Potential Democrat candidates for auditor

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. — Now that the legislative session has come to an end, many of those in the political world are looking ahead...

Questions for the fall

As people see Facebook being covered in back-to-school pictures it means two things: 1) that in just a few weeks it's Oktoberfest and 2)...

VIDEO: The Battle for JeffCo – Missouri’s 22nd Senatorial District Panel

//www.youtube.com/v/l5RRsDrcK-g?hl=en_US&version=3&rel=0 A panel of two Democrats, two Republicans discussing the race for Jefferson County. Will Rep. Jeff Roorda or Rep. Paul Wieland win? Featuring: Kevin Engler, state...

Opinion: Are we looking at politics through the right lenses?

By Sen. Pat Dougherty I can’t recall the first time I got prescription eyeglasses, but I can tell you when and where I first lost...

Election Night 2016 Winners

The day after the election, we sat down and looked at some of the implications of the night, and whose stock is rising in...

What does the closing of Ohio’s last aluminum smelter foreshadow about Missouri aluminum manufacturing

Jefferson City, Mo. — Last month, Ormet — an aluminum manufacturing company — announced it was closing the last aluminum smelter in Ohio. In...

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...

Anatomy of a dumpster fire

When the Governor got pushed into empaneling a blue ribbon committee on tax policy, you could see a self-inflicted wound coming a Missourah mile away.

Winners and losers from the 2014 General Election

Winners John Diehl & Todd Richardson – 117 members is an amazing accomplishment. They have historic majorities to work with and it will be interesting...

Message from the Publisher: Spence Jackson was a pro’s pro

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — I was kind of snookered into politics. The first state representative I ever met was my hometown representative, Mark Richardson....

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