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Tuesday | Arkansas Times

Oops. Farmer Asa hits a boulder plowing the agri vote

The place: a Northwest Arkanass forum sponsored by the Farm Bureau . The candidates: Democrat Mike Ross and Republican Asa Hutchinson .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tuesday | NJ.com

Chris Christie adds Arkansas to travel list next month

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stopped at a diner in Greenwich Conn. while stumping for Connecticut Republican gubernatorial hopeful Tom Foley and was stopped by a woman who compared his kiss to one she received from former President George W. Bush, the man who appointed Christie U.S. Attorney for New Jersey.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chris Christie, US Governors, Arkansas, George Bush, W.

Tuesday | Arkansas Times

Asa may waffle, but the private option is here to stay

Ernie Dumas gives Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson a jab for dodging a position on the private option expansion of Medicaid , while Democrat Mike Ross is loudly proclaiming his support for a plan crafted by Republican legislators.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arkansas

Tuesday | The Courier

Prisons reform moving to top of '15 agenda

With prison officials seeking up to $100 million for a new facility and both gubernatorial candidates offering competing public safety plans, prison reform is moving to the top of the agenda for lawmakers when they return to the state Capitol next year.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Magness, AR, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Record

Behind the News

The state's general election campaign really got under way Friday with a series of debates sponsored by the Arkansas Press Association during its annual convention in Hot Springs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Tim Griffin, Democrat, Mark Pryor, US Senate, US Supreme Court, Drugs

Politico

Sullivan talks Alaska ties - RGA hits Schauer, Ross - Ratings...

The following newsletter is an abridged version of Campaign Pro's Morning Score.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US News, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mark Schauer, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi

Governing

A Rundown of the 2014 Lieutenant Governor Races

Among state-level races this year, the marquee contests -- as one might expect -- largely involve the governor's mansion.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Tim Griffin

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Republicans tout anti-tax message at convention

Arkansas Republicans are touting a tax-cutting, anti-regulation message and expressing confidence they'll complete a takeover of the state's top offices as they meet for their annual convention.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Arkansas Times

Tomatogate: Pryor goes all in

OK, Extremist Republican Tom Cotto n should have gone to the Pink Tomato Festival in Warren instead of rubbing elbows with Kochs and their ilk at a posh California resort.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Life, Food, Food Festival, Warren, AR, Democrat, Mark Pryor, US Senate

ArkansasBusiness.com

Officials: Up to $100M Needed for New Prison

Arkansas corrections officials told lawmakers Thursday they'll need up to $100 million to build a new prison and $25 million to operate it annually in order to ease prison overcrowding.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Magness, AR

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Arkansas Times

The money in the booze battles

More reports coming in to the state Ethics Commission from both sides in state and local battles over retail alcohol sales.

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Related Topix: Conway County, AR, Faulkner County, AR, Poinsett County, AR, Little Rock, AR, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Daily Kos

Stephen Wolf's Governors Race Ratings 07/2014 With Interactive Map

This July edition of my gubernatorial race ratings looks at the probability that either party will win the November governors elections for each state.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Florida, Florida Government, Liberal Political News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Arkansas Times

Trouble brewing on minimum wage proposal?

On July 7, the deadline, petitioners submitted signatures for two statewide ballot measures - a constitutional amendment to allow alcohol sales statewide and a proposed initiated act to raise the minimum wage from $6.25 an hour to $8.50 by 2017.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Democrat, Arkansas

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Courier

Ross proposes $10M funding boost for public safety

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Mike Ross on Tuesday proposed boosting annual state funding for domestic violence, child abuse and parole programs by $10 million, as he unveiled a plan aimed at addressing public safety in Arkansas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Arkansas, Criminal Defense Law

NWAonline

Commentary: Third Party Candidates Slow Debates, Offer Little

The state's general election campaign really got under way Friday with a series of debates sponsored by the Arkansas Press Association during its annual convention in Hot Springs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Tim Griffin, Democrat, Mark Pryor, US Senate, US Supreme Court, Libertarian Party

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Arkansas Times

Today's video and an open line

The week has begun. The line for public comment is open. And you can catch a video recap above.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas

Arkansas Times

Asa says Show Me the money, Missouri

"Missouri's heavy Republican donors are gathering Wednesday at the [St. Louis] home of Dave and Suzie Spence for a fundraiser for Arkansas gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Democrat, Randy Cunningham, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Arkansas, Hot Springs Village, AR

Arkansas Times

Mike Huckabee travels in style on private jets; handles bookings, too

Politico features something that won't surprise old students of Mike Huckabee , the former Arkansas governor who relocated to a beachfront mansion in income-tax -free Florida to cash in his celebrity in the media world.

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Related Topix: Huckabee, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, Mike Huckabee, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Arkansas Times

Ex-con Cunningham campaigning for Asa Hutchinson

We've reported before that Randy "Duke" Cunningham, a famously corrupt Republican congressman, would be settling in Arkansas after completion of his prison sentence.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arkansas, Prison

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Arkansas Times

The Pryors hit the campaign trail

David and Barbara Pryor have hit the campaign trial for their son, Mark, the U.S. senator and press clippings assembled by the Pryor campaign paint a postive picture of the effort.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas

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