More Arkansas Articles

  • One-fifth to one-third of respondents to New York Times/Kaiser polls say they didn't vote in 2012

    On the Weekly Standard blog, Bill Kristol quite rightly notes that the New York Times/Kaiser Family Foundation polls in the Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana and North Carolina Senate races are suspect, because in all four states the retrospective question about voting in 2012 shows Barack Obama...

  • Tom Cotton defends vote against farm bill

    Republican Senate hopeful and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton defended his vote against the Farm Bill as he addressed the state's largest agricultural advocacy group on Tuesday, while U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor accused his rival of turning a "deaf ear" on Arkansas farmers.

  • Sen. John Boozman has emergency heart surgery

    Sen. John Boozman is recovering in an Arkansas hospital after undergoing emergency heart surgery Tuesday. The senator's condition isn't considered life threatening, his office said. "Doctors say he responded well to the surgery and are monitoring his recovery," Boozman spokesman Patrick...

  • Tom Cotton appears with drill sergeant in new ad

    Rep. Tom Cotton is appearing in a new ad with the man who "taught him how to be a soldier" to hit back at Democratic opponent Sen. Mark Pryor's claim that he feels a "sense of entitlement" because of his military service.

  • Mike Ross bests Asa Hutchinson in Arkansas governor race fundraising

    Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross on Tuesday reported besting the Republican candidates for Arkansas governor in fundraising last month, rebounding after his chief GOP rival had raised more money for two straight months.

  • Arkansas to ask court to reconsider drug fine

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Thursday he plans to ask the state Supreme Court to reconsider its decision tossing out a $1.2 billion judgment against drugmaker Johnson & Johnson over the marketing of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal. McDaniel told the...

  • Arkansas AG files petition against CMCS Services

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a petition on Tuesday seeking to compel a Fort Worth, Texas-based credit repair company to respond to his requests for information about the company’s business practices. McDaniel asked the Pulaski...

  • Arkansas court tosses $1.2b judgment against Johnson & Johnson

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Supreme Court has thrown out a $1.2 billion judgment against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit challenging its marketing of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal. The Thursday ruling comes in an appeal of lawsuit filed by Arkansas against the drugmaker and...

  • Arkansas lawmakers to look at override, end session

    Arkansas lawmakers are returning to the state Capitol to formally end this year's session, but first are expected to consider whether to override Gov. Mike Beebe's veto of a $5 million tax exemption for natural gas drillers.

  • NRSC: 'Next stop, Senate majority'

    Republican voters have more enthusiasm for the next election than Democrats, but it's not quite as high as it was in the 2010 midterms, according to recent polling.

  • Oscar winner to promote breakfast for schoolchildren in Arkansas

    An Oscar-winning actor and the head of a national relief agency are scheduled to visit Arkansas on Monday to talk about the importance of breakfast among school children whose hunger distracts them while they are also trying to learn.

  • Federal jury convicts former Arkansas treasurer

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A jury convicted former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner of federal bribery and extortion charges Tuesday, saying her acceptance of $36,000 from a bond trader who did business with the state was a felony rather than just a lapse in ethical judgment. Shoffner wept...

  • Donors back Mike Huckabee, seen as best hope to beat Hillary Clinton

    Former Arkansas governor and 2008 Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said that donors are rushing him with offers of big-dollar support, clearing away his highest hurdle to entering the 2016 GOP primaries. The biggest difference between 2008 and this year, he said, is that...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Why the New York Times Poll Is Bogus

    The Arkansas Senate race has been close in virtually every serious poll. The Republican challenger, Tom Cotton, probably had a small lead a month or so ago; after a massive negative assault on him...

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  • Hustle Is Overrated

    The Bryce Harper-Mike Trout showdown is underway and the outcome is, well, inconclusive. In round one Monday night, the Nationals leftfielder walked and went hitless in three at bats while the...

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  • Kennedy’s Question

    We often think of the Constitution as a two-part document: first the original 1787 text, which primarily establishes the government’s structure; and then the amendments, which primarily set...

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