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McCaskill-Hawley race turns nasty over sting videos

Published Oct. 18 2018

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill's campaign manager on Wednesday called for her Republican rival Josh Hawley...

PACs contribute heavily to local candidates in final weeks of general election

Published Oct. 17 2018

Candidates' financial reports may indicate that both parties see the seats for Missouri House of Representatives Districts 49 and 50...

Cole County candidates release campaign finance reports

Published Oct. 17 2018

Campaign finance reports for candidates in contested Cole County races in the Nov. 6 general election were due Monday for...

Galloway leads auditor candidates in fundraising

Published Oct. 17 2018

As of Sept. 30 — the last day covered by the most recent campaign finance reports — Democrat Nicole Galloway...

Bernskoetter leads the 6th Senate District fund-raising field

Published Oct. 17 2018

Republican Mike Bernskoetter outraised and outspent his opponents in the three-person race for the seven-county 6th state Senate District, during...

3rd District incumbent holds wide lead in fundraising

Published Oct. 17 2018

Five-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-St. Elizabeth, holds a wide lead in fundraising for Missouri's 3rd Congressional District seat.

Congresswoman Wagner doesn't attend candidate forum

Published Oct. 16 2018

GOP incumbent Rep. Ann Wagner didn't show up at a League of Women Voters candidate forum after her spokeswoman blamed...

Sen. Warren: DNA test shows I have Native American heritage

Published Oct. 16 2018

BOSTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday released the results of a DNA analysis she said indicated she has...

McCaskill brings in another $8.5M for Senate re-election bid

Published Oct. 16 2018

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Data released Monday showed Missouri's Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill brought in $7.8 million in roughly...

Parson launches statewide tour on importance of fuels tax proposal

Published Oct. 16 2018

Gov. Mike Parson said Monday he hopes Missouri voters will consider supporting Proposition D on next month's general election ballot...

Democrats go all-in on health care in midterms

Published Oct. 15 2018

PHOENIX (AP) — In a windowless conference room, Republican Senate candidate Martha McSally was asking executives at a small crane...

Hawley decries Democrats' 'mob behavior'

Published Oct. 15 2018

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley took a cue from President Donald Trump on Sunday and...

Senate candidates talk infrastructure and business development

Published Oct. 14 2018

On Nov. 6, Missouri voters are being asked to approve a 10-cents per gallon increase in the state's fuels tax,...

Area legislative candidates look for distracted driving solutions

Published Oct. 14 2018

As the Nov. 6 general election approaches, the Jefferson City News Tribune is forwarding reader questions to area candidates for...

House District 49 candidates discuss business, infrastructure

Published Oct. 14 2018

Both candidates running for Missouri House of Representatives District 49 say ensuring a healthy climate for business and maintaining Missouri's...

59th House candidates talk business, state's infrastructure

Published Oct. 14 2018

Incentives aimed at bringing businesses and companies to Missouri don't matter if those companies don't have the skilled labor to...

Reader question spotlights District 60 candidates' solar views

Published Oct. 14 2018

After a recent candidate forum for Missouri House District 60, the News Tribune asked the candidates a follow-up question posed...

#MidMoVotes: Mid-Missouri's November 2018 election headquarters

Published Oct. 13 2018

Stay up to date on Mid-Missouri races in the Nov. 6, 2018, election election with the News Tribune's coverage of...

Recorder of Deeds candidates debate experiences during forum

Published Oct. 11 2018

Republican Judy Ridgeway and Democrat Ted Stewart believe their differences in experience are what set them apart and make them...

Associate Circuit Judge candidates offer experience

Published Oct. 11 2018

The candidates for Cole County Associate Circuit Judge feel their experience in working in all aspects of a court make...

Thompson, Hirner believe their backgrounds were preparation

Published Oct. 11 2018

The candidates for Cole County Prosecuting attorney believe while their backgrounds are different, they would be an effective prosecutor if...

WATCH: Cole County Candidate Forums

Published Oct. 10 2018

The News Tribune hosted a public forum Wednesday night for candidates in four Cole County races on the Nov. 6...

Missouri lawmaker appointed to state parole board

Published Oct. 10 2018

A southwestern Missouri lawmaker has resigned to accept a position on the state parole board.