posted: 03/09/2014 5 a.m.
More Republicans than Democrats filed for state and federal offices this year, and officials for the parties disagree on what it portends for the Nov. 4 general election.
posted: 03/09/2014 4:49 a.m.
ARLINGTON, Va. — In a concrete high-rise across the river from the nation’s capital, the Hillary Rodham Clinton store is open for business.
posted: 03/09/2014 4:49 a.m.
The farm bill signed by President Barack Obama last month was at first glance the usual boon for soybean growers, catfish farmers and their ilk. But closer examination reveals that the nation’s agriculture policy is increasingly more whole grain than white bread.
posted: 03/09/2014 4:46 a.m.
This is a list of partisan and nonpartisan judicial candidates who filed for office at the state Capitol during the filing period that ended Monday.
posted: 03/09/2014 4:44 a.m.
OXON HILL, Md. — She was not on the speaking program, but Hillary Rodham Clinton had presence at the nation’s largest annual gathering of conservative activists Saturday, as high-profile Republicans launched a dual effort to attack the prospective Democratic presidential candidate and improve the GOP’s long-standing struggle with women voters.
posted: 03/09/2014 4:43 a.m.
WASHINGTON — As conservative activist groups stirred up trouble for establishment Republican Senate candidates in 2010 and 2012, party leaders in Washington first tried to ignore the insurgents, then tried to reason with them and ultimately left it to primary voters to settle the matter.
posted: 03/09/2014 4:42 a.m.
This is a list of independent and write in candidates who filed for office at the state Capitol during the filing period that ended Monday.
posted: 03/09/2014 4:39 a.m.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a new recovery plan for the pallid sturgeon, which lives in the Mississippi River and was first seen in the lower reaches of the Arkansas River in 2011.
posted: 03/08/2014 3:05 a.m.
Bills that would boost the state’s general-revenue budget by $109 million, to $5 billion, sailed through the Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee on Friday with nary a question.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:49 a.m.
U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin said Friday that he was as surprised as anyone to see that he voted against loan guarantees for Ukraine.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:45 a.m.
Despite the fact that Prosecuting Attorney Kyle Hunter issued an opinion Friday saying that there should be no mayoral election in Pine Bluff this year, the Jefferson County Election Commission approved placing former Pine Bluff Mayor Carl Redus Jr. on the Democratic primary ballot for May 20.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:44 a.m.
The landscape changed this week in the race for the 3rd District congressional seat.
posted: 03/07/2014 11:12 a.m.
OXON HILL, Md. — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee on Friday said the United States’ standing in the world has diminished under President Barack Obama and its next leader faces a tough task in rebuilding America’s might.OXON HILL, Md. — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee on Friday said the United States’ standing in the world has diminished under President Barack Obama and its next leader faces a tough task in rebuilding America’s might.
posted: 03/07/2014 9:48 a.m.
Gov. Mike Beebe on Friday morning signed a law that ensures the continuation of funding for the state's private-option Medicaid expansion through June 2015.
posted: 03/07/2014 7:20 a.m.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas lawmakers are taking their first look at legislation outlining the state's $5 billion budget for the coming year.