posted: 12/07/2013 4:05 a.m.
Facing a standoff in the Senate, the top Democrats and Republicans on Congress’ military panels are working on a backup plan to ensure that they complete a far-reaching defense policy bill before year’s end.
posted: 12/07/2013 3:23 a.m.
Recalls are being pursued for three members of the Texarkana Board of Directors, but an effort to recall Ward 6 Director Sue Johnson is now off the table.
posted: 12/06/2013 8:16 a.m.
HOT SPRINGS — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul's planned visit to Arkansas has been postponed because of the wintry weather.
posted: 12/06/2013 3:16 a.m.
U.S. budget negotiators plan to work this weekend on a possible deal to ease automatic spending cuts to just one year as objections rise from affected groups and lawmakers in both parties, people familiar with the talks said.
posted: 12/05/2013 4:57 a.m.
U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., Bible in hand, delivered a spiritual message in a campaign commercial released Wednesday, capturing national media attention and spawning a partisan attack from at least one national Republican group.
posted: 12/05/2013 4:37 a.m.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor on Wednesday quoted the Bible, repeatedly panned his Republican foe and defended his support for President Barack Obama’s federal health-care law enacted by Congress in 2010.
posted: 12/04/2013 4:26 p.m.
Gov. Mike Beebe says "good people" should run for elective office and that Arkansans should support them when they do.
posted: 12/04/2013 12:14 p.m.
LITTLE ROCK — Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor is invoking his Christian faith ahead of next year's election in his latest political speech and campaign ad.
posted: 12/04/2013 4:40 a.m.
Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe said Tuesday that it’s appropriate for his director of appointments to state boards and commissions to also work for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross and Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor.
posted: 12/02/2013 9:40 a.m.
TULSA — Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett is set to be inaugurated for his second term in office.
posted: 12/01/2013 4:29 a.m.
Sick of losing on Election Day, they gathered candidates on their 2014 statewide ticket in a hotel ballroom and bristled at being outspent and outnumbered by political rivals in Texas, whom they talked up as sophisticated and savvy.
posted: 11/29/2013 5:39 a.m.
A month after emerging from a government shutdown at the top of their game, many Democrats in Congress who are newly worried about the party’s re-election prospects are for the first time distancing themselves from President Barack Obama after the disastrous rollout of his healthcare overhaul.
posted: 11/29/2013 5:37 a.m.
A populist backlash against Colorado’s new gun-control laws claimed its third political casualty Wednesday as a Democratic state senator resigned her seat rather than face a recall vote that could have cost her party control of the chamber.
posted: 11/28/2013 12:24 p.m.
WASHINGTON — A month after emerging from a government shutdown at the top of their game, many Democrats in Congress newly worried about the party's re-election prospects are for the first time distancing themselves from President Barack Obama after the disastrous rollout of his health care overhaul.
posted: 11/28/2013 11:27 a.m.
BANGKOK — Thailand's prime minister begged protesters Thursday to call off their sustained anti-government demonstrations and negotiate an end to the nation's latest crisis. But the protesters marched instead to new targets, including the national police headquarters, where they cut power lines.