils efforts by GOP leaders to pass any more of the 12 annual spending bills for the next budget year.

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