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Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder (handout)

Kinder: Mo. Lawmakers Should Examine Ferguson Happenings

Lieutenant governor calls for state panel on use of deadly force

08/22/2014

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POLL: Fewer Than Half Of Americans Satisfied With Obama’s Response To Ferguson Shooting

Following the unrest in Ferguson, fewer than half of Americans are satisfied with President Barack Obama’s response, but assessments are more positive than negative.

08/21/2014

Demonstrators, holding posters and an image of Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, protest on August 15, 2014, the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. US authorities on Friday identified the officer who shot Brown. Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson, speaking to reporters, named the officer as Darren Wilson, a six-year veteran of the police force. The victim was killed on August 9, with witnesses and law enforcement providing conflicting accounts of how Brown lost his life. Photo: AFP PHOTO/Joshua LOTT

Attorney Accuses Gov. Nixon of Fueling Tensions in Ferguson

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon continues to refuse to appoint a special prosecutor in the Michael Brown case, despite calls to do so to ease tensions in the streets.

08/21/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder meets with Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol at a restaurant in Ferguson. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Holder Visits Ferguson, Says He Understands Mistrust Of Police

He promised a full and open investigation of the Michael Brown shooting.

08/20/2014

Filmmaker Spike Lee says the fatal shooting of unarmed Ferguson teenager Michael Brown is indicative of a national “war on the black male,” and that the “uprising” in Missouri is a response to years of racial tension and discrimination between U.S. authorities and the black community.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Spike Lee: US ‘War On The Black Male’ Tearing The Country Apart

Filmmaker Spike Lee says the fatal shooting of unarmed Ferguson teenager Michael Brown is indicative of a national “war on the black male,” and that the “uprising” in Missouri is a response to years of racial tension and discrimination between U.S. authorities and the black community.

08/20/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon listens to residents and faith and community leaders as they discuss unrest in the town of Ferguson following the shooting death of Michael Brown during a forum held at Christ the King UCC Church on Aug. 14, 2014 in Florissant, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gov. Nixon: ‘A Vigorous Prosecution Must Now Be Pursued’

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that he would not seek the removal of the prosecutor overseeing the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, which has sparked more than a week of nightly clashes between protesters and police.

08/20/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie listens to speakers at "An Evening at the Fair" event with Scott County Republicans in the Starlight Ballroom at The Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds on July 17, 2014 in Davenport, Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie: ‘None Of Us Quite Know Yet Exactly What Happened In Ferguson’

Republican Gov. Chris Christie said it’s too soon to draw conclusions about the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by police in Ferguson, Missouri, and the subsequent unrest there and criticized other politicians who have weighed in.

08/20/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at "An Evening at the Fair" event with Scott County Republicans in the Starlight Ballroom at The Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds on July 17, 2014 in Davenport, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chris Christie: Politicians, News Anchors Making Spectacle of Ferguson

New Jersey governor & possible GOP Presidential candidate says don’t draw conclusions

08/19/2014

(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘Gulf of Mistrust’ Between Residents, Law Enforcement

President Barack Obama spoke from the White House on Monday regarding both the situation in Iraq and in Ferguson.

08/18/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon listens to residents and faith and community leaders as they discuss unrest in the town of Ferguson following the shooting death of Michael Brown during a forum held at Christ the King UCC Church on Aug. 14, 2014 in Florissant, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Dem State Senator To Nixon: ‘F*** You, Governor!’

A Democratic Missouri state senator slammed Gov. Jay Nixon in a Twitter rant on Thursday, condemning him over the Ferguson protests that stemmed from the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

08/15/2014

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