Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor talks about tough re-election fight

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Arkansas Senator David Pryor is facing one of the toughest re-election battles in the country.  He's a Democratic senator running in a state that has recently voted almost always Republican.

Economic development was at the heart of his campaign swing through the Delta Thursday.

Pryor is facing Republican Congressman Tom Cotton, who's received a lot of support from national Tea Party groups.

He made an appearance on WREG News Channel 3's 'Live at 9' Thursday morning.

To learn more from both candidates, here are their campaign websites: