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Democratic poll shows Senate race still too close to call

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The Democratic Party of Arkansas released a new poll Thursday. In it, Senator Mark Pryor leads Republican Congressman Tom Cotton by 5 points.   More>>

Election Central: Daily Brief Video included

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Mitt Romney backs Republican Senate candidate Tom Cotton and Democratic Attorney General candidate Nate Steel unveils his seven point plan to make the state safer. Janelle Lilley has more in Thursday's Election Central Daily BriefFor mobile users,you can watch the video under the "Top Video"section. More>>

Democratic AG hopeful announces legislative agenda

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Democratic attorney general hopeful Nate Steel says sex offenders should no longer be eligible for parole and should be required to carry drivers licenses with a special imprint. More>>

Romney casts Arkansas race as way to fight Obama

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Mitt Romney is casting Arkansas' high-profile Senate race as a way to stop the agenda of the president who defeated him two years ago, as he backs Congressman Tom Cotton's bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor. More>>

Election Central Daily Brief - Wednesday Video included

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New political ads hit the airwaves this week and Mitt Romney makes a stop in Arkansas. It's all in today's Election Central Daily Brief. More>>

National Republican leader campaigns for Hill Video included

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Republican Congressional candidate French Hill campaigned with national GOP support Wednesday. The 2nd district candidate was with U.S. House majority leader Kevin McCarthy  More>>

Pryor's 'Obamacare' ad highlights his cancer fight

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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. More>>

Romney, McCarthy praise Arkansas GOP hopefuls

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Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy are praising the Republican Party's nominees for governor and Congress in Arkansas, as the state GOP relied on a string of national leaders to stump for their candidates. More>>

Romney, McCarthy campaigning in Arkansas

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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. More>>

Election Central Daily Brief - Tuesday

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Here is a brief look at the latest news in Arkansas politics for Tuesday, August 19. More>>

Priebus touts Arkansas' role in US Senate fight

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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says Arkansas is key for the party's fight to win control of the U.S. Senate, as he kicked off a series of visits by national GOP figures to the state during the next week. More>>

Democrats hit Cotton again over children's hospital vote

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The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee launched a new ad Tuesday, hammering Republican Senate candidate Tom Cotton over a vote he made against a funding bill for children's hospitals. More>>

Hutchinson bringing in national GOP clout for campaign

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Republican Asa Hutchinson is bringing in a former presidential candidate to boost his campaign for governor.  More>>

Martin pays back $2,100 for homestead tax credits

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Secretary of State Mark Martin has paid $2,100 to Benton County for improperly claiming a tax credit on two homes for at least the past three years. 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 18. More>>

Talk Business and Politics: "The Gridiron"

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"The Gridiron" is a musical comedy spoofing Arkansas politics, and returned to the stage in August. In this segment of Talk Business Politics, Roby Brock talks about the show with "The Gridiron" producer Judge Mary McGowan, and actors Perry Young ("Asa Hutchinson") and Larry Crane ("Mike Ross"). More>>

Talk Business and Politics: Ethics Commission

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In this week's Talk Business Politics, Roby Brock speaks with Graham Sloan, the director of the Arkansas Ethics Commission. More>>

Gubernatorial candidates talk to state employees

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Little Rock (KATV) – Both gubernatorial candidates spoke to state employees at a convention in the Embassy Hotel Saturday morning. Each candidate answered questions separately from KATV's Janelle Lilly for about 20 minutes then answered the public's questions for another 10. More>>

State senators to make push to abolish Lt. Gov. office

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Two state senators want to get rid of the Lt. Governor's office. Democratic Senator Keith Ingram and Republican Senator Jimmy Hickey, Jr. will lead a bi-partisan effort to abolish the office when the legislature convenes in January. The move will require the approval of voters through a new constitutional amendment.If it were to pass, the proposal would make the Attorney General the first in line to succeed the Governor, if necessary. The office of Lt. Governor has been vacant since Febr... More>>

Election Central Daily Brief - Friday

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Here is a brief look at the latest news in Arkansas politics for Friday, August 15. More>>

Ross raises $306K, prepares $1.1M ad blitz

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Democratic candidate Mike Ross is reporting raising more than $306,000 last month in his bid for Arkansas governor, and has spent more than $1.1 million to air television ads this fall. More>>

Medical marijuana item certified for 2016 ballot

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The Arkansas attorney general's office has approved the wording of an item for the 2016 ballot that would legalize use of medical marijuana. More>>

Election Central Daily Brief - Wednesday

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Here is a brief look at the latest news in Arkansas politics for Wednesday, August 13. More>>

Arkansas candidates talk jobs at Pine Bluff event

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson says the state's two-year colleges should take the lead in developing certain employees for the Arkansas workforce. More>>

Ross, Hutchinson head to Pine Bluff to talk jobs

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Arkansas gubernatorial candidates Asa Hutchinson and Mike Ross have trips planned to Pine Bluff on Wednesday to discuss the effort to increase the number of jobs in the area. More>>

Bill Clinton to headline Arkansas Democrats event

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Former President Bill Clinton is headed back to Arkansas to raise money for the state Democratic Party. More>>

ACLU asks court to uphold Arkansas voter ID ruling

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas is asking the state's highest court to uphold a judge's ruling that Arkansas' new voter identification law is unconstitutional. More>>

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