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Ethics Panel Dismisses Complaint Against Leslie Rutledge

by Associated Press 1/23/2015 3:58 pm

The Arkansas Ethics Commission has dismissed a complaint against Attorney General Leslie Rutledge that accused her violating state law by appearing in an outside group's campaign ad last year.

Leslie Rutledge Asks for New Arguments in Gay Marriage Case

by Associated Press 1/23/2015 3:22 pm

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to hold new oral arguments in the lawsuit challenging the state's gay marriage ban.

Chief Justice Inaugurates 6 Arkansas Constitutional Officers

by Associated Press 1/13/2015 11:07 am

In ceremonies in the Arkansas House chamber Tuesday morning, a clerk read last November's election results before Arkansas' Chief Justice Jim Hannah swore in Lieutenant governor Tim Griffin and four others. Justice Jo Hart swore in Attorney General Leslie Rutledge.

Dustin McDaniel Urges $97K Raise for Successor

by Associated Press 1/12/2015 2:57 pm

The outgoing Democratic attorney general of Arkansas is urging a panel reviewing elected officials' salaries to more than double his Republican successor's pay.

Leslie Rutledge Names Judd Deere Communications Director

by Associated Press 12/23/2014 9:21 am

Arkansas Attorney General-Elect Leslie Rutledge has named Judd Deere of Little Rock as communications director for her administration.

Leslie Rutledge Names Chief of Staff, Legislative Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/11/2014 11:14 am

Attorney General-elect Leslie Rutledge names Carl Vogelpohl of Little Rock as chief of staff and Cory Cox of Maumelle as legislative director.

#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.

#ARPX TV Ads Reviewed, Part II (Robert Coon & Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford 10/8/2014 7:50 am

Part 2 in our series looking at Arkansas political ads. Columnists Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford offer their critiques of TV spots in the races for Arkansas lieutenant governor, Arkansas attorney general, 4th District Congress and 2nd District Congress.

Looking to the Court for Clarity (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 10/6/2014 12:00 am

F. Scott Fitzgerald was wrong. There are second acts in American lives. America was founded by people looking for their second act. And because we’re all about the second acts in life, Americans are a forgiving people and that means that Arkansans are a forgiving people.

Leslie Rutledge Registers to Vote

by Associated Press 10/3/2014 9:00 pm

Republican Arkansas attorney general candidate Leslie Rutledge on Friday filed "under protest" her voter registration application with the Arkansas secretary of state's office after her name was removed from voter rolls earlier this week.

Larry Crane Won't Reinstate Leslie Rutledge's Voter Registration

by Associated Press 10/2/2014 4:29 pm

An election official says he won't reverse his decision to cancel Republican attorney general hopeful Leslie Rutledge's voter registration in Arkansas over her also being on out-of-state voter rolls.

County Clerk Cancels Leslie Rutledge's Voter Registration

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/1/2014 6:48 pm

An Arkansas election official removed Republican attorney general hopeful Leslie Rutledge from the voter rolls saying she also is registered to vote in Washington, D.C. The GOP candidate called the move politically motivated.

Update: AP Withdraws Story About Leslie Rutledge Letter

by Associated Press 9/17/2014 6:11 pm

The Associated Press has withdrawn its story about Leslie Rutledge's letter regarding abortion rights.

Rutledge: More Transparency on Outside Groups

by Associated Press 7/16/2014 2:48 pm

Attorney general hopeful Leslie Rutledge says she supports requiring more transparency for organizations spending money on Arkansas races after she won the Republican nomination in a contest where she was targeted heavily by two outside groups.

AG Candidates Split Over 'Federal Overreach'

by Associated Press 7/11/2014 12:54 pm

The Democratic and Republican candidates for Arkansas attorney general are divided over whether the office should be used to fight the federal government.

Robert Coon, Blake Rutherford On Last Night's Runoffs

by Robert Coon, Blake Rutherford and Lance Turner 6/11/2014 8:28 am

Arkansas Business political columnists Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford have once again joined Online Editor Lance Turner for primary election results analysis. Today, we're digesting last night's runoffs.

Leslie Rutledge Wins GOP Runoff for Arkansas Attorney General

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/11/2014 7:19 am

Former Republican National Committee lawyer Leslie Rutledge won the GOP nomination for Arkansas attorney general on Tuesday in a divisive primary runoff featuring attacks from an outside group that tried to portray her as allied with national Democratic figures.

Runoff Testing Outside Groups' Clout (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/8/2014 10:55 am

Outside groups have long been playing a major role in Arkansas' top campaigns, spending millions of dollars on nationally watched races for the U.S. Senate and governor. Tuesday's primary runoff will test just how much clout they have in matchups farther down the ballot.

Bitter End to GOP Runoff for Attorney General

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/6/2014 1:03 pm

Little Rock lawyers Leslie Rutledge and David Sterling are locked in an increasingly acrimonious fight over each other's experience and conservative bona fides as they approach Tuesday's primary runoff election.

Chasing History In The Race For Attorney General (Robert Coon On Politics)

by Robert Coon 5/28/2014 10:04 am

The 2014 race for Arkansas Attorney General could make history – but just how much is yet to be determined.