The race centered on the issue of whether to continue the Arkansas’ “private option” plan to expand Medicaid. [SNIP]
Cooper’s resounding win in a traditionally Democratic corner of the state is good news for Tom Cotton and bad news for Mark Pryor. It speaks not only to the dramatically declining fortunes of Democrats in Arkansas, but also to the unpopularity of anything related to Obamacare. Without Pryor’s vote, Obamacare would not have been enacted.Powerline has an analysis.