Sen. Hendren Leaves GOP to Become Independent, Forms "Common Ground" Group

Feb 18, 2021

This morning, Arkansas Sen. Jim Hendren, R-Gravette, announced he has decided to switch political parties from Republican to Independent and has formed an organization called Common Ground Arkansas aimed at working in a bipartisan fashion. In a video statement, he said his tipping point were the pro-Trump riots and insurrection attempt at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.