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Scott Faughn is the publisher of The Missouri Times, owner of the Clayton Times in Clayton, Mo; SEMO Times in Poplar Bluff, Mo.; and host of the only statewide political television show, This Week in Missouri Politics.

This week in Missouri Politics column: One more day, one day more

The first regular session of the 100th Missouri General Assembly was primarily defined by infighting among Republicans — and that came to a head...

This Week in Missouri Politics: Setting the stage for 2020

As is typically the case, the year before the election is about making policy and preparing for the election year ahead. However, the last...

This Week in Missouri Politics: What’s Next

With Attorney General Josh Hawley heading to the U.S. Senate, the river continues to flow past the Capitol here in Jefferson City and the...

Now that everyone knows what I’ve known all along about Eric Greitens 

If you’re reading this, you are probably aware I have never been an admirer of Eric Greitens. My skepticism is not new, it began when...

Updating the players in the Greitens investigation

As the varying criminal investigations continue and the path toward the Governor’s May trial unfolds, many of the players are the same from our...

Rep. English loved public service

I’ve had a bit of a heavy heart the past few days with the passing of former Rep. Keith English. Keith was a friend...

The man or the agenda?

Thursday, February 22, 2018, will go down as one of the darkest and most humiliating days in the history of Missouri state government. Sadly, there...

The Players Involved in the Greitens Investigation

As the criminal investigation into the Governor’s sex scandal has expanded into an investigation into dark money, coordination with a 501(c)(4), and the use...

Faughn: What I learned when I got knocked off my horse

In a continuation of a pattern of desperate acts the Governor started last Wednesday when his staff was pushing people to believe accusations about...

How We Got Here: An anthology of controversies and conflict between the Governor and...

In light of the scandal gripping state government, a lot has been made of the relationship between the Governor and the General Assembly. We...