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‘Straw Purchases’ Contributing To St. Louis Gun Violence

Both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives are considering plans to raise the penalty for straw purchasing a gun.

02/06/2013

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McCaskill, Blunt Weigh In On Fiscal Cliff Bill

McCaskill admitted the deal “isn’t perfect” but said “it achieves what’s most important here by protecting middle class families.”

01/01/2013

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Wagner Wins In Second Congressional District

Wagner cruised to an expected win over Democrat Glenn Koenen after building up a large fundraising advantage in Missouri’s 2nd district.

11/06/2012

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Wagner Wins Missouri’s Second District Primary

Wagner was favored in the race which had become overshadowed by the hotly-contested 1st District race as well as the equally contentious Republican Senate primary race.

08/07/2012

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Battle to Continue Over Transportation Funding

“The House Republican transportation bill, which has failed three times to pass, would cut federal aid for highways to Illinois by 15 percent over the next five years.

04/30/2012

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Renewed Call for Closing Tax Loopholes

The Illinois Public Interest Research Group says closing the loopholes would even the score when it comes to paying taxes.

04/13/2012

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Illinois Could Lose Millions for Public Transportation

Illinois stands to lose $650 million in federal motor fuel tax under a transportation bill that is poised to come up for a vote in the U.S. House this week.

02/14/2012

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New Congressional Districts Back In Court

The Missouri Supreme Court earlier this month ordered further legal review of the congressional districts.

01/31/2012

Deadline Looming For Illinois Congressional Ballot

The deadline to submit paperwork for getting on the primary ballot is 5 p.m. today.

12/27/2011

MO Senate Seeks Public Comments on Redistricting

Missouri will lose one of its nine U.S. House seats in the next general election.

01/17/2011