Local Election News

Candidates Discuss Principles, Costs

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Arkansas Republicans shouldn't lecture the federal government on getting spending under control, then take billions of federal taxpayer dollars of new health spending, House candidate Grant Hodges of Rogers said at a candidate forum Thursday. Continue reading...

Bentonville Club Hosting State Candidates

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — Six candidates for state offices will speak during a meeting of the Republican Women of Bentonville this week. Continue reading...

West Fork Chooses Mayor; Prairie Grove Grows After Votes

Subscriber onlyWest Fork has a new mayor and Prairie Grove will grow by 800 acres after two special elections Tuesday. Continue reading...

Siloam Springs Runoff To Decide Ward 2 Seat

Subscriber onlySILOAM SPRINGS — An election will be needed May 20 to determine who will fill the Ward 2 seat on the Siloam Springs Board of Directors. Continue reading...

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State Election News

Private-option law focus in GOP race

Irvin’s 2013 support propels Grace

Subscriber onlyState Sen. Missy Irvin, R-Mountain View, who voted for Medicaid expansion in 2013 and then voted against it this year, will have to defeat a foe of the expansion in the May 20 primary to return to the Legislature in 2015. Continue reading...

Outside cash tilts Senate contests

Some Democrats see edge narrow

Subscriber onlyDemocrats in races that will help determine control of the U.S. Senate are rapidly burning through their campaign cash, whittling away their financial advantage over Republican opponents as they fend off attacks from conservative groups, according to figures released through Friday. Continue reading...

Arkansas to appeal decision striking 12-week abortion ban

The state of Arkansas will appeal a federal judge's decision to strike down part of a law that banned most abortions after 12 weeks, one of the law's primary sponsors said Friday. Continue reading...

Candidates Discuss Principles, Costs

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Arkansas Republicans shouldn't lecture the federal government on getting spending under control, then take billions of federal taxpayer dollars of new health spending, House candidate Grant Hodges of Rogers said at a candidate forum Thursday. Continue reading...

National Election News

Outside cash tilts Senate contests

Some Democrats see edge narrow

Subscriber onlyDemocrats in races that will help determine control of the U.S. Senate are rapidly burning through their campaign cash, whittling away their financial advantage over Republican opponents as they fend off attacks from conservative groups, according to figures released through Friday. Continue reading...

Sebelius resigning after rocky health-care law rollout

A White House official says Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from the Obama administration. Continue reading...

Senate blocks wage-gap bill

Measure election-year ploy by Democrats, GOP asserts

Subscriber onlySenate Republicans on Wednesday blocked legislation meant to close the pay gap between men and women, framing an election-year fight between the parties over whose policies are friendlier to women. Continue reading...

Ryan budget sets top tax rate at 25%

Subscriber onlyRep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., unveiled a $1.014 trillion U.S. budget plan Tuesday that envisions revamping the tax code and social safety net in a declaration of party priorities seven months before the midterm election. Continue reading...