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Trump routs rivals in Northeast; Clinton carries 4 states

Published Apr. 27 2016

In a front-runner's rout, Republican Donald Trump roared to victory Tuesday in five contests across the Northeast and confidently declared...

Pepper spray flies during Trump protest clash in California

Published Apr. 27 2016

Supporters and opponents of Donald Trump clashed Tuesday outside City Hall, and five people, including two little girls, were pepper-sprayed...

Trump's big night: Front-runner sweeps 5 states in Northeast

Published Apr. 26 2016

Donald Trump rolled up victories in five more states on Tuesday, amassing a Northeastern sweep that gives the Republican front-runner...

Trump is top suggestion to replace Robert E. Lee school name

Published Apr. 24 2016

A YU-U-U-GE name is the most popular suggested replacement name for a Texas elementary school named after the top hero...

Michelle Obama urges grads to vote to protect civil rights

Published Apr. 24 2016

First lady Michelle Obama told graduates of a historically black university in Mississippi on Saturday that "the power of voting...

Maine governor: Workers from India hardest to understand

Published Apr. 24 2016

Maine's Republican governor says it's hard to understand workers "from Bulgaria" and workers from India are "the worst ones."

Missouri lawmakers send ethics bills to governor

Published Apr. 21 2016

Missouri lawmakers no longer could immediately become lobbyists after leaving office under a measure headed to the governor.

Huckabee backs Ashcroft for Missouri secretary of state

Published Apr. 21 2016

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is backing fellow Republican Jay Ashcroft for Missouri secretary of state.

1 St. Louis County election director suspended, 1 may retire

Published Apr. 21 2016

One of St. Louis County's two election directors has been suspended and the other is mulling retirement in the wake...

Trump, Clinton triumph on home turf in New York primaries

Published Apr. 19 2016

Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton swept to victory with ease in Tuesday's New York primary, with Trump bouncing back...

Nixon orders flags at half-staff for Vogel's funeral

Published Apr. 19 2016

Gov. Jay Nixon today ordered that the U.S. and Missouri flags at government buildings in Cole County be lowered to...

GOP official rails over effort aimed at nomination rules

Published Apr. 17 2016

In an extraordinary display of internal discord, the chairman of the Republican Party's rules committee accused top GOP officials Saturday...

Cruz wins all 14 Wyoming Republican delegates

Published Apr. 16 2016

Painstaking organization and in-person campaigning paid off again for Ted Cruz on Saturday as he nailed down all 14 delegates...

Koster keeps fundraising edge over GOP rivals for governor

Published Apr. 16 2016

Democratic Attorney General Chris Koster's most recent fundraising has exceeded the combined total of all his Republican opponents in the...

Carl Vogel dies after cancer fight

Published Apr. 15 2016

Services pending for Jefferson City businessman and former lawmaker. Jefferson City businessman Carl Vogel lost his battle with pancreatic cancer Thursday...

GOP stalwart Schlafly faces strife following Trump support

Published Apr. 14 2016

Longtime conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly's endorsement of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has led to internal strife — and what...

Trump amassing delegates who might not be loyal to him

Published Apr. 13 2016

Already behind the curve in organizing for the Republican convention, Donald Trump has missed crucial deadlines in a number of...

Missouri certifies wins for Trump, Clinton in close primary

Published Apr. 12 2016

Republican businessman Donald Trump and former Democratic Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were certified Tuesday as the winners of Missouri’s...

Senate Judiciary chair Grassley has breakfast with Garland

Published Apr. 12 2016

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley told President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee on Tuesday that the Senate won’t advance...

Obama's comments on Clinton email raise concerns of bias

Published Apr. 12 2016

President Barack Obama said he believes his former secretary of state did not intentionally endanger national security in her handling...

Businesses sharing Trump name get swept up in circus

Published Apr. 12 2016

It’s not easy being Trump these days. Just ask the people at Trump Tobacco in California, Trump Travel in New...

Cruz picks up all delegates in Colo.; Sanders win in Wyo.

Published Apr. 10 2016

Ted Cruz completed his sweep of Colorado's 34 delegates on Saturday while rival Donald Trump angled for favor a half-continent...

Boston Globe prints fake front page satirizing Trump

Published Apr. 10 2016

The editorial board of The Boston Globe is using a satirical front page to express its uneasiness with a...