12/11/13 10:13 AM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor wants his Republican rival in next year's election to ask that the House work next week on a farm bill. Pryor, the only Democrat in Arkansas' congressional delegation, is seeking a third term. Freshman Rep. Tom Cotton is challenging him. Pryor...
By Paul Bedard | 12/07/13 12:24 PM
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, a 2008 GOP presidential candidate turned media personality, is looking at another bid for the presidency, this time backed by ministers eager to put an evangelical into the White House. Huckabee will test the waters when he returns home to Little Rock, Ark.,...
By Charlie Spiering | 12/04/13 08:06 AM
A new ad for Sen. Mark Pryor features the Arkansas Democrat clinging to the Bible to make his case for re-election. "I'm not ashamed to say that I believe in God, and I believe in His word," Pryor says in the ad.
By Michal Conger | 11/19/13 06:19 PM
One ex-bank official has to wait a few weeks before he finds out his punishment for 30 counts of bank fraud and 30 counts of money laundering. Matthew Daniel Sweet, of Timbo, Ark., was the former vice president and controller at Troubled Asset Relief Program funds recipient One Bank &...
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 09:59 AM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Republican gubernatorial hopeful and former U.S. Rep. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday he wants to gradually cut Arkansas' individual income tax rate, starting with a plan to reduce rates for the state's middle class.
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 09:48 AM
JONESBORO, Ark. — Fewer than 100 votes separated the top candidates from the also-rans Tuesday after ballots were counted in special party primary runoffs for a state Senate seat in northeastern Arkansas.
By Chuck Bartels | 11/13/13 09:35 AM
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — The four announced candidates for Arkansas governor split along party lines Tuesday on whether the state Supreme Court ruled correctly when it said local school districts shouldn't have to give the state any leftover money after meeting the state's per-pupil spending...
By Associated Press | 11/08/13 05:40 PM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A conservative group is airing a television ad criticizing Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor for supporting President Obama's judicial picks, the latest organization to wade into the air war surrounding Pryor's re-election bid next year.
By Associated Press | 11/08/13 10:37 AM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A legislative subcommittee has approved a Republican lawmaker's request for an audit of Arkansas' Medicaid expansion.
By Associated Press | 11/06/13 09:24 AM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Education Department is exploring applying for another waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind law because of difficulty in meeting the terms of its current waiver.
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