April 6, 2009

In 1982, Asa Hutchinson became the youngest district attorney in the United States as the U.S. attorney for the Western District of Arkansas. He later served as a U.S. representative, director of the Drug Enforcement Agency, and Under Secretary for Border and Transportation Security at the Department of Homeland Security. He resigned his Homeland Security post to run for the office of Arkansas governor in 2006. He lost the race to Democrat Mike Beebe but was elected governor in 2014.

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