Sen. Daniel Inouye, who passed this week, was present for some of the 20th Century's pivotal events. Born in Hawaii in 1924, he witnessed the Pearl Harbor attack as a medical volunteer. He enlisted in the Army and fought in World War II; there he lost an arm and still stayed in the service until 194 ... More >>
In Missouri, you can basically contribute as much as you want to candidates and causes, meaning that one rich guy with big ideas could radically alter a state -- a reality here at home that "could be coming to a campaign near you," the New York Times is telling the rest of the nation today.
An issue relating to the Capitol dome, of all things, has led to Missouri's landmark ethics bill getting thrown out.We should have known it wouldn't be this easy.Eleven months ago, the Missouri Legislature passed landmark ethics legislation, banning donations from one political action committee t ... More >>