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Arkansas Delegates Look for Rebound at Democratic Convention

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/25/2016 6:58 am

Arkansas' delegates hope having Hillary Clinton at the top of the ticket will energize a state party that's been routed by Republicans over the past three elections.

Arkansas Democrats Select Delegates for Party Convention

by Associated Press 6/13/2016 7:02 am

The Arkansas Democratic Party has selected its delegates for the national presidential nominating convention in Philadelphia.

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.

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Win in Arkansas' Primaries

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/2/2016 6:28 am

Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primary in her adopted home state of Arkansas Tuesday, while billionaire Donald Trump claimed the Republican vote despite the state's top GOP leaders lining up behind his rivals

Filing Period Offers Answers About 2016 Race in Arkansas (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/2/2015 7:03 am

Dozens of legislative races around the state could offer answers on how both parties are adjusting to their newfound roles roughly a year after the GOP completed its sweep of statewide offices.

Arkansas Election Season Kicks Off With Filing Period

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/2/2015 6:59 am

Roughly a year after Republicans completed their sweep of statewide offices in Arkansas, the 2016 campaign begins officially in the state Monday with the start of the one-week filing period for candidates.

Democratic Party of Arkansas Names New Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/31/2015 9:54 am

The Democratic Party of Arkansas has hired Ted Dick of Montana as the new executive director.

Hillary Clinton Returns to Arkansas, Now Behind GOP Lines

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/17/2015 7:43 am

As she ramps up her presidential campaign, Hillary Rodham Clinton is returning this weekend to a state that's part of her home territory - a place she's so well known her name adorns landmarks including the national airport and a children's library.

Arkansas Republicans Shift from Marriage Fight (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/29/2015 7:18 am

In Arkansas, the GOP backlash against same-sex marriage included a governor who accused justices of disregarding Arkansans' beliefs and a conservative activist calling the decision "illegitimate." But it didn't include a call for the state to defy the nation's highest court.

Special Session Renews Push for Earlier Arkansas Primary

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/13/2015 6:55 am

A special legislative session planned later this month is raising hopes among some Arkansas Republican lawmakers that they'll get another chance to move up the state's presidential primary as part of a southeastern regional nominating contest.

Democrats Praise Governor's Call to Continue Private Option

by Associated Press 1/23/2015 7:42 am

The Democratic Party of Arkansas is praising Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson's call on lawmakers to continue the state's compromise Medicaid expansion through the end of next year.

Midterm Shows Long-Term Arkansas Shift (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/9/2014 8:50 pm

Angry with a president who will be out of office in a little over two years, voters resoundingly ended Arkansas' tradition as a Democratic holdout in the South and handed Republicans control of the state.

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.

Bill Clinton to Headline Rallies for Arkansas Democrats

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/29/2014 7:41 am

Former President Bill Clinton will headline a series of rallies for Arkansas Democrats next week, lending a hand in the party's efforts to fend off a Republican takeover of his home state's top offices in the November election, party officials announced Monday.

Arkansas Races Attract National Figures (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/24/2014 12:46 pm

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.

Bill Clinton to Headline Arkansas Democrats Event

by Associated Press 8/12/2014 7:48 am

Former President Bill Clinton is headed back to Arkansas to raise money for the state Democratic Party.

Mike Beebe Supports Vince Insalaco As New Democratic Party Chairman

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/31/2013 9:05 am

Arkansas Democratic Party Chairman Will Bond says he's stepping down as chairman after two-and-a-half years on the job.

Filmmaker Courtney Pledger Named Executive Director of Arkansas Motion Picture Institute

by Karen Martin 8/16/2012 1:25 pm

Filmmaker and Little Rock native Courtney Pledger has been named executive director of the Arkansas Motion Picture Institute, a nonprofit organization founded in 2011 to provide leadership in film education and support growth and excellence in film, television and digital media. Her first assignment: Interim director of the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival planned for Oct. 12-21.

From Italy to Argenta Concert Coming to Argenta Community Theater Friday

by Karen Martin 5/2/2012 6:54 am

The IBLA Grand Prize Winners will perform in a free concert at 7 p.m. Friday (May 4) at Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main St., North Little Rock. Tickets are free but must be reserved.

Singers, Dancers, Actors: Audition Saturday for Cabaret at Argenta Community Theater

by Karen Martin 9/7/2011 5:23 am

Argenta Community Theater is holding auditions Saturday (Sept. 10) for Cabaret, its first production, which will be staged Nov. 10-13.


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