Romney, McCarthy campaigning in Arkansas - KAIT-Jonesboro, AR-News, weather, sports

Romney, McCarthy campaigning in Arkansas

Posted: Updated:

LITTLE ROCK, AR (AP) - Arkansas Republicans are enlisting the help of former presidential nominee Mitt Romney and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy as a string of national GOP figures visit the state ahead of the November election.

Romney on Wednesday was scheduled to headline a fundraiser for Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson in Jonesboro. McCarthy planned to campaign with 2nd Congressional District candidate French Hill in Little Rock on Wednesday morning, and later with 4th Congressional District candidate Bruce Westerman.

Hutchinson is running against Democratic nominee and fellow ex-congressman Mike Ross. Hill is running against Democratic hopeful Pat Hays, while Westerman faces Democratic nominee James Lee Witt.

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus visited the state on Tuesday, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans to campaign with Hutchinson next week.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow

472 Craighead Co. 766
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 931-8888

FCC Public File
(870) 336-1816
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KAIT. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.