LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The mother of Rep. John Boozman, senator-elect for Arkansas, has died.
Boozman released a statement Wednesday confirming the death of Marie Boozman. She was 89. In the statement, Boozman said his mother died Tuesday night at a hospice in Van Buren after "courageously battling a lengthy illness." Funeral arrangements were not released.
Boozman beat incumbent Sen. Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., in the Nov. 2 election.