Jo Ann Emerson
Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson discusses her plans to retire in February.
A chance to represent southeastern Missouri in Congress is drawing plenty of interest from officials looking at succeeding Republican U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson.
John Hancock and Michael Kelley, filling in for Charlie Brennan on KMOX, talk to Jo Ann Emerson about her soon-to-be vacated Congressional seat and discuss politics and baseball with Pulitzer Prize winner George F. Will.
Emerson is trading in her congressional seat for the private sector, assuming the role of President and CEO of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.
Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, 21, did nothing to warrant suspicion during his five months at the Cape Girardeau school, university leaders say.
Matt Robins, executive director of the American Majority, gives us the latest on the budget battle in Madison, and we hear from Missouri Congressmen Russ Carnahan and Jo Ann Emerson, Missouri Senator Jason Crowell, and Vintage Vinyl owner Lew Prince.
Two other Republicans have already announced plans to seek the seat.
Jo Ann Emerson says she can best serve in the House.
Carnahan says there’s nothing wrong with vigorous debate, but too often it becomes overheated, making it difficult to talk through issues.
Cong. Russ Carnahan and Cong. Jo Ann Emerson discuss civility in Congress, and Michael Reagan, eldest son of Pres. Ronald Reagan, talks about his new book, The New Reagan Revolution.