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David Catanese has a story up today in U.S. News and World Report looking at Democratic candidates going after their Republican opponents for their support of the Ryan budget , accusing them of seeking to voucherize Medicare and cut benefits for seniors.
Arkansas' March jobless rate of 6.9% ends 61 consecutive months that the rate was at or above 7%, and the drop was helped by significant year-over-year job gains in the state's tourism industry, the retail sector and the education and health services sector.
One challenge for Republicans running in 2014 is how to handle the fact that millions of people are gaining coverage under the Affordable Care Act .
The D-G reports this morning that the per-person cost of the private option for the month of April thus far is $496, which is about $18 above the monthly per-person spending cap set by the feds.
An underdog Democratic candidate for governor in Arkansas claims she's getting the shaft from her own party.
Editor's note: This is the second part of a two-part series on the Pryor-Cotton race.
We've noted before that while Rep. Tom Cotton wants to repeal Obamacare , he refuses to take a position on whether the state made the right decision in pursuing the private option policy, which uses Medicaid funds to purchase health insurance for low-income Arkansans.
The Democratic Party of Arkansas is doing some bragging, as their congressional candidates out-raised opponents in the first quarter this year: AR-01: Jackie McPherson Outraised Rep. Crawford.
Greg Sargent at the Washington Post highlights the Arkansas Blog's recent coverage of Rep. Tom Cotton , who offered a somewhat garbled message on health care.
All three surveys indicate there's no frontrunner in the very early hunt for the GOP presidential nomination in the state that votes first in the race for the White House.
A day after the Arkansas Lottery Legislative Oversight Committee passed a motion against the lottery adding video monitor games, the Arkansas Lottery Commission today approved adding the game s, which Lottery Director Bishop Woosley pitched as a way to reach to boost revenues for the flagging lottery.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas and Arkansas Public Law Center today filed a lawsuit challenging the state's voter ID law.
Arkansans are known for being predictably unpredictable at the ballot box. For candidates running for office in 2014, it makes things more complicated.
The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department reports that the I-55 bridge over the Mississippi River has been reopened after being shutdown following a barge strike.
Stargazers last night caught a glimpse of the "Blood Moon," the first total lunar eclipse in more than two year.