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Capitol Perspectives: Missouri’s I-70 Democrats

Geography no longer more important than party label in understanding the voting patterns of state lawmakers.

11/16/2014

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It’s Pryor v. Cotton v. Obama In Arkansas Race

In a Senate race as pivotal as any in the country, Arkansas Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor is running against Republican Rep. Tom Cotton, who is running against President Barack Obama.

09/26/2014

File photo of Sen. Pat Roberts. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Amid GOP Fears, Kansas Senator’s Campaign Reboots

Pat Roberts’ quickly retooled Senate campaign is emerging, and it already sounds different from the quiet races he’s run in the past.

09/09/2014

File photo of U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS). (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Democrat Ends Campaign In US Senate Race In Kansas

The Democratic candidate in the U.S. Senate race in Kansas had ended his campaign.

09/03/2014

State Rep. Rick Stream of Kirkwood wins the Republican primary for St. Louis County Executive. He vows to run a positive campaign. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Rick Stream Begins Preparing for November Election

After his victory Tuesday in the Republican primary for St. Louis County Exeuctive, Rick Stream is answering questions he’s likely to face in the general election.

08/07/2014

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) poses with former U.S. Senator Alan Dixon (D-IL) in this file photo (Flickr/Sen. Mark Kirk)

Former U.S. Senator Alan Dixon Dies

Democrat from St. Clair County, Ill. served on Capitol Hill from 1981-1993

07/06/2014

Two Lego men decorate the top of a wedding cake. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Gov. Nixon Supports Repealing Mo. Gay Marriage Ban

Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday that he supports ending Missouri’s same-sex marriage ban and thinks voters should have a chance to repeal an amendment to the state constitution that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.

02/13/2014

Mo. Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder and State Senator Jamilah Nasheed accuse Governor Nixon of "secret deal" on Boeing.

Nasheed Steps Down from Missouri Legislative Black Caucus Chair

Senator says she decided to resign because some members of the 16-member group were upset about her appearance with Republican Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder at a news conference in December.

01/10/2014

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5 Things To Know For Missouri Legislative Session

It’s opening day at the Missouri Capitol, where lawmakers are gathering for the start of their annual session.

01/08/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 20: Former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. and his wife, former Chicago alderman Sandi Jackson, arrive for an appearance before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on February 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. Both Jacksons are expected to plead guilty to federal charges of spending more than $750,000 in campaign cash on personal expenses. (Getty/Brendan Hoffman)

Jesse Jackson Jr. Reports To North Carolina Prison

The 48-year-old Chicago Democrat was in federal custody as of Tuesday morning as Inmate No. 32451-016, according to Bureau of Prisons spokesman Chris Burke.

10/29/2013

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