Yesterday, incumbent Lt. Governor Peter Kinder issued a press release to gloat about the endorsement he's received from the National Rifle Association in his re-election race. His quote:"I am honored [that] the NRA and its many Missouri members have renewed their longstanding support for my service ... More >>
Mayday McCaskill: This just isn't going to go away; is it?Poor Claire McCaskill. The fiasco over her private airplane just won't go away. Last week, the news was that Missouri's Democratic senator had failed to pay personal property taxes on her $2 million dollar, private aircraft. Then came news ... More >>
Joan Suarez of Missouri Immigrant & Refugee Advocates; immigration-rigths attorney Pari Sheth, Kim Allen Murray of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, and former Gov. Bob Holden.The state of Missouri and the St. Louis region are shedding its once robust percentages of immigrants, and if not ... More >>
The place to be tonight for informed citizens and/or policy wonks.What's that you say? You're looking for some quality (free) entertainment tonight and you're unclear where you stand on April's election over the St. Louis earnings tax? Well, do I have an event for you! Swing by the Old Post Offic ... More >>
www.mssulions.comDiscrimination against the lion prompted a "ferocious" response.Did you hear the one about the Missouri Southern State University commissioner resigning after calling the school's mascot a "fag"?No joke. The comments came during a MSSU Board of Governors retreat on Saturday. Davi ... More >>
Ohlsen's mug shot as it appears in an arrest report from March 2008 when police in Ladue found him in possession of a stolen .40 caliber Glock handgun. If you didn't see it yesterday, the Post-Dispatch ran a front-page article on Milton "Skip" Ohlsen, the man behind a federal probe into state Sen ... More >>
Earlier this week I posted a tidbit taken from the St. Louis American's Political Eye column. The Political Eye reported how dark horse mayoral candidate Denise Watson-Wesley Coleman entered a lucrative, $160,000 contract back in 2006 to do debt collection work for the city's red-light camera vendor ... More >>
Navy SEAL Eric Greitens has come home to St. Louis to help fellow Iraq vets.
Did the city deliberately tailor the ordinance and bid requirements to favor only one red-light camera company?
Did Patty Prewitt pump two bullets into her husband's head? It is a mystery that has lingered for twenty years.
The year in review: A quiz (For answers, see last page)
Labor troubles and amazing changing headlines at the P-D; plus the updates you've come to know and love -- and the opportunity to belt out some Gephardtian Christmas carols
Miss Missouri USA faces an ethical dilemma, Blake Ashby pontificates on the sweater vest, Unreal invents a surefire theft deterrent and Joyce Aboussie just gets scary; plus, the Sanford-Brown report and the reasons why the Lou is number two
Meet one of the minds behind concealed-carry
We raise our glass to John Goodman, the Cubs (please don't hit us) and the almighty Pimp; plus, not everyone is buying what the Department of Homeland Security is selling
Tougher penalties for nursing homes
T.R. Carr Hazelwood
St. Louisans, take some civic pride in Nelly-sanctioned model searches, fire-loving artists, Vespa-ridin' cops and one really underwhelming presidential campaign
Breakin' it down old-school
In less than four years, Grant Williams has turned a weak union local into one of Missouri's most potent political forces. So why's he placing all his bets on One-Term Bob?
St. Louis police may be close to getting the right to live where they want
Governor Bob Holden proposes zero dollars for the Missouri Arts Council
It's lonely at the top for Talent and Carnahan
The stadium hand Slay should have played, and gets to play again
What Slay was willing to give up for the stadium deal that died
Nobody's ever voted for Joyce Aboussie, but the congressman, the governor, the mayor and the county executive don't do anything political without her.
In the Century Building scrap, everybody's deal is shaky, even the mayor's
Holden tucks into Slay's Old Post Office recipe
Jefferson City lawmakers hit the roof over Nelly's visit to the statehouse
Missouri has been pouring millions into prisons that aren't being used. But stay tuned: If politicians have their way, there will be plenty of inmates to go around.
A fool's guide to stadium economics
What's the point of cracking open this Nutt?
A contractual snafu keeps kids from their foster and adoptive parents
Six months after political heavyweights signed an agreement with the Cardinals, a deal is still up in the air
Missouri maintains a spotless record at Bonne Terre facility
St. Louis' duck-walking icon holds forth on his art, his life and hisunderwear
Cardinals owner William DeWitt Jr. catches up with an old friend
Proposed Cardinals boondoggle gives new meaning to fuzzy math
City schools are being asked to give back tax dollars to developers
In the '50s, St. Louis took over maintenance of state roads in the city. Now, the city can't give back that responsibility.
Candidates spend more time raising funds than talking about issues. Prop B aims to change that.
Published the week of October 4, 2000
Rally in St. Louis exposes Democrats' weak strategy
Published the week of August 2-8, 2000
As Senate rivals Ashcroft and Carnahan sling mud, gubernatorial contestants Talent and Holden gather dust
The Rev. Larry Rice ponders a gubernatorial run
Frenzied politicians do the Littleton shuffle