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Axiom Strategies receives five awards for excellence

Axiom Strategies receives five awards for excellence

Axiom Strategies takes home multiple Reed Awards for efforts in campaign direct mail, targeting, and strategy KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Axiom Strategies has been honored with five prestigious awards at the annual Reed Awards ceremony. The largest Republican political consulting firm in the country took home four awards for outstanding direct mail and targeting, the

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Charter school advocates call on McCaskill to support Betsy DeVos

WASHINGTON  – As President Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education heads towards a Senate confirmation vote next week, charter school advocates are encouraging U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill to reconsider her opposition to Betsy DeVos. In a phone conference Wednesday morning, Gerard Robinson, a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and St Louis attorney

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Missouri Times Magazine now available online

The first edition of the Missouri Times Magazine hit offices just in time for the start of the legislative session, but now, you can read the magazine in its entirety online. The magazine features profiles on several major players in Missouri politics, Q&As with lobbyists, an in-depth look at the renovations project at the Capitol,

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10 TWMP episodes to countdown the New Year

The time between Christmas and New Years is a strange lull for Missouri politicos where to-do lists seem impossible to complete, but time is randomly and unsatisfyingly available. To fill the lull in your holidays, we suggest watching ten of the most notable episodes of This Week in Missouri Politics since the show’s start two

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House candidates that could be back in 2018

Anyone can have a rough night when after months of hard work, the votes roll in and the result goes the other way. However, defeat does not necessarily mean the end of a political career. These candidates, most of them new to politics, showed promise in races, even if they lost by a wide margin. We

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GAME CHANGERS | 10 General Election Indispensables

The 2016 elections allowed many up and coming – and already established politicos – to stretch their wings in unprecedented ways and truly show what kind of operative they are. Below, find 10 who made an inarguable impact on this year’s election results. Asher Allman Yet another successful member of the state’s House Republican Campaign

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Live Election Night Results

This page will be updated throughout the night, as we call them. President Donald J. Trump wins Missouri’s 10 Electoral College votes U.S. Senate Roy Blunt Congress 1st Congressional District: Lacy Clay 2nd Congressional District: Ann Wagner 3rd Congressional District: Blaine Luetkemeyer 4th Congressional District: Vicky Hartzler 5th Congressional District: Emmanuel Cleaver 6th Congressional District: Sam

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Final Tip Sheet: Senate

The senate races this cycle are being fought on the Democrats’ turf. The latest Remington poll has given the Democrats something to complain about, as it shows Rowden catching Webber at 45 percent. There’s also something worrying for Republicans with Sifton’s 9 percent lead on Jotte. Democrats have to be a little disappointed that Clinton

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Final Tip Sheet: Statewide Offices

GOVERNOR: TOSS UP Latest Missouri Times Poll: Koster 45% – Greitens 46% The biggest race in the state comes down to the margin of error at the end, as it should. Koster has done everything possible to outrun a toxic national party and he’s 15 points ahead of Hillary Clinton, but will it be enough?

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Senate Tip Sheet: Eight Days Before General Election

The Senate has pretty much broken down into one competitive race and one to keep an eye on. Because Republicans have won so many seats and two of the Democrat-leaning districts have Republican incumbents seeking reelection with Sen. Gary Romine and Sen. Ryan Silvey, the map is very small. Republicans are hoping the 1st and

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