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Asa Hutchinson Backs Doyle Webb to Stay on as GOP Chairman

by Associated Press 11/14/2014 3:10 pm

Arkansas Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson is backing Doyle Webb's bid for a fourth term as chairman of the state Republican Party.

Midterm Shows Long-Term Arkansas Shift (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/9/2014 8:50 pm

Angry with a president who will be out of office in a little over two years, voters resoundingly ended Arkansas' tradition as a Democratic holdout in the South and handed Republicans control of the state.

In Arkansas, Other States, Family Ties A Factor in Key Senate Races

by Associated Press 8/18/2013 3:08 pm

Candidates are wielding famous political pedigrees in a number of races that could determine whether Democrats maintain control in the 2014 elections.

Democrats, Republicans Say Martha Shoffner Should Resign

by Associated Press 5/20/2013 11:46 am

Arkansas' attorney general and the head of the state Republican Party say Treasurer Martha Shoffner should resign after she allegedly took cash payments from a broker who invested state money.

Mike Huckabee Talks TV, Radio Career, Mulls Political Future

by Kate Knable 5/6/2013 12:00 am

Arkansas Business talks to former Arkansas governor and rising media personality Mike Huckabee, who is contemplating his future, including the return on investment of his year-old syndicated radio show.

Arkansas Republicans Elect Officers at Winter Meeting

by Associated Press 12/2/2012 5:10 pm

Arkansas Republicans have re-elected each of their five state officers during the annual winter meeting.

Obama Dislike Fuels GOP Takeover in Arkansas

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

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.

Arkansas Election A Test of GOP Momentum in State

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/4/2012 8:15 am

With control of the Legislature and a GOP sweep of the state's four congressional seats potentially within reach, Republicans in Arkansas are heading into Tuesday's election ready to test whether the party's momentum in recent years will break what had been a reliable Democratic stronghold in the South.

Arkansas Poll Gives Mixed Signal to Mike Beebe, Democrats (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/28/2012 12:09 pm

This should be the type of environment where Democrats in Arkansas rejoice. Democrats instead are facing an uphill battle to keep the state's House and Senate.

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