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Today's headlines: The Apprentice president

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 10:07:00

RNC wraps up: Donald Trump yells at America

I watched last night's Republican Convention so you don't have to.

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 17:08:00

Gov. Asa Hutchinson now backs Donald Trump for president

Asa Hutchinson is on board the Donald Trump train.

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Thursday, March 10, 2016

Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 08:19:00

Leftward go the Democrats, a boon to Bernie

Matt Yglesias at Vox deems Bernie Sanders the winner and Hillary Clinton the loser of last night's Univision debate.

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 07:14:00

Election notes: Failed polling, slavery and the GOP vote, lobbyists for Bernie, Marco who?

Some election night odds and ends, from the failure of opinion polling in Michigan, to race-based voting in the South to the lobby money Bernie Sanders is receiving. Also: Marco Rubio's disappearing act as an alternative to Donald Trump.

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Friday, March 4, 2016

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 16:20:00

Current leader of KKK: Donald Trump is "the pick of the litter"

Despite Donald Trump's disavowal of the Ku Klux Klan at last night's Republican debate, the current national director of the Knights of the KKK, Thomas Robb, said that Trump is the best choice for president.  "As far as I’m concerned, Donald Trump is the pick of the litter," Robb told me by telephone today.

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Today's headlines: The Apprentice president

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 16:11:00

Talking Trump with Arkansas Republicans

Last night, I went to the Republican watch party at the Embassy Suites to gauge the mood of the room.

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 07:01:00

It's all over but the goose steppin': Donald Trump racks up huge delegate lead on Super Tuesday

The Donald dominates and sets up a path as the overwhelming favorite for the Republican nomination for president.

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 18:04:00

Super Tuesday results

Super Tuesday results thread. Heeeeere we go.

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 15:21:00

State Sen. Jon Woods endorses Donald Trump (UPDATE: INTERVIEW WITH WOODS)

Today Donald J. Trump was endorsed by state Sen. Jon Woods.

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 14:32:00

Hillary Clinton attacks Donald Trump on David Duke and the KKK

Hillary Clinton: "very disappointed" in the Donald.

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 12:06:00

Clinton campaign looks ahead to how to take on Donald Trump

On the Clinton campaign beginning to strategize about how to combat Donald Trump, nearing inevitability as the GOP nominee.

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 07:44:00

Happy Super Tuesday

It's Super Tuesday in Arkansas as ten other states. Go vote! Today will go a long way toward determining each party's nominee for president. What are your predictions for the day?

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 07:03:00

Two more Republican congressmen endorse Donald Trump

Even as he dances around KKK questions, Donald Trump is going mainstream.

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 06:39:00

Donald Trump and the KKK

The Donald, the Klan, and Trump voters.

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Monday, February 29, 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016 - 16:09:02

The Rubio show in Conway (UPDATED)

Marco Rubio will hold his second rally of the weekend in Arkansas, in Conway at 3 p.m.

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Monday, February 29, 2016 - 10:35:00

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton dominate latest national poll from CNN

The latest national polls have good news for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. About that idea that Trump has a ceiling and will lose once the field winnows? The evidence says otherwise...

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Jack Pearadin and Doug Nelsen found a 1.73-carat diamond after nearly a year of searching the park's field.

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