House Speaker

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Missouri Republicans Choose Richardson as Next House Speaker

Missouri Republicans have chosen House Majority Leader Todd Richardson to take over the chamber’s top spot following the resignation of House Speaker John Diehl.


Missouri House Speaker John Diehl (Courtesy of @johndiehljr Twitter profile)

Diehl: ‘It Was a Stupid Thing To Do, and I’m Sorry’

A screenshot of sexual text messages exchanged between Missouri House Speaker John Diehl and a Capitol intern has been released by the Kansas City Star.


Majority Leader John Diehl (KMOX file photo)

House Speaker: Inevitable Missouri Becomes Right-to-Work State

Right-to-work legislation will pass in Missouri, says House Speaker John Diehl.


Majority Leader John Diehl (KMOX file photo)

Majority Leader Wins GOP Contest For Mo. Speaker

Missouri House Republicans sided with Majority Leader John Diehl, of Town and Country, who had been challenged by Rep. Caleb Jones, of California, Mo.


Missouri House Speaker Steven Tilley

House Speaker Tilley Quits Months Before End of Term

Tilley cited his optometry practice, working on campaigns and spending time with his two daughters as the key factors in his decision.



Santorum in St. Charles Tonight

“For the first time in the state of Missouri we have a head to head match up with Mitt Romney.”


Jefferson City, MO

Former Missouri House Speaker Rabbitt Dies

Rabbitt died Friday of heart failure at age 76.


Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives Steven Tilley checks his watch as time winds down on the 96th General Assembly at the State Capitol in Jefferson City on May 13, 2011. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Republican Tilley Drops Out of Missouri Lt. Governor Race

“Running statewide would require me to spend even a greater amount of time apart from my daughters, something I am just not willing to do,” said Tilley



Governor Steamed over Democrat-Republican Meeting

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says the leader of the Illinois Democratic Party should not be rubbing elbows with Republican U.S. House Speaker John Boehmer.


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