Commission will investigate complaint against Schaefer

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri Ethics Commission will investigate whether state Sen. Kurt Schaefer pressured the University of Missouri to block Josh Hawley from running for Missouri attorney general. The announcement Thursday reverses a decision made last week by James Klahr, executive director of the commission. He had said the commission didn’t have…

Sanders threatens floor fight at Dem convention

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is threatening a floor fight over rules and platform planks at the party’s summer convention if the Democratic National Committee stacks the committees with supporters of Hillary Clinton. Sanders writes in a letter to Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz that the makeup of the standing…