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Comparisons to brother ‘interesting challenge’ for Jeb Bush

It’s a question Jeb Bush gets often, and will surely get again, over and over.

Bisexuals hopeful as 1 of their own becomes a governor

"LGBT" has become a household term amid sweeping advances for gay rights, and yet the "B'' sometimes seems like an awkward fit. The sudden advent of America's first openly bisexual governor may provide a chance to ease the awkwardness and broaden understanding of the bi community.

Shadow of Clinton war vote hangs over other 2016 contenders

In 2002, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton cast a vote in favor of the Iraq war that would later come to haunt her presidential campaign.

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Local caterers lose business after ban on lobbyist meals for House committees

No appetite for change

Jokingly called a “company town” with state government carting the payroll, Jefferson City undoubtedly benefits from government-related business.

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Boehner challenges Senate Democrats to ‘get off their ass’

House Speaker John Boehner challenged Senate Democrats Wednesday to “get off their ass” and pass a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department and restrict President Barack Obama’s executive moves on immigration.

Mayoral candidates weigh in on Jefferson City transit

Jefferson City transit has been a recurring issue throughout the last few years, as some residents call for expanded service, while city officials try to lower a roughly $1 million general fund subsidy for the service.

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Vaccine debate tests first-time White House hopefuls

For a pair of first-time presidential hopefuls, the sudden injection of the childhood vaccine debate into the 2016 campaign is a lesson in how unexpected issues can become stumbling blocks.

DeLay: Rick Perry's White House hopes likely hurt by charges

Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay said Saturday he can relate to any fallout from the indictment dogging former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, noting his own nearly decade-long legal fight that cost him his powerful congressional post and public career.

Police probing alleged corruption in Nevada Legislature

Las Vegas police have confirmed they are investigating allegations of corruption in the Nevada Legislature involving an extortion attempt aimed at a Republican assemblyman who has drawn criticism from more conservative lawmakers.

Romney not running: Former GOP nominee out of 2016 race

Mitt Romney ended his rollercoaster return to presidential politics on Friday, declaring his party would be better served by the “next generation of Republican leaders” and concluding his unlikely comeback as suddenly as it began.

Judge stays Dixon license revocation

Dixon can continue serving as sheriff while he appeals Public Safety department's license revocation.

As Romney weighs ’16 bid, his past donors look to Bush

Closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, Mitt Romney is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states have defected to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

Panel hears objections to voter photo ID proposal

Missouri Republican lawmakers say requiring photo identification at the polls will prevent voter impersonation fraud.

Schweich joins GOP primary for governor

Auditor denounces ‘rampant corruption’

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich launched his gubernatorial campaign aggressively Wednesday, accusing his Republican primary rival of being “bought and paid for” by a wealthy donor and questioning the ethics of his potential Democratic opponent.

St. Louis County assessor enters attorney general race

St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman declared his candidacy for Missouri attorney general Tuesday, setting up a potential Democratic primary in 2016.