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#ARPX: What to Watch In Today's Arkansas Primary (Robert Coon & Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Robert Coon, Blake Rutherford and Lance Turner 3/1/2016 10:01 am

From the presidential race to implications for Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford to assess what we’ve seen — and will see — in the final hours of the Arkansas primary.

John Boozman Fending Off Primary Challenge in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/21/2016 12:33 pm

With Republicans now in control of all of Arkansas' statewide and federal offices, U.S. Sen. John Boozman is facing a longshot primary challenge from a rival questioning his conservative credentials.

Boozman, Cotton: Next President Should Choose Scalia Replacement

by Associated Press 2/18/2016 6:56 am

Arkansas' Republican U.S. senators believe President Obama should not choose a replacement for the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and should instead leave the decision to the next president.

Boozman Raises $626K in Final Months of 2015, Doubles Eldridge's Haul

by Associated Press 2/1/2016 6:03 pm

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman's campaign says he raised more than $652,000 in the final months of 2015, more than double the amount brought in by his Democratic challenger.

Boozman Touts Record on Military, Veterans with First TV Ad

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/27/2016 6:48 am

U.S. Sen. John Boozman touted his work on military issues Tuesday in the first television ad of his re-election bid, prompting his Democratic rival's campaign to accuse the Republican lawmaker of having a "lackluster" record on veterans.

Big Questions Loom Over Arkansas Politics in 2016 (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/28/2015 7:22 am

As 2015 comes to an end, Andrew DeMillo examines the issues and challenges likely to dominate Arkansas' politics in the coming year.

Arkansas GOP, Dems Learn From Past Elections (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/25/2014 9:57 am

Republicans and Democrats won't agree on much in this year's election in Arkansas. But they both are on the same page when it comes to avoiding the mistakes that have plagued them in past campaigns.

Mike Ross, Asa Hutchinson Win Arkansas Governor Primaries

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/21/2014 7:30 am

Solidifying a general election matchup they've effectively been running for nearly a year, Democrat Mike Ross and Republican Asa Hutchinson clinched their parties' nominations for Arkansas governor in Tuesday's primary.

Curtis Coleman: Allow Lawmakers to Override Court

by Associated Press 5/19/2014 3:08 pm

A candidate running for the Republican gubernatorial nomination in Arkansas says the Legislature should have veto power over state courts after a judge struck down a same-sex marriage ban.

Mike Ross Raises $491K in Bid for Arkansas Governor

by Associated Press 5/14/2014 7:26 am

Democratic candidate Mike Ross raised more than $491,000 over the past month in his bid for Arkansas governor, surpassing his chief Republican rival as the two prepare for their respective primaries next week, according to reports filed Tuesday.

Asa Hutchinson Raises $240K in Governor's Bid

by Associated Press 5/13/2014 3:42 pm

Republican Asa Hutchinson has raised more than $240,000 during the past month in his campaign for Arkansas governor, again surpassing the amount raised by his rival for the GOP nomination in next week's primary.

Hopefuls for Arkansas Governor Keep Eyes on November

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/11/2014 3:33 pm

Running in one of the most closely watched governor's races in the country, Democrat Mike Ross and Republican Asa Hutchinson have no qualms about taking potshots at each other on the campaign trail. They're less focused on their rivals in next week's primary.

Speaking at Farm Bureau Forum, Tom Cotton Defends 'No' Vote On Farm Bill

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/22/2014 3:59 pm

Republican Senate hopeful and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton defended his vote against the Farm Bill as he addressed the state's largest agricultural advocacy group on Tuesday, while U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor accused his rival of turning a "deaf ear" on Arkansas farmers.

GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Clash in Debate

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/20/2014 4:46 pm

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson called rival Curtis Coleman's vow to resist some deployments of the Arkansas National Guard "inflammatory rhetoric" as the two squared off in a debate on Saturday.

Mike Ross Bests Asa Hutchinson in Governor's Race Fundraising

by Associated Press 4/15/2014 4:21 pm

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross is reporting he bested his two Republican rivals for Arkansas governor in fundraising last month.

Mike Ross Wants To Expand Arkansas Pre-K Program

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/2/2014 11:24 am

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross is proposing to expand Arkansas' prekindergarten program and make it accessible to every 4-year-old in the state, a plan he says will eventually cost an additional $37.4 million a year.

Curtis Coleman Proposes Income, Corporate Tax Cuts

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/26/2014 3:33 pm

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Curtis Coleman proposed massive cuts to Arkansas' corporate and individual income taxes on Wednesday, saying he viewed the reductions a higher priority than school funding.

Ross Files For Governor, Hits Hutchinson on 'Private Option'

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/26/2014 5:13 pm

Former U.S. Rep. Mike Ross on Wednesday made his bid for Arkansas governor official, criticizing his chief Republican rival over ads being aired by an outside group and for not weighing in on the debate over the state's compromise Medicaid expansion.

Arkansas Opens Filing Period for 2014 Election

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/24/2014 4:33 pm

Vowing to complete a takeover of the state's top offices after recent GOP gains, Republicans running for Arkansas governor and a U.S. Senate seat were among the dozens of candidates who made their bids official as the filing period opened Monday.

Mike Ross Vows to Cut Income Taxes If Elected Governor

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/6/2014 6:56 am

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross unveiled a nearly $575 million proposal Wednesday to gradually cut Arkansas' income taxes, setting up a monthslong debate with his chief Republican rival for the state's top office over their competing tax cut plans.

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