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GOP Veto-Proof Majority in Mo. Voters’ Hands

State party chairs doing last-minute pitches for candidates.


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Missouri Teacher Tenure Could Change to Performance Standards

The amendment would forgo teacher tenure in favor of performance evaluations. Grades would determine standards for pay and dismissals for Missouri teachers.


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Political Science Professor: Coalition’s Strategy Likely Ineffective Punishment

Political science professor Dave Robertson says the Fannie Lou Hamer Democratic Coalition’s announcement isn’t likely to ruin Democrat Steve Stenger’s campaign.


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Online Voting Tool Makes it Easier to Find Information on Politicians

If you’re an issue-oriented voter, some new online tools can help you make up your mind. Project Vote Smart has accumulated so much data on politicians that it has devised new tools to allow you to get through it more quickly.


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Missouri Lawmakers Send 8 Issues to Voters

Lawmakers have referred an unusually large number of constitutional amendments to the ballot for voters to decide.


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Pastors Decry Speed Cameras, Want Them Removed From St. Louis County

Call cameras a “money grab” that targets those who can least afford or fight tickets.


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Missouri Judge to Consider Payday Lending Measure

State elections officials have ruled the measure’s proponents collected too few signatures to get it on the ballot.



Only One-In-Four Expected To Cast Primary Ballot In Missouri

Republican Senate primary, Clay-Carnahan showdown may generate localized interest.


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“Political Do Not Call List” Prevents Some Political Robo-Calls…But Not All

If you’re already tired of annoying political robo-calls, there is a way to prevent some of them – but it’s up to the politician to opt in.


Rick Santorum speaks following Missouri Primary

Low Voter Turnout Could Trigger Increased Political Attention

A big push by a few for Santorum could mean a bigger presence by other candidates in March.




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