Mel Carnahan

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Capitol Perspectives: Abortion Politics

One of the major changes in Missouri’s legislature in recent years has been the decline of abortion politics.

03/15/2013

Mo Capitol

Capitol Perspectives: The Quitters

Every January after a general election, I’m fascinated by those who will be leaving office after years, sometimes decades, of service.

01/18/2013

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Capitol Perspectives: How Governors Win over the Legislature

As Missouri’s governor enters the holiday season before his second term, Jay Nixon might want to take a look at how past governors have won legislative support for major policy initiatives like his proposal for a major expansion of Medicaid.

12/07/2012

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Capitol Perspectives: Campaign 2012, Advertising or Policy?

I have a confession… I am not looking forward to the fall campaign season.

08/28/2012

Missouri Gov. Mel Carnahan

University of Missouri Creates Carnahan Award

The Mel Carnahan Public Service Award will be given annually to a Missourian in paid or volunteer public service.

02/14/2011

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