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First a Republican, Now an Independent, but Is Hendren a Game Changer?

Arkansas Senate
Last week, Sen. Jim Hendren, I-Gravette, announced he was leaving the Republican Party to become an Independent.

Last week, a high-profile state senator left the GOP citing the pro-Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol as his reason for becoming an Independent. Roby Brock, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, asks John Brummett, political columnist with the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, what, if anything, this means for the Republican Party in Arkansas.

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