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Arkansas Primary

Voters Make Picks In Arkansas Gubernatorial Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Republican Asa Hutchinson and Democrat Mike Ross have won their respective primaries in Arkansas' gubernatorial race, the Associated Press reports. ...

Arkansas Voters Heading To The Polls

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Arkansas is one of six states with a primary election taking place on Tuesday. Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Oregon and Pennsylvania are hold...

Embarrassing Protest Highlights Obama Weakness

AP | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some presidential primary voters in Kentucky and Arkansas are taking a swipe at President Barack Obama, denying the incumbent nearly 4 o...

Mitt Rolls Ahead With Another Win

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney swept the Kentucky and Arkansas Republican presidential primaries Tuesday, inching closer to the GOP nomination he is c...

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: Kentucky Primary Features A 'Proxy Showdown' Between Kentucky Senators | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

The presidential escapade continues to draw most of the media's attention these days, but there are actually some interesting downticket primaries to ...

Jason Linkins

John Wolfe: Meet The Man Who Might Pull An Arkansas Primary Upset, But Probably Won't | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

If President Barack Obama is going to lose one of these Democratic primaries, it obviously won't be to some convict in West Virginia or to anti-aborti...

Sam Stein

Lincoln Attacked For Sending Jobs To China In AFL-CIO Mailer | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The hotly-contested Arkansas Democratic primary continues to be a contest over which candidate can best depict the other as bad for American jobs. ...

Sam Stein

Bill Halter's Arkansas Senate Loss Represents A Setback For Progressive Kingmakers | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Reporting By Ryan Grim Bill Halter's loss to Blanche Lincoln in Tuesday's Democratic Senate primary in Arkansas has spurred a round of soul sear...

Sam Stein

Gibbs Walks Back Disparaging Union Remark, Labor Remains Displeased | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The labor community remained peeved with the White House on Wednesday even after Press Secretary Robert Gibbs gently retreated from disparaging remark...

Sam Stein

Blanche Lincoln Win Sparks Furious Sniping Between White House, Labor | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The loss of Lt. Gov. Bill Halter in the Arkansas Senate Democratic primary runoff election resulted in a rare outburst of intense, sometimes nasty, gr...

Sam Stein

AFL-CIO Accuses Blanche Lincoln Of 'Going Native' In D.C. | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the Arkansas Democratic Senate primary begins early voting for the runoff election, a major union backer of Lt. Gov. Bill Halter is distributing pa...

Eight Lessons From Tuesday's Primaries

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

First and foremost, the results from Tuesday night were very bad news for the Republican leadership. Lesson #2: Dance with the ones that brung ya. Voters don't like people who they think have abandoned their core beliefs.

Arkansas Senate Primary RESULTS

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Arkansas Senate race below. Email if you know someone who shou...

Sam Stein

Halter, Running Against Lincoln, Touches A Nerve With Progressive Donors | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Only one day after declaring he will challenge conservative Democrat Blanche Lincoln in Arkansas's Democratic Senate primary, Lt. Gov. Bill Halter is...

Sam Stein

Exclusive: Halter Takes On Lincoln, Offers Support For Public Plan | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arkansas Democratic Senate candidate Bill Halter cast himself as a populist anti-Washington crusader on Tuesday, drawing several distinctions with his...