- Senate blocks Obama's pick for civil rights post Updated: Mar-05-14 5:58 pm
- Candidates who filed for office in Arkansas Updated: Mar-03-14 2:18 pm
- Primaries offer 1st major test of voter ID laws Updated: Feb-28-14 2:55 pm
- 32 apply for UA lobbyist position, including Darr Updated: Feb-25-14 7:38 pm
- Moody confirmed as federal judge for eastern Ark. Updated: Feb-25-14 12:31 pm
- Bill Clinton takes 2014 surrogate role, helps Dems Updated: Feb-24-14 5:56 pm
- Witt, Westerman file for Arkansas' 4th district Updated: Feb-24-14 5:23 pm
- Tom Cotton makes bid official for US Senate Updated: Feb-24-14 2:41 pm
- Filing period opens Monday for 2014 Arkansas races Updated: Feb-23-14 12:54 pm
- Pryor formally endorses minimum wage hike in Ark. Updated: Feb-22-14 4:13 pm
- Correction: Arkansas Senate story Updated: Feb-13-14 5:46 pm
- US Sen. Warren's PAC pulls in $582,000 in 2013 Updated: Feb-12-14 3:37 pm
- Vulnerable Democrats try straddle on 'Obamacare' Updated: Feb-08-14 3:19 am
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division was blocked by bipartisan Senate opposition Wednesday in an emotional postscript to the long-ago murder of a Philadelphia policeman and the legal help his killer received.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Monday marked the end of the one-week filing period for state and federal office in Arkansas. Here are candidates who filed for statewide and congressional office by Monday's deadline. Candidates with an (i) next to their names are incumbents.
WASHINGTON - In elections that begin next week, voters in 10 states will be required to present photo identification before casting ballots - the first major test of voter ID laws after years of legal challenges arguing that the measures are designed to suppress voting.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - More than 30 people have applied for a position as a lobbyist for the University of Arkansas, a job designed to influence policy to benefit the school's flagship campus in Fayetteville.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A circuit judge from Little Rock has won Senate confirmation to become a federal judge, but that comes with the complication of his father having to exit his post as a U.S. district judge.
WASHINGTON - Bill Clinton, popular in territory unfriendly to President Barack Obama, is reprising his role as a super-surrogate for Democrats battling to keep their Senate majority and win other races. In the long run, Clinton could pick up political chits for his wife, Hillary Rodham Clinton, should she run for president in 2016.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Former Federal Emergency Management Agency Director James Lee Witt and Arkansas House Republican Majority Leader Bruce Westerman have made their bids for a south Arkansas congressional seat official.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Republican congressman Tom Cotton has officially entered the race for a U.S. Senate seat in Arkansas.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The filing period for Arkansas' political offices opens Monday with races for the U.S. Senate and governor at the top of the ticket.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - U.S. Mark Pryor is formally endorsing a proposal to raise the minimum wage in Arkansas.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - In a story Feb. 12 about the U.S. Senate race in Arkansas, The Associated Press erroneously reported the vote that a group cited in a new ad criticizing Republican Senate hopeful Tom Cotton. The ad by Patriot Majority USA was referring to Cotton supporting the Republican Study Committee budget, not the budget plan by Budget Committee Chairman and former vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan.
BOSTON - U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren's political action committee has reported raising more than half a million dollars in 2013, money she says will go in part to trying to block a Republican takeover of the Senate.
WASHINGTON - Hit with a multimillion-dollar barrage of televised attacks, Democrats in tough re-election races want credit for trying to fix the problematic parts of the health care law at the same time they claim bragging rights for its popular provisions and allege Republicans will reverse the law's crackdown on insurance company abuses.