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Rick Crawford Representing Arkansas' First District
U.S. Congressman Rick Crawford Representing Arkansas' First District

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    Smooth sailing: No partisan Super Tuesday battles for these candidates

    Smooth sailing: No partisan Super Tuesday battles for these candidates Written by: Stephanie Akin Published by: Roll Call More than a dozen House and Senate incumbents sailed through Super Tuesday without a primary challenger and will be almost guaranteed to keep their seats in the next Congress, in spite of a competitive election year when billions of dollars could be spent to influence voters. For some, winning their parties’ nominations Tuesday was all it took, and even that was a formality s...

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    EOD Soldier earns first place in bomb competition

    EOD Soldier earns first place in bomb competition Written by: Clemens Gaines Published by: Defense Visual Information Distribution Service Staff Sgt. Nickolas Brodock was selected as the top explosive ordnance technician in the U.S. Bomb Technician Association’s annual competition in December. For his demonstrated capability as an EOD technician, Brodock received several special mementos from three congressmen, members of the EOD Caucus, at a Feb. 26 reception in the Rayburn House Office Buildin...

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    Signal to Noise: A Wake Up Call in a Bag of Dead Chickens

    Signal to Noise: A Wake Up Call in a Bag of Dead Chickens Written by: John Herath Published by: Ag Web News that a bag of dead birds was seized from a passenger arriving in the U.S. from China raised a number of red flags for Cong. Rick Crawford (R-Ark.) who is in the rare position of sitting on both the Agriculture and Intelligence Committees in the House. What scares the congressman is what we don't know about those birds because of outdated protocols. "'I've been in contact with CDP (Customs ...

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    Republicans boycott House intelligence hearing to protest 'inadequate oversight' of spy agencies

    Republicans boycott House intelligence hearing to protest 'inadequate oversight' of spy agencies Written by: Zachary Halaschak Published by: Washington Examiner Republican members of the House Intelligence Committee are taking a stand against Chairman Adam Schiff’s "inadequate oversight" of the U.S. Intelligence Community. California Rep. Devin Nunes, the ranking member, and his fellow Republicans boycotted a subcommittee hearing Wednesday to protest the Democratic-led panel's refusal to schedul...

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    Congressman Crawford Discusses Agriculture, Budgets, Impeachment

    Congressman Crawford Discusses Agriculture, Budgets, Impeachment Written by: Johnathan Reaves Published by: KASU In this Congressional interview, I talked with Congressman Rick Crawford about agriculture, President Trump's proposed budget, and work in the House that is taking place. Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.

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    WTAS: Support for President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union Address

    WTAS: Support for President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union Address Published by: whitehouse.gov Members of Congress Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY): “I was proud to attend President Trump’s State of the Union address and hear him discuss the crucial work we’re doing together for the American people.” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA): “America is better off because of President Trump’s policies. As we heard this evening, in just a few short years this administration...

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    Lawmakers from state tout speech

    Lawmakers from state tout speech Written by: Frank E. Lockwood Published by: Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette President Donald Trump got a rousing welcome Tuesday from members of the all-Republican Arkansas congressional delegation. They stood and cheered repeatedly throughout the evening. Afterward, they praised his State of the Union address and his stewardship of the nation thus far. "I thought the speech was great. The best yet," said U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton of Dardanelle. Trump has a first-...

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    3 D.C. lawmakers back abortion bill

    3 D.C. lawmakers back abortion bill Written by: Kat Stromquist Published by: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Three of four members of the Arkansas congressional delegation have co-sponsored a bill aiming to block federal funding for Planned Parenthood for a year unless the group certifies that it won't perform or fund abortions. U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford last week backed HR369, called the "Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2019." U.S. Reps. Bruce Westerman and French Hill also are listed among 125 co-spo...

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    U.S. Rep. Crawford makes changes to his D.C. staff

    U.S. Rep. Crawford makes changes to his D.C. staff Written by: George Jared Published by: Talk Business & Politics U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, has made several changes to his staff in Washington, D.C. Ashley Shelton has been appointed as his legislative director and Kathryn King has been designated as a legislative assistant. Brian Lee has been appointed as a senior policy advisor. “I am excited to announce the following changes to my staff that will give me the additional bandwidth to...

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    House GOP Agriculture Leaders Endorse Darren Duncan For Congress

    House GOP Agriculture Leaders Endorse Darren Duncan For Congress Published by: Effingham Radio Danville, IL -(Effingham Radio)- Conservative Vermilion County Treasurer Darren Duncan, a seventh-generation farmer, has been endorsed by two of the top House Republican Ag Committee members for Illinois 15th Congressional District. Former House Agriculture Committee Chairman and current Ranking Member Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX) and the Rural America Counts PAC, chaired by Rep. Rick Crawford (R-AR) annou...

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