UPI Political Roundup

Pivotal midterm elections ... an election eve debate in Minnesota ... Ventura appoints interim senator ... a digest of national election and campaign news by United Press International.
AL SWANSON, United Press International

Analysis: Races tight as election nears

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Rarely has there been a year where campaigns made so little difference. Virtually the only news affecting this election has come from outside the normal political arena.

UPI Political Roundup

Elections 2002: Will Bush coattails be enough down the stretch?
AL SWANSON, United Press International

Elections 2002: Ark. Sen. race is personal

(Part of UPI's Special Report on Election 2002) LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (UPI) -- Personal campaigning may be the key to victory in the Arkansas Senate race where Republican Sen. Tim Hutchinson is trying to beat off a serious challenge from Democrat Attorney Gen

Election 2002: Senate sits on razor's edge

(Part of UPI's Special Report on Election 2002)
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO, UPI Congressional Reporter

Analysis: Election 2002 too close to call

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The 2002 "midterm" elections have twice been overshadowed by foreign policy: first by the events of Sept. 11, 2001, and then in recent weeks by the sometimes-ra

Analysis: The Senate Part III -The South

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- The South is the linchpin of the nation's politics. For close to 50 years, the Democrats' lock on this critical region provided the backbone of their record congressional majorities. The most conservative region of the country moved into the GOP column as
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

UPI's Capital Comment for Aug. 14, 2002

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press International.
By United Press International

Hutchinson appears to win GOP nod

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 21 (UPI) -- Sen. Tim Hutchinson appeared headed for a decisive victory Tuesday night in his bid for the Republican Senate nomination in the Arkansas primary.
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Mark Pryor
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales (R) leaves a meeting with Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR), on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 25, 2007. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

Mark Lunsford Pryor (born January 10, 1963) is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from Arkansas, serving since 2003. A member of the Democratic Party, he holds the same seat in the U.S. Senate once held by his father, David Pryor, from 1979 to 1997.

Pryor was born in Fayetteville, the seat of Washington County in Northwest Arkansas, to the former Barbara Lunsford and former Governor and U.S. Senator David Hampton Pryor. He is married to Jill Pryor, and has two children, Adams and Porter, as well as a dog named Nic. He received both his bachelor's and Juris Doctor (J.D.) degrees from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

Prior to entering politics, Pryor worked as a private practice attorney. He was a member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1991 to 1994. He was elected the state Attorney General in 1998 and was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 2000.

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