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GOP gubernatorial candidates clash in debate
The two men seeking the GOP nomination in the May 20th primary clashed over several issues at the debate held by the Arkansas Federation of Young Republicans.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
The Health Care Wonkcast Edition
The state of Arkansas appealing a federal judge's ruling striking down the 12-week abortion ban the legislature passed in 2012, the latest in the race for U.S. Senate between Tom Cotton and Mark Pryor, the latest silliness in the judicial eligibility controversy and where we are with health care expansion in Arkansas and nationally - all covered on ... (more)
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Daily Troll: Ross Hunter rejects Senate run. Bellevue fires a cop. Dan Lewis leaving KOMO.
Rep. Ross Hunter, D-Medina - who was considered the strongest potential candidate for the 48th District Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Rodney Tom - announced on his Facebook page today that he will instead run for reelection in the state House.
The City Wire
Ross continues to outpace opponents in fundraising efforts
Fundraising reports for March show former U.S. Rep. Mike Ross out-raised his Republican challengers running for the governor's mansion.
Ark. Dem running for gov files complaint against party for 'unfair treatment'
An Arkansas Democratic candidate for governor reportedly filed a complaint against her state and local party after they allegedly barred her from speaking at an upcoming political dinner.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
AR-Sen: The Fix Explains Why Mark Pryor (D) Isn't The Blanche Lincoln (D) Of 2014
Although some of the polls are from Democratic-leaning groups and each of the polls find him with a razor-thin lead, the fact that a rough handful of surveys found Pryor in the lead is notable given that Pryor is considered one of the most endangered Democrats in the 2014 election cycle.
KATV Little Rock
AR Gubernatorial Candidate Files Complaint Against DPA with NAACP
Arkansas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dr. Lynette Bryant has filed a complaint against the Democratic Party of Arkansas and the Saline County Democratic Party for "unfair treatment" against her candidacy.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Miami Herald
Hutchinson raises $200K in March for governor bid
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson is reporting raising more than $200,000 in March in his campaign for Arkansas governor.
The Washington Post
Dona t call Mark Pryor the a Blanche Lincoln of 2014.a Herea s why.
Sen. Mark Pryor is one of the most vulnerable senators facing reelection in November.
Appeal puts new focus on social issues
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's decision to appeal a ruling striking down Arkansas' 12-week abortion ban isn't just giving hope to conservative activists who want to preserve one of the strictest abortion laws in the country.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Sen. Rodney Tom drops out, former Kirkland mayor only candidate in the 48th District race
One of the most hotly contested races in the state has been brewing between former Kirkland mayor Joan McBride and current Sen. Rodney Tom for his 48th Legislative District seat.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Pryor campaign responds to Cotton's debate proposal
Erik Dorey , Sen. Mark Pryor 's campaign spokesman, sends this statement on Rep. Tom Cotton' s proposal of five "Lincoln-Douglas" style debates : Mark looks forward to debating Congressman Cotton at the appropriate time and in a format where voters statewide can finally hear Mr. Cotton's explanation for recklessly voting to turn Medicare over to ... (more)
The Baxter Bulletin
Ark. abortion ban appeal puts new focus on social issues in election season
LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's decision to appeal a ruling striking down Arkansas' 12-week abortion ban isn't just giving hope to conservative activists who want to preserve one of the strictest abortion laws in the country.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Elections Morning Digest: Angus King threatens to reduce the GOP's magic number by one
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Thu Apr 10, 2014
Johnny Key among three finalists for UA lobbying position
The University of Arkansas has announced its three finalists for the position of vice chancellor for governmental relations , which pays $202,000: * Mac Campbell , a former aide to Sen. Blanche Lincoln * Sen. Johnny Key * Randy Massanelli , state director for Sen. Mark Pryor Juicy list! The final selection will be made by a committee appointed ... (more)
Another poll shows Mark Pryor leading Tom Cotton
For the second time this week , a poll has found Sen. Mark Pryor leading over challenger Rep. Tom Cotton in a tight race.
Mike Ross campaign accuses Asa Hutchinson of hypocrisy on pre-k
The Mike Ross campaign highlights a recent Asa Hutchinson interview in which he appears to endorse a gradual state spending increase for pre-k, even though earlier this month Hutchinson called Ross's pre-k plan "irresponsible" and a "classic example of over-promising in an election year."
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Office of Congressional Ethics dismisses complaint filed by Arkansas...
The Office of Congressional Ethics voted unanimously to dismiss a complaint made by the Arkansas Democratic Party which alleged that U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton may have conducted a radio interview with right-wing talk show host Hugh Hewitt that included an appeal for campaign support while at the U.S. Capitol.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Log Cabin Democrat
Republican candidates debate in Conway
It was a full house at Monday night's debate between Asa Hutchinson and Curtis Coleman, Republican candidates for state Governor.
Wage proposal could have coattails
When Arkansas last raised the state's minimum wage, it was pitched to lawmakers as an alternative to a wage hike that supporters had hoped to put on the ballot.