Politics

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, speaks at the AARP Presidential Forum at the Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf, Iowa on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. (Olivia Sun/The Des Moines Register via AP)
July 18, 2019 - 7:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will vote Tuesday on a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday. The announcement came after Democratic Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer...
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July 18, 2019 - 3:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. warship on Thursday destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship, President Donald Trump said. The incident marked a new escalation of tensions between the countries less than one month after Iran downed an American drone and Trump came...
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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
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July 18, 2019 - 12:25 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Democratic state auditor says Republican Gov. Mike Parson was reimbursed for unnecessary travel when he previously served as lieutenant governor. Auditor Nicole Galloway on Thursday released a report criticizing Parson for being reimbursed for travel expenses...
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St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner
(Kevin Killeen, KMOX)
July 18, 2019 - 12:09 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP/KMOX) — St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner is defending her office’s hiring of outside legal counsel as part of the investigation of William Tisaby , the man she hired to investigate former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Gardner testified...
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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens inauguration
Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
Michael Calhoun
July 18, 2019 - 1:09 am
JEFFERSON CITY (KMOX) -- Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens recently updated his campaign committee's paperwork with the state Ethics Commission, noting a new treasurer. People really began speculating, though, after seeing what office Greitens' committee is filed under -- primary for Governor,...
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NT Home Builders
Michael Calhoun
July 18, 2019 - 12:49 am
ST. CHARLES (KMOX) -- To the delight of a large crowd, St. Charles County planning and zoning commissioners Wednesday rejected the lay-out for a subdivision in the Missouri Bluffs area. One public speaker urged: "We don't want trees taken down. Save the trees! The trees are the most important thing...
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St. Louis Country Prosecutor Wesley Bell unveils "The Bell Plan."
(Kevin Killeen, KMOX)
July 17, 2019 - 11:16 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Is it fair for the St. Louis County Prosecutor to ignore hundreds of dollars worth of unpaid parking tickets, which he acquired in government-issued vehicle? That's the argument happening on KMOX and in the public after reports of Wesley Bell's outstanding bills with the City of...
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President Donald Trump listens during a Cabinet Meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, on July 16, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA)
July 17, 2019 - 2:51 am
HELENVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Bill Brasch greeted President Donald Trump's latest tweet controversy with a shrug. He doesn't believe Trump was being racist for telling four congresswomen, all women of color, to "go back" to the countries they came from. It doesn't matter much that all four of the women...
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FILE - In this May 30, 2012, file photo, former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens speaks at a lecture presented by the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Ark. Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the Supreme Court's leading liberal, died Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., after suffering a stroke Monday. He was 99. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)
July 17, 2019 - 2:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Paul Stevens moved left as the Supreme Court shifted to the right during his nearly 35 years as a justice. That's how the bow-tie wearing Republican from the Midwest emerged as the leader of the high court's liberal wing and a strong proponent of abortion rights, consumer...
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Photo of the historic downtown St. Charles, Mo.
(Courtesy of Natures Paparazzi on Flickr)
Michael Calhoun
July 17, 2019 - 1:24 am
ST. CHARLES (KMOX) - City council members agreed to help a big local employer expand. They approved a "resolution authorizing and directing city staff and consultants to take certain actions with respect to a proposed project for the Boeing Company." That project would be a $70 million upgrade of...
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