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Arkansas Lawmakers Send Governor Near-Total Abortion Ban

Legislation banning nearly all abortions in Arkansas is headed to Gov. Asa Hutchinson's desk.
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Arkansas Governor Signs Stand Your Ground Bill Into Law

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has signed into law a measure that eases the state’s restrictions on the use of deadly force in self-defense.
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Texas isn't the only state lifting COVID-19 restrictions. Here's how 11 other states and cities are easing lockdowns, despite the CDC insisting that 'now is not the time'

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (center). Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool Texas became the largest US state to ease its lockdown restrictions Tuesday. Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order that would end all COVID-19 restrictions, including a mask mandate, on March 10. Mississippi, Louisiana, and Michigan also made announcements to ease restrictions Tuesday. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Texas became the largest state in the US to lift its mask mandate on...
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NRA-backed Stand Your Ground Becomes Law in Arkansas

The NRA-ILA reports on new legislation in Arkansas. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The National Rifle Association applauds Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the state legislature for passing SB 24 and making stand your ground legislation the law. “This law ensures the rights of law-abiding Arkansans are protected,” said Jason Ouimet, executive director of, National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action. “Victims have little time to react when confronted with a criminal attack,...
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Arkansas Senate Removes Affidavit Option From Voter ID Law

The Arkansas Senate has sent Gov. Asa Hutchinson legislation making the state's voter ID law stricter.
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Arkansas Lawmakers Give Final OK to 'Stand Your Ground' Bill

Arkansas lawmakers have sent Gov. Asa Hutchinson legislation that loosens the state's restrictions on using lethal force in self defense.
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Stand Your Ground Bill Heads to Arkansas Governor’s Desk

The NRA-ILA reports on new legislation in Arkansas. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- On February 24th, the Arkansas House marked the final vote on Stand Your ground Legislation, Senate Bill 24.  This important self-defense measure now heads to the desk of Governor Asa Hutchinson for his signature.  Please contact Governor Hutchinson and ask him to sign Senate Bill 24 into law. CLICK HERE TAKE ACTION! This important legislation is a huge step forward for self-defense rights and law-abiding...
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GOP Gov Rules Out Supporting Trump In 2024: ‘He Should Not Define Our Future’

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) on Sunday swatted down the possibility of throwing his support behind former President Trump's potential 2024 White House comeback bid while arguing that Trump “should not define” the future of the Republican Party. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said letting Trump 'define' the future of the Republican party will 'just further divide our country'

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson speaks at a news conference at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. AP Photo/Danny Johnston Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said the GOP "can't" let former president Donald Trump define the future of the GOP. "He will define our party if we let him define our party," Hutchinson said in an interview with CNN.  Trump is slated to speak at CPAC about the future of the party in Florida.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more...
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GOP Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson Says 'I Would Not Support' Trump Run in 2024

“He should not define our future,” Hutchinson concluded. “We've got to define it for ourself and that has to be based upon the...
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Arkansas lawmaker leaves GOP, saying party has become 'about one man and a personality'

An Arkansas state lawmaker who is the nephew of Gov. Asa Hutchinson and was expected to run for governor next year said he is leaving the Republican Party.
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Arkansas Governor Urges Weekend Catch-Up on Vaccinations

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is urging pharmacies, hospitals and other providers to schedule extra hours this weekend for coronavirus vaccinations to make up for a slowdown because of this week's snowstorms.
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Arkansas Lifts Some Restrictions on Smaller Indoor Events

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is lifting some restrictions on smaller indoor events as the state’s coronavirus cases continue trending downward and vaccine distribution ramps up.
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Officials: 2 dead in Texas as subfreezing cold sweeps US

By PAUL J. WEBER and JAKE BLEIBERG AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A sprawling blast of winter weather across the U.S. is likely to blame for the deaths of two people in Texas, where an unusually snowy emergency Monday knocked out power for more than four million people, shut down grocery stores and air travel and closed schools ahead of frigid days still to come. As nightfall threatened to plummet temperatures again into single digits, officials warned that homes still without power would likely not have ...
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‘Things will likely get worse’: Cold disrupts power in Texas

By PAUL J. WEBER and JAKE BLEIBERG AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A sprawling blast of winter weather across the U.S. plunged Texas into an unusually snowy emergency Monday that knocked out power for more than 2 million people, shut down grocery stores and air travel and closed schools ahead of frigid days still to come. As nightfall threatened to plummet temperatures again into single digits, officials warned that homes still without power would likely not have heat until at least Tuesday, as frustration...
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Storm slams Texas, leaves millions without power

By Paul J. Webber and Jake Bleiberg | Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — A frigid blast of winter weather across the U.S. plunged Texas into an unusually icy emergency Monday that knocked out power to more than 2 million people, closed dangerously snowy and slick highways and put the delivery of new COVID-19 vaccine shipments on hold. Temperatures nosedived into the single-digits as far south as San Antonio, and homes that had already been without electricity for hours had no certainty about when...
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Millions without power in Texas as snow storm slams US

By PAUL J. WEBER and JAKE BLEIBERG AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A frigid blast of winter weather across the U.S. plunged Texas into an unusually icy emergency Monday that knocked out power to more than 2 million people, closed dangerously snowy and slick highways and put the delivery of new COVID-19 vaccine shipments on hold. Temperatures nosedived into the single-digits as far south as San Antonio, and homes that had already been without electricity for hours had no certainty about when the lights and ...
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Hutchinson: States Need to Take Lead in Distributing Vaccine

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says states need to take the lead in administering the coronavirus vaccine as the number of new virus cases in the state dropped.
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GOPers Stop Short Of Urging Greene To Resign Day After Her ‘GREAT Call’ With Trump

Although several prominent Republicans on Sunday decried Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's (R-GA) incendiary remarks — which include heckling Parkland shooting survivors and musing about the execution of Democratic politicians — they shied away from joining in on calls for the QAnon-promoting House member to resign. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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'I would not vote for' Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene: Gov. Asa Hutchinson

Gov. Asa Hutchinson appeared on ABC's "This Week" Sunday.
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders bets Trump's culture wars will help make her Arkansas' next governor

President Donald Trump stands with Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who announced that she is stepping down as the White House press secretary, during his rally where he announced his candidacy for a second presidential term at the Amway Center on June 18, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Sarah Huckabee Sanders is the first of Trump's inner circle to announce a bid for elected office.  The controversial former press secretary has strong support in her deep-red home state of Arkansa...
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Trump's former press secretary, is running for governor of Arkansas

Press briefing by White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders (aka Sarah Huckabee Sanders) in the White House Press Briefing Room on July 23, 2018. Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Sarah Huckabee Sanders is running for governor of Arkansas. She served as Trump's White House press secretary from 2017 to 2019. She plans to announce her candidacy in a video on Monday. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a former press secretary ...
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Walmart expands COVID-19 vaccination program to 7 more states, aims to provide 13 million doses per month

Walmart is ramping up its vaccination program, as President Joe Biden aims to deliver 100 million doses in 100 days. ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Image Walmart is expanding its COVID-19 vaccination program to several more states, Chicago, and Puerto Rico.  The retailer said Friday that at full capacity it will be able to deliver up to 13 million doses each month.  The move comes as President Joe Biden seeks to accelerate the vaccine rollout.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories....
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The vaccine rollout needs a massive course correction. The federal government needs to take the lead.

Hundreds wait in line in Florida to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on December 30, 2020. Andrew West/The News-Press/USA Today Network via Reuters A mass vaccination campaign is never easy, but questionable decision-making at the federal level may have compounded logistical obstacles. The federal government must set clear expectations on supply-chain management and establish a clinical workforce to administer the vaccine.  Biden hopes to administer 100 million doses in his first 100 days — bu...
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A comprehensive timeline of the coronavirus pandemic at 1 year, from China's first case to the present

Medical staff wearing protective gear move a patient infected with the coronavirus from an ambulance to a hospital on March 9, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images The 1-year anniversary of the coronavirus pandemic has arrived: The first case was confirmed in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. Chinese government data suggests the virus was likely circulating by mid-November. In the year since, the virus has infected more than 73 million people and killed more than 1...
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A comprehensive timeline of the coronavirus pandemic at 12 months, from China's first case to the present

Medical staff wearing protective gear move a patient infected with the coronavirus from an ambulance to a hospital on March 9, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images The 1-year anniversary of the coronavirus pandemic has arrived: The first case was confirmed in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. Chinese government data suggests the virus was likely circulating by mid-November. In the year since, the virus has infected more than 64 million people and killed nearly 1.5 ...
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The US and China are breaking up. The only question now is how ugly it will get.

Madoka Ikegami - Pool/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider The question is not when or whether the US and China will decouple. Decoupling has already begun, and the questions now are how deep it will go and how smoothly it will be carried out. As Beijing has flexed its muscles in Asia and around the world, the US — along with much of the West — has stopped trusting Chinese leadership to act in good faith. Once participants in China's rise, Western nations now see it as adversarial....
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2 more GOP governors push Trump to start the formal presidential transition process with Biden

Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio). AP Photo/John Minchillo, File GOP Govs. Mike DeWine of Ohio and Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas are both pushing the administration of President Donald Trump to begin the transition process with President-elect Joe Biden. Both men said that it was important for Biden to be up to speed with pertinent issues that would not compromise governmental functions. Trump has repeatedly refused to formally concede the presidential race to Biden. Visit Business Insider's homepage...
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2 GOP governors push Trump to start transition process with Biden - Business Insider

Govs. Mike DeWine of Ohio and Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas both said that a proper transition needs to be in place for the president-elect.
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GOP Governors Suggest That Trump Stop Delaying Biden’s Formal Transition Process

Govs. Asa Hutchinson (R-AR) and Mike DeWine (R-OH) on Sunday signaled that it’s time’s up for President Trump holding up President-elect Joe Biden’s formal transition process. The President-elect’s transition has already come across hurdles amid Trump’s refusal to officially concede. Although Trump appeared to acknowledge that “Biden won” in a Sunday morning tweet, the sitting POTUS also walked back his news-making tweet as he continued spewing unfounded claims that the election was “rigged” a...
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