Some gifted young Little Rock artists are sharing handmade holiday ornaments and a brief Arkansas history lesson with the nation’s capital this month.
The 2000 and 2004 presidential elections were nail biters, but statisticians say there’s an outside chance the United States will have an even closer contest this year.
A minister who was defrocked long ago for performing same-sex union ceremonies will be honored by a Sherwood church on Friday. Open Door Community Church’s openly gay pastor, Randy McCain, said his congregation will recognize former United Methodist Church minister Jimmy Creech for being one of the leading “straight allies of gay and lesbian people who give love, support and a voice to the misunderstood children of God.”
When a nation’s debt gets too big, there are sometimes disastrous consequences.
Arkansas Republicans: U.S. ready for Romney
Arkansas Republicans said Thursday they’ve nominated a presidential candidate who can unseat Barack Obama and unharness the struggling American economy.
Members of the Arkansas congressional delegation got a pep talk Thursday morning from U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes, founder of the Congressional Prayer Caucus and a self-described “recovering attorney.” A member of the Armed Services Committee, Forbes represents a southern Virginia congressional district that is a stone’s throw from Virginia Beach, Va., and includes several military installations.
Some Americans — particularly delegates — attend presidential nominating conventions because they genuinely enjoy listening to dozens and dozens and dozens of partisan political speeches.
Arkansas’ vote unanimous
TAMPA, Fla. — Arkansas Republican delegates unanimously endorsed Mitt Romney Tuesday afternoon, helping the former Massachusetts governor clinch the Republican presidential nomination and take a key step toward the White House.
They all signed sworn affidavits promising to cast their Republican National Convention ballots for the winner of the Arkansas presidential primary, and they all kept their word Tuesday, but that doesn’t mean they’re all crazy about former Gov. Mitt Romney or plan to vote for him in November.
Delegates come with rubber stamps
When the world — or at least television — was more black and white, Republican and Democratic national conventions used to be sweaty, smoky, slow-paced, suspense-filled summer conclaves, with presidential and vice presidential nominations up for grabs and party platforms unresolved.