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Arkansas governor confident Congress will revisit health law

posted: 03/24/2017 5:01 p.m. Comments 7

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he believes Congress will ultimately agree on a replacement for the federal health overhaul despite House Republicans failing to dismantle the law.

Arkansas governor signs bill reinstating voter ID law

posted: 03/24/2017 1:58 p.m. Comments 5

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas' governor signed a measure Friday requiring voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot, reinstating a voter ID law that was struck down by the state's highest court more than two years ago.

Trump approves Keystone XL, calling it 'great day' for jobs

posted: 03/24/2017 11:24 a.m. Comments 4

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared it a "great day for American jobs" Friday as he formally green-lighted the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed.

Trump aide with Russia ties offers to talk to House panel

posted: 03/24/2017 11:09 a.m. Comments 2

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, a key figure in investigations into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, has volunteered to be questioned by lawmakers as part of a House probe of the Kremlin's alleged meddling in the 2016 election.

Trump, GOP leaders pull health care bill minutes before vote

updated: 03/24/2017 3:25 p.m. Comments 34

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their "Obamacare" repeal bill off the House floor Friday after it became clear the measure would fail.

Vice President Mike Pence's Little Rock visit canceled

posted: 03/24/2017 9:52 a.m. Comments 18

Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Arkansas has been canceled, an official with the state Republican party says.

Pence to visit Little Rock today, tout health care proposal

posted: 03/24/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 10

WASHINGTON -- As the White House worked to round up votes for the proposed American Health Care Act, Vice President Mike Pence was preparing to travel to Arkansas to focus attention on the issue.

Arkansas Senate OKs concealed-carry limits; bans proposed for State Hospital, UAMS, collegiate sports

posted: 03/24/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 7

The ink is barely dry on a new law that will allow some concealed-carry permit holders to take their guns into many public places, and yet a bill that shot through the Senate on Thursday proposes to exempt some locations.

Trump gives an ultimatum on health bill

posted: 03/24/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 15

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Thursday abandoned negotiations and demanded a make-or-break vote on proposed health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in place and move on to other matters if today's vote fails.

No cases identified to verify FOI claims by Arkansas' 2 university systems, highway department

posted: 03/24/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 5

For weeks, lawyers for Arkansas' two university systems and the state Highway and Transportation Department have told legislators that they face an unfair advantage in court because of the state's public records law.

Sorry for Trump briefing, House panel chief says

updated: 03/24/2017 2:51 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- House Intelligence Committee Democrats said Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., apologized to them Thursday during a private meeting for his handling of revelations about surveillance that could have been collected about President Donald Trump and his associates.

Line drawn to Cyprus in Manafort case

updated: 03/24/2017 2:50 a.m. Comment 1

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government investigation of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, crossed the Atlantic earlier this year to the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus, once known as a haven for money laundering by Russian billionaires.

U.S.: Trump D.C. hotel not in violation of lease

posted: 03/24/2017 2:49 a.m. Comment 1

WASHINGTON -- The federal agency overseeing Donald Trump's lease for a luxury hotel in Washington ruled Thursday that his inauguration as president doesn't violate terms of the agreement barring government officials from profiting from the property.

Democrats vow to snarl Gorsuch's ascent

updated: 03/24/2017 2:47 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats vowed Thursday to impede Judge Neil Gorsuch's path to the Supreme Court, setting up a political showdown with implications for future openings on the high court.

U.S. to OK oil line today, sources say

updated: 03/24/2017 2:45 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's administration will approve the Keystone XL pipeline today, senior U.S. officials said, ending years of delay for a project that has served as a flash point in the national debate about climate change.






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