Last month, we reported that U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, a Missouri Republican, voted against a federal background checks proposal -- with a statement saying, "We must do everything we can to prevent tragedies like those that took place in Newtown, Aurora or Tucson." Now, a national advocacy group pus ... More >>
The Center for Responsive Politics recently released its report on the nation's wealthiest U.S. representatives and senators. No one from Missouri makes its Top 10 list, but that doesn't mean we don't have some worthy contenders. Turns out we actually have some of the richest -- and poorest -- po ... More >>
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Enforcers of Missouri's campaign-finance laws would rather hide than seek.
The Ashcroft and Carnahan campaigns profit from money laundered through a new and deliberately confusing fundraising scheme
John Ashcroft gets a shot in the arm from the pharmaceutical and insurance industries, as well as other lobbying groups opposed to a true Patients' Bill of Rights
Missouri's junior senator says he is a pro-consumer health-care reformist. But the insurance companies, HMOs and big business, which give him millions, think he's on their side.
Following the greenbacks as Missouri gears up for Super Tuesday
How the Page Avenue extension has been good for influential road-builder Fred Weber Inc. -- through construction contracts, profitable land sales and a sweet deal with St. Louis County to expand its golf course
Presidential candidate George W. Bush's campaign is raking in big bucks from St. Louis' wealthiest suburbs -- but those same donors are also ingratiating themselves with Democratic contenders
Frenzied politicians do the Littleton shuffle