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In 2018, Democrats are defending ten Senate seats in states that were won by Donald Trump in 2016. One of those seats consistently regarded as one of the most vulnerable is Claire McCaskill in Missouri. A new Gravis Marketing poll of registered voters in Missouri gives Claire McCaskill a narrow ...

Still, the intense secrecy serves as an appropriate metaphor for a political system in Missouri in which residents and taxpayers are often on the outside ... Two months ago he pointed the finger of blame squarely at the culture of politics in a state that doesn't think twice about hiding behind black draping to ...
JEFFERSON CITY • Members of a prominent family in Missouri politics cut five checks for $65,000 each to the Missouri Republican Party this week, and ... In other words, one person can only donate $25,000 to any one political party per election, said Stephen Webber, the chairman of the Missouri ...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens used an email address for a veterans charity he founded to arrange political meetings as he prepared to launch his first bid for public office, despite a federal ban on nonprofits participating in political campaigns, according to records obtained by ...
JEFFERSON CITY • After months of pre-game warmup by candidates across the state, Missouri's 2018 election season has officially started. Tuesday was the opening ... (A Hawley spokesman later noted that McCaskill has been running for various political offices for decades.) By late afternoon Tuesday, ...
Kansas City could be the epicenter of a national political earthquake in November if voters on either side of the state line decide to elect a political independent in a top race. Missouri hasn't sent an independent to the U.S. Senate in its nearly two centuries as a state, but Kansas City attorney Craig O'Dear ...
The quick injection of politics was a strong sign that Greitens' potentially prolonged legal battle stemming from an extramarital affair could have implications for the 2018 elections — especially for fellow Republicans whom history suggests have a disadvantage as the party in power during the midterm of ...
Greitens, a Republican, declared his innocence in a written statement, and alleged the indictment is a "misguided political decision" by a "reckless liberal prosecutor." Gardner is a Democrat. Greitens' legal team immediately filed a motion to dismiss the indictment, on grounds that any activity Greitens ...
JEFFERSON CITY — Confidential survey results show Missouri's state workforce suffers from entrenched leadership failures, a fact only discussed in detail by officials after they learned data was leaked to the press. Last summer, Missouri participated in a free research project performed by McKinsey ...
JEFFERSON CITY • The Republican-controlled Missouri House narrowly endorsed a plan Tuesday to repeal the state's prevailing wage laws. In a move that could again set up a Democrat-led filibuster in the Senate, the House gave preliminary approval on an 86-63 vote to jettison the guidelines that set ...


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