Romney wins Arkansas primary, CNN projects
May 22nd, 2012
09:00 PM ET
2 years ago

Romney wins Arkansas primary, CNN projects

(CNN) – Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney will win Tuesday's Republican primary in Arkansas, CNN projects.


Filed under: 2012 • Arkansas • Mitt Romney
Arkansas primary may pose challenge for Obama
May 22nd, 2012
10:50 AM ET
2 years ago

Arkansas primary may pose challenge for Obama

(CNN) – Arkansas's Democratic presidential primary, which takes place Tuesday, wouldn't ordinarily seem like a political fight. After all, President Barack Obama has already wrapped up the Democratic presidential nomination and is engaged in a heated general election campaign with GOP rival Mitt Romney.

But the Arkansas primary may become another political headache for Obama, who two weeks ago faced an unlikely challenge from a federal inmate in West Virginia's Democratic contest. In Arkansas, the challenge comes from John Wolfe, a perpetual Democratic presidential candidate who has never held political office.
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Filed under: 2012 • Arkansas • President Obama
Next stop: Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport
March 20th, 2012
04:37 PM ET
2 years ago

Next stop: Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport

(CNN) - Will passengers say they're flying to "Bill and Hill" or "Clinton National"?

The Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission announced a unanimous vote Tuesday to rename Little Rock National Airport after the state's (and country's) famous former first couple.
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Filed under: Arkansas • Bill Clinton • Hillary Clinton
Lost moon rock found among Bill Clinton files
This moon rock was found among memorabilia from ex-President Bill Clinton's time as Arkansas governor.
September 22nd, 2011
06:09 PM ET
3 years ago

Lost moon rock found among Bill Clinton files

(CNN) - Only 843 pounds of moon rocks exist on Earth, according to NASA.

Now, 30 years after it went missing, one of those precious rocks has been found among memorabilia belonging to former President Bill Clinton.

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Filed under: Arkansas • President Clinton
November 2nd, 2010
08:32 PM ET
4 years ago

In Arkansas: CNN projects Republican Sen. win

(CNN) - Republican Rep. John Boozman has defeated Democratic incumbent Sen. Blanche Lincoln, CNN projects, ending her bid for a third term. Projections are based on CNN analysis of exit poll data.


Filed under: 2010 • Arkansas • Blanche Lincoln • John Boozman • The Latest Calls
October 29th, 2010
01:49 PM ET
4 years ago

Arkansas Dems expected to take losses, follow Southern shift to GOP

Little Rock, Arkansas (CNN) - In the shadow of the William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Library, an ironic occurrence is taking shape. As the former two-term president traverses the country, rallying support for Democrats facing tough electoral prospects, his party is bracing for severe losses in his home state of Arkansas.

Embattled two-term Sen. Blanche Lincoln faces a bleak outlook in her bid for re-election, while Reps. Vic Snyder and Marion Berry are opting to retire, opening the door to Republican takeovers of their seats. A Republican and a Democrat are in Arkansas' two other congressional districts, and they're considered safe for the incumbent parties.


Filed under: 2010 • Arkansas • Blanche Lincoln
October 20th, 2010
04:30 PM ET
4 years ago

CNN/Time Poll: Lincoln trailing in Arkansas Senate fight

(CNN) – A new poll indicates that the GOP is on the cusp of capturing an Arkansas Senate seat last held by a Republican in the 1870s.

According to a CNN/Time/Opinion Research Corporation poll released Wednesday, 55 percent of likely voters now support four-term Republican Rep. John Boozman for November's general election. Only 41 percent back two-term incumbent Democratic Sen. Blanche Lincoln.

Full results (pdf)

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Filed under: 2010 • Arkansas • CNN/Time poll • Polls
October 13th, 2010
02:56 PM ET
4 years ago

Clinton heads home to help out fellow Democrat

(CNN) - Former President Bill Clinton is heading home to help out a fellow Democrat facing a very tough re-election bid.

The former president teams up with Sen. Blanche Lincoln in his native Arkansas at an event in Jonesboro Wednesday evening.
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Filed under: 2010 • Arkansas • Blanche Lincoln • President Clinton
October 10th, 2010
07:32 AM ET
4 years ago

CNN 100: Arkansas district could turn red

Editor's Note: In the final 100 days before Election Day, CNN has been profiling one race at random each day from among the nation's top 100 House races, which we've dubbed "The CNN 100." Read the full list here. Today's featured district is:

AR-01: Rep. Marion Berry is retiring
Primary: May 18, 2010
Location: Northeast corner of Arkansas
Days until the election: 23

Arkansas is rife with opportunities for Republican gains this November, and its First District is no exception. Seven-term Democratic Rep. Marion Berry announced his retirement earlier this year, leaving open a seat that has been in his party's hands for over 100 years.
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Filed under: Arkansas • CNN 100
September 28th, 2010
01:57 PM ET
4 years ago

Clinton emails Lincoln supporters

(CNN) - Former President Bill Clinton is once again lending assistance to embattled Democratic Senator Blanche Lincoln, who is in a fight for her political life in her home state of Arkansas.

Clinton stumped for Lincoln during a dramatic primary election in which Lincoln narrowly clinched the Democratic nomination after a runoff against Arkansas Lt. Gov Bill Halter.

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Filed under: Arkansas • Blanche Lincoln
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