McConnell in Arkansas for Boozman

Arkansas Republican John Boozman got some help from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. The Kentucky Republican was in Little Rock, Ark., to raise money for Boozman’s challenge to Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.).

Boozman said he was “grateful” for the help.

“Senator McConnell has long led the fight for a limited federal government, fiscal responsibility and the common-sense values that are lacking in the left-wing agenda,” the congressman said in a statement. “I am grateful for Senator McConnell’s leadership and support for my campaign.”

Lincoln, meanwhile, is making several stops Tuesday around the state. Her campaign used McConnell’s visit to hit Boozman.

“It’s no wonder Congressman Boozman brought ultimate Washington insider Mitch McConnell to Arkansas to raise money for his campaign,” Katie Laning Niebaum, a spokeswoman for Lincoln, said in a statement. “Boozman and McConnell are two of a kind, who have repeatedly obstructed disaster aid for Arkansas farmers and unemployment assistance for Arkansans searching for a job.”