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John Brummett

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Brummett’s career in news began when he was in high school as a part-time reporter for the Arkansas Democrat. He moved to the Arkansas Gazette in 1977. He wrote a political column for the Gazette from 1986 to 1990. He was an editor for Arkansas Times from 1990 to 1992. In 1994, his book, High Wire: From the Back Roads to the Beltway, the Education of Bill Clinton, was published by Hyperion of New York City. He became a columnist with the Democrat-Gazette in 1994. In 2000, he signed a deal with Donrey Media Group, now known as Stephens Media, and wrote for them for 11 years. He rejoined Arkansas Democrat-Gazette as a columnist on Oct. 24, 2011.
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Recent Stories by John Brummett

This is compassion?

posted: 09/01/2015 4:05 a.m. Comments 15

"We're a compassionate state," Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Sunday, perhaps forgetting where he was.

Loaded with questions

posted: 08/30/2015 2:32 a.m. Comments 15

Assorted unofficial representatives of the vibrant Hillary Clinton-hating right wing stay pretty closely in touch with me via email and social-media messaging.

Uncle Joe dusts off his cape

posted: 08/27/2015 3:55 a.m. Comments 16

Editor's note: The original version of this column ran online-only on Wednesday.

COMMENTARY: Brummett online: The Democratic Trump

posted: 08/26/2015 3:57 a.m. Comments 13

“Ouch,” the Republican National Committee said on its blog Monday afternoon.

Trump the gardener

posted: 08/25/2015 4 a.m. Comments 23

This is a story about the star that fell on Alabama Friday night.

Is Asa feeling the Bern?

posted: 08/23/2015 4 a.m. Discuss

Gov. Asa Hutchinson was tooling along Wednesday outlining his key recommendations to yet another of his task forces.

Shades of 2008

posted: 08/20/2015 2:53 a.m. Comments 15

Tuesday was a really big news day in Arkansas government.

COMMENTARY: Brummett online: Outsiders barging in

posted: 08/19/2015 2:50 a.m. Comments 10

The latest Republican presidential poll from Fox News, released over the weekend, may qualify as a watershed event.

Over in the grandstand

posted: 08/18/2015 3:27 a.m. Comments 22

This is a story about protecting the fetus until personhood, and the woman never.

Steadily they creep

posted: 08/16/2015 1:54 a.m. Comments 18

Today let us explore the emerging new two-party structure in America.



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