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Missouri Candidates for Governor Gather at State Fair

Most of Missouri’s potential Republican candidates for governor expressed opposition Thursday to raising taxes for transportation funding, as they gathered under the same tent with other politicians to shake hands with voters at the Missouri State Fair.

08/20/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 22:  Donald Trump greets supporters, tourists and the curious after taping an interview with Anderson Cooper at a Trump owned building in mid-town Manhattan on July 22, 2015 in New York City. Trump, who is running for president on a Republican ticket, has come under intensifying criticism for his behavior on the campaign trail. The billionaire's most recent comments on Senator John McCain's war record in Vietnam have resulted in almost universal criticism from fellow candidates.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

McCaskill, Blunt Weigh In on Controversial Trump Comments

“I have a hard time envisioning him as president of the United States. And I don’t think I’m along in that. I think most Americans have a hard time envisioning him president of the United States,” McCaskill says.

07/23/2015

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Some Ill. Republicans Won’t Cash the Governor’s Checks

Republicans said they felt it was inappropriate while issues were still being debated in Springfield.

07/13/2015

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Missouri House Panel Sends Medical Marijuana Bill Forward

The GOP-sponsored measure would set up a system for some Missouri residents with specific illnesses and a doctor’s approval to obtain and use marijuana legally in the state.

04/01/2015

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Are Moderate Republicans Seeking Candidate for Mo. Governor Nomination?

If moderate Republicans can coalesce around a candidate to challenge Catherine Hanaway, it would be a major challenge to the Conservative dominants of the state Republican Party that’s lasted for years.

03/23/2015

Missouri GOP Chairman John Hancock in the KMOX studio. (Afton Spriggs/KMOX)

Hancock Under Pressure – What’s Next?

Hancock says he’s “stunned and bewildered” by what he feels is a smear campaign against him being spear-headed by former U.S. Sen. John Danforth, Tom Schweich’s political mentor.

03/20/2015

Missouri GOP Chairman John Hancock in the KMOX studio. (Afton Spriggs/KMOX)

GOP Donor Says Party Chairman Claimed Tom Schweich was Jewish

David Humphreys, in a signed affidavit, says John Hancock made the statement in a “negative” way.

03/19/2015

Missouri GOP Chairman John Hancock in the KMOX studio. (Afton Spriggs/KMOX)

Hancock: ‘It Is Clear There Was No Whisper Campaign, And It Is Time to Move On’

Missouri Republican Party Chairman John Hancock was a guest on the Charlie Brennan Show this morning, speaking for the first time regarding allegations that he made remarks contributing to the apparent suicide of State Auditor Tom Schweich.

03/12/2015

John Hancock (Courtesy of teamjha.com)

Hancock to Break Silence on Schweich Suicide

Hancock will be a guest on the Charlie Brennan Show at 9 a.m. on KMOX.

03/12/2015

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon gives details of an initiative to connect 2,000 young people from low-income families in the St. Louis region with summer jobs in 2015, as former State Sen. Maida Coleman, director of the the Missouri Office of Community Engagement, looks on in Wellston, Mo., on Oct. 30, 2014.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. House GOP: No Funding for Community Engagement

House Republican 2016 spending plan does not include funding for office created after Ferguson unrest.

02/22/2015

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