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IRS admits it targeted conservative groups during Obama

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After years of denial, the IRS has admitted it targeted conservative groups during the Obama administration and punished those groups for purely political reasons. In a historic settlement, a judge this week ...

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McCaskill on defense as challenger Hawley calls for debates

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Senator Claire McCaskill continues to avoid debates with her challenger, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley. Hawley, who is tied or leading McCaskill in polls, is pressing the point in his bid to ...

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Trump’s Approval Rating Among Black Voters Doubles; Black Pastor Praises “Most Pro-Black President”

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The latest Rasmussen poll results point to an increase in President Trump’s approval among black voters to 29% from 15% one year ago. And it would not take a huge shift in black ...

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Kansas socialist moves to head of Democrat line

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In a surprise move, Kansas socialist and Democrat congressional candidate Sharice Davids is now off the back bench if a national Democratic committees has its way. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on ...

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Republicans tackle extreme candidate who won MO primary

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First it was socialists and Marxists winning Democrat primaries over the summer and again this week. Now, Missouri Republican leaders are condemning an extreme candidate that came from no where to win ...

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Media finally decides who is an Indian and it’s not Warren

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The media has apparently, and belatedly, decided that Mass. Senator Elizabeth Warren really isn’t an American Indian. That, after the they vociferously defended her against remarks from President Trump that doubted her ...

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Missouri primary election results not without surprises

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Missourians may be thankful that the primary election is over, if only for the fact that the political TV ads may decrease. While that’s not a shocker, voters handed some surprises in ...

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Kobach leads Gov. Colyer in latest count

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In a what could be stunning defeat for an incumbent, Kris Kobach leads Governor Jeff Colyer in the current vote count. Provisional ballots from Johnson County were still being counted and it ...

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Campaign Finance Violations, Allegations of Sexual Harassment & Breaking State Law Cloud Tom Lovell’s Candidacy for State Rep.

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Tom Lovell lacks the coveted Republican primary credentials of an endorsement by Missouri Right to Life and an AQ Rating from the National Rifle Association. That’s not good in a conservative district. ...

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Kansas Gubernatorial Primary Explained

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The gubernatorial races in Kansas are virtual mirror images. On both sides there’s a two way race between a rather mundane establishment candidate and a more unconventional and charismatic opponent. On the ...

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Sean Smith exclusively endorsed by Missouri Right to Life

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Tom Lovell, Smith’s primary opponent, refuses to answer Missouri Right to Life survey and says “options” for abortion “have to be left on the table.” Missouri Right to Life’s state Political Action ...

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Lesbian boxer hopes to win Tuesday primary and take on Kevin Yoder

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This is going to be an interesting election cycle given what the media considers the controversial nature of the Trump administration. Though it may not be as interesting as the Democrat primary ...

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Kansas’ 2nd District Congressional candidate exposed

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In Kansas’ 2nd Congressional District race there is no Democrat primary since only Paul Davis is running for that office. The Republican race is a rather unique situation that deserves a brief ...

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Tactics of Meet the Press’ Chuck Todd don’t rankle Roy Blunt

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Missouri Senator Roy Blunt seemed unphased as he appeared on Meet The Press Sunday and was immediately pressed by moderator Chuck Todd. Blunt was asked to respond to a tweet from Saturday ...

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Missouri State House August 7th Primary Preview

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Across the metro, there are several highly contested races for the Missouri Legislature. Below is our first preview article on races south of the river. An additional article will be  posted for ...

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