18 hrs ago
NC congressional delegation lobbies for Bragg air unit
Martin Dempsey to urge them to keep an Air Force unit at Fort Bragg's Pope Air Field.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Huckabee 'Leaning More Toward Running' in 2016, Says Key Supporter
One of the key backers of Mike Huckabee's 2008 presidential campaign told Newsmax that the former Arkansas governor and Fox television host was "leaning more toward running" for president in 2016 than he has ever been.
UA prof calls for students to opt out of 11th grade literacy test
Chris Goering, an associate professor of curriculum and education at the University of Arkansas , dropped an essay in my mailbox this morning urging parents to consider having their 11th grade students opt out of the state's 11th grade literacy tests, set to be administered Tuesday and Wednesday.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Miami Herald
No more love for Russia? Rep. Robert Pittenger now wants 'draconian' sanctions
Robert Pittenger, 9th District Congressional candidate, center, greets supporters at the Charlotte Marriott SouthPark Tuesday, November 6, 2012, in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Baxter Bulletin
Johnny Key announces he will not run for re-election
The hurry-and-wait for the Dist. 1 seat in the Arkansas Senate has come to an end.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Senator proposes to cut pay of Securities Commissioner Heath Abshure
Funny business is piling up in the special language subcommittee of the legislature - where substantive law changes can be tacked onto bills without meaningful debate or House/Senate action - and also in Joint Budget, where member amendments can do similar clandestine harm.
33 have applied for UA lobbying job that Sen. Johnny Key seeks
Will Sen. Johnny Key of Mountain Home file for re-election to the Senate this week? Or will he decline to do so as he pursues the job of lobbyist for the University of Arkansas-Fayetteveille, a $202,000 job from which Richard Hudson is retiring July 31? Should he not file- and should another candidate well-situated to make the Senate race, such as ... (more)
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Baxter Bulletin
State Sen. Johnny Key applying for university post
LITTLE ROCK -- State Sen. Johnny Key of Mountain Home says he's applied for the job of vice chancellor of government relations at the University of Arkansas.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Open mic time
Why not. He's served higher ed well from a quasi-lobby job in the chamber. Why shouldn't he be rewarded with a position of influence for higher education, one where he can be sure to have useful access to all his old colleagues.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Cummings joins race for clerk
Cummings, a native of Robeson County, has worked for 14 years as a victim-witness coordinator with the Robeson County District Attorney's Office.
Daniel Davis goes to Washington
Daniel Davis, a senior at Owen High School, recently visited Washington, D.C., with 13 people who are blind.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Union County Weekly
2014 elections filing opens in Union County
Filing opened Monday, Feb. 10, for local elections that this year will include the Union County Board of Commissioners seats and the Washington, D.C., seats of U.S. Reps.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Republicans' New Fundraising Magnet: Justin Timberlake
At least that's the hope of three Republican congressmen who are hosting fundraisers at JT's D.C. show, part of his "20/20 Experience" world tour, at the Verizon Center on Feb. 24. New York's Michael Grimm, North Carolina's Richard Hudson, and Georgia's Tom Price will all be holding fundraisers at the concert, according to invitations obtained by ... (more)
Tue Feb 11, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Judges highlight second day of candidate filing
Seven incumbent Mecklenburg district court judges filed for re-election Tuesday.
The Indianapolis Star
Eugene Robinson: The out-of-step GOP
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio , joined by House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of Calif., Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., Rep. Richard Hudson, R-N.C., and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia leaves a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, after speaking about the Keystone XL Pipeline and other ... (more)