Tagged: charlie fuqua

Fuqua Out; GOP Writings May Cost Shot at Majority

by Associated Press 11/6/2012 9:18 pm

Democratic Rep. James McLean beat out Republican Charlie Fuqua, a candidate and former House member from Batesville who advocated the deportation of all Muslims in a 2011 self-published book.

GOP Writings Might Cost Arkansas Party Shot at Majority

by Jeannie Nuss 11/6/2012 8:20 am

Arkansas Republicans entered Tuesday's general election hoping to lay claim to at least one chamber of the Legislature for the first time since Reconstruction, but the balance in the House hinged partly on whether the party would suffer for racially tinged writings from three candidates.

Arkansas Candidates Make Final Pitch Before Election

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/5/2012 4:58 pm

Candidates fanned across Arkansas on Monday making their final pitches to voters before an election that could hand Republicans a majority in the state Legislature for the first time since Reconstruction.

Arkansas Republicans Seek Majority in Legislature

by Jeannie Nuss, The Associated Press 11/4/2012 5:45 pm

Arkansas Republicans hope to carve out a majority in the Legislature for the first time in more than a century, even though the racially charged writings of three GOP candidates have surfaced and threatened to hurt their momentum.

In Little Rock, Mike Huckabee Credits Obama for Rise of GOP in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/28/2012 12:00 pm

Arkansas Republicans should thank President Barack Obama for motivating GOP voters and putting the party on the verge of winning control of the state Legislature for the first time since Reconstruction, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Saturday.

Arkansas GOP: No More Money for Hopefuls Under Fire

by Associated Press 10/9/2012 8:16 am

rkansas Republicans said Monday they will no longer financially help three state House candidates whose racially charged writings have come under fire, including one lawmaker who called slavery a "blessing in disguise" and another who labeled Abraham Linc