Democrat announces 2018 Arkansas governor bid

Posted: December 12, 2017 at 12:30 p.m.

AP Photo/ANDREW DEMILLO In this Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 photo, Jared Henderson, the former executive director of Teach for America's Arkansas branch, speaks in Little Rock, Ark. Henderson announced Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 that he's seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson in 2018.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- The former head of a nonprofit group that recruits teachers to work in low-income areas said Tuesday he's running against Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson in Arkansas next year, the first Democrat to announce an uphill bid for the solidly red state's top office.

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