Arkansas politics

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We begin our march toward November with the first of a series of interviews with candidates seeking office featuring Conner Eldridge, a democrat seeking the United States Senate.

MUSIC: "Bloomdido" Dizzy Gillespie  

Here Comes the General Election

May 4, 2016

The heads of both major political parties in Arkansas met yesterday to discuss what to expect in the state between now and November.

A Renaissance Statesman

Apr 14, 2016
U.S. Congress

Ray Thornton died yesterday.  His career included terms as a United States Congressman, Arkansas Attorney General, President of the University of Arkansas, President of Arkansas State University and as a justice on the Arkansas Supreme Court.  Doug Thompson, Enterprise and Political Editor at the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette, reminds us Ray Thornton had an important role in history.

Clinton, Trump Win Arkansas

Mar 2, 2016

Statewide results for presidential primaries gave the major party front runners more delegates.

Not Just Democrats and Republicans

Feb 29, 2016

Not every candidate on tomorrow's ballot has a D or R by their name.  Judicial races will also be determined including the selection for Chief Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court.