Posts Tagged: politics


Nixon To Afghanistan While Terrorism in Own Backyard


Black political leaders withhold support at polls

St. Louis, MO ( KTRS) Some black Democrats say they won’t support any candidate this fall who they believe hasn’t shown respect for the Af...

Nixon freezes spending items after veto overrides

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has blocked expenditures for all 47 budget items on which lawmakers overrode his line-item ve...

Illinois lawmakers look for funds for police body cameras

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Two Illinois lawmakers on Thursday pushed for a hike in traffic and other fines to raise money for police body cameras ...

South Carolina political campaign goes to the dogs

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) – In some ways, political campaigning has gone to the dogs in South Carolina. With dogs in almost half of American homes, ...

Defense attorney opposes change to child sex offender prosecutions

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A prominent criminal defense attorney is raising concerns about a Missouri ballot measure that would allow allegation...

Illinois senate candidates clash over debate schedule

CHICAGO (AP) – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis is pushing U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin to participate in more debates by releasing emails...

Rauner calls on IL Supreme Court to put term limit question on ballot

CHICAGO (AP) – Republican Bruce Rauner and other supporters of political term limits have asked the Illinois Supreme Court to quickly decide whe...

Governor Quinn wants Bruce Rauner to commit to debates

CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. Pat Quinn has called on Republican challenger Bruce Rauner to “come out of the gopher hole” and commit to debate...

Amendment 1 opponents could request a recount

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Opponents of Missouri’s Right to Farm constitutional amendment are weighing a recount request after the measure ap...