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  • 3 vying for GOP nomination for Arkansas Lt. Gov.

    Seeking a part-time job that the Legislature decided to keep vacant for the remainder of the year, the three Republicans running for lieutenant governor in Arkansas say they want to use the post to advocate for major changes in the state. Those ideas range from overhauling the state's tax code to abolishing the lieutenant governor's office itself.


  • Panel discusses Mayflower oil spill effects

    A year after a major oil spill in a small Arkansas town, a congressman says that while communities believe they are ready for a disaster, there is always something else to do to prepare.


  • Rep. Griffin says 'no' vote on Ukraine was error

    U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin says his vote against loan guarantees for Ukraine came as a surprise to him because he supports the measure.


  • Analysis: Griffin weapon for GOP, target for Dems

    By seeking the lieutenant governor's office, U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin represents a formidable weapon for fellow Republicans in their quest to take over the state's top elected spots in November. But the two-term congressman also represents an easy target for Democrats as they try to prevent that sweep.


  • NY cemetery chief accused of $2M embezzlement

    New York's attorney general has accused the former acting president of the nonprofit United Hebrew Cemetery on Staten Island of embezzling $2 million.


  • FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2012, file photo, U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin, R-Ark., speaks at a Republican Party of Arkansas election watch party in Little Rock, Ark. Griffin says he is considering running for Arkansas Lieutenant governor in 2014. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

    APNewsBreak: Griffin mulling run for Ark. Lt. Gov.

    Republican U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin said Thursday he's considering running for Arkansas lieutenant governor this year, potentially shaking up the race for the state's No. 2 office just months after announcing his retirement from Congress.


  • "There has been some progress ... and a lot of it has to do with fencing, with increased border patrol agents. [But] the Tucson area is still in disarray," Rep. Benjamin Quayle said on "America's Morning News." (Associated Press)

    EDITORIAL: Make congressional pensions passe

    A public-pension crisis is looming, and something must be done. Federal, state and local government employees enjoy cushy retirements compared to the rest of Americans - all at taxpayer expense. Rank-and-file members in the House of Representatives want to see reform, and they're starting with their own pensions.


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