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Carson stops to stump in state

posted: 08/28/2015 5:34 a.m. Comments 18

A self-described Washington outsider visited Arkansas on Thursday and told more than 2,000 people that politicians are overrated.

Cash lag dogs Democrats in 2016 race

posted: 08/28/2015 5:15 a.m. Discuss

The Democratic National Committee barely has more cash than it does IOUs, and it is being outraised month after month by the Republican committee.

Huckabee picks chief for Iowa campaign

posted: 08/28/2015 5:03 a.m. Discuss

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee announced Thursday that he has hired someone to lead his Iowa campaign.

GOP candidate Ben Carson speaks at state Capitol

posted: 08/27/2015 1:52 p.m. Comments 9

Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson spoke on the steps of the Arkansas Capitol on Thursday, saying that as a Washington, D.C., outsider, his platform is one that can reach all Americans.

Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists

posted: 08/27/2015 11:41 a.m. Comments 17

CLEVELAND — Hillary Rodham Clinton is drawing parallels between terrorists and the Republican presidential candidates when it comes to their views on women.

COMMANDMENTS FIGHTING WORDS: Atheists vow to put up 'no-gods' statue

posted: 08/27/2015 5:27 a.m. Comments 49

If Christians post the Ten Commandments at the state Capitol, instructing Arkansans to honor "the LORD thy God," then atheists say they want to erect a monument declaring "There are no gods."

Univision's Ramos new Trump media target

posted: 08/27/2015 5:22 a.m. Comment 1

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has opened up a new media feud, taking on another popular TV news personality even as his appearances continue to draw big ratings.

Congress seat aim of Curry

posted: 08/27/2015 4:47 a.m. Discuss

Former Little Rock School Board member Dianne Curry said Wednesday that she's seeking the 2nd Congressional District seat -- held by Little Rock Republican French Hill -- and wants to work on improving the economy, education and health care.

Milligan ethics-complaint filer retracts special-ad-rate claim

posted: 08/27/2015 4:42 a.m. Discuss

Attorney Matt Campbell of Little Rock has submitted a revised ethics complaint against state Treasurer Dennis Milligan and removed his allegation that Milligan's campaign got special newspaper advertising rates that were lower than those offered to other candidates.

Democratic hopeful Clinton to attend fundraiser in LR

posted: 08/27/2015 4:33 a.m. Discuss

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is scheduled to appear on Sept. 21 in Little Rock at a fundraiser for the Hillary for America campaign.

Dianne Curry announces campaign for 2nd District seat

posted: 08/26/2015 1:41 p.m. Comment 1

Ex-Little Rock School Board member Dianne Curry said Wednesday that she will run for U.S. Rep. French Hill's seat in Arkansas' 2nd Congressional District in the 2016 election.

Still trying to thwart Iran nuke deal, Cotton tells LR crowd

posted: 08/26/2015 5:25 a.m. Comments 9

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton said Tuesday that he's not ready to give up trying to persuade his colleagues to block the Iran nuclear agreement negotiated by President Barack Obama's administration and five other nations.

High revenue shrinks U.S. deficit

posted: 08/26/2015 5:17 a.m. Discuss

An unforeseen flood of revenue is shrinking federal deficits to the lowest level of President Barack Obama's tenure, Congress' nonpartisan budget adviser said Tuesday.

Bush faces criticism over citizenship comments

posted: 08/26/2015 5:01 a.m. Discuss

Jeb Bush went to the Veterans of Foreign Wars post to talk about veterans' affairs, but two words hung over the event in a Denver suburb Tuesday: "anchor babies."

To seek $1M to aid youths, governor says

posted: 08/26/2015 4:53 a.m. Discuss

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday that he will ask lawmakers for $1 million in rainy-day money to hire 40 more staff members for the child-welfare division of the Department of Human Services.





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