5 hrs ago
Congressional Approval Drops to Lowest Recorded in a March Midterm Year
Americans are anything but ecstatic about the work being done on Capitol Hill. Congress's overall job approval rating is at only 15 percent, the lowest in March of any midterm year, according to Gallup .
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9 hrs ago
Special interests: Tom Cotton junkets and votes with them, but...
Special interests: Tom Cotton junkets and votes with them, but can't get ahead. New poll has it 46-46.
13 hrs ago
First on CNN: Republicans hit Landrieu over climate change talk-a-thon
Nearly 30 senators staged an overnight debate on the Senate floor Monday night through Tuesday morning, trying to bring attention to what they say is a dire need to combat climate change with legislative action.
14 hrs ago
The Daily Caller
Mark Pryor's mess: Why he attacked Tom Cotton's 'sense of...
You've probably heard about it. It might be the biggest gaffe in the most hotly contested U.S. Senate race this year.
16 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Liberals burn colleagues on global warming.
Someone in the hermetically sealed bubble of the White House and Democratic Senate leadership must have thought it was a good idea to stage an all-night talk-a-thon Monday into Tuesday on the subject of climate change .
20 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Indonesian Navy pilots check their map during a search operation for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight near the Malacca straits on March 10. This isn't exactly shocking considering the red-state incumbent's voting record.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Weekly Standard
Democratic Legislature Passes Late-Term Abortion Limit in West Virginia
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Now it's the Dems talking all night, about climate
By The Associated Press With their abs aglow, the fighters of "300: Rise of an Empire" dominated the box office with $45 million in the movie's opening weekend.
National Public Radio
Senate Democrats Plan All-Night Session On Climate
At least 28 senators were expected to participate in the dusk-to-dawn talkathon, including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada.
State Education Department sidesteps complaint about creationism
The state Education Department won't act on a complaint of teaching of religion by a charter school operator with schools in Arkansas.
Minimum wage votes helped Democrats in 2006. Will 2014 be a repeat?
Republicans blocking a minimum wage increase might want to reflect on what happened in 2006 : Republicans might have overcome those hurdles [war in Iraq and the botched response to Hurricane Katrina] in Missouri and Montana had it not been for the minimum wage issues there.
1,000 jobs forecast in Peco Foods new chicken processing venture in Northeast Arkansas
Gov. Mike Beebe joined officials of Peco Foods today to announce a $165 million chicken processing venture in Randolph and Clay Counties , a project that is said to hold the potential of 1,000 jobs.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Las Vegas Review Journal
Mark Pryor gets blistered by hometown newspaper
If you are looking for a canary in the mineshaft for the 2014 mid-term elections, pay attention to Arkansas.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Log Cabin Democrat
Filing period highlights Arkansas shift
With contested primaries for five statewide offices, two congressional seats and about two dozen legislative posts, Arkansas Republicans ended the filing period last week with a clear sign of how much the political landscape has changed in the state.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Democrats' push for minimum wage hike stalls in Senate
Democrats have been trumpeting their support for a hefty minimum wage increase in the run-up to November's midterm elections .
Little Rock Air Force Base in line for 10 C-130Js
Reports have emerged that Little Rock Air Force Base is in line for a major infusion of the Air Force's most advanced cargo plane.
Don't Cut Medicare! say Senators
Seeking to protect a program roughly 50 million Americans rely on, a group of senators introduced legislation on Thursday to stave off cuts to Medicare.
NPR's Liberal Geography: Our Taxes pay for an outfit having ...
Democrats from President Barack Obama's very own party joined Republicans derailing Obama's nominee , Debo Adegbile, for the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department.
On Native GroundHOW Katrina and Its Aftermath Swept Away the G.O.P.
AT THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION, DENVER, Colo., Aug. 27, 2008 -- On the southernmost fringes of Democratic convention territory here, in a nondescript hotel dining room in suburban Douglas County, Colo., 17 miles from the downtown Pepsi Center where the convention's business is being conducted, 47 Arkansas delegates seemed to have a little ... (more)
Thu Mar 06, 2014
NH Gop - Shaheen Votes for Radical Obama Nominee Who Defended Unrepentant Cop Killer
Debo Adgebile was rejected in a 47-52 vote to become the next United States Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights.