Phill Brooks

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City
May 09, 2019 - 2:23 pm
By Phill Brooks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX) — Missouri has lost one of the most successful and charismatic House speakers I've covered in nearly one half century. Kenneth Rothman, who died late April, served as speaker from 1977 to 1980. His departure as House speaker marked the passing of a...
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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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