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Rachael Herndon Dunn

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Rachael Herndon is the editor at The Missouri Times, and also produces This Week in Missouri Politics, publishes Missouri Times Magazine, and co-hosts the #moleg podcast. She joined the Missouri Times in 2014, returning to political reporting after working as a campaign and legislative staffer. Rachael studied at the University of Missouri - Columbia. She lives in Jefferson City with her husband, Brandon, and their two children. To contact Rachael, email rachael@themissouritimes.com, or via Twitter @TheRachDunn.

Behind the lawmakers: Mark Schupp, husband of Sen. Jill Schupp

What do you do? After serving as CEO and President of an advertising agency for almost 25 years, I sold the business and retired in...

20 (or more) questions with Lowell Pearson

Why did you decide to become an attorney? Even as a kid, I knew I wanted to be a lawyer. Granted, I had no idea...

Spainhower, 90, passes away, leaving behind legacy of ethics and reform

James Spainhower, former Missouri State Treasurer, has passed away at age 90. An ordained minister, Spainhower was heavily involved in the political landscape of the...

Our Opinion: There is no good reason Jean Peters Baker should resign as prosecutor

In a hyperpartisan age, there is nothing more literally partisan than the Missouri Democratic Party and the Missouri Republican Party fighting with each other....

Sifton making moves to become the Democratic frontrunner for governor

As the 2018 campaign wore on, there were rumblings that state Senator Scott Sifton was looking ahead to a potential 2020 campaign for governor....

How Parson helped turn the tide by November

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — One of the first among many challenges for Governor Mike Parson, when he took office in June, was to change...

Who will be Missouri’s next treasurer?

The final countdown has begun until Governor Mike Parson will have to select a replacement for current State Treasurer Eric Schmitt who, last month,...

Hummel resigns from the Senate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. Jacob Hummel has resigned from the Missouri state Senate. "After a decade of service in the Missouri House and Senate,...

Baker named chair of Missouri Democratic Party

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Jean Peters Baker, Jackson County prosecutor and former state representative, has been chosen to lead the Missouri Democratic Party for...

Both parties elect new leadership in the House

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri House Republican caucus has elected new leadership off of the heels of maintaining their supermajority of 116 members...