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CNN commentator and former Huckabee advisor Alice Stewart has died

The 58-year-old Georgia native was an Emmy-winning journalist, communications director for five presidential campaigns, and a Harvard Fellow.
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Why Democrats aren't winning elections in Arkansas (and how the tide could turn)

Republicans hold legislative supermajorities, all six federal positions and every statewide elected office. Most counties are as Republican today as they were Democratic barely a decade ago. So what happened?

Sanders-backed candidate loses GOP legislative primary runoff in Hope

Republican Dolly Henley won a contentious primary runoff election for a legislative seat in southwest Arkansas on Tuesday, defeating Arnetta Bradford, the governor's preferred candidate.

Arkansas governor gets rolled by Easter egg misinformation

Some leading Republicans, including Sarah Sanders and her dad Mike Huckabee, have egg on their faces after falling for two Easter-related right-wing conspiracy theories.

Republican infighting over south Arkansas legislative runoff continues, pitting Sanders against old-guard GOP

Add Rep. DeAnn Vaught of Horatio to the list of Republican legislators crying foul over shenanigans in the GOP runoff for state representative in House District 88. Voting records reveal Sanders' preferred candidate, Arnetta Bradford, never voted until 2022.

Corrections board member accused of covering up child abuse must go, lawmakers say

The messaging today from Republican lawmakers sounds as if it's an effort to get on the same page as the governor.

Mike Huckabee's latest kids' book touts Trump, and it can be yours for $2***

Former Arkansas governor and current first dad Mike Huckabee has ads out for the latest installment in his right-wing misinformation and indoctrination series for kids. It's a love letter to Donald Trump.

From the Vault: Max Brantley on his first assignment

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Arkansas Times, the editor emeritus weighs in on his first assignment and his favorite stories.

Allegations against Ark. corrections board member raise questions for Gov. Sanders' father — and Trump

Do Republicans calling on Alonza Jiles to resign over allegations he knew about sexual assaults at the Lord's Ranch believe Ted Suhl, a Huckabee family favorite, is guilty?

LEARNS voucher contractor uses same lobbyist as first dad/former Gov. Mike Huckabee

ClassWallet — the Florida company with a lucrative contract to manage the banking side of Arkansas LEARNS school vouchers — employs a lobbyist who also represents a political action committee for former Gov. Mike Huckabee.

Eight new plaintiffs allege sexual abuse at Ted Suhl's former youth facility, the Lord's Ranch

The new suit brings the total number of plaintiffs to 16.

Best and Worst 2023

Here's the thing about 2023: You have to grade it on a curve. Things weren’t great; they could have been a whole lot worse.