Sen. Mark PryorMark Lunsford PryorBottom line Everybody wants Joe Manchin Cotton glides to reelection in Arkansas MORE (D-Ark.) is pushing back against Rep. Tom CottonTom Bryant CottonEx-Rep. Abby Finkenauer running for Senate in Iowa Poll: Trump leads 2024 GOP primary trailed by Pence, DeSantis Republicans raise concerns about Olympians using digital yuan during Beijing Games MORE's (R-Ark.) recent TV attacks on immigration, using quotes from Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) to do so.

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Pryor is up with a new ad featuring McCain's quote that "anyone who calls it amnesty is not being intellectually honest," firing back at a recent Cotton ad that says Pryor "voted for amnesty [and] citizenship for illegals."

"Mark Pryor voted the same way as John McCain and many other Republican senators," Pryor's ad fires back. "Secure the border first. Pryor voted no amnesty, 20,000 new border agents, a 700-mile fence and a long-term solution. It's tough but fair. While Congressman Cotton voted to cut funding for border protection and played politics with our security."

With the ongoing humanitarian crisis at the border, immigration has taken on renewed life as a 2014 campaign issue in a number of states.

Pryor and Cotton are locked in a tight race, according to polls.