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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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January 25, 2019 - 11:35 am
President Donald Trump made an announcement and signed the agreement to bring an end the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, Friday.
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(Rock & Brews)
January 16, 2019 - 12:34 pm
All participating Rock & Brews Restaurants will offer a choice of a free Pulled Pork sandwich or a Strawberry Fields salad to TSA employees who show their ID card.
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Mercedes-Benz Stadium is seen in this aerial photo in Atlanta.
(AP Photo/Danny Karnik)
January 15, 2019 - 4:49 pm
By JEFF MARTIN , Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — A day after travelers waited nearly 90 minutes in snail-speed security lines at the world's busiest airport, Atlanta's mayor is concerned about the waits that could result when the city hosts the 2019 Super Bowl. The ongoing partial government...
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President Donald Trump is seen through the window of the Oval Office as he delivers a primetime address on the government shutdown
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January 11, 2019 - 10:35 am
On Wednesday, KMOX posted the question, "How is the government shutdown affecting you?" Our followers say the affects on everyday life have been few and far between since the shutdown began on Dec. 22.
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January 09, 2019 - 7:09 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX/AP) -- A new Illinois legislative session got underway Wednesday with Democrats firmly in control but both parties pledging to turn the page on years of budget stalemates, government dysfunction and name-calling. Democrat Michael Madigan, already the longest-serving state...
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January 09, 2019 - 4:58 pm
Restaurants around the U.S. are trying to help the families struggling to make ends meet during this government shutdown.
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January 09, 2019 - 2:42 pm
KMOX wants to know how this shutdown is affecting you. Send an email to KMOXNews@KMOX.com and tell us what have been affected in your day-to-day life. Here are the latest headlines on the affects of the partial government shutdown, which began on Dec. 22, 2018 and ended temporarily on Jan. 25:...
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President Donald Trump joined by, from left, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Representative Steve Scalise and Vice President Mike Pence
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January 07, 2019 - 8:22 am
There's a lesson from Missouri, I think, that those in Washington might want to consider about the benefits of compromise compaired to the potential costs of obstinacy.
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Illinois state capitol building
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July 25, 2018 - 9:18 am
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed a government consolidation law this week -- but says Illinois needs more.
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