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Economy Crisis

‘Fiscal Cliff’ Could Affect Missouri Economy, Budget

Missouri could lose about $125 million in federal funding for various programs and the state’s military-related economy could take a $1 billion hit.

12/11/2012

Mark Kirk

Aides: Senator Kirk to Return January 3

The 53-year-old Kirk suffered a stroke last year which limited movement on the left side of his body. He’s undergone rehabilitation for his movement and speech.

12/06/2012

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Illinois State Senator Faces Felony Weapons Charge

State Sen. Donne Trotter was charged Wednesday with a felony count for allegedly trying to board an aircraft with a weapon.

12/05/2012

Illinois Adjutant General William Enyart

Illinois Sends Six New Members To Congress

They all have one thing in common: They believe they were sent to Congress by voters who want to see action, even if it requires compromise.

11/16/2012

David Petraeus (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Petraeus Must Testify On Libya

Petraeus must either volunteer to speak as a civilian or Congress must subpoena the former CIA Director to speak to complete the Benghazi puzzle.

11/12/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Makes The Case: One-Term Limit Needed For President

President Barack Obama epitomizes the need for a one-term limit for presidents of the United States.

10/23/2012

Saturday mail

Kevin Killeen’s Whole ‘nother Story — In Defense of Saturday Mail

Today, Kevin urges Congress to saver Saturday mail, because it provides a valuable service to the community and gives him somebody to talk with doing Saturday yardwork…

10/01/2012

Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka

Illinois’ Stack of Unpaid Bills Continues To Grow

The pile of unpaid bills in the state of Illinois is not getting any smaller, says Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka. She says it’s about $9 billion.

09/28/2012

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National Conservative Group Rates Missouri Lawmakers

The American Conservative Union has been rating members of Congress on a conservative-to-liberal scale for decades.

09/12/2012

Carnahan, Clay Debate on KMOX

New Districts, Testy Races For U.S. House Incumbents

One is in St. Louis with Democrats Lacy Clay and Russ Carnahan squaring-off in Tuesday’s Democratic primary.

08/04/2012

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