Monday, July 25, 2016

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 23:48:00

Day 1 of the DNC: A Bumpy Ride

It's been 24 years since the Democratic National Convention had any real dissent on the floor.

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Monday, July 25, 2016 - 21:04:00

Disability rights advocate Anastasia Somoza on Trump: "I honestly feel bad for anyone with that much hate in their heart"

One of the more memorable speeches tonight came from disability rights advocate Anastasia Somoza, who was diagnosed at birth with cerebral palsy and spastic quadriplegia.

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Monday, July 25, 2016 - 16:17:00

DNC apologizes for "inexcusable remarks made over email"

The DNC apologizes to Sanders and the Democratic Party; Sanders asks supporters to refrain from protesting on the convention floor.

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Monday, July 25, 2016 - 16:02:00

Group forms to combat medical marijuana legalization ballot initiatives

The Coalition for Safer Arkansas Communities will fight against the medical marijuana ballot initiatives.

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Monday, July 25, 2016 - 15:30:00

Mother cited for leaving infant in hot car in Jonesboro

KAIT reports on a four-month-old infant left in a vehicle on a 96-degree day while the child's mother ate pizza at Larry's Pizza in Jonesboro.

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Monday, July 25, 2016 - 13:32:00

Republican policy leader: the GOP, taken over by white nationalism, is "fundamentally broken"

Avik Roy: “Until the conservative movement can stand up and live by that principle, it will not have the moral authority to lead the country."

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Monday, July 25, 2016 - 12:32:00

Monday in Philadelphia

After yesterday's preliminary events, the DNC kicks into full gear today. Delegations begin each day with a breakfast that provide both an opportunity for logistics of the day to be discussed and speeches to be given.

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Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:36:00

Data mix-up from Ark. secretary of state purges unknown number of eligible voters

Those affected include some ex-felons now eligible to vote, as well as some 4,000 people who have never been convicted of a felony but were somehow mistakenly flagged as such.

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Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:16:00

Bauxite teacher will speak at the Democratic National Convention

Former President Bill Clinton will soak up most of the attention Tuesday night but there will be another Arkansan taking the stage: Dustin Parsons, a fifth-grade teacher from Pine Haven Elementary in Bauxite.

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Monday, July 25, 2016 - 09:58:00

Conner Eldridge trailing John Boozman in fundraising hauls

Former U.S. Attorney Conner Eldridge, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate challenging Republican incumbent Sen. John Boozman, raised around $290,000 in the second quarter of 2016 and ended the quarter with $315,000 cash on hand.

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Monday, July 25, 2016 - 08:42:00

As Democratic convention begins, polls show tight race

On the state of the race.

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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 22:27:00

A Tale of two Democratic parties

While this week's Democratic National Convention will nominate Hillary Clinton, it remains a party where the supporters of Bernie Sanders have a strong voice and could create some significant shenanigans in the coming days.

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Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 16:38:00

It's Sunday and the line is open

Convention week Round Two is coming. What's on your mind?

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Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 13:23:00

Rep. Sheilla Lampkin dies after battle with ovarian cancer

Rep. Sheilla Lampkin (D-Monticello) died late last night after a battle with ovarian cancer.

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Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:32:00

Hello from Philadelphia

Jay Barth will be in Philadelphia for the week, observing and analyzing the events at Hillary Clinton's DNC.

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Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 10:33:00

Recommended Sunday read: Donald Trump's history on race

"Is Donald Trump a racists?" asks Nicholas Kristof in a Sunday Review op-ed in the New York Times this morning.

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Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 09:38:00

Bernie Sanders will make case for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump tomorrow

Sanders: "I'm going to do everything I can to defeat [Trump] and elect Hillary Clinton."

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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 16:48:00

Open line

It's yours.

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