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New poll shows Senate race still too close to call

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A Rasmussen poll released Wednesday shows not much has changed in the U.S. Senate race between Democrat incumbent Mark Pryor and Republican challenger Tom Cotton. The poll, conducted August 25-26, asked 750 people identified as "likely" Arkansas voters who they'd chose in the race. 44% went with Pryor, 43% chose Cotton, 6% selected another candidate, and 6% are still undecided. The margin of error was + or - 4%, which means this poll, just like all the others, shows a statistical dead heat w... More>>

Christie campaigns for Hutchinson

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NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is calling Arkansas the best opportunity for Republicans to pick up a governor's seat as he campaigns for Asa Hutchinson's gubernatorial bid. More>>

Christie campaigning in Arkansas for Hutchinson

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is campaigning in Arkansas on behalf of Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson's campaign. More>>

Arkansas GOP files complaint over Witt yard signs

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Democratic congressional hopeful James Lee Witt's campaign says it's removing or properly labeling a batch of yard signs that didn't have the proper disclaimers on them after state Republicans complained about them to the Federal Election Commission.The state GOP on Tuesday announced it had filed a complaint with the FEC over the yard signs. GOP officials sent a letter to the commission and attached photos of three Witt yard signs that Republicans say didn't have the ... More>>

Election Central Daily Brief Tuesday Video included

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A new ad out in the U.S. Senate race is creating controversy, more on that ad and much more in Tuesday's Daily Brief.For mobile users, you can watch the video under the "Top Video" section. More>>

Pryor invokes Ebola outbreak in new TV ad

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A new ad in the senate race is creating waves of controversy again. More>>

Huckabee throws support behind Cotton for Senate

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Former Governor Mike Huckabee made stops in Rogers and Little Rock Monday to officially endorse Republican Tom Cotton for Senate.  More>>

Election Central Daily Brief - Monday

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Here is a brief look at the latest news in Arkansas politics for Monday, August 25. More>>

Huckabee visits Arkansas amid GOP election push

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Amid a Republican push for its candidates as the 2014 election cycle enters its home stretch, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is returning to the state. More>>

Ross calls for income tax exemption for veterans

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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. More>>

Watch Talk Business & Politics "Roundtable"

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Watch Talk Business Politics "Roundtable" More>>

Watch Talk Business & Politics "Web Extra"

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Watch Talk Business & Politics with Roby Brock

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Ross, Hutchinson argue over state budget planning

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Arkansas gubernatorial candidates Asa Hutchinson and Mike Ross each say Gov. Mike Beebe approves of their tax plans, though it was Ross who drew the endorsement from the fellow Democrat. More>>

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