Politics

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page (center)
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Michael Calhoun
September 18, 2019 - 9:58 am
CLAYTON (KMOX) - St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, as he touts his clean-up of a scandal-plagued executive branch, could face a challenger from within his own party before he can win the rest of this term. Page took over the top spot earlier this year after the resignation of former County...
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Cokie Roberts
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Associated Press
September 17, 2019 - 10:12 am
She was a congressional reporter and analyst who co-anchored the Sunday political show "This Week" with Sam Donaldson from 1996 to 2002.
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Associated Press
September 17, 2019 - 7:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is making her first endorsement of a liberal challenger to an incumbent House Democrat, backing Marie Newman in the primary against eight-term Rep. Daniel Lipinski in Illinois. The New York congresswoman for now is putting her name and small-dollar...
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September 13, 2019 - 8:05 am
WASHINGTON (KMOX/AP) - If elected president, Beto O'Rourke says he will make sure military-style guns aren't in the hands of the American people. Speaking at Thursday's third Democratic debate, the former Texas congressman announced his support for a mandatory gun buy-back program for weapons "...
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Associated Press
September 11, 2019 - 8:17 pm
A former University of Illinois associate professor is being accused in a federal lawsuit of sexually and emotionally exploiting his Chinese students.
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Associated Press
September 11, 2019 - 7:53 pm
An Illinois judge has determined a former student who was sexually abused by Dennis Hastert breached an unwritten $3.5 million hush-money deal with the former U.S. House Speaker by telling family members and a friend about it.
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Eric Greitens
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Associated Press
September 11, 2019 - 7:46 pm
A Missouri audit report shows taxpayers spent more than $200,000 to defend former Gov. Eric Greitens' use of a self-deleting text message app.
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Associated Press
September 10, 2019 - 3:36 pm
One measure the Springfield council will consider is altering the zoning code to allow cultivation and sales within city limits.
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Associated Press
September 10, 2019 - 3:26 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — State officials are conducting a survey on crime against LGBTQ individuals that will help inform how to disperse funding and state and local policies. The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority says research shows LGBTQ individuals experience crimes at a higher rate,...
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