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Why Steve West must not win the 15th District

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We’ve all seen the ballots where a candidate has none or weak opposition in a political race. Missouri as well as Clay County’s Republican leadership failed their Missouri voters in general and Republican ...

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McCaskill turns on former allies, faces crazy claims

Even Republicans are dismissing claims by a St. Louis Democratic State Representative that Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) is a white nationalist. But, elections are said to bring out the worst in people. ...

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Black support of president surges to 40 percent

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Some 40 percent of black likely voters approve of the job President Donald Trump is doing, according to the daily Rasmussen poll released on Oct. 29. The number marks a record high, the ...

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Pence returns to stump for Republicans

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Keeping up pressure on Democrats, Vice President Mike Pence returns to the area to help close the deal in the eyes of voters. Pence will be joined by Missouri Attorney General Josh ...

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Facebook censor ads featuring preemie babies

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The social media giant Facebook removed and rejected a pro-life group’s election advertisements featuring the stories of two preemie babies who survived births. The Susan B. Anthony List, a national pro-life advocacy ...

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Fueling safer roads in Missouri

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When the Missouri Department of Transportation conducted an extensive study of roads and bridges, including the Buck O’Neil bridge in Kansas City several years ago, the inspection revealed a laundry list of ...

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‘Blue wave’ disappears as GOP voters surge

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Early voting turnout data from six key battleground states suggest a surge for the Republican party as President Donald Trump ramps up campaign rally appearances across the country ahead of the Nov. ...

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Prison inmates run their election campaigns from behind bars

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Two lawmakers, currently in jail, are hoping to be elected while in prison. For one, it is likely he will begin his term in office from behind bars. Texas lawmaker Ron Reynolds, ...

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After tweet trouble Bette Midler tweets for McCaskill

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Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill has been forced to bring in the heavy hitters in American politics. The incumbent Senator on Sunday received support from a powerhouse of foreign and domestic policy, an ...

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Politifact retracts support of McCaskill statement on planes

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Politifact, the self-described arbiter of truth in news and political statements found itself in hot water Tuesday. The organization rated a Republican Senate Leadership Fund ad concerning Missouri Claire McCaskill’s use of ...

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New ad highlights leftist ‘mob’ that threatens democracy

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The Republican National Committee (RNC) released a powerful new web ad that highlights how the extreme rhetoric from the left has created “an unhinged mob.” The minute-long ad, which is titled, “The ...

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In undercover video McCaskill staff say showing the real Claire would ‘hurt her ability to get elected’

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Project Veritas, the organization that exposed Planned Parenthood in the baby body parts scandal, has released another bombshell video. This undercover effort took on Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill and her staff ...

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Witches are ‘wiccan out’ over Kavanaugh

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We’re not sure if it’s as easy as wrinkling your nose (aka Bewitched from the 1960s) but a throng of real-life witches are doing their part for the Democrat Party and Nov. ...

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Polls show approval rating increases for Trump, economy, trade, direction of the country and more

President Donald Trump’s approval ratings have been hovering around 50% recently, according to Rasmussen, about the same or higher than Presidents Obama, Clinton or Reagan at this point in their presidencies. This ...

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Arkansas Supreme Court upholds revised voter ID law

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Arkansas’ highest court has upheld 5-2 a voter ID law that is nearly identical to a restriction struck down by the court four years ago. The state Supreme Court on Thursday upheld ...

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George Soros funded lawsuit, now judge nixes parts of voter ID law

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Procedures at Missouri polling places are in question for next month’s election after a judge struck down key elements of the state’s popular voter ID law Tuesday. The lawsuit challenging the voter ...

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Clinton: We’ll “be civil” only if Democrats win

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Hillary Clinton has given Republicans an ultimatum: Democrats will only be civil to you if Democrats win in November. The former First Lady made the shocking statement in an interview with CNN. ...

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Nikki Haley resigns as UN ambassador

Nikki Haley, one of the longest-serving members of the Trump Administration, has submitted her resignation as U.N. Ambassador. Donald Trump has accepted, and held a joint press event with Haley at the ...

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Liberal evangelical bus tour to help Democrats

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A politically-liberal evangelical-led organization will hold get-out-the-vote “revivals” in nearly 30 towns across the nation this month. The effort, which comes to Overland Park on Oct. 15, hopes to unseat Republican members ...

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Democrats talk impeaching Kavanaugh if they win election

Fresh off their biggest defeat since the 2016 presidential election, Democrats are now vowing to impeach newly seated Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The threat, however, promises to rally a Republican base ...

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Witness tampering? Ford’s “witness” pressured to change her story

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As details trickle out about the FBI investigation into the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, evidence has emerged of witness tampering. Leland Keyser, a longtime friend of Christine Blasey Ford’s, reportedly told the FBI that ...

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Senators reviewing FBI files. “No Corroboration” of Ford’s claims

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Senators are reviewing an FBI report into sexual misconduct allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh. First reports from Senators that have looked at it say the FBI has found zero evidence that would ...

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Democrat intern arrested over leaks of info

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A 27-year-old Democrat intern has been arrested for releasing confidential information and witness tampering according to US Capitol Police. The arrest of Jackson A. Cosko, 27, of Washington, D.C. came Wednesday and listed, ...

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Congressman: Released transcripts will show no collusion

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At a business meeting last Friday, the House intelligence committee voted to release transcripts of 53 interviews conducted as part of the Trump-Russia investigation, after they are reviewed by the intelligence community. ...

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These 7 Missouri counties may decide US Senate race

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Republicans and Democrats are focusing a lot of attention on seven Missouri counties that some say will be pivotal in the U.S. Senate race between Attorney General Josh Hawley and U.S. Sen. ...

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