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AG hopeful Rutledge not registered to vote in state, clerk says

posted: 09/30/2014 6:22 p.m. Comments 19

The Republican candidate for Arkansas attorney general is no longer a registered Arkansas voter.

2nd debate set up in heated Senate race

posted: 09/30/2014 1:18 p.m. Comments 8

Republican Senate hopeful and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton has agreed to an Oct. 13 public television debate with Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor and two other candidates, setting up the second televised face-off in the heated Arkansas race.

Jeb Bush campaigns for Asa Hutchinson

posted: 09/30/2014 11:32 a.m. Comments 4

SHERWOOD — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is praising fellow Republican Asa Hutchinson's proposal to expand computer science classes in Arkansas schools as the potential 2016 White House hopeful campaigned for Hutchinson's gubernatorial bid.

Bill Clinton to headline rallies for Arkansas Democrats

posted: 09/29/2014 7:38 a.m. Comments 26

LITTLE ROCK — Former President Bill Clinton will headline a series of rallies for Arkansas Democrats next week, lending a hand in the party's efforts to fend off a Republican takeover of his home state's top offices in the November election, party officials announced Monday.

2 state families at top of donors to Pryor, Cotton

posted: 09/28/2014 3:33 a.m. Comments 4

Members of two of Arkansas' wealthiest families -- Stephens in Little Rock and Murphy in El Dorado -- are among the largest contributors so far to the state's nationally important U.S. Senate contest between Democrat Mark Pryor and Republican Tom Cotton.

High-profile names among donors

posted: 09/28/2014 3:17 a.m. Discuss

In the high-tension, high-dollar race for Arkansas’ U.S. Senate seat, incumbent Democrat Mark Pryor can count on some high-wattage donors such as Emmy-winning actor Ted Danson (Cheers, C.S.I.) and movie mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg.

WASHINGTON NEWS IN BRIEF: Arkansans busy with campaigns

posted: 09/28/2014 3:08 a.m. Discuss

With the U.S. House and Senate on recess until after the November election, members of Arkansas' delegation were busy back in their districts and on the campaign trail.

Voter ID an issue in state Senate District 20 race

posted: 09/28/2014 3 a.m. Discuss

In his rematch with state Sen. Robert Thompson, D-Paragould, Corning Republican Blake Johnson is panning Thompson for voting against voter-ID legislation and supporting Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe's vetoes of two anti-abortion measures.

Womack, Brand opposites

posted: 09/28/2014 2:46 a.m. Discuss

Republican Congressman Steve Womack BB expects to spend less than $50,000 on his re-election campaign.

Q&A: Asa Hutchinson and Mike Ross

posted: 09/28/2014 2:43 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette outdoor writer Bryan Hendricks recently met with Arkansas gubernatorial candidates Asa Hutchinson, the Republican nominee, and Mike Ross, the Democratic nominee, to discuss issues of interest to the hunters, anglers and other outdoor enthusiasts of Arkansas.

2 in 2nd District race take off gloves in ads

posted: 09/27/2014 3:10 a.m. Comments 4

The amicable television ad campaigns for 2nd Congressional District candidates Patrick Hays and French Hill ended this week.

Arkansas Senate race among 8 to get final ad push

posted: 09/27/2014 2:56 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- After a summer spent chasing voters with millions of dollars in television ads, some of the biggest spenders in politics have settled on eight Senate races for a final flurry before Election Day.

Ryan visits state to back Hutchinson

posted: 09/27/2014 2:19 a.m. Discuss

Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson is “the perfect kind of partner that we need to better fight poverty,” U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, the Republican vice presidential candidate in 2012, said Wednesday before speaking to about 300 people at a fundraiser for Hutchinson.

Arkansas candidates to talk at aerospace forum

posted: 09/26/2014 7:25 a.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — The major party's nominees for Arkansas' top two constitutional offices are speaking at a forum about issues related to the state's aerospace and defense industries.

Court appoints master in wage increase lawsuit

posted: 09/25/2014 4:31 p.m. Comments 5

Arkansas' highest court has appointed a former state appeals judge to review evidence in the lawsuit that aims to remove a proposed minimum wage increase from the November ballot.

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