The poll is designed and analyzed by Janine Parry, a professor of political science at the University of Arkansas. It is one of the longest-running public state polls in the country. It has tracked public opinion on current issues, politicians, the economy and life in Arkansas through thousands of phone calls, a news release states. Questions about policies related to gun and immigration laws reveal that — generally speaking — Arkansans have similar views to those found in national polls. On most issues, most of the time, we actually track pretty closely with national patterns.
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Political party strength in U. Congress and electing the executives at the state U. President level. Throughout most of the 20th century, although the Republican and Democratic parties alternated in power at a national level, some states were so overwhelmingly dominated by one party that nomination was usually tantamount to election. This was especially true in the Solid South , where the Democratic Party was dominant for the better part of a century, from the end of Reconstruction in the late s, through the period of Jim Crow Laws into the s. However, in the s and s the increasingly conservative Republican Party gradually overtook the Democrats in the southeast. The Democrats' support in the formerly Solid South had been eroded during the vast cultural, political and economic upheaval that surrounded the s.
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When the news came out that "Sex and the City" is getting a episode revival on HBO Max without the character of Samantha Jones — apparently because Kim Cattrall has repeatedly made it clear that she will be available to revive her character on the first of never — the universe of potential viewers of a reboot split into two decided camps: the ones who realize Samantha Jones put all the good sex in "SATC" and everybody who still identifies as "a Carrie" and doesn't think they are telling on themselves. For a lot of viewers like me, Samantha's sex-positive banter was the only reason to watch a show set in the whitest possible version of New York City. Aside from a fundamentally flawed understanding about the financial reality of being the writer of a single newspaper column living in Manhattan — Carrie couldn't have afforded that apartment, never mind all those shoes and clothes; I will die on this hill — the show's writers struggled to balance its theoretically feminist narrative with the increasing imperative to make its protagonist its sole heroine. That's because, for a show about single women over 30, their friendships and their sex lives, Samantha was the one only consistently honest with her partners and herself about her desires and her limits.