posted: 10/05/2015 5:45 a.m.
CONWAY -- Mayor Tab Townsell is weighing whether to appoint Conway's next police chief or to choose a long-term interim chief instead.
posted: 10/05/2015 4:59 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who is chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said Sunday that he will challenge the current majority leader when the House holds leadership elections to replace outgoing Speaker John Boehner.
posted: 10/05/2015 4:54 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden is throwing his unequivocal support behind letting transgender people serve openly in the U.S. military, as the Obama administration considers whether and when to lift a long-standing ban.
posted: 10/05/2015 4:54 a.m.
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Just days after a deadly shooting in Oregon, Hillary Rodham Clinton will unveil new gun-control measures today aimed at strengthening background checks on gun buyers and eliminating legal immunity for sellers.
posted: 10/04/2015 10:58 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden is throwing his unequivocal support behind letting transgender people serve openly in the U.S. military, as the Obama administration considers whether and when to lift the longstanding ban.
posted: 10/04/2015 10:44 a.m.
WASHINGTON — GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah announced Sunday that he is running for House speaker in a longshot challenge to Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California, adding a new dose of turmoil for reeling House Republicans.
updated: 10/04/2015 4:40 a.m.
It's a tumultuous time for House Republicans, with leadership elections this week heightening the disarray. Dissatisfied lawmakers are casting about for new choices, and a surprise long-shot challenger is emerging in the speaker's race.
updated: 10/04/2015 4:13 a.m.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton proposed Saturday that the military amend dishonorable-discharge records for gays and transgender people who were expelled from military service because of their sexual orientation.
updated: 10/04/2015 4:12 a.m.
Eight Arkansas schools were among hundreds honored over the weekend by the Clinton Foundation's Alliance for a Healthier Generation at a meeting in Washington.
posted: 10/03/2015 4:27 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Friday he won't sign another temporary government funding bill after the current one expires Dec. 11, insisting that congressional Republicans and Democrats work out a long-term budget deal with the White House.
updated: 10/03/2015 4:14 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- Arne Duncan announced Friday he will step down after a seven-year tenure as President Barack Obama's education secretary.
posted: 10/03/2015 3:37 a.m.
A sapling taken from outside Anne Frank's house in Amsterdam traveled more than 4,500 miles to become part of a permanent exhibit outside the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock.
posted: 10/03/2015 3:30 a.m.
Hot Springs Republicans Les Warren and Richard Midkiff said Friday that they're vying for the state House seat held by departing Hot Springs Democrat John Vines.
posted: 10/03/2015 3:23 a.m.
Former President George W. Bush attended a $2,700-per-person lunch fundraiser on his brother's behalf in Rogers on Friday.
posted: 10/03/2015 3:18 a.m.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Friday that there is "significant momentum" for increasing trade with Cuba, but Congress must take the next step.