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#ARPX: What to Watch on Election Day (Robert Coon & Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Robert Coon, Blake Rutherford and Lance Turner 10/29/2014 4:01 pm

It's the penultimate Arkansas Business #ARPX column of 2014! Before next week’s post-election wrap-up, we’ve once again asked Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford to weigh in on what we’ve seen — and will seen — in these final days of the midterm campaign.

Asa Hutchinson Reports Raising $451K in October

by Associated Press 10/29/2014 8:14 am

Republican Asa Hutchinson has raised more than double the amount brought in by Democratic rival Mike Ross during the past month as the two Arkansas gubernatorial hopefuls head into the final week of the campaign.

Hutchinson Reports Raising $451K in October

by Associated Press 10/28/2014 11:24 am

Hutchinson's campaign said Tuesday the fundraising figures mean Hutchinson has raised more than $4.2 million since launching his bid for Arkansas' top office last year. Hutchinson is running against Democratic nominee and fellow ex-congressman Mike Ross.

Arkansans Have Endured 80k Political Ads Worth $33.1M

by Lee Hogan 10/24/2014 9:46 am

According to extensive research by The Center for Public Integrity, Arkansans have been inundated with $33.1 million worth of television ads this election season.

#ARPX: It’s the Final Countdown (Robert Coon & Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Robert Coon, Blake Rutherford and Lance Turner 10/22/2014 4:06 pm

With less than two weeks to go before Election Day, Arkansas Business political columnists Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford assess the recent debates, the latest polls and what to expect in the final days. Online Editor Lance Turner moderates.

Social Media Reactions to Final Gubernatorial Debate

by Lee Hogan 10/20/2014 8:57 pm

The same day early voting began, leading gubernatorial candidates Mike Ross and Asa Hutchinson debated one final time.

Mike Ross, Asa Hutchinson Get Final Digs in on Tax Cuts

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/20/2014 8:26 pm

Republican Asa Hutchinson and Democratic rival Mike Ross are dueling over their competing tax cut plans and over who has the best record of working with both parties in their final televised debate in the Arkansas governor's race.

Asa Hutchinson to Energy Group: I'll 'Push Back' Against EPA

by Mark Carter 10/17/2014 4:38 pm

Arkansas gubernatorial candidates Mike Ross and Asa Hutchinson addressed the annual conference of the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association Friday afternoon in downtown Little Rock, and as expected the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed carbon emission regulations were addressed.

Mike Ross, Asa Hutchinson Split on Voter ID Law at Debate

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/17/2014 9:35 am

Democrat Mike Ross and Republican Asa Hutchinson split on whether a court was right to strike down Arkansas' voter ID law and accused one another of flip-flopping on key issues as the gubernatorial rivals squared off Thursday for their third televised debate.

Like It Or Not, Money Talks (Robert Coon on Politics)

by Robert Coon 10/15/2014 3:40 pm

TV ad spending in the Arkansas Senate race is approaching $20 million, with the largest portion coming from outside groups on both sides. While outside spending has become a popular target for criticism, following the money can provide political observers with an inside look at where races are heading.

Ross Fundraising Outpaces Hutchinson in September

by Associated Press 10/15/2014 11:33 am

Democrat Mike Ross says he raised more than $540,000 last month in his bid for Arkansas governor, outpacing the fundraising reported by Republican rival Asa Hutchinson.

Mike Huckabee Campaigns for Republicans in Arkansas

by Associated Press 10/9/2014 5:00 pm

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is campaigning for Republicans on his home turf, finding that a political landscape that had been dominated by Democrats since Reconstruction is now a two-party state.

Mike & Asa, Reloaded (Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Blake Rutherford 10/8/2014 3:03 pm

Mike Ross and Asa Hutchinson have been locked in a competitive battle for governor. Personality, particularly the reinvention of Hutchinson, has been an influential factor in the race and may, more than any issue, affect its outcome.

Mike Ross, Asa Hutchinson Trade Jabs on Tax Cuts, Wage Hike

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/7/2014 8:47 pm

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson is deriding Democratic rival Mike Ross' tax cut plan as "pie in the sky" while Ross is accusing the GOP candidate of flip-flopping on a minimum wage hike as the two square off in a televised debate.

What to Watch For In Today's Mike Ross, Asa Hutchinson KATV Debate

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/7/2014 7:34 am

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson and Democratic rival Mike Ross are squaring off for their second live televised debate in the race for Arkansas' top office.

Mike Ross Unveils Plan Aimed at Equal Pay

by Associated Press 10/3/2014 2:30 pm

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross has unveiled a plan aimed at ensuring equal pay for women in the workplace.

#ARPX TV Ads Reviewed (Robert Coon & Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford 10/3/2014 11:27 am

With political ads flooding the airwaves, we asked political columnists Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford to offer their critiques of TV spots in the U.S. Senate and governor race.

Jeb Bush Campaigns for Asa Hutchinson in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/30/2014 3:06 pm

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is praising fellow Republican Asa Hutchinson's proposal to expand computer science classes in Arkansas schools as the potential 2016 White House hopeful campaigned for Hutchinson's gubernatorial bid.

Paul Ryan Campaigns for Asa Hutchinson's Gubernatorial Bid

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/25/2014 8:20 am

Former Republican vice presidential nominee and U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan called Asa Hutchinson someone he could team up with to fight poverty as he campaigned for the former congressman's gubernatorial bid in Arkansas on Wednesday.

Robert Coon, Blake Rutherford Assess USA Today’s #ARPX Poll

by Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford 9/24/2014 3:41 pm

A USA Today/Suffolk University poll released Wednesday shows tight races for U.S. Senate and governor in Arkansas.