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#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.

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.

Opposition Led by Tom Cotton Takes Aim at Criminal Justice Overhaul

by Associated Press 2/10/2016 7:06 am

A handful of Senate Republicans dealt a severe blow to an overhaul of the criminal justice system in Congress, with U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton calling the legislation "a massive social experiment in criminal leniency."

Trump Calls for Iowa Do-over

by Associated Press 2/4/2016 6:56 am

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is accusing rival Ted Cruz of stealing the Iowa caucuses and is demanding a do-over. The inflammatory accusation marked a reversal for Trump, who on Monday night delivered a concession speech thanking Iowans for his second-place finish and congratulating Cruz.

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.

Ted Cruz Makes Campaign Stops in Tennessee, Arkansas

by Associated Press 12/23/2015 6:45 am

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Tuesday touted his support for allowing service members to be armed following last summer's shootings in Chattanooga.

Ted Cruz Brings Campaign Tour Through Tennessee, Arkansas

by Associated Press 12/22/2015 1:07 pm

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is bringing his campaign tour through Tennessee and Arkansas.

Ted Cruz to Campaign in Arkansas as Part of SEC Primary Tour

by Associated Press 12/15/2015 6:55 am

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is campaigning in Arkansas next week as part of a tour of several states holding their primaries on March 1.

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.

6 Republican 2016 Hopefuls Woo Faithful at Texas Megachurch

by Associated Press 10/19/2015 7:21 am

Six Republican presidential candidates are converging on a megachurch in suburban Dallas on Sunday, underscoring how important the evangelical vote is to many White House hopefuls.

Bob Ballinger to Chair Ted Cruz's Arkansas Campaign

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/12/2015 1:36 pm

Ted Cruz is enlisting the help of the legislator behind Arkansas' religious objections law as the Texas senator tries to build support for his White House bid in rival Mike Huckabee's home state.

Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee Compete for Evangelical Votes

by Associated Press 7/6/2015 7:04 am

Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee went head-to-head for evangelical votes this weekend, telling a congregation in Georgia that God favors the U.S. but warning that the nation is on a perilous spiritual path.

Tom Cotton Says He Will Return Earl Holt Contribution

by Associated Press 6/22/2015 10:53 am

The leader of a white supremacist group cited by Charleston church murder suspect Dylann Roof made $65,000 in donations to Republicans, including several to Republican presidential candidates as well as U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas, The Guardian newspaper reported Sunday night.

Acting Like The Majority Party (Robert Coon On Politics)

by Robert Coon 9/17/2014 4:09 pm

Now that the August recess is over and members of Congress are back at work, GOP leaders in the House of Representatives are finding themselves in a familiar situation - infighting within the caucus. As the minority party in Washington, some level of internal conflict is expected, but will the GOP be able to coalesce if they win majority of the Senate this November?

Health Care and the GOP Dilemma (Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Blake Rutherford 4/9/2014 1:00 pm

It has been an important week for proponents of the Affordable Care Act. Positive developments in enrollment and favorable economic conditions present a dilemma for Republicans, particularly those who pursue a singular strategy in November.