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MoDOT photo edit of Trump shirt
Missouri Department of Transportation
Caitlin Lally
October 21, 2019 - 1:18 pm
LOUISIANA, Mo. (KMOX) — The Northeast District of the Missouri Department of Transportation issued an apology Friday after posting a photo to Facebook that was edited to hide apparel supporting President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign. Friday, MoDOT crews demolished Old Champ Clark Bridge and allowed...
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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2019, file photo Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Georgetown University in Washington. With just over a year left until the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is stepping up its efforts to ensure it is not used as a tool to interfere in politics and democracies around the world. Facebook said Monday, Oct. 21, that it will also label state-controlled media as such, label fact -checks more clearly and invest $2 million in media literacy projects. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
Associated Press
October 21, 2019 - 11:50 am
With just over a year left until the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is stepping up its efforts to ensure it is not used as a tool to interfere in politics and democracies around the world. The efforts include a special security tool for elected officials and candidates that monitors them...
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October 17, 2019 - 10:23 am
(KMOX) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died Thursday morning, and local politicians are reacting to the news. Missouri Democratic Congressman Lacy Clay said, "My prayers go out to the family and friends of @RepCummings. He was my colleague, friend and mentor. I have lost a brother and America...
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October 17, 2019 - 10:00 am
Democratic Maryland Representative Elijah Cummings had died. The 68-year-old passed away early this morning at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, due to complications from what his office called "longstanding health challenges." Cummings was chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee. CBS...
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In this Aug. 7, 2019, photo, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks during a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington. U.S. Rep. Cummings has died from complications of longtime health challenges, his office said in a statement on Oct. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Associated Press
October 17, 2019 - 5:06 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68. A sharecropper's son, Cummings became the powerful chairman of a U.S. House committee that investigated...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, left, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., center and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speak during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/New York Times at Otterbein University, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Westerville, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Associated Press
October 16, 2019 - 6:28 am
Elizabeth Warren repeatedly came under attack during Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate as rivals accused the Massachusetts senator of ducking questions about the cost of Medicare for All and her signature "wealth tax" plan in an attempt to derail her rising campaign. The pile-on reinforced...
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Michelle Obama
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Caitlin Lally
October 15, 2019 - 1:06 pm
(KMOX) — Former first lady Michelle Obama has said that she has no interest in running for president, however, a new poll suggests that people would welcome her to the race. If Obama were to run in the New Hampshire primary, she would be leading the Democratic pack with 26% of the current survey...
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A Turkish youth celebrates with a national flag after news about Syrian town of Tal Abyad, in Turkish border town of Akcakale, in Sanliurfa province, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Turkey's official Anadolu news agency, meanwhile, said Turkey-backed Syrian forces have advanced into the center of a Syrian border town, Tal Abyad, on the fifth day of Turkey's military offensive. (Ismail Coskun/IHA via AP)
Associated Press
October 14, 2019 - 2:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos , cries of betrayal and signs that Turkey's invasion could fuel a broader war. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday that President Donald Trump had directed U.S. troops in...
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Jimmy Edwards
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Kevin Killeen
October 11, 2019 - 4:39 pm
"I think that it is necessary to put the investigations in context," Edwards said.
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Rep. Rodney Davis
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The Mark Reardon Show
October 11, 2019 - 1:21 pm
"I want the U.S. to work to protect those who have worked to protect us the most."
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