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Jay Nixon Received Thousands Of Complaints About His Response To Ferguson

AP | DAVID A. LIEB and SUMMER BALLENTINE | Posted 11.28.2014 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — As protests mounted following the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, so to...

Response to My Colleague on 'Hitler' Argument

Stacey Newman | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics
Stacey Newman

I was extremely offended, as were many of my family, of your comparison of opposing policy views to the insanity of the Holocaust. Your comment was completely insensitive to those families throughout our state who have been forever altered by this horrific event in world history.

Dem Gov Vetoes Controversial Gun Bill

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation Friday that would have made it a crime for federal agents to attempt to enforce federal gun l...

GOP Candidate Corrects Embarrassing Error

AP | By DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 01.13.2012 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri gubernatorial candidate Dave Spence changed his online biography Thursday to fix a claim about a college economics deg...

Missouri Governor Pledges $100 Million More For Disaster Aid

AP | By DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 08.31.2011 | Green

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Tapping into better-than-expected state revenues, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon pledged an additional $100 million in state disaster ...

Jefferson City Hostage Situation No Longer A Threat

Jefferson City News Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The only comment given by police was that a full briefing would be given at 4 p.m. today. They would not comment on what exactly had transpired, but a...

Obama Is Dominating in the Polls, but Four Things Keep Me Awake at Night

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

As a lifelong Democrat who has seen my party lose winnable races, I can't help thinking about how things can go wrong this year. These are the four factors that keep me up at night.