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Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft commenced an investigation into Attorney General Josh Hawley. The investigation involves a complaint that Hawley used public resources to... [Read More]
In 1992, Missouri voters overwhelmingly approved term limits for state legislators. Now, leaders say term limits have been detrimental for various reasons, including giving lobbyists... [Read More]
The Star asked its panel of Influencers about the effect of term limits on Missouri state politics. Here's what they had to say. [Read More]
In the early stages of his campaign for the U.S. Senate, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley faced criticism from some in his party over a... [Read More]
President Donald Trump rallied his supporters in Springfield Friday night for Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, hoping to bolster his chances of unseating Democratic U.S.... [Read More]
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and a parade of Republican lawmakers are hoping to boost Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley's chances of unseating U.S. Sen.... [Read More]
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill and Attorney General Josh Hawley pulled no punches in their first showdown of the 2018 campaign Friday, with each hammering the... [Read More]
Democrat Nicole Galloway and Republican Saundra McDowell, the two leading candidates for Missouri auditor, clashed Friday in the first debate of the campaign season. [Read More]
After a year and a half of work, Northwest Medical Center in Albany was one step away from becoming a level III stroke center. For... [Read More]
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson avoided becoming only the second governor in 160 years to have a veto overturned by a legislature controlled by his own... [Read More]
The Missouri House voted Wednesday to override four of Gov. Mike Parson's vetoes, including one that eliminated funding for a program aimed at ensuring that... [Read More]
John Diehl resigned as Missouri House speaker more than three years ago following the revelation he'd been sending sexually charged text messages to a 19-year-old... [Read More]
A Washington, D.C.,-based nonprofit cut a $3 million check over the weekend for a political action committee seeking to boost Missouri's minimum wage to $12... [Read More]
Gov. Mike Parson is on a collision course with the Missouri legislature over his veto of funding for a program aimed at ensuring critically ill... [Read More]
Missouri lawmakers have been informed that Gov. Mike Parson is planning to call a special legislative session next month to consider two bills he vetoed... [Read More]
Independent U.S. Senate candidate Craig O'Dear will appear on the November general election ballot, after the Missouri Secretary of State's office certified Monday that his... [Read More]
The Missouri Influencers Series: What do dark-money contributions and lobbyist gifts mean for politics in Missouri? [Read More]
Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley's decision to investigate priest sex abuse in Missouri drew criticism on several fronts Friday. [Read More]
Court records show Saundra McDowell, the GOP candidate for Missouri auditor, had a Kansas address in 2013, once again raising questions about whether she meets... [Read More]
Voters imposed contribution limits on Missouri political candidates in 2016. Now, outside spending groups that aren't governed by those limits wield tremendous power in state... [Read More]