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Arkansas Week Tonight: McDaniel, Shoffner, #ARLEG, Medicaid & Wal-Mart

by Lance Turner 1/11/2013 03:12 pm

A packed, fast-paced show tonight on AETN's "Arkansas Week."

Dustin McDaniel Makes First Speech Since Admission

by Andrew DeMillo 1/11/2013 08:21 am

Attorney General and Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Dustin McDaniel focused on policy Thursday in his first public speech since admitting to an extramarital relationship, saying Arkansas is poised to outpace its neighbors in education and economic development.

Here's Video of the Dustin McDaniel's News Conference on the Andrea Davis Affair

by Lance Turner 1/9/2013 07:45 am

Full video of Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's Tuesday news conference, in which he answered questions about an "inappropriate" relationship with Hot Springs attorney Andrea Davis.

Dustin McDaniel: Relationship Did Not Compromise State Litigation

by Andrew DeMillo 1/8/2013 02:25 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says no litigation handled by his office was compromised and denies any rules were violated by his extramarital relationship.

Asa Hutchinson Hasn't Changed, but Arkansas Has (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/6/2013 05:33 pm

Asa Hutchinson, the former congressman and the only announced Republican candidate for Arkansas' 2014 governor's race, hasn't changed much since his unsuccessful bid for the state's top office nearly seven years ago. But he is hopeful that his state has. He'll be the first to tell you that's what makes his new campaign so attractive.

Questions Linger on Dustin McDaniel's Political Future (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/23/2012 09:29 am

Dustin McDaniel was poised to be the last hope for a Democratic Party that's struggling for survival in Arkansas. But his admission of an extramarital relationship could turn him into another cautionary tale.

Records Show Dustin McDaniel Called Andrea Davis Twice from Office

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/22/2012 08:56 am

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel called the woman with whom he has admitted an extramarital relationship twice from his office, but never communicated with her using his state-issued cellphone, records released by his office Friday show.

Mike Ross: Not Reconsidering 2014 Run for Arkansas Governor

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/21/2012 01:03 pm

Congressman Mike Ross says he's not reconsidering his decision to not run for governor in 2014 after Attorney General Dustin McDaniel admitted an inappropriate relationship.

Spokesman: Andrea Davis Was Opposition in 5 Cases Vs. Dustin McDaniel's Office

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/20/2012 11:43 am

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's spokesman says a lawyer with whom McDaniel had an extramarital relationship was the opposing counsel in five cases handled by the attorney general's office.

Improper Relationship Threatens Dustin McDaniel's Bid for Governor

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/19/2012 04:54 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's admitted inappropriate relationship with a Hot Springs attorney - and questions about the impact it had on a lawsuit his office defended for the state - throws uncertainty into a bid for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination that his campaign had just days before suggested was his to lose.

Washington Post Asks: Can Dustin McDaniel Survive A Sex Scandal?

by Lance Turner 12/19/2012 11:56 am

The Washington Post ponders the political fate of Dustin McDaniel in light of his admission Tuesday to an inappropriate relationship.

Dustin McDaniel Affair Admission A Setback for Democrats for 2014

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/18/2012 12:40 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, a Democrat and candidate for governor in 2014, admits that he had an inappropriate relationship with Hot Springs attorney Andrea Davis after court documents alleged a sexual affair.

Court Filing Prompts Dustin McDaniel to Admit 'Inappropriate Relationship'

by Lance Turner 12/18/2012 11:05 am

The Arkansas Times is reporting that a court filing in a custody hearing in Garland County has prompted Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel to admit to an "inappropriate relationship."

Arkansas Attorney General Asks Supreme Court to Rehear School Funding Case

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/17/2012 11:48 am

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling that school districts that collect more in property tax revenues than state-mandated school funding levels can keep the money.

Arkansas to Receive $945K in Pfizer Settlement

by Lance Turner 12/12/2012 02:46 pm

Arkansas' attorney general says the state will receive more than $945,000 in a settlement with Pfizer Inc. over the pharmaceutical company's marketing of the drugs Zyvox and Lyrica.

Arkansas Lawmakers Face Crowded Education Agenda

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/9/2012 02:26 pm

Court rulings on student transfers and school funding will collide with the desire of charter school and voucher advocates to take advantage of a new Republican majority when Arkansas legislators tackle education issues next year.

Grocery Tax Cut Idea Puts Focus on Little Rock Schools Desegregation Case (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/9/2012 10:14 am

The path to ending Arkansas' long-running and costly desegregation payments to three Little Rock-area school districts has a new light at the end of the tunnel — tax cuts. The only problem is no one knows if the path is getting any shorter.

Mike Beebe Offers Grocery Tax Cut With An Asterisk (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/25/2012 11:29 am

Gov. Mike Beebe's pledge to cut Arkansas' sales tax on groceries has always come with a giant asterisk: He'd do it over time if the state could take the financial hit. That asterisk just got a lot bigger and it could stick around after he leaves office in 2015.

Arkansas Candidates Already Preparing for 2014 Races

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/21/2012 01:54 pm

The 2014 campaign for Arkansas' top offices had already begun before voters cast their ballots in this year's election. Now it's about to go into full swing.

Arkansas' Independent Streak On the Line (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/4/2012 08:20 am

Tuesdays' election won't just be a test of whether Republicans can win control of the state Legislature and sweep Arkansas' congressional seats. It could also signal the end of the state's long-heralded independent streak.