Tagged: clarke tucker

PAC Won't End Ad Saying Black Men Will Face Rape Accusations

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/19/2018 4:39 pm

A political action committee said Friday that it won't pull radio ads in hotly contested races in Arkansas and Missouri that suggest African American men will face rape accusations if Democrats win midterm elections.

Radio Ad in Arkansas Suggests 'Lynching' If Democrats Win

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/19/2018 6:36 am

A Republican congressman in central Arkansas and his challenger on Thursday condemned a political action committee's radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch black Americans if they win the midterm election next month.

Clarke Tucker Outraises French Hill in Quarter, But Trails in Cash on Hand

by Associated Press 10/16/2018 2:20 pm

A Democrat running for a congressional seat in central Arkansas has outraised the Republican incumbent he's trying to unseat over the past three months, but is trailing the GOP lawmaker in cash on hand.

AAEA Honors Chris Ladner of Entegrity, Josh Davenport of Seal

by Kyle Massey 10/9/2018 3:26 pm

The Arkansas Advanced Energy Association toasted the state’s sustainable power and energy efficiency leaders Tuesday at the trade group’s Empowering Arkansas conference.

Health Care on Sidelines in Arkansas 2nd District Debate

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/9/2018 7:12 am

Attempts to scrap the federal health care law have been the focus of Democrats' efforts to flip a congressional seat in solidly red Arkansas, but the issue was sidelined in the only debate between Rep. French Hill and challenger Clarke Tucker.

Clarke Tucker Calls Attack Mailers 'Racist'

by Hannah Grabenstein, The Associated Press 9/21/2018 6:40 am

An Arkansas Democratic congressional candidate on Thursday denounced immigration attack mailers sent out by a Republican senator's political action committee as "racist" and "fearmongering."

Pence to Campaign in Arkansas for French Hill

by Associated Press 9/13/2018 2:07 pm

Vice President Mike Pence is headlining a rally in Arkansas next week for a Republican congressman who Democrats believe they have a chance at unseating in November.

2nd District Race Shows Democrats' Hope for Red State Wins

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/4/2018 7:04 am

Running for a congressional seat in a red state that went for Donald Trump two years ago, Clarke Tucker talks often about his bout with cancer and the federal care health law that expanded coverage for those without insurance. But Tucker doesn't talk much about being a Democrat.

What Outside Spending in Ohio Could Mean for Arkansas (Heather Yates On Politics)

by Heather E. Yates 8/29/2018 1:28 pm

While it's difficult to forecast elections, there are some variables to watch ahead of the 2nd Congressional District vote, the most important being outside campaign spending.

French Hill Targets Clarke Tucker's Legislative Record

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/28/2018 6:42 am

A central Arkansas congressman who Democrats believe they have a chance to unseat this fall criticized his challenger's legislative record on Monday, accusing him of not taking a stance on several controversial bills in the state House.

Rep. John Lewis Campaigns for Clarke Tucker in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/20/2018 6:57 am

U.S. Rep. John Lewis on Sunday urged voters to support a state legislator who national Democrats believe has a chance at flipping a Republican-held congressional seat in central Arkansas.

Democrats Work to Flip 2nd District Congressional Seat

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/30/2018 7:11 am

The Democratic race for a U.S. House seat in central Arkansas features a state legislator touted by the party's congressional campaign as its best chance to reclaim the Republican-held district and three candidates who are trying to run to his left.

4th Democrat Files to Run for US House Seat in Arkansas

by Associated Press 3/1/2018 8:30 am

An official with a public service school has filed to seek a U.S. House seat representing the Little Rock area and central Arkansas, setting up a four-person Democratic primary for a Republican-held seat.

Democrats Eye Narrow Opening for House Seat in Arkansas (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/12/2018 7:13 am

A state legislator's decision to run for a U.S. House seat in central Arkansas is a sign that Democrats see a chance to reclaim what once had been a reliably blue district despite the state's shift to the right in recent years.

Clarke Tucker Leaves Quattlebaum Grooms & Tull

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/12/2018 12:00 am

Clarke Tucker said he left the firm about three weeks ago to focus on his run for the House seat that represents central Arkansas.

Clarke Tucker Launches Bid for 2nd District US House Seat

by Associated Press 2/5/2018 7:27 am

A Democratic state representative says he's running for the U.S. House seat representing the Little Rock area and central Arkansas.

Arkansas Open Records Advocates Fear Major Change in FOI Law

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 3/13/2017 7:37 am

In the 50 years since Republican Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller's signature enacted one of the nation's strongest laws ensuring government openness, legislators have carved out fewer than two dozen exemptions to the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Arkansas House OKs Bid to Revive Voter ID

by Associated Press 1/31/2017 3:35 pm

The Arkansas House approved a plan Tuesdayto reinstate a voter ID law that was struck down more than two years ago, with Republicans counting on a new state Supreme Court makeup to uphold the measure this time.

Rule Shows Religious Objections Debate Not Over (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/18/2016 7:06 am

A new rule allowing counselors to refer clients elsewhere if they have a religious or moral objection to treating them is a sign that the debate over a law that was upended in the final days of last year's legislative session is far from over.

Arkansas Lawmakers Split on Reforms After Court Races

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/31/2016 6:50 am

Arkansas lawmakers appeared split Wednesday on what changes, if any, are needed to how justices are chosen after conservative groups overwhelmed the state with TV ads and mailers in two state Supreme Court races this year.