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John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, and Roby Brock, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, discuss the final months of the race for the White House. They consider if the Democratic and Republican party conventions changed much in the race.

For the second consecutive week, a major party is holding a convention that is more virtual than live. John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, talks to Roby Brock, with Talk Business and Politics, about what both the RNC and DNC are trying to accomplish this month.

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John Brummet, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, says the virtual conventions by the two major parties allow for a more polished message, but that's not necessarily a good thing for everybody. He talks with Roby Brock from our partner Talk Business and Politics.

John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, and Roby Brock, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, discuss how Arkansas is dealing with the virus and how social justice may play into November’s elections.

With November’s election on the horizon, Roby Brock from Talk Business and Politics, and John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, discuss the presidential race, as well as the race for the state’s 2nd Congressional District.

John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, discusses why he believes Hutchinson's mask mandate will matter even if not all Arkansas elected officials are on board. He also considers the legacy of the late civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis in this week's conversation with Roby Brock of Talk Business and Politics.

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Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is term-limited in her current job. She tells Roby Brock, with our parter Talk Business and Politics, she's seeking the Governor's Mansion in 2022. That conversation is part of this week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report.

John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, speaks with Roby Brock, from our partner Talk Business and Politics, about the safety of reopening schools for in-person instruction this fall. They also discuss President Trump's commutation of Roger Stone's prison sentence.

John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, talks with Roby Brock, from our partner Talk Business and Politics, about state and national approaches to fighting the spread of coronavirus. They also talk about voting in Arkansas this fall.

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Although some businesses have reopened with restrictions and many Americans have received federal benefits during the pandemic, many are still feeling the economic fallout of COVID-19. Roby Brock, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, asks Mervin Jebaraj, the director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, about how the national and state economies are doing as the summer begins.

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