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Ethics complaint on governor tossed

posted: 07/23/2016 5:47 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Ethics Commission dismissed a complaint against Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday for campaigning during "usual office hours."

Arkansans applaud Clinton's pick

updated: 07/23/2016 4:19 a.m. Discuss

Hillary Clinton found not only a running mate she can trust handling executive work but also one who can help her appeal to political centrists, Arkansas Democrats said about U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia after his addition to the Democratic presidential ticket Friday.

Huckabee daughter on Trump trail

updated: 07/23/2016 4:09 a.m. Discuss

CLEVELAND -- Half a year after former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee dropped out of the 2016 presidential race, Sarah Huckabee Sanders is still on the campaign trail, laboring for the man who defeated her famous father.

Arkansas ethics panel says governor OK to campaign

posted: 07/22/2016 12:03 p.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Ethics Commission has dismissed a complaint filed against Gov. Asa Hutchinson alleging he had violated state law by campaigning for a state Senate candidate during office hours.

Republican Party of Arkansas chairman steps on big stage

posted: 07/22/2016 7:15 a.m. Comments 2

State party's chief steps on big stage

Trump acceptance speech buoys Arkansans

posted: 07/22/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 27

CLEVELAND -- Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's acceptance speech left many Arkansas Republicans jubilant. "I think he hit all the right notes. I think he accomplished what he set out to accomplish," said Keith Gibson of Fort Smith.

Giuliani: Hillary Clinton 'never liked' Arkansans

posted: 07/22/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 35

CLEVELAND -- Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani lambasted fellow New Yorker Hillary Clinton on Thursday morning, telling members of the Arkansas Republican delegation that their former first lady is a well-connected crook who looks down her nose at the Natural State.

Ted Cruz stance rankles Arkansans

posted: 07/21/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 26

CLEVELAND -- Members of the Arkansas delegation applauded when U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz took the stage Wednesday evening, but by the time he departed, many of them were booing the former presidential candidate.

Arkansans in Cleveland for GOP convention finding city 'incredible'

posted: 07/21/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

CLEVELAND -- It wasn't a destination on their bucket lists, but Arkansans say they've been wowed by the city hosting this year's Republican National Convention.

Dismang at the helm, trying his best to be nongovernor

posted: 07/21/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Senate President Pro Tempore Jonathan Dismang has been acting governor since Friday, and he's trying to leave no trace behind.

Lampkin exits race in House

posted: 07/21/2016 3:48 a.m. Discuss

State Rep. Sheilla Lampkin, D-Monticello, won't be a candidate on the Nov. 8 general election ballot because she has cancer, her husband, Damon Lampkin, said Wednesday.

Democrats sue as Republicans look for county judge candidate

posted: 07/21/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Democrats filed a lawsuit Wednesday to stop Republican plans to nominate a replacement candidate for Washington County judge.

Hutchinson to lead safety committee

posted: 07/21/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

Gov. Asa Hutchinson was appointed chairman of the National Governors Association’s Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee this week.

Hutchinson, Rutledge rip Clinton in speeches at GOP convention

posted: 07/20/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 24

CLEVELAND -- Two of Arkansas' state constitutional officers denounced Hillary Clinton on Tuesday evening, telling delegates and a nationwide audience that the state's former first lady is unworthy of the presidency.

In 50 seconds, state gets a plug; Griffin in roll-call role brags on Arkansas, allots delegates

posted: 07/20/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

CLEVELAND -- As the cameramen swarmed around them, Arkansas' Republican delegates formally cast their votes Tuesday for the man they billed as "the next president of the United States," billionaire businessman Donald Trump.

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