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 Associated Press | 11/13/13 09:29 AM
As a Republican, freshman Rep. Ted Yoho of Florida cares about the Republican Party's Image and fate. But what he especially cares about is a tiny sliver of the GOP: about 22,000 primary voters who lean heavily conservative and who secured his spot in the House.
By Michael Barone | 11/12/13 05:58 PM
Looking over last week's referendum votes in the states, I believe I see a common thread in most -- not quite all, but most -- of the results. It's similar to what I describe in a Washington Examiner column last June, in which I saw libertarian trends on marijuana, gay rights and gun rights.
By Paul Bedard | 11/12/13 03:24 PM
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a likely 2016 GOP presidential candidate, isn't about to get caught plagiarizing again. The proof: In a Tuesday speech to The Citadel on defense policy, Paul did something rare for a lawmaker by including 33 footnotes at the end of his text. The first footnote credited...
By Steve Doty | 11/12/13 12:40 PM
As of Tuesday morning, Democratic challenger Mark Herring had a 117-vote lead over Republican Mark Obenshain.
By Rebecca Berg | 11/12/13 11:34 AM
Senate Republicans will host a major fundraiser next week for Michigan GOP Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land, an indication that the party believes it has a chance of seizing an open seat in the traditionally blue state. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., will headline a National...
By Associated Press | 11/12/13 09:18 AM
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. — Republican Sen. Mark Kirk says he won't endorse any candidate in Illinois' GOP gubernatorial primary.
By Associated Press | 11/12/13 09:03 AM
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Rep. Patrick Murphy had been a cautious defender of President Obama's health care law for much of the last year, telling constituents in his swing-voting district that the far-from-perfect measure is critical to helping cover uninsured Americans.
By Charlie Spiering | 11/11/13 03:04 PM
Conservatives know New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is now both the media and establishment choice for 2016, and that is part of the reason why they are so suspicious of him. But when conservative Republicans were desperate for a voice opposing President Obama, Christie was a viral star.
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