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Wagner Weighs In On Bridgeton Landfill

Congresswoman Ann Wagner says she’s waiting for a response from the EPA about efforts to give the Army Corps of Engineers more control of the Westlake Landfill in Bridgeton.

03/14/2014

Smoke and steam rise from the dig site at the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, May 23, 2013
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Nuns Ask Congress: “Clean-Up Radioactive Waste”

A group of nuns wants Congress to authorize a total cleanup of radioactive material at the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton.

02/13/2014

Herman Cain speaks at "Erika Harold for Congress" rally in Edwardsville, Ill. on February 1, 2014 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Erika Harold Gets Backing of Herman Cain

Former Republican presidential candidate comes to Edwardsville on behalf of G.O.P. Congressional hopeful.

02/01/2014

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Overnight America Podcast: January 8th, 2014 – Niall Stanage, Paul Hochman

Will Congress extend unemployment benefits? Which former cabinet member is taking President Obama to task over Afghanistan? Why did Liz Cheney drop her Senate bid? Find out as Niall Stanage joins us from http://www.thehill.com to […]

01/08/2014

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Milk Prices Could Rise If Farm Bill Looms

They’ve been tripped up by differences over the nation’s food stamp program and how to restructure farm subsidies.

12/06/2013

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Attorney General Holder Dismisses Impeachment Calls as ‘Meaningless’

“I have serious things, serious things that I have to engage in. That is how I’m going to be spending my time”

11/14/2013

Mo. Lt. Governor Peter Kinder greeting seniors in St. Louis County

Kinder Decides Against 2014 Congressional Run

Kinder had formed an exploratory committee to consider challenging freshman congressman and fellow Republican Jason Smith for the state’s eight congressional seat.

11/01/2013

Republican Congressman John Shimkus of Illinois (Credit: KMOX)

U.S. Rep. Shimkus Seeking Re-election in 2014

Shimkus cruised to victory in 2012 with 69 percent of the vote and in 2010 with 71 percent. His only loss in a congressional election came in 1992 to Dick Durbin.

11/01/2013

Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay

Rep. Clay on Affordable Care Act Claim: ‘I Cannot Defend That’

President Obama said in 2009 that Americans who liked their current plan could keep it under the Affordable Care Act.

10/30/2013

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Mo. Preparing for Possibility of State Furloughs

So far, about 200 employees at the Missouri National Guard have been furloughed and more could be on the way if a deal isn’t reached in the coming days.

10/16/2013

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