posted: 02/10/2016 5:45 a.m.
It is not nearly time to set the general election matchup.
posted: 02/09/2016 5:45 a.m.
Rubio-otic: A self-humiliating speaking style marked by the droning repetition of an overly rehearsed line, no matter the context, as if mechanically programmed or even the result of mechanical malfunction.
posted: 02/07/2016 2:07 a.m.
We're all creatures of good sides and bad sides. Most of us, anyway.
posted: 02/04/2016 2:54 a.m.
Editor's note: This is an updated version of a column first appearing online-only on Wednesday.
posted: 02/03/2016 5:45 a.m.
A social media pal crystallized caucus night in Iowa precisely, calling it better for Republicans than Democrats.
posted: 02/02/2016 5:45 a.m.
The access of regular people to presidential campaigners--as in the case of Joe the Plumber and President Barack Obama in 2008, and as in Iowa in recent days--can produce moments that are poignant, profound, revealing and defining.
posted: 01/31/2016 1:52 a.m.
And now, ladies and gentlemen, it is our distinct pleasure to announce the Quotation of the Week from an Arkansas newsmaker.
posted: 01/28/2016 5:45 a.m.
Asa Hutchinson, working hard to be the governor who spends more money without raising more money--a fine Reagan-esque tradition--announced last week that he'd found the solution to the state's immediate highway-funding shortage.
posted: 01/27/2016 5:45 a.m.
Only a few probably dramatic hours remain before four survivors and maybe a fifth emerge from the Iowa caucuses.
posted: 01/26/2016 5:45 a.m.
Three distinct and essential issues arise from this newspaper's admirably reported front-page series the last few days.
posted: 01/24/2016 1:46 a.m.
The second-best question I got all week was whether Sean Penn is a journalist.
posted: 01/21/2016 5:45 a.m.
From the beginning it was but a cynical caricature, this so-called "Religious Right" or "Christian Conservative" movement.
posted: 01/20/2016 5:45 a.m.
You ought to get a load of U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton’s response to the negotiated release of four Americans held in Iran.
posted: 01/19/2016 5:45 a.m.
Iowans go to their caucuses in 13 days and New Hampshire's primaries take place eight days after that. And now, at the head of the stretch, it appears we may be on the cusp of a heck of a show.
posted: 01/17/2016 2:05 a.m.
Sad word came Thursday that recently retired Arkansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Jim Hannah of Searcy, an uncommonly decent and courtly man, had died. He'd left the court a few months before because of illness.