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Early auditions for the Republican Party's next presidential contest are in full swing at the largest US annual gathering of conservative activists, where ex-presidential candidates and a few new potential White House contenders tried out their speeches.
Gov. Bobby Jindal placed 10th in the annual presidential straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Committee conference in Washington D.C. There were 25 potential candidates on the ballot.
Ross said his education platform would also include more local control over curricula and flexibility to meet community needs.
President Vladimir Putin 's spokesman lashed out at the West on Friday and defended Russia's actions in Ukraine , but said he hoped a new Cold War would not break out despite "extremely deep disagreements."
Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe signed into law a measure that continues funding for the state's private-option Medicaid plan until June 2015.
Members of the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce received an update Friday morning on the current state of the so-called Private Option, Arkansas' answer to the Affordable Care Act , where money that would be spent on Medicaid coverage for poor Arkansans is instead used to purchase private insurance for individuals generally earning less than ... (more)
A new report, "Arkansas's Big Health Problems and How We Plan to Solve Them," shows short life expectancy, high infant mortality and low health literacy are three of the most pressing public health concerns in Arkansas.
Mike Maggio is a judge in Arkansas. He is also a big LSU fan. He is also the commenter geauxjudge on an LSU fan site, and he posts some peachy comments there about sluts, gays, minorities, rodeo sex fantasies, and this one time he presided over Charlize Theron's son's adoption.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md., Friday, March 7, 2014.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says the United States' standing in the world has diminished under President Barack Obama and its next leader faces a tough task in rebuilding America's might.
Former governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee delivers remarks during the 41st Annual Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor.
Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee speaks at the 41st Annual Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md., on March 7. Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee pleased the crowded ballroom at CPAC this morning as he slammed President Obama's foreign policy, echoing criticism ... (more)
Not surprisingly Arkansas was in the top 10, which should be read as the bottom 10. But we always are.
I'm not sure that this really counts as good news, but for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie it must feel like it, at least relatively speaking: In a new Washington Post -ABC News poll, more Americans-47 percent-say they would at least consider voting for Christie in 2016, more than any other Republican tested.
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