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  • Peterson: Witt assured of agriculture panel spot

    Peterson: Witt assured of agriculture panel spot

    The top Democrat on the U.S. House Agriculture Committee says former Federal Emergency Management Agency Director James Lee Witt is assured a spot on the panel if he's elected to a south Arkansas congressional...
    The top Democrat on the U.S. House Agriculture Committee says former Federal Emergency Management Agency Director James Lee Witt is assured a spot on the panel if he's elected to a south Arkansas congressional district.
  • Senators, candidates dismiss residency questions

    Senators, candidates dismiss residency questions

    Looking for advantages as they battle for Senate control, Republicans and Democrats alike are raising questions about where various senators and candidates say they live.
    Looking for advantages as they battle for Senate control, Republicans and Democrats alike are raising questions about where various senators and candidates say they live.
  • Pryor defends campaign ad invoking Ebola outbreak

    Pryor defends campaign ad invoking Ebola outbreak

    Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor is defending his campaign TV ad that invokes the Ebola outbreak to criticize his Republican rival over medical disaster funding, saying he doesn't view it as a scare tactic.
    Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor is defending his campaign TV ad that invokes the Ebola outbreak to criticize his Republican rival over medical disaster funding, saying he doesn't view it as a scare tactic.
  • Christie campaigning in Arkansas for Hutchinson

    Christie campaigning in Arkansas for Hutchinson

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is campaigning in Arkansas on behalf of Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson's campaign.
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is campaigning in Arkansas on behalf of Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson's campaign.
  • Arkansas GOP files complaint over Witt yard signs

    Arkansas GOP files complaint over Witt yard signs

    Arkansas Republicans are complaining to the Federal Election Commission that Democratic congressional hopeful James Lee Witt's yard signs don't have the proper disclaimers on them.
    Arkansas Republicans are complaining to the Federal Election Commission that Democratic congressional hopeful James Lee Witt's yard signs don't have the proper disclaimers on them.
  • Huckabee backs Cotton's bid for US Senate

    Huckabee backs Cotton's bid for US Senate

    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is accusing Senate Democratic leaders of obstruction and not allowing House bills to move forward as he campaigns in his home state on behalf of Republican Tom Cotton's bid to...
    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is accusing Senate Democratic leaders of obstruction and not allowing House bills to move forward as he campaigns in his home state on behalf of Republican Tom Cotton's bid to unseat...
  • Ross calls for income tax exemption for veterans

    Ross calls for income tax exemption for veterans

    Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross is proposing exempting military veterans' retirement pay from the state income tax, but says he wants to first study the best way to enact the eventual $16 million tax...
    Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross is proposing exempting military veterans' retirement pay from the state income tax, but says he wants to first study the best way to enact the eventual $16 million tax cut.
  • Dems reframe election-year debate on health care

    Dems reframe election-year debate on health care

    One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Barack Obama's health care law. That's a fresh sign the law may be losing some of its political punch heading into the...
    One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Barack Obama's health care law. That's a fresh sign the law may be losing some of its political punch heading into the midterm...
  • Ross, Hutchinson speaking to counties group

    Ross, Hutchinson speaking to counties group

    Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross and Republican rival Asa Hutchinson are appearing before a group of county officials from around Arkansas.
    Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross and Republican rival Asa Hutchinson are appearing before a group of county officials from around Arkansas.
  • Pryor's 'Obamacare' ad highlights his cancer fight

    Pryor's 'Obamacare' ad highlights his cancer fight

    U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor is reaching into his own medical history to explain his vote on the nation's new health care law, telling Arkansans that his battle with a rare cancer 18 years ago influenced his vote.
    U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor is reaching into his own medical history to explain his vote on the nation's new health care law, telling Arkansans that his battle with a rare cancer 18 years ago influenced his vote.
  • Romney, McCarthy campaigning in Arkansas

    Romney, McCarthy campaigning in Arkansas

    Arkansas Republicans are enlisting the help of former presidential nominee Mitt Romney and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy as a string of national GOP figures visit the state ahead of the November election.
    Arkansas Republicans are enlisting the help of former presidential nominee Mitt Romney and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy as a string of national GOP figures visit the state ahead of the November election.
  • Rove-backed Crossroads adds Colo. to fall TV plan

    Rove-backed Crossroads adds Colo. to fall TV plan

    The Republican establishment's favorite political machine is adding Colorado to the list of states where it will be advertising this fall.
    The Republican establishment's favorite political machine is adding Colorado to the list of states where it will be advertising this fall.
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