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Ebola ad on Cotton accurate, Pryor says

posted: 08/28/2014 3:57 a.m. Discuss

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor held a news conference Wednesday to defend a television advertisement released this week that accuses his Republican opponent, U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, of voting to cut funding that prepares America for an Ebola outbreak.

Christie in state to raise money, tout Hutchinson

posted: 08/28/2014 3:52 a.m. Discuss

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie raised money for Arkansas Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday and warned that Democratic gubernatorial nominee Mike Ross would raise taxes and bring Washington-style politics to Arkansas if elected.

Christie campaigns in Arkansas for Hutchinson

updated: 08/27/2014 6:29 p.m. Comments 11

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is campaigning in Arkansas on behalf of Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson's campaign.

Complaint against Witt filed by GOP

posted: 08/27/2014 2:19 a.m. Discuss

The Republican Party of Arkansas filed a complaint Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission alleging that the campaign for Democratic 4th Congressional District candidate James Lee Witt had violated two federal election rules by omitting information on campaign materials.

Huckabee endorses Cotton for Senate

posted: 08/25/2014 5:37 p.m. Comments 3

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee announced his endorsement of U.S. Senate candidate Tom Cotton to reporters Monday at a news conference at Central Flying Service on his way to Rogers.

Huckabee visits Arkansas amid GOP election push

posted: 08/25/2014 10:39 a.m. Comments 3

Amid a Republican push for its candidates as the 2014 election cycle enters its home stretch, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is returning to the state.

Ross, Hutchinson battle on budget

posted: 08/23/2014 3:14 a.m. Discuss

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Mike Ross warned county officials Friday about Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson's tax-cut plan, saying Hutchinson wants to cut income taxes by $100 million in his first year and then worry about balancing the budget and funding public education, Medicaid and public safety programs.

Only one on ballot for Eureka Springs mayor

posted: 08/23/2014 3:12 a.m. Discuss

For the first time in at least 30 years, a candidate is running unopposed for mayor of Eureka Springs.

Ross, Hutchinson argue over state budget planning

updated: 08/22/2014 12:43 p.m. Comments 3

Arkansas gubernatorial candidates Asa Hutchinson and Mike Ross each say Gov. Mike Beebe approves of their tax plans, though it was Ross who drew the endorsement from the fellow Democrat.

Romney endorses Cotton in NLR appearance

updated: 08/21/2014 11:09 a.m. Comments 13

Former Massachusetts Gov. and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney formally endorsed Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Cotton on Thursday in North Little Rock, saying the race between Cotton and Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor is critical to the GOP's efforts to win control of the Senate.

Nate Steel announces legislative agenda

posted: 08/21/2014 10:38 a.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — Democratic attorney general hopeful Nate Steel says sex offenders should no longer be eligible for parole and should be required to carry driver's licenses with a special imprint.

Sen. Boozman to tour hospital in Jonesboro

posted: 08/21/2014 7:15 a.m. Discuss

JONESBORO — Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman is scheduled to tour the new NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro.

Romney to campaign for Cotton in North Little Rock

posted: 08/21/2014 7:06 a.m. Comments 3

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will be campaigning in Arkansas for GOP Congressman Tom Cotton in Cotton's bid to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor.

U.S. House majority leader stumps for Hill in LR

posted: 08/21/2014 4:07 a.m. Discuss

U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy stood in front of 350 miles of unused pipes at Welspun Tubular in Little Rock on Wednesday morning advocating for completion of the Keystone XL pipeline and promoting Arkansas Republicans.

Hutchinson gets Romney’s support

posted: 08/21/2014 3:56 a.m. Discuss

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, endorsed Arkansas Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday and then held a fundraiser for Hutchinson's campaign.

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