Jo Ann Emerson

Former Missouri Congresswoman Hospitalized in ItalyA former U.S. representative for Missouri is recovering after being hospitalized for a brain hemorrhage while vacationing in Italy.
Mark Reardon: Senator Roy Blunt On Bowe Bergdahl's ReleaseIs newly released Afghan hostage Bowe Bergdahl a hero or a deserter? Did Obama make a deal with terrorists that will hurt American soldiers in the long run? Missouri Senator Roy Blunt joins us to talk about that.
Mark Reardon: Former Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson In StudioFormer Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson is now the CEO of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. She joins us in studio to discuss the latest on electronic cooperatives and her take on ObamaCare.
Kinder Decides Against 2014 Congressional RunKinder had formed an exploratory committee to consider challenging freshman congressman and fellow Republican Jason Smith for the state's eight congressional seat.
Lt. Gov. Kinder Takes First Steps in Congressional Run"Our country is in deep trouble," Kinder told The Southeast Missourian. "We're going to have to send our most proven candidates to fight in Washington."
Hodges to Face Smith in 8th Cong. DistrictDemocrats pick Mo. State Rep. Steve Hodges from East Prairie to run against Republican State Rep. Jason Smith in June.
G.O.P. Picks Smith For Congress In The 8thThirty-two-year-old speaker pro-tem of Missouri House defeats Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder in committee vote.
Votes Unequal in Missouri Congressional Race Most of the voters in the eighth district won't get to cast ballots to decide who replaced Jo Ann Emerson. Some will get to vote twice.
Emerson Expected to Resign from Congress Next WeekEmerson's office says the resignation is likely to come on Tuesday.
Mo. Panel to Consider Bill For Filling VacanciesThe proposal would allow the governor to appoint an officeholder until an election could be held. The appointee would be then be barred from running.
McCaskill Seeks Action on Mo. Levee ProjectMcCaskill sent a letter in mid-December to the EPA and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, calling uncertainty and delays in the project "unacceptable."
Mark Reardon: Jo Ann Emerson, William Greenblatt, & Mike ClaiborneCongresswoman Jo Ann Emerson discusses her plans to retire in February.
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