Former Arkansas Congressman John Paul Hammerschmidt dies at the age of 92

Former Republican U.S. Representative John Paul Hammerschmidt dies at age 92 at Regency Hospital in Springdale.  His son, John Arthur Hammerschmidt announced his death. John Paul Hammerschmidt won his first race for Congress in 1966.  He won 12 more elections, including the 1974 race against Bill Clinton, he serve 26 years in office, Hammerschmidt retired from Congress in January 1993.