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April 01, 2019 - 8:12 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - St. Louis County Councilman Tim Fitch is calling for County Executive Steve Stenger's resignation, saying he has "witnessed near paralysis in county government." Fitch says county taxpayers don't have time to wait for the next election in 2022 or the end of the federal...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2019, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the International Association of Firefighters at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington. Biden says he does not recall kissing a Nevada political candidate on the back of her head in 2014. The allegation was made in a New York Magazine article written by Lucy Flores, a former Nevada state representative and the 2014 Democratic nominee for Nevada lieutenant governor. Flores says Biden’s behavior “made me feel uneasy, gross, and confused.”(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
April 01, 2019 - 3:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday defended his interactions with women, saying he doesn't believe he's ever acted inappropriately. But a Nevada politician's assertion that Biden's kiss on the back of her head made her feel uncomfortable prompted some Democrats to question...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va. Barr told Congress on March 29, to expect version of special counsel's Russia report by mid-April. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
April 01, 2019 - 12:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation will be sent to Congress by mid-April and will not be shared with the White House beforehand, Attorney General William Barr said. Barr's timeline, included in a letter to the chairmen of the...
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March 29, 2019 - 3:51 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KYKY) — With the help of four elementary students and a state rep, Ski soda might just become the official state soda of Illinois. This week, kids from Germantown Elementary School visited State Rep. Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) and went before the House State Government...
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March 28, 2019 - 4:00 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri senators on Thursday passed legislation to make it harder to impeach top officials, less than a year after former Gov. Eric Greitens resigned in the face of potential impeachment. The proposal, sent to the House on a 25-8 vote, would limit criteria for...
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March 28, 2019 - 2:12 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson says it's her job to work with the St. Louis County Executive, no matter who that is. Krewson addressed the potential federal investigation into County Executive Steve Stenger's office , which came into focus earlier this week after Stenger's...
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March 28, 2019 - 10:39 am
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle introduced a bill Thursday that would make Puerto Rico the 51st state. With support from Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, Rep. Darren Soto (D-Fla.) presented the bill that would automatically make the island part of the union within 90 days...
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March 27, 2019 - 2:37 pm
ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOX) - Embattled St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger says taxpayers won't be asked to pay for his defense lawyer dealing with the federal probe his office is facing. Stenger spoke to KMOX after appearing in public Wednesday morning, making his first comments since a federal...
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March 26, 2019 - 3:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House fell short Tuesday in its effort to override President Donald Trump's first veto, handing him a victory in his drive to spend billions more for constructing barriers along the Southwest border than Congress has approved. Lawmakers voted 248-181 in...
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