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Arkansas Republicans Select 12 Delegates to GOP Convention

by Associated Press 5/2/2016 7:07 am

Arkansas Republicans have met in each of the state's four congressional districts to select 12 delegates to the GOP National Convention in July.

Arkansas Democrats Pin Hopes on Anti-Trump Message (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/6/2016 4:32 pm

With the prospect of billionaire Donald Trump leading the GOP ticket this fall, Democrats in the state relish the idea of pinning the reality TV star to Arkansas Republicans.

#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.

Update: Little Rock Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Cruz, Rubio Eligibility

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/1/2016 8:35 am

A federal judge in Little Rock has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the eligibility of Republicans Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio to run for president on the grounds that they are not "natural-born" citizens of the United States.

Primaries to Reveal Arkansas' Political Direction (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/27/2016 12:11 pm

This week's primaries in Arkansas will reveal a great deal about the political direction of a state that's still adjusting to its role as a Republican stronghold.

Asa Hutchinson on NPR: Donald Trump's Words 'Frightening'

by Lance Turner 2/25/2016 8:42 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson talked to NPR on Wednesday about his endorsement of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and his thoughts on the GOP frontrunner Donald Trump.

Presidential Hopefuls Set Sights on Arkansas' Delegates

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/25/2016 6:41 am

The road to the White House this year runs through Arkansas, with four presidential hopefuls booking flight plans through the state as its primary approaches. State election officials are touting the visits as a sign lawmakers made the right choice in moving up the state's primary to March.

With Nevada Win, Trump Has Trifecta; Rubio-Cruz Still Jostling

by Associated Press 2/24/2016 6:34 am

With a big win in Nevada, Donald Trump claimed a third straight commanding victory in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. A tight race for second between Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz offered little evidence that Republicans were ready to coalesce around one strong alternative to the businessman billionaire.

Rubio, Cruz Jostle to Claim 'Alternative-to-Trump' Vote

by Associated Press 2/22/2016 6:57 am

Republicans Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz battled to emerge as the true anti-Trump on Sunday as the billionaire businessman took an ever-so-brief break from his trademark braggadocio to say his drive for the GOP nomination isn't unstoppable — yet.

Marco Rubio to Campaign in Arkansas After South Carolina Primary

by Associated Press 2/19/2016 7:35 am

Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio is campaigning in Arkansas this weekend, the day after the South Carolina primary. Rubio has picked up endorsements from some of the state's top Republicans, including Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin and U.S. Reps. Rick Crawford and Steve Womack.

Early Primary Voting Begins as Clinton, Rubio Talk Abounds

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/17/2016 6:50 am

The presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio touted their support in Arkansas on Tuesday as early voting began for the state's March 1 primary.

Marco Rubio Picks Up Endorsements from Arkansas Leaders

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/3/2016 6:53 am

Two Arkansas congressmen and the state's lieutenant governor backed Marco Rubio for the Republican presidential nomination Wednesday, two days after former Gov. Mike Huckabee ended his White House bid.

After Huckabee Exits, Arkansas Republicans Looking for New Presidential Candidate

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/2/2016 2:58 pm

With favorite son and former Gov. Mike Huckabee no longer an option, top Republicans in Arkansas said Tuesday they're weighing which of the other candidates to support in the presidential race.

Mike Huckabee Ends His 2nd Bid for President

by Associated Press 2/2/2016 6:46 am

Mike Huckabee ended his second campaign for the White House on Monday amid a dismal showing in the Iowa caucuses that he won in his first bid eight years ago.

Arkansas Filing Period Begins With Huckabee First In Line

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/2/2015 5:40 pm

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee was the first in line Monday to make his bid official as the White House hopeful helped kick off the one-week filing period in his home state for candidates in next year's election.

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.

AP-GfK Poll: GOP Says Donald Trump Tops List of Electable Candidates

by Associated Press 10/26/2015 6:49 am

A majority of Republican voters view only four of their party's presidential contenders as potential general election winners, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

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.