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Obama Dislike Fuels GOP Takeover in Arkansas

Obama Dislike Fuels GOP Takeover in Arkansas

President Barack Obama's unpopularity and the involvement of outside conservative groups helped Republicans in Arkansas achieve a prize that had eluded them for 138 years when they swept the state's U.S. House seats and wrested control of the state Senate in Tuesday's election. read more >

Arkansas GOP Aims for Statehouse, Congressional Sweep

Arkansas GOP Aims for Statehouse, Congressional Sweep

Republicans looked to win a historic majority in Arkansas' Legislature and sweep its four congressional seats in Tuesday's election, while Democrats hoped that the popularity of a two-term governor would prevail over the dislike of President Barack Obama as voters cast their ballots. read more >

GOP Writings Might Cost Arkansas Party Shot at Majority

Arkansas Republicans entered Tuesday's general election hoping to lay claim to at least one chamber of the Legislature for the first time since Reconstruction, but the balance in the House hinged partly on whether the party would suffer for racially tinged writings from three candidates. read more >

Hour by Hour: What to Watch on Election Night

Hour by Hour: What to Watch on Election Night

Stock up on munchies and make sure the batteries in your TV remote are fresh. With this year's presidential election razor-close to the finish, Tuesday could be a long night. Here's your guide to Election Night viewing. read more >