updated: 10/18/2015 3:14 a.m.
U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton's recent trip to Israel with his wife was the third most expensive privately financed trip a member of Congress has taken in the past 15 years, according to Legistorm.
posted: 10/16/2015 2:29 a.m.
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Conner Eldridge pulled in more than $400,000 in the three weeks since announcing his bid, topping the more than $359,000 brought in by incumbent Republican Sen. John Boozman, campaign staff members for both men said Thursday.
posted: 10/11/2015 3:30 a.m.
The Helena-West Helena Courthouse complex has been renamed for an Arkansas federal judge whose rulings in two cases shaped the debate about civil rights in the United States for decades.
updated: 10/11/2015 3:29 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., provided a taste of Arkansas to his Senate colleagues Thursday when he hosted a barbecue lunch in Washington, featuring food from McClard's Bar-B-Q Restaurant in Hot Springs.
posted: 10/09/2015 2:57 a.m.
David Xiang, 17, of Little Rock read his poetry in public for the first time Thursday, debuting at the White House ceremony naming him a 2015 National Student Poet.
posted: 10/08/2015 5:45 a.m.
In a 303-121 vote, the U.S. House approved legislation Wednesday that would keep the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau from penalizing banks and title companies for several months as they adjust to new disclosure forms for people buying or refinancing homes.
posted: 10/08/2015 3:47 a.m.
U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Ark., filed legislation Wednesday aimed at making it easier to export American agricultural goods to Cuba.
updated: 10/07/2015 3:45 a.m.
U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton on Tuesday called for a full audit of all fetal tissue research supported by the Department of Health and Human Services.
updated: 10/07/2015 3:38 a.m.
America's allies closely watch U.S. military spending, and cuts in funding put the United States at a disadvantage, Arkansas' U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton said Tuesday.
posted: 10/05/2015 5:45 a.m.
EMMITSBURG, Md. -- Seeing her husband recognized at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial on Sunday was overwhelming, Veronica Villalobos-Pogue said.
updated: 10/04/2015 4:12 a.m.
Eight Arkansas schools were among hundreds honored over the weekend by the Clinton Foundation's Alliance for a Healthier Generation at a meeting in Washington.
posted: 10/02/2015 5:55 a.m.
Russian intervention in Syria this week is "a near catastrophe for U.S. foreign policy in the region, and really, around the world," U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said Thursday.
posted: 10/01/2015 3:26 a.m.
A lending scheme gives retirees and former military members lump sum payments in exchange for future pension payments and then charges outrageous fees on the money they've advanced, Arkansas Securities Department staff attorney Kaycee Wolf told a U.S. Senate committee Wednesday.
posted: 09/30/2015 2:22 a.m.
U.S. Rep. French Hill wants Congress to assure banks and title companies that the government will be lenient as they work under new rules starting Saturday that will affect people purchasing or refinancing homes.
posted: 09/27/2015 5:10 a.m.
PHILADELPHIA — Hundreds of Arkansans took a nearly 24-hour bus trip to feed the homeless and celebrate their faith with hundreds of thousands of other Catholics at the World Meeting of Families this weekend.