Friday, January 29, 2010

Boozman to Run for U.S. Senate

       LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A source says Republican congressman John Boozman will challenge two-term incumbent Democrat Blanche Lincoln this year for one of Arkansas' U.S. Senate seats. He will be the third of Arkansas' four congressmen to scrap a re-election bid.

Boozman is the 10th Republican to enter the race. The source said the Republican from northwestern Arkansas would announce his decision Feb. 6. The source spoke on condition of anonymity so as to not undermine the official announcement.

Democratic congressmen Marion Berry and Vic Snyder announced
this month they would not seek re-election.

Boozman has been in Congress since 2001. His office said the
congressman planned an "important announcement" in Little Rock on
Feb. 6.

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