updated: 11/25/2015 3:38 a.m.
The United States needs a multipronged strategy to carry out in concert with other countries to defeat the Islamic State, U.S. Rep. French Hill said Tuesday.
posted: 11/25/2015 3:21 a.m.
The Arkansas Ethics Commission fined an unsuccessful Libertarian legislative candidate $250 and issued the candidate a public letter of caution, according to commission records released Tuesday.
posted: 11/24/2015 4:50 a.m.
Several Democratic state lawmakers say they oppose any tinkering with the traditional formula used to distribute state dollars for road construction.
posted: 11/23/2015 4:18 a.m.
PINE BLUFF -- Five candidates, including incumbent Mayor Debe Hollingsworth, will vie for Pine Bluff's top political job in 2016.
updated: 11/22/2015 3:39 a.m.
Fourth District U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman spent time last week enjoying the music of two famous singers. On Monday evening, he heard Andra Day, the 30-year-old Warner Brothers artist known for her recording of "Rise Up" and her rendition of "Mama Knows Best."
updated: 11/21/2015 3:44 a.m.
The war against radical Islam isn't working, and the United States should at least increase its airstrikes against the Islamic State, U.S. Sen. John Boozman said Friday.
updated: 11/20/2015 3:28 a.m.
All four members of Arkansas' House delegation backed legislation Thursday making it harder for aliens from Iraq or Syria to be admitted into the United States as refugees.
posted: 11/20/2015 2:22 a.m.
The Arkansas Supreme Court dismissed the appeal from a failed southeast Arkansas mayoral candidate seeking to get his name in a runoff election.
posted: 11/19/2015 12:47 p.m.
posted: 11/19/2015 11:18 a.m.
LITTLE ROCK — Democratic presidential hopeful Martin O'Malley is holding a fundraiser in Arkansas next month, visiting rival Hillary Rodham Clinton's adopted home turf.
posted: 11/19/2015 5:45 a.m.
With Paris still reeling from Friday's terrorist attacks and with Islamic State militants threatening similar strikes in the United States, a law that will require the government to get a search warrant before accessing telephone records should be put on hold, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton said Wednesday.
posted: 11/19/2015 3:11 a.m.
U.S. Senate candidate Curtis Coleman said Wednesday he has hired a senior campaign adviser -- a 24-year-old Virginia political consultant who managed the campaign that ousted former U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.
posted: 11/18/2015 5:41 p.m.
LITTLE ROCK — Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Conner Eldridge says the resettlement of Syrian refugees should be suspended in the wake of last week's attacks in Paris while the vetting process is reviewed.
posted: 11/18/2015 5:45 a.m.
Arkansas has been a temporary home to a single refugee of the Syrian civil war -- a reporter who criticized President Bashar Assad and feared for his safety, according to the charity that relocated him.
posted: 11/18/2015 3:07 a.m.
Libertarian candidate Kyle Adams of Swain won't be challenging state Rep. David Branscum, R-Marshall, in the 2016 election.