Max Brantley

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Mike Huckabee, who needs no introduction, went on Facebook this week to solicit money for a movie being made by his son, John Mark Huckabee,...
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Sen. Tom Cotton has insisted the Senate tax bill produces a tax cut for all Americans. An analysis by the Tax Policy Center says otherwise,...
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Donald Trump overrode the Obamacare birth control mandate, but Republican Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts took matters in his own hands.
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An open line and a check on the 25th anniversary of Bill Clinton's presidential election. Already today, Hillary Clinton has signed several thousand copies of...
Maplight, which tracks the influence of money in politics, has shone a spotlight on a Republican group led by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, which...
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A 26-year-old lesbian Democrat won a state Senate seat in Oklahoma yesterday in a district that had given Donald Trump 67 percent of the vote....
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Federal Judge Brian Miller could decide as early as today whether to put a halt to sale of a full selection of wine in permitted...
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Michael Wickline of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette continues to do the job of 10 men/women as the lead reporter at the state Capitol — today with...
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Nicole Clowney, who teaches classical studies at the University of Arkansas, will announce in Fayetteville this morning as a Democratic candidate for House District 86,...
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The Election Integrity Commission has none. See recent news.
Sen. Jason Rapert did not disappoint in his reaction to news out of Virginia last night.
The Guardian has done its own rundown on the Paradise Papers and the use of off-shore investments by billionaires such as Warren Stephens of Little...
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The Arkansas Supreme Court's 5-2 decision to delay the execution of Jack Greene for a hearing on his mental competency drew criticism from pro-death-penalty legislators,...
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Monica Ball, a retired science teacher in Little Rock and North Little Rock,  is running for House District 39, held by Republican Rep. Mark Lowery,...
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Jeffrey Toobin's profile of Sen. Tom Cotton is now on-line in The New Yorker.It depicts the ambitious junior senator from Arkansas as successfully navigating a...
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An American Bar Association committee has given rare "not qualified" ratings to two of the 58 people Donald Trump has nominated for federal judgeships, the...
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Looks like Jacob Kauffman of KUAR got the same response I got yesterday to messages seeking comment from Arkansas members of Congress to news of...
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The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported today a third lawsuit contesting the arrangement by which drug court defendants are sentenced to work unpaid , with pay going to...
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Hayden Shamel, a 36-year-old Hot Springs teacher and chair of the Garland County Democratic Party, has announced on social media that she's running for 4th...
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The Democrat-Gazette today wrote about a topic, I've been trying to ignore. That is Sen. Trent Garner's latest publicity stunt, a "sermon protection" law that...
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