Nixon criticizes ‘right-wing extremists’ in Missouri

By   /  June 19, 2011  /  Audio, Missouri, News  /  3 Comments

Extreme ideologues are trying to hold back progress, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said at a Democratic fundraising event. “And I don’t have to tell you we have our fair share of extremists here in the Show-Me State,” he said.

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McCaskill to Democrats: ‘It’s time for us to fight’

By   /  March 6, 2011  /  Audio, Governor, Missouri, News  /  4 Comments

“We’ve got some work to do,” Sen. Claire McCaskill told a conference room full of Democratic party loyalists. The Missouri senator, who has admitted she will face a tough 2012 election battle, said “I like our side of this fight.”

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‘Fair Tax’ petitions receive approval for circulation

By   /  February 18, 2011  /  Missouri, WatchBlog  /  1 Comment

The “Fair Tax” ballot initiatives — nine separate initiative constitutional amendments designed to eliminate state income taxes in Missouri by increasing the sales tax rates — are ready for circulation throughout the state.

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More early voting ballot initiatives receive approval

By   /  January 7, 2011  /  Missouri, WatchBlog  /  No Comments

Two ballot initiatives regarding early voting, with the same wording, join a similar effort already underway.

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Grassroots effort to protect integrity of elections

By   /  January 5, 2011  /  Missouri, News  /  1 Comment

Missourians for Election Integrity is by definition a grassroots effort. It is not a registered nonprofit and it is not really even an organization. At the moment it exists only as a page on the social media website Facebook.

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