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No recount, Iowa Democrats say

Clinton, Sanders finish close, but paper ballots don’t exist

Subscriber onlyDemocratic Party officials in Iowa say they can't do a recount of Monday's presidential caucus results between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, even if they thought it was appropriate. And both candidates, in their debate Thursday night, said it was no big deal. Continue reading...

Clinton, Sanders dig in for long haul

Campaigns geared up for primaries

Subscriber onlyMANCHESTER, N.H. -- Democrats are preparing for a long and expensive head-to-head battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Continue reading...

Jeb Bush has everything to lose if N.H. rejects him

Subscriber onlyDERRY, N.H. -- Jeb Bush was once believed to be a virtual shoo-in for the Republican nomination among political newcomers and establishment outsiders. But going into the second presidential contest in New Hampshire next week, he's doing anything he can to keep his flagging campaign on the rails. Continue reading...

Arkansas legislative black caucus members endorse Clinton

LITTLE ROCK — The chairman and several members of the Arkansas Legislative Black Caucus are backing Hillary Clinton's bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. Continue reading...

Clinton, Sanders focus on liberalness

Subscriber onlyDURHAM, N.H. -- Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tangled in their first one-on-one debate Thursday night over how to achieve liberal goals such as health care for all and a better education system. Continue reading...

Inquiry finds 'classified' emails sent to Powell, Rice

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- The State Department watchdog has found that former Secretary of State Colin Powell and the immediate staff of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice received classified national security information on their personal email accounts, a senior House Democrat said Thursday. Continue reading...

Learned lesson from Iowa 2nd, Trump declares

Republican hopefuls zero in on New Hampshire’s voters

Subscriber onlyEXETER, N.H. -- Donald Trump, campaigning in New Hampshire after his second-place finish in Iowa and a rally in Arkansas, appeared intent to demonstrate that his campaign has learned from any past mistakes. Continue reading...

Arkansans pray with Obama, colleagues at annual breakfast

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- Members of the Arkansas congressional delegation joined President Barack Obama on Thursday to pray for the nation and celebrate its religious heritage. Continue reading...

Tennessee agrees: Alter Constitution

Subscriber onlyNASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee lawmakers on Thursday joined four other states in calling for a national convention on amending the U.S. Constitution to bring about limits to federal power — what one supporter touted as the “atomic bomb” of politics. Continue reading...

Sanders, Clinton set to meet in first one-on-one debate

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are set to meet in the first one-on-one debate of the Democratic campaign. Continue reading...

In Little Rock, Trump reproves Cruz, 'political people'

Subscriber onlyFor Donald Trump, the world is divided into winners and losers. In Little Rock on Wednesday, the Republican presidential candidate made clear on which side of the divide he believes his campaign falls. Continue reading...

Clinton, Sanders tout 'progressive' resumes

Subscriber onlyIn a blitz of New Hampshire campaigning, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders sparred Wednesday over whether the former secretary of state is enough of a "progressive." Continue reading...

Panel hearing on Flint crisis develops into finger-pointing

Subscriber onlyGovernment officials tangled on Wednesday over who was to blame for the crisis in Flint, Mich., that allowed lead-contaminated water to flow to thousands of residents. Continue reading...

Trump event draws fans, gawkers

Subscriber onlyRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump drew protesters and the curious, as well as supporters, at his Wednesday evening appearance at the State Fairgrounds in Little Rock. Continue reading...

Arkansas native Jennings Clinton press aide in state

Subscriber onlyA Little Rock native with longtime ties to the Clinton family has been named as Arkansas press secretary for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. Continue reading...

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