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Capitol Perspectives: Politically Correct Speech

This football season, when sports reporters confront the question of what to call the Washington Redskins, they’ll experience a conundrum we government reporters have been facing for decades. It is the conflict between accurate speech versus politically correct speech.


Illinois Capitol

Illinois Legislators Reach Pension Deal

After more than five months of work, Illinois’ legislative leaders announced Wednesday they’ve reached a deal to help solve the state’s $100 billion pension problem, considered the nation’s worst.


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Missouir Legislators to Decide Party Leadership

Missouri residents are done voting. But the lawmakers they have elected still have some votes to cast.


Jefferson City, MO

MO Lawmakers Face Busy Final Week

Voter ID, abortion, prescription drugs top list of items to be decided.



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