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Rep. Keith English Leaves House Democrats to Become Independent

“I am still a Democrat at heart and I didn’t want to leave,” English said. “I’m still voting the same way I did before; my labor-friendly Democrats won’t have to worry.”


Kim Gardner

Missouri House Democrats Fill Leadership Post

The caucus on Monday chose Rep. Kim Gardner to be policy chair.


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

Missouri House Democrats Ban Smoking in Their Offices

Smoking is barred in the House chamber and public galleries, but it has been permitted in lawmakers’ private offices.


Illinois State Rep. Derrick Smith

Democratic Illinois Lawmaker Charged with Accepting Bribe

State Rep. Derrick Smith allegedly accepted a $7,000 bribe to write a letter of support on behalf of a daycare center seeking state assistance.


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Conservative Group Targets Rep. Costello

The ads target the lawmakers on tax and spending issues and begin running Monday.


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