Unformatted text preview: and AR VI.First female GOP to be elected to the senate from a southern state = Hutchison VII. Ollie North divided GOP – very controversial VIII. The GOP gains again moved ahead in the peripheral south in 1996 when AR rep. Hutchinson defeated democratic attorney general Bryant for a seat previously held by veteran democrat Pryor A. Hutchinson = Baptist minister and co-owner of Christian radio station i. Leader of state’s religious right political movement ii. Excelled in one-on-one politics IX.Warner’s narrow victory indicated that even apparently secure GOP incumbents needed to run aggressive campaigns against determined and financially potent democratic opponents...
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- Fall '08
- United States Senate, incumbents A. GOP, GOP A. Tennessee, B. GOP Coverdell