U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., who represents the state's Fourth District, is challenging incumbent Mark Pryor for his seat in the U.S. Senate.
Polls of likely voters indicate the race is considered a toss-up with some polls showing Cotton with a 3 to 4 percentage margin over Pryor.
The race between the two candidates has intensified in recent weeks in advance of the Nov. 4 general election.
U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., has been traveling the state as part of his campaign for re-election to the U.S. Senate and included a visit to The Saline Courier office on Tuesday.
During an interview with The Courier and in his campaign document "What's at Stake: A Study on Tom Cotton's Votes Against Arkansas," Pryor asserts that Cotton has received more than $20 million from the Club for Growth and a group founded by David and Charles Koch.
U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., who is facing a challenge from U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton for his Senate seat, was in Saline County on Tuesday as part of his campaign.
Polls have shown the race to be a toss-up between the two candidates.
Included in Pryor's local visit was a stop at The Saline Courier office, where he answered a number of questions. The questions and Pryor's responses follow.
Question: "Much has been made of your vote in favor of the Affordable Care Act. Looking back on the vote, knowing what you do now, would you change your vote? If so, why, and if not, why not?"