Republican businessman French Hill has been elected to a U.S. House seat representing the Little Rock area and other parts of central Arkansas, and Republican state Rep. Bruce Westerman has won a U.S. House seat representing south Arkansas.
The race for a central Arkansas congressional seat has turned increasingly bitter in the final stretch, as a former North Little Rock mayor and a Little Rock banking executive take aim at one another's backgrounds.
Former Gov. Mike Huckabee touted the business background of fellow Republican French Hill on Monday, campaigning for the Little Rock banking executive's bid for a central Arkansas congressional seat that Democrats believe they're well positioned to reclaim.
With less than two weeks to go before Election Day, Arkansas Business political columnists Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford assess the recent debates, the latest polls and what to expect in the final days. Online Editor Lance Turner moderates.
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.
Former President Bill Clinton is urging Arkansas voters to not use the midterm election as a protest vote against the White House as he kicks off a series of rallies to help Democrats in his home state.
The parade of national Republican Party figures through Arkansas touting the GOP's candidates underscores just how much the party is counting on a state that had once been considered a Democratic stronghold.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor said Thursday he's outraged over treatment delays within the Veterans Affairs health care system, but said he's not ready yet to call for the VA secretary's resignation over the problems.
Banking executive French Hill clinched an outright victory over two rivals Tuesday in a Republican U.S. House primary, while state Rep. Bruce Westerman claimed the GOP nomination for another Arkansas congressional seat.
Republican congressional hopeful French Hill fended off criticism during a debate Saturday as his two rivals highlighted the Little Rock banking executive's donation to a former Democratic state treasurer's campaign and his support of a local sales tax measure.
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.
State Rep. Ann Clemmer says she's seeking the Republican nomination for the central Arkansas congressional seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin. Clemmer is now the third Republican to enter the race for the 2nd Congressional District since Griffin said last week that he wouldn't seek re-election.
Pat Hays announced on Tuesday that he will run for the 2nd Congressional District next year. Hays is the first to launch a formal bid since Republican Tim Griffin said Monday he will not seek a third term.
The choice of North Little Rock as a 2011 City of Distinction in the category of green and energy conservation initiatives was an easy one. City government not only goes green itself, but encourages residents to go green. In fact, it makes it easy for them to do so.