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Sen. Josh Hawley introduces legislation to move federal jobs to depressed areas

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The USDA recently caused a stir among career employees when it decided to move some of its operation from Washington, D.C., to Kansas City, Mo. Sen. Josh Hawley, a Missouri Republican, wants ...

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Missouri has now tested almost all of its backlog of rape kits

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Missouri Republicans have successfully fulfilled a promise to the state’s sexual assault victims to test the huge backlog of rape kits that existed for over a decade. They’ve also secured some Federal ...

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Hawley sponsors bi-partisan bill giving the public control over their Facebook, other social media data

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In a bi-partisan move, Missouri Senator Josh Hawley has been joined by Democrat Senators Mark Warner and Richard Blumenthal in developing legislation designed to protect user privacy, their data and increase competition ...

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President signs Hawley bill addressing police suicides

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Legislation to help stop police officer suicides, and written by Missouri U.S. Senator Josh Hawley, has been signed into law by President Donald Trump. The bipartisan measure restores and expands grant funding ...

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Hawley to YouTube: stop catering to pedophiles

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YouTube refuses to stop automatically recommending footage of kids to pedophiles. U.S. Senator Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, says the video-hosting website YouTube must stop the practice. Dallas-based AT&T Corp. and several other major companies ...

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Sen. Hawley takes on Nike for dissing Betsy Ross flag

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U.S. Senator Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, has some strong word for the international shoe giant Nike after its much-criticized decision to pull shoes from stores that bore the original 13 star American flag. NFL ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley confronts foreign espionage

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Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) on June 18 introduced legislation aimed at protecting sensitive national security-related academic research from theft by foreign intelligence services from countries such as China, Russia, and Iran. The legislation ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley takes on big tech with privacy bill

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As Attorney General of Missouri, Josh Hawley took on big tech and social media companies and Google over privacy issues. He investigated Google for potential violations of the state’s consumer-protection and antitrust ...

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McCaskill gives final interview as Senator to Rachel Maddow

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During the campaign for the U.S. Senate, Claire McCaskill modeled herself as a middle-of-the-road Democrat who represented a bi-partisan spirit ready to work with Donald Trump. In fact, she heaped praise on ...

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Eric Schmitt named as new Missouri Attorney General

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Missouri has a new Attorney General after Gov. Mike Parson named Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt to replace US Senator elect Josh Hawley. Parson made the announcement Tuesday morning in a press conference. “We’ve ...

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Missouri Republican legislators keep supermajorities

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Perhaps the biggest story of Tuesday’s election in Missouri politics, apart from Republican Josh Hawley’s defeat of incumbent Claire McCaskill, was the strong showing by Missouri House Republicans. Democrats expected a blue ...

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Missouri Recap: Hawley wins US Senate seat

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In one of the most closely watched and expensive U.S. Senate races in the nation, first-term Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, defeated two-term incumbent Democrat U.S. Senator, Claire McCaskill. McCaskill spent $34 ...

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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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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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Hawley appears on Meet the Press

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Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley appeared on Meet The Press Sunday where he said the election would be based on the U.S. Supreme Court confirmation. Hawley repeated what polling has shown across ...

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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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Hawley one of busiest state AGs in nation

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Some Missouri republicans would like Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley to do more in his race to unseat incumbent Democrat Senator Claire McCaskill. But others point out his race  is deadlocked against an entrenched ...

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How will McCaskill vote on Supreme Court nomination?

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The Washington Times Newspaper is reporting today that the fate of long-time incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill and her bid for re-election may hinge on her Supreme Court vote. The paper says that ...

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Hawley favors restoring free speech rights to religious leaders

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Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley believes a 1954 law banning pastors from speaking on political topics should be repealed. Known as the Johnson Amendment, it is part of the federal tax code ...

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Three Missouri Catholic dioceses ask Hawley to investigate

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The Catholic dioceses Kansas City-St. Joseph, of St. Louis,  and Jefferson City have asked the Missouri Attorney General’s office to investigate whether their clergy members have committed sexual abuse. Attorney General Josh ...

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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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Bios for Candidates for Missouri U.S. Senate

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Who are the many candidates in the August 7 Primary? Here is the latest information available. Democrat Candidates CARLA (COFFEE) WRIGHT BIO: Graduate of St. Louis Community College at Forest Park;9 no ...

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McCaskill jumping gun on Duck Boat safety legislation?

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Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill has come under fire for proposing legislation to address the Duck Boat tragedy even as the investigation has just begun. Her “safety plan” comes after she and Senator ...

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Greitens faces yet another felony charge

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Governor Greitens has another possible felony charge to deal with as his trial is scheduled to begin May 14. Attorney General Josh Hawley’s announcement of a potential felony crime by Governor Eric ...

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Poll shows Hawley expanding lead over McCaskill

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While democrats point to several recent victories in state-wide races across the nation as a coming wave in the fall, the news isn’t good for Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill. A poll shows ...

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