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Tony Orlando, Yakov Smirnoff Wade Into State Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

Singer Tony Orlando and comedian Yakov Smirnoff have both endorsed a candidate for Arkansas state treasurer in next year's election. As first repo...

No Criminal Charges For Man Who Suggested Shooting GOP Lawmakers

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

Arkansas state police have cleared the husband of a Republican official who used a county GOP newsletter to suggest that Republican state legislators ...

GOP Newsletter Floats Idea Of Shooting Lawmakers

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

Chris Nogy, the husband of a Republican Party official in Arkansas, suggested it was a shame that voters couldn't just threaten to shoot GOP state leg...

State Republicans Clear Path For Controversial Voter ID Measure

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas legislators passed a law Monday requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls, overriding Democratic G...

GOP Lawmakers Look To Deal Blow To Planned Parenthood

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Not content with enacting the most restrictive abortion law in the country, Arkansas Republicans plan to press the legislative ad...

Republican Calls For Parental Sterilization

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

The Arkansas Republican who has called for deporting all Muslims and for instituting the death penalty for rebellious children is also calling for the...

GOP Legislator Doubles Down On Pro-Slavery Position

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

The Republican Arkansas state legislator whose writing in favor of slavery has embroiled the state GOP in controversy is now defending his viewpoints...

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Koch Group Backs Pro-Slavery Legislators

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

Americans for Prosperity, the advocacy group backed by billionaires David and Charles Koch, has distributed mail praising votes cast by two members of...

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Republicans Run From Slavery, Child Death Penalty Comments

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

Arkansas Republicans are distancing themselves from two state legislators and one legislative candidate who have written in favor of slavery, the depo...

Another Republican Endorses Slavery

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

A Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives has a history of writing in support of slavery and the Confederacy, along with comparing ...

Republican Calls For Children's Death

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Charlie Fuqua, the Republican candidate for the Arkansas House of Representatives who called for expelling Muslims from the United States in his book,...

Republican Endorses Slavery In New Book

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

Jon Hubbard, a Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, has written a new book in which he says slavery was "a blessing" for Africa...

A Brief History of Arkansas Republican Senate Candidates' Bigoted Comments

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
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A big problem for the Arkansas GOP is that several of the 2010 candidates for U.S. Senate in Arkansas have recently made racist, anti-Semitic, or otherwise bigoted comments.