Tagged: chris christie

Low Polling Drags Mike Huckabee to Undercard Debate

by Associated Press 11/6/2015 7:33 am

Two candidates who have been part of each of the prime-time Republican debates so far, Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee, have been demoted to next week's undercard event because of low national poll numbers.

Insurgents vs Mainstream: CNBC Debate Highlights GOP's 2 Tracks

by Associated Press 10/29/2015 6:46 am

Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio fought for control of the Republican's establishment wing in Wednesday night's third GOP debate, as insurgent outsiders Donald Trump and Ben Carson defended the seriousness of their White House bids.

Issues, Too: GOP Candidates Debate More Than Donald Trump This Time

by Associated Press 9/17/2015 7:04 am

Amid the back-and-forth bickering over Donald Trump, the Republican presidential contest took a substantive and serious turn in Wednesday's prime-time debate, with candidates wrangling over immigration, gay marriage and foreign affairs.

5 Takeaways From Wednesday's GOP Debate on CNN

by Associated Press 9/17/2015 7:01 am

Celebrity real estate mogul Donald Trump and 10 more Republican candidates for president met at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library for the party's second prime-time debate. Here's five takeaways from Wednesday night's debate.

Shifting Debate Strategies, GOP Hopefuls to Take on Trump

by Associated Press 9/16/2015 6:45 am

Donald Trump's unexpected durability has led some of his rivals to shift their strategy for Wednesday's second debate. Now their goal is to engage Trump, without inflicting any damage on their own campaigns.

Chris Christie Visits Arkansas to Tout GOP Candidates

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/31/2014 10:55 am

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie touted the Republican Party's nominees for governor and the U.S. Senate in Arkansas on Friday, as the GOP tries to build on its recent gains in a state that had been a Democratic holdout in the South.

#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.

Chris Christie Calls Arkansas A Top Pickup Opportunity for GOP

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/28/2014 8:22 am

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called Arkansas the best opportunity in the country for Republicans to pick up a governor's seat as he visited the state Wednesday to campaign for Asa Hutchinson during his gubernatorial bid.

Arkansas Races Attract National Figures (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/24/2014 12:46 pm

The parade of national Republican Party figures through Arkansas touting the GOP's candidates underscores just how much the party is counting on a state that had once been considered a Democratic stronghold.

Mitt Romney, Kevin McCarthy Praise Arkansas GOP Candidates

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/21/2014 9:19 am

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy praised their party's nominees for governor and Congress in Arkansas, as the state GOP enlisted the help of national figures to boost their campaigns.

Chris Christie, Mitt Romney to Stump for Asa Hutchinson

by Associated Press 7/21/2014 7:29 am

Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson is enlisting the help of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie next month.

New Life For Immigration Reform (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 1/13/2014 12:00 am

Immigration reform — starting with the Dream Act, designed to help children brought into the country illegally to become legal residents — is one area in which there is broad popular approval, Americans in the main not being inclined to punish children for their parents’ sins. What’s more, it has the backing of traditional GOP supporters. Last week, for instance, the U.S Chamber of Commerce put the issue on its list of New Year’s resolutions.