Posts Tagged: politics

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Judge taking senior status on 8th Circuit

ST. LOUIS (AP) – A judge on the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will assume senior status next spring. Officials in the office of Judge Kermit...
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Obama: US ending outdated approach to Cuba

WASHINGTON (AP) – The plans by President Barack Obama to move toward normalized relations with Cuba are sweeping. Obama is looking to expand eco...
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Senate cancels vote on Obama Social Security pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s pick to head the Social Security Administration has run into more trouble after Senate Democrats ca...
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2016 contenders quiet on police shootings protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Since grand juries in Missouri and New York declined to indict white police officers in the deaths of two black men, protesters ha...
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St. Louis County suit targets 7 municipal courts

St. Louis ( KTRS )  - Seven small cities in St. Louis County are the targets of public-interest lawsuits involving their traffic courts. The St. Loui...
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Lt. Governor Kinder to run for re-election

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder plans to run for re-election in 2016. A campaign spokesman for Kinder said Tuesday tha...
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Missouri lieutenant governor hopeful gets $1M

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Wealthy political activist Rex Sinquefield has donated $1 million for Bev Randles to explore running for Missouri lie...
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Missouri lawmaker wants to lower voting age to 16

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A Missouri lawmaker is trying to lower the state voting age to 16. Democratic Rep. Karla May of St. Louis this week f...
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Missouri lawmakers see support for ethics reform

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Some Missouri lawmakers say they plan to make another run at reforming the state’s loose ethics laws, but campa...
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Battle brewing to lead Missouri GOP

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A battle is brewing over the leadership of the Missouri Republican Party as it looks toward a 2016 election in which ...