Presidential politics

Friday, February 26, 2016

Friday, February 26, 2016 - 16:10:00

Maine Gov. Paul LePage endorses Donald Trump

The Trump train picks up a nut.

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Friday, February 26, 2016 - 15:45:00

The conservative crack-up in one National Review headline

A party on the edge of a nervous breakdown.

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Friday, February 26, 2016 - 15:05:00

Behind in polls, Marco Rubio accuses Donald Trump of wetting himself

Marco Rubio desperately tries to out-Trump Trump.

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Friday, February 26, 2016 - 12:05:00

Chris Christie endorses Donald Trump

The circus rolls on.

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 15:08:00

Gov. Asa Hutchinson to campaign with Marco Rubio in Conway on Monday

Gov. Asa Hutchinson, who has been giving the hard sell for Marco Rubio since endorsing him for president earlier this week, will campaign with Rubio at a rally at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway this Saturday at 3 p.m. Details here.

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Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 13:31:00

Trump dominating polling in Rubio's home state of Florida

Rubio trumped in his home state.

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Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 09:28:00

As the clown car rolls: the GOP contenders head to Super Tuesday with Trump in the lead

And down the stretch they come. News and notes from the GOP circus.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 17:14:00

Asa Hutchinson: Trump's rhetoric is "frightening" and "not serious"

Hutchinson slams Trump, expresses hope that Rubio will prevail in Arkansas.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 14:43:00

Bernie Sanders isn't going anywhere

Even if Hillary Clinton starts building a lead in the next few weeks, Bernie Sanders is likely to stay in the race through the convention.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 11:44:00

Hillary Clinton's big advantage in the Democratic race for president

On why Hillary Clinton is now the runaway favorite for the Democratic nomination — and thoughts on what the Sanders campaign means about the future of the Democratic Party.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 07:56:00

Bill Clinton to robocall for Hillary Clinton in Arkansas

Big Dog (or at least his bark) comes home.

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 23:20:00

Donald Trump wins Nevada's Republican caucus

Onward to Super Tuesday.

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 19:02:00

Ted Cruz taps Alice Stewart, former Huckabee aide, as new communications director

Politico reports that former Little Rock TV and radio personality Alice Stewart has been named the new communications director for Ted Cruz, replacing the fired Rick Tyler. 

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 16:57:00

Hutchinson on Rubio's biggest accomplishments: national security experience, VA reform, and fighting Obamacare

This morning I emailed Gov. Asa Hutchinson's spokesman to ask what the governor viewed as Marco Rubio's top accomplishment as a public official. Here is the governor's response.

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 16:10:00

Sorry GOP establishment, Donald Trump is the heavy favorite to win the Republican nomination for president

Pundits twist themselves in pretzels to stay bullish on Marco Rubio, the newly anointed pick of the establishment. But the delegate math and primary calendar favors the madman Donald Trump.

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Monday, February 22, 2016

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 08:28:00

Ted Cruz coming to Arkansas on Sunday

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz will make a campaign stop in Arkansas on Sunday, Feb. 28, two days before the primary on March 1. It's the third visit he's made to Arkansas. The location remains to be determined.

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Monday, February 22, 2016 - 06:28:00

In Little Rock, Marco Rubio sells American exceptionalism

This is Rubio's axiomatic answer to Donald Trump's insistence that he and he alone will Make America Great Again: America is the greatest, always has been.

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