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Clarke Tucker Talks Family, Central High School, and Beating Cancer in New AR-02 Ad

LITTLE ROCK — Clarke Tucker, Democratic candidate for Arkansas’s 2nd Congressional District, today released a new ad in the competitive House race in Central Arkansas. From family to baseball, from his baptism to his high school, from his fight for healthcare protections to his own fight against cancer, Tucker walks viewers through his deep community…
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AR-02 No Longer ‘Likely Republican’ in Latest Sabato’s Crystal Ball House Ratings

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’s Second Congressional District is out of ‘Likely Republican’ territory, according to yet another nonpartisan political analysis. The latest shift in the race between incumbent Congressman French Hill and Democratic challenger Clarke Tucker comes from Sabato’s Crystal Ball. Sabato’s latest analysis moved AR-02 from ‘Likely Republican’ to ‘Leans Republican.’ The ratings shift towards Tucker comes with just over 100 days until Election Day,…
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Clarke Tucker Responds to House Vote Against Adequate Funding for Election Security

LITTLE ROCK — Clarke Tucker, Democratic candidate for Arkansas’s 2nd Congressional District, today released a statement following the House vote Thursday against adequate funding for election security. The motion would have added $380 million in federal grants to states for election security. The vote on the motion failed 182 – 232. Rep. French Hill voted against the measure. “Time and again, our…
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Clarke Tucker Opposes Use of Little Rock Air Force Base in Family Separation

LITTLE ROCK — Clarke Tucker, Democratic candidate for Arkansas’s 2nd Congressional District, today released a statement regarding recent news that Little Rock’s Air Force Base is under consideration as a potential migrant-housing facility, due to a surge of children who the United States government is now separating from their parents and families. “The United States has long been…
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Clarke Tucker on Family Separations at Southern Border

LITTLE ROCK — Clarke Tucker, Democratic candidate for Arkansas’s 2nd Congressional District, today released a statement condemning the separation of children from their parents along the United States’ southern border. Between October 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018 at least 2,700 children were split from their parents, 1,995 of whom were separated in the six-week…
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Clarke Tucker Responds to Dishonest Attack Ads in New Video

LITTLE ROCK — Clarke Tucker, Democratic candidate for Arkansas’s 2nd Congressional District, is up with a new television ad this morning. The video shows Tucker responding to misleading claims made by two-term incumbent, Rep. French Hill, and sets the record straight on Tucker’s experience as a bipartisan dealmaker who has worked on behalf of Arkansans to…
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Former Gov. Beebe, Former Gov. And Sen. David Pryor Endorse Clarke Tucker

LITTLE ROCK — The Clarke Tucker for Congress campaign announced today the endorsements of two of the state’s most highly-regarded Arkansas Democratic political leaders. Former Governor Mike Beebe and former Governor and U.S. Senator David Pryor have officially thrown their support behind Clarke Tucker in Arkansas’s 2nd Congressional race. “Clarke Tucker is innovative, hard-working, and…
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Members of the Little Rock Nine Endorse Clarke Tucker for U.S. Congress

LITTLE ROCK — The Clarke Tucker for Congress campaign announced today the endorsement of three pioneers in the Civil Rights Movement, Carlotta Walls LaNier, Ernest Green, and Elizabeth Eckford — all three members of the historic Little Rock Nine. Citing Tucker’s personal story and his public record fighting for all Arkansans, the three civil rights…
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BREAKING: New Poll Shows Clarke Tucker Within One Point of Incumbent French Hill

LITTLE ROCK — In a hypothetical matchup in the race for Arkansas’s 2nd Congressional District, Clarke Tucker is neck and neck with GOP incumbent French Hill.  A new poll from Public Policy Polling released this morning shows Clarke Tucker (44%) within one point of Rep. French Hill (45%) when voters are presented with information about…
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Race to Watch: Clarke Tucker Moves AR-02 to ‘Lean-Republican’ Category in Latest Cook Political Report

LITTLE ROCK — In a move demonstrating the competitiveness of the race for Arkansas’s 2nd Congressional District, Cook Political Reporting has moved AR-02 from ‘Likely Republican’ to ‘Lean Republican’ territory due to Democratic Candidate Clarke Tucker’s dominant performance thus far. The announcement came Wednesday morning and cited Tucker’s experience in public service, powerful personal story,…
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