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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 208 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. speaks at a rally outside Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. President Donald Trump is not backing down from his longstanding criticism of the late Sen. John McCain. Trump declared Tuesday at the White House: “I was never a fan of John McCain and I never will be.” Trump drew criticism over the weekend for tweeting insults at McCain, a Vietnam war hero, Arizona senator and 2008 Republican presidential candidate who died last year of brain cancer. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 20, 2019 - 6:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Republican senators defended late John McCain as a "hero" on Wednesday after President Donald Trump again denounced the Arizonan, who died of brain cancer in August. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tweeted that he misses his friend "today and every day." "It was a...
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March 18, 2019 - 5:26 pm
FERGUSON, MO (KMOX) - Impeaching President Trump is not high on her to-do list. At least for now. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi swings through Ferguson to promote campaign finance reform and voting rights, saying any move now to impeach the President "would not be worth it." "I have always said...
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Rendering of Missouri Hyperloop along Highway-70.
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March 18, 2019 - 9:57 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Buckle in – Hyperloop is closer to becoming a real thing in Missouri. Andrew Smith, VP of the St. Louis Regional Chamber is going to change his focus full-time on bringing the futuristic transportation technology to the state. Related: Virgin releases details of possible...
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March 16, 2019 - 3:08 pm
Ethics reform and voting rights bills to be promoted
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
March 15, 2019 - 4:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was poised to issue the first veto of his presidency Friday afternoon, after a bipartisan rebuke of the national emergency he declared to circumvent Congress and fund his long-stalled southern border wall. A dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate...
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March 15, 2019 - 1:35 pm
One bill would require a handgun, and the other an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle.
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January 15, 2019 - Washington, DC, United States: United States President Donald J. Trump declares a National Emergency over the southern border and the need for border security. (Chris Kleponis / Sipa USA)
March 14, 2019 - 11:05 am
NEW YORK (KMOX/AP) - President Donald Trump has not escaped the defamation lawsuit filed by former "The Apprentice" contestant Summer Zervos. Zervos sued Trump for calling her a liar after she accused him of unwanted kissing and groping from a 2007 incident. Trump's lawyers have been trying to get...
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March 14, 2019 - 2:06 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A lawyer representing a mystery Better Together supporter is sending threatening letters to St. Louis County municipalities. The letters are warning cities and villages not to use taxpayer dollars to oppose the proposed St. Louis city-county merger. DOWNLOAD: Warning letter sent...
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A man legally carries a firearm in his pocket for protection.
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March 13, 2019 - 3:15 pm
The events occurred hours after a House committee heard debate on legislation that would allow concealed weapons in public places that currently ban guns.
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March 13, 2019 - 12:57 pm
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) stumbled over her words during a congressional meeting Tuesday, after Wells Fargo chief executive Timothy Sloan responded to accusations of “financing the caging of children” at the southern U.S. border. "Why was the bank involved in the...
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