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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.

Burris Defeat, GOP Runoff Clouds Private Option Future in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/11/2014 7:20 am

The Arkansas "private option" expansion of Medicaid again faces an uncertain future after one of its key architects was defeated Tuesday in a state Senate race cast as a referendum on the program.

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.

State Senate Race Focuses on Medicaid Expansion

by Lance Turner 6/8/2014 10:57 am

State Rep. John Burris was among the most vocal opponents of the federal health care overhaul among the Republicans in the state House. Now running for a north Arkansas state Senate seat, however, he finds himself being portrayed as a cheerleader for the law he derides as "Obamacare."

Primary Voters Mixed on Arkansas Private Option

by Jill Bleed, The Associated Press 5/21/2014 7:26 am

Arkansas voters gave mixed signals Tuesday about the state's compromise Medicaid expansion plan, ousting one "private option" backer from his legislative office, nominating another for re-election and sending a third to a runoff.