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Arkansas Democrats cast votes to make Clinton nominee

Elated delegates’ 27 votes cast with pride

Subscriber onlyArkansas Democrats who have known Hillary Clinton for decades cast their votes Tuesday to make her their party's presidential nominee. Continue reading...

Senators criticize Arkansas alcohol board's rules, chief's 'smirks'

Subscriber onlyLawmakers told Janet Moore, chairman of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, that she is rude and disrespectful and has an attitude problem after she debated Sen. Gary Stubblefield, R-Branch, in a committee meeting Tuesday. Continue reading...

Convention speeches, including address from Bill Clinton, rouse state's delegates

Subscriber onlyArkansas Democratic delegates began their evening Tuesday applauding a Bauxite grade-school teacher and ended the night cheering for a former University of Arkansas law professor, William Jefferson Clinton. Continue reading...

Eldridge, Curry lag rivals in fundraising

Subscriber onlyThe two Democrats seeking to represent Arkansas on Capitol Hill are struggling to keep pace with their Republican opponents, according to quarterly reports filed with the Federal Election Commission. Continue reading...

Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of Arkansas lawmaker

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson has ordered that U.S. and state flags fly at half-staff in honor of a state representative from Monticello who died after battling cancer. Continue reading...

Arkansans exult in Sanders' campaign run

Subscriber onlyPHILADELPHIA -- U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders only won 10 of Arkansas' 27 delegates, but on Monday nearly the entire delegation stood and cheered for the presidential candidate from Vermont. Continue reading...

Arkansas Democrats stirred by fears of Trump victory

Subscriber onlyPHILADELPHIA -- As they prepare to make Hillary Clinton their party's presidential nominee, Arkansas Democrats are viewing this fall's election with determination, but also apprehension, saying they fear for their country if Republican Donald Trump wins in November. Continue reading...

Democratic Senate candidate Eldridge brings in $288,000 in 2nd quarter

LITTLE ROCK — Democrat Conner Eldridge reported raising $288,000 in the second quarter in his campaign for a U.S. Senate seat, about half of what was raised by incumbent U.S. Sen. John Boozman. Continue reading...

Error flags voters on Arkansas list; thousands in jeopardy of having their registration canceled

Subscriber onlyFlawed data sent out by the Arkansas secretary of state's office in conjunction with the Arkansas Crime Information Center incorrectly flagged thousands of people to be removed from voter registration lists, meaning several Arkansas voters will have to prove their status before this year's presidential election if the issue isn't fixed. Continue reading...

For Arkansans, convention on bucket list

Subscriber onlyPHILADELPHIA -- For Arkansans supporting former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for president, this week's Democratic National Convention is a chance to see barriers removed and a glass ceiling shattered. Continue reading...

Democrats sue as Republicans look for county judge candidate

GOP ballot change fought

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Democrats filed a lawsuit Wednesday to stop Republican plans to nominate a replacement candidate for county judge in Washington County. Continue reading...

Pay raise boosts carry-over cash

Law lets candidates use more

Subscriber onlyState Sen. John Cooper, R-Jonesboro, has the largest campaign war chest among unopposed legislative candidates, according to the latest campaign-finance reports. Continue reading...

Three claim interest in Democratic nod for House District 9

Subscriber onlyTeacher Candace Jeffress of Crossett said Thursday that she wants to be the Democratic nominee in House District 9 in the Nov. 8 general election, and former state Rep. Johnnie Bolin of Crossett said he is leaning toward seeking the nomination. Continue reading...

Governor's appointments

Subscriber onlyGov. Asa Hutchinson announced the following appointments July 15: Continue reading...

Ethics complaint on governor tossed

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Ethics Commission dismissed a complaint against Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday for campaigning during "usual office hours." Continue reading...

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