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KATV Little Rock
Hutchinson leads Ross in latest poll
The results of a new poll in the Arkansas Governor's race shows Republican Asa Hutchinson has a 5 point lead over Democrat Mike Ross.
17 hrs ago
Pryor leads Cotton in internal poll
Sen. Mark Pryor has a six-point lead over Rep. Tom Cotton in a new poll from Pryor's campaign obtained by The Hill.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Honest Asa? The papers don't lie
HONEST: Asa Hutchinson twice swore he should get a tax break to which he wasn't entitled.
Walmart cards kid, loses dad as customer
This story from Iowa prompts a question of whether any Arkansas Walmart customers have encountered this.
The Bagman Papers: Ethics report on Baker, Morton, Maggio and Co.
Political junkies might like to read the 46-page report by the Arkansas Ethics Commission staff that arose following complaints about campaign contributions to former judicial candidate Mike Maggio .
Could you live on the minimum wage?
Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland spent a wee k living on the minimum wage . He is working with a campaign, Live the Wage, working for an increase in the minimum.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Hutchinson improperly took tax credit on 2 homes
Joe Thompson, the office's chief assessment administrator, said Hutchinson claimed the $350 per year credit for homes in Benton and Pulaski counties in the tax years 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Democrats build campaign on minimum wage
John Lyon writes about a familiar topic - the Arkansas Democratic Party's hope to use a minimum wage increase as a key issue across the spectrum of candidates seeking office in November.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Why is Bob Buckhorn so subdued about Charlie Crist's campaign?
How boring: Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn is poised to skate into a second term next March without a serious challenge.
Log Cabin Democrat
Brawner: Must the governor be a Farm Bureau member?
Do you know how to join Farm Bureau, and if you didn't, would that mean you couldn't be governor? I'm asking because, during a joint appearance Tuesday at a Farm Bureau meeting, Asa Hutchinson and Mike Ross were asked if they were members.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Stacy Hurst tacks against GOP messaging with support for private option
My column this week questions whether there's room for a moderate in the Arkansas Republican Party.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Pryor-Cotton debate open line
The line is open and you can see our video headline report above. Lead topic in the roundup is David Ramsey's deep and even-handed look at Republican Rep. Tom Cotton, who's challenging Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor .
Governor Candidates Want Alcohol Sales Decided At Local Level
The two major-party candidates for Arkansas governor are on the same page when it comes to a statewide vote on alcohol sales.
Change of leadership at Walmart U.S.
Bill Smith, 54, is out after four years as CEO of Walmart U.S . and Greg Foran , who's been CEO of Walmart Asia, is in.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
AR-Gov: Mike Ross (D) Pushes Domestic Violence Plan Inspired By HuffPost Report
The Democratic nominee for governor of Arkansas, Mike Ross, spoke out about his plan to combat domestic violence on MSNBC Wednesday, highlighting the tragic death of 21-year-old Laura Aceves as a motivating factor.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Oops. Farmer Asa hits a boulder plowing the agri vote
The place: a Northwest Arkanass forum sponsored by the Farm Bureau . The candidates: Democrat Mike Ross and Republican Asa Hutchinson .
Chris Christie adds Arkansas to travel list next month
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stopped at a diner in Greenwich Conn. while stumping for Connecticut Republican gubernatorial hopeful Tom Foley and was stopped by a woman who compared his kiss to one she received from former President George W. Bush, the man who appointed Christie U.S. Attorney for New Jersey.
Asa may waffle, but the private option is here to stay
Ernie Dumas gives Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson a jab for dodging a position on the private option expansion of Medicaid , while Democrat Mike Ross is loudly proclaiming his support for a plan crafted by Republican legislators.
Prisons reform moving to top of '15 agenda
With prison officials seeking up to $100 million for a new facility and both gubernatorial candidates offering competing public safety plans, prison reform is moving to the top of the agenda for lawmakers when they return to the state Capitol next year.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Behind the News
The state's general election campaign really got under way Friday with a series of debates sponsored by the Arkansas Press Association during its annual convention in Hot Springs.