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Political Strategist Clint Reed on What Voters Will See in Election '16
Clint Reed

Political Strategist Clint Reed on What Voters Will See in Election '16

Clint Reed joined Impact Management as a partner and was an Arkansas Business 40 Under 40 honoree in 2009. He was hired in 2015 as Iowa campaign director for Sen. Marco Rubio's presidential bid.
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Death Penalty Case Latest Test for Arkansas Supreme Court (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

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CJRW Hires Capitol Veteran to Work on AEDC Account

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Arkansas Sells Home Health Program for $39M to Private Firm

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