Asa Hutchinson Hasn't Changed, but Arkansas Has (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press  on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 5:33 pm  

Asa Hutchinson isn't offering many clues on what he'll run on when he makes his bid official, but a glance at his 2006 campaign provides some clue about his policy ideas — and potential lines of attack against him. (Photo by University of Arkansas)

Those obstacles may still remain for Hutchinson in this latest bid. But he's no longer running against a well-liked veteran of the state Senate like Beebe, and he's no longer running in a state that Democrats can claim as their last stronghold in the South.

"It's a different day and time," Hutchinson said.

The coming months will determine whether it's Hutchinson's day and time.

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