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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.

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...

January 2018 Tip Sheet: Statewides and State Senate

As always, the tip sheet tries to layout the most accurate view of the political landscape. In 2018, the question will be: how popular...

Build that wall!

Throughout time, from Nehemiah to St. Louis City Hall, building a wall has been a common sense move to either keep people in or keep...

Spire rate case could signal change in precedent at PSC

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Over the last 30 years, dating back to their days as Laclede Gas, Spire hasn’t litigated a rate case. However,...