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  • Jobs, health care highlight U.S. Senate debate

    Jobs, health care highlight U.S. Senate debate
    CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) - Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill cast herself as a moderate and portrayed Republican challenger Todd Akin as an extremist in their final debate of a contentious Missouri Senate race. Akin repeatedly linked McCaskill to the policies of...
  • Walsh backtracks slightly on abortion comments

    Walsh backtracks slightly on abortion comments
    Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh backtracked slightly on his controversial remarks about abortion, saying today that there are “very rare circumstances” in which a pregnant woman may need to undergo an abortion to save her life. The comment...
  • The tea party is helping Democrats

    The tea party is helping Democrats
    WASHINGTON -- There are those who say the tea party is fading in influence, but nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, the movement is on the cusp of achieving what once seemed nearly impossible: keeping the Senate Democratic. A year ago,...
  • October Surprises aren't what they used to be

    October Surprises aren't what they used to be
    WASHINGTON -- October Surprises just aren't what they used to be. Carnival barker and Mitt Romney surrogate Donald Trump, R-Absurdity, set the gossip mill churning this week when he declared he would make a "major announcement" about President Obama....
  • Mother of Senator Claire McCaskill dies

    Mother of Senator Claire McCaskill dies
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The mother of Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill has died. McCaskill's campaign said that 84-year-old Betty Anne Ward McCaskill died Monday at her home in St. Louis. The Democratic senator had said Saturday that her mother...
  • Attachment legislating: Corporate cash and the GOP

    Attachment legislating: Corporate cash and the GOP
    If money is the mother's milk of politics, then America's big corporations are Big Mama, and Big Baby is the Republican Party suckling at the enormous bosom of business. Democrats, meanwhile, are abandoned brats scrounging for nourishment wherever they...
  • Springfield postal plant spared from closing 'for now'

    Springfield postal plant spared from closing 'for now'
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A sigh of relief is being breathed, for now, by postal employees and customers. The United States Postal Service has announced the city’s mail processing hub has been spared from a first round of closings being made to cut costs....
  • Here's my predictions for Tuesday's election. Now share yours

    Here's my predictions for Tuesday's election. Now share yours
    The obvious drawback to offering predictions about Tuesday's election is that you might be wrong about key races and thus dent whatever reputation you have for political insight. "I don't know" is always a correct answer. "We'll see. Time will tell. It...
  • Survey USA polling released days before the election

    Survey USA polling released days before the election
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --Survey USA has released its final polling numbers before the November 6 election. In an election for United States Senator from Missouri, incumbent Democrat Claire McCaskill leads at the wire, having assembled a coalition that should...
  • Survey shows Romney, McCaskill, Nixon with most support in Nov. 6 election

    SPRINGFIELD -- A new KY3 poll from Survey USA shows a likely outcome to this Tuesday's  election in Missouri. The results indicate 51% of 700 people surveyed would vote for Senator Claire McCaskill to stay in office...defeating Republican...
  • Controversies dim GOP hopes to take over Senate

    Controversies dim GOP hopes to take over Senate
    Even before a second Republican Senate candidate tripped over incendiary comments about rape, GOP leaders in Washington knew that their once promising chances of winning control of the Senate had diminished. Whether Richard Mourdock of Indiana can move...