5 hrs ago
The Washington Monthly
Day's End and Weekend Watch
I don't have any particular Memorial Day rituals, other than making a real effort to think about the meaning of the holiday.
9 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Christie: I'll "welcome" Obama: Ahead of President Obama's trip to New Jersey next week to review the recovery effort in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Gov.
Fri May 24, 2013
Tom Cotton (R-AR) Brings Kim Il-Sungism To The House of Representatives
Not much is known about the Democratic People's Republic of Korea , known widely here in the United States as North Korea.
Exxon still waiting for ruptured Pegasus pipeline test results
Exxon Mobil Corp is still waiting for test results from the ruptured section of its 95,000 barrel-per-day Pegasus pipeline, almost two months after it spewed 5,000 barrels of oil into an Arkansas suburb, the company said on Friday.
Governmental Coalition Asks Exxon to Remove Pegasus Pipeline from Lake Maumelle Watershed
A coalition of Central Arkansas government officials has sent a list of requests to ExxonMobil and the Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration to be completed before restarting the Pegasus Pipeline.
Bloomberg gun group zeroes in on Mark Pryor
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun-control group is launching a new ad campaign aimed at Democratic Sen.
Gun control group to spend against Pryor
Politico reports that the gun control group backed by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is following through with plans to buy TV time - $350,000 worth - criticizing U.S. Sen.
Thu May 23, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
Here's Why Gun Control Could Be A Defining Issue For Senators In The 2014 Election
Senators' votes on a recently failed amendment to expand background checks on gun purchase s could have reverberations in the 2014 election, a new Washington Post/ABC News poll suggests .
The City Wire
Pryor talks guns, immigration, farm policy
U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., who faces re-election in 2014, offered a lengthy interview with radio station KASU 91.9 FM and discussed a number of hot button issues including disaster aid, immigration and gun control.
The City Wire
The deceased and fantastically brilliant comedian Mitch Hedberg once quipped that he wore a necklace "cause I wanna know when I'm upside down." Well, when the detached and fantastically buffoonish U.S. Sen.
Tom Cotton's attack on the Constitution
Several people sent links this morning to yet another odd performance by U.S. Rep.
The City Wire
Shoffner resigns job as Arkansas Treasurer
After intense political pressure from Democrats and Republicans, Arkansas State Treasurer Martha Shoffner has resigned from office in the midst of facing federal charges of extortion and bribery.
Wed May 22, 2013
ExxonMobil has a plan for Lake Maumelle watershed
Leslie Newell Peacock hopes to follow directly with a little something about a meeting today of Little Rock, Central Arkansas Water, ExxonMobil and other people over the Pegasus pipeline that runs through 18 miles of CAW's watershed, including along the shore of Lake Maumelle, the region's water supply.
Arkansas church makes national news for opposition to gay Scouts
The Boy Scouts of America may decide tomorrow to lift its ban on gay scouts . As a symbol of opposition, NBC News found Eagle Heights Baptist Church in Harrison, Ark., whose pastor says his church will no longer sponsor a Cub Scout pack if gay boys are allowed to be members.
Ark. treasurer resigns amid charges she took cash
Arkansas' state treasurer resigned Tuesday after being accused of accepting at least $36,000 cash in exchange for steering business to an investment broker, bowing to bipartisan calls to step down or face removal from office.
Tue May 21, 2013
AR Treasurer Resigns Amid Extortion Allegations
Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner has resigned. Shoffner, 68, was arrested at her home in Newport on Saturday by the FBI on extortion charges.
Mississippi Business Journal
Bill exempting small farms from fuel storage regs passes Senate
Legislation to exempt small farms from Environmental Protection Agency fuel storage requirements has been incorporated into the Senate-passed Water Resources Development Act of 2013 , according to a release from U.S. Sen.
Mon May 20, 2013
Watch Sens. Boozman and Pryor talk about the Internet econmy
Roby Brock will moderate the Google+Hangout on how Arkansas's faring in the Internet economy.
Officials say Shoffner should resign
A number of officials said Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner should resign after she allegedly took cash from a broker who managed state funds.
Sun May 19, 2013
Sunday morning: IRS, Kochs and movies
Not much new to report this morning. If all goes well, I'm going to catch at least three movies today at the Little Rock Film Festival .