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Doe Run lead smelter. Photo: KMOX

Doe Run Donates to Mo. House Republicans After Override

The Missouri lead mining company has contributed $10,000 to House Republicans after legislators enacted a law shielding the company from large liability judgments in some lawsuits.

10/09/2013

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Midwest Republicans: Don’t Blame Us For The Shutdown

Republicans in the Midwest would like you to know something about the government shutdown that closed the national parks and put 800,000 workers on the street: They had nothing to do with it. Please don’t blame them.

10/06/2013

File photo of U.S. Congressman Mark Kirk (R-IL) (Getty/Frank Polich)

Sen. Mark Kirk Urges GOP to “Never Give Up”

Kirk says Republicans’ stance on fiscally conservative values will help protect Illinois from fiscal insolvency. The party comes off major losses in 2012 as well as a recent gay marriage flap.

08/15/2013

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Overnight America: July 3rd, 2013 – Niall Stanage, Will Harris

Political Reporter Niall Stanage from TheHill.com gives us the latest on the worldwide game of “Where’s Snowden” and the possibility of Sarah Palin splintering away from the Republican Party. Will Harris from PopDose.com tells us […]

07/03/2013

Getty/Chip Somodevilla

Kirk is Second GOP Senator to Support Gay Marriage

Asked how he came to the decision to support same-sex marriage, Kirk said the country is ready for it.

04/02/2013

Missouri GOP Meeting Today Will Decide Congressional Nominee in 8th District

A June 4 special election will be held to replace Jo Ann Emerson.

02/09/2013

The Thomas Jefferson statue drips with icicles as a banner blows in the wind on the steps of the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 13, 2013. Several state wide elected officals including Governor Jay Nixon will take their oath of office on January 14, 2013, during Missouri Inauguration ceremonies. Temperatures are expected to be in the mid 20's for the ceremony.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Republicans Marking 10 Years of Power in Missouri House

The GOP won control of the Senate a dozen years ago and now holds veto-proof majorities in both chambers.

01/22/2013

John Boehner

Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.

12/20/2012

Dick Armey

Opinion: Amazing ‘Stupid Things’

Former House Republican Leader Dick Armey criticized GOP candidates for saying “stupid things,” but here is one problem: The 2012 candidates were talking about Republican policy.

12/11/2012

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: ‘I’m Not A Scientist, Man’ And The GOP’s War On Reason

If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.

11/20/2012

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