Tagged: americans for prosperity

Health Care and the GOP Dilemma (Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Blake Rutherford 4/9/2014 01:00 pm

It has been an important week for proponents of the Affordable Care Act. Positive developments in enrollment and favorable economic conditions present a dilemma for Republicans, particularly those who pursue a singular strategy in November.

Teresa Oelke: Making an Impact

by Chris Bahn 2/25/2013 12:00 am

Teresa Oelke, who began serving as head of Americans for Prosperity-Arkansas in 2009 and is now considered one of the more influential figures in the state's political scene, freely admits she needed a little time to grow into her current role. She wasn't exactly a mastermind of grassroots politics right out of the gate.

Obama Dislike Fuels GOP Takeover in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/7/2012 07:29 am

President Barack Obama's unpopularity and the involvement of outside conservative groups helped Republicans in Arkansas achieve a prize that had eluded them for 138 years when they swept the state's U.S. House seats and wrested control of the state Senate in Tuesday's election.

Mike Beebe: Outside Groups Have Misled Voters About Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/3/2012 04:23 pm

Gov. Mike Beebe on Saturday accused outside conservative groups of misleading voters on Arkansas' record on education, jobs and taxes, as he and fellow Democrats made a final push to prevent a Republican takeover of the state Legislature.

Outside Groups Spend Big on Arkansas Statehouse Races

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/31/2012 02:26 pm

The involvement of outside groups in the fight for Arkansas' Legislature, where Republicans are trying to win control for the first time since Reconstruction, is taking center stage during the final campaign days in a state where the presidential contest and congressional campaigns are mostly sidelined.