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Crawford Opposes VA Bill

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, was one of just five House members on Wednesday who voted against a $16.3 billion bill crafted in response to a VA hospital scandal over long waiting lists and falsified records.The bill was approved in the House, 420-5, and is expected to sail through the Senate on Thursday. It would give the VA secretary authority to discipline or … Read More

First District Democrat Jackie McPherson Touts Bipartisan Credentials

Jackie McPherson is a blue-collar, conservative Democrat and he says he’s running for Congress to work across party aisles. The Democratic nominee challenging incumbent GOP First District Cong. Rick Crawford was the speaker at Friday’s Northeast Arkansas Political Animals Club meeting in Jonesboro. “The biggest distinction is my ability to get things done,” McPher… Read More