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U.S. Capitol on a winter night, as smoke rises from fireplaces. (Jennifer Shutt/States Newsroom)

Democratic social worker to run against Republican incumbent for Northwest Arkansas congressional seat

BY: - October 24, 2023

A Fayetteville clinical social worker announced Tuesday that she’ll challenge U.S. Rep. Steve Womack in 2024 for Arkansas’ 3rd Congressional District seat, which covers Northwest Arkansas and the Fort Smith metro area. Caitlin Draper is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with a clinical focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder and eating disorders. In addition to […]

Rep. Chris England, D-Tuscaloosa, speaks during a special legislative session, Friday, July 21, 2023 in Montgomery, Alabama. (Alabama Reflector Photo by Stew Milne)

Alabama redistricting: Special master submits three proposed congressional maps

BY: and - September 25, 2023

Three proposed Alabama congressional maps will give Alabama’s Black voters a chance of electing their preferred candidates in two of the state’s seven congressional districts, a person overseeing the maps told a federal court Monday. Richard Allen, the special master assigned by the three-judge panel overseeing Alabama’s redistricting process, wrote in a 44-page report that […]