St Louis Dispatch State Politics Sun Feb 25 6:15 AM
Is Claire McCaskill really the centrist that she claims to be?
On some issues, she's a consensus seeker; on big votes, she often toes party line
Feb 24 2:30PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Greitens case could test the definition of 'privacy' in the smartphone era
Missouri law started with a tanning-bed scandal a quarter-century ago.
Feb 24 2:40AM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

What Missouri politicians are saying or not saying about Gov. Eric Greitens
Several renew calls for his resignation; Hawley says let the criminal justice system work.
Feb 24 12:00AM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Who is Mike Parson? Meet the man who could replace Greitens
If Gov. Eric Greitens resigns or is removed from office, the state's new top dog would be Mike Parson, who has been in Jefferson City since 2005.
Feb 23 11:00PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Prepping for impeachment: Here's what Greitens and lawmakers face in the coming days
Greitens was indicted and booked by St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner's office on a felony invasion of privacy charge Thursday for allegedly transmitting a non-consensual photo of a partly nude lover in March 2015.
Feb 23 5:00PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Video: Gov. Greitens says he 'did not commit a crime
Gov. Eric Greitens, a Republican, declared his innocence in a written statement, and alleged the indictment is a "misguided political decision" by a "reckless liberal prosecutor.
Feb 23 3:00PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Video: Some Missouri lawmakers call for Greitens to resign
State lawmakers, mostly Democrats, reacted Thursday to the felony indictment of Gov. Eric Greitens by calling on him to resign.
Feb 23 3:00PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens indicted for felony invasion of privacy
Greitens was under investigation after accusations he tied up and blindfolded his lover, took a compromising photograph of her without her permission and then threatened to release it if she spoke of their affair.
Feb 23 5:00AM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Several Missouri lawmakers call on Greitens to resign; GOP leaders call for an investigation
Rep. Kathie Conway: 'My heart breaks for the governor's family, the state and the voters that put their trust and faith in him. No one is above the law.
Feb 23 12:15AM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Video: Greitens' attorney says charges are 'baseless and unfounded
Edward Dowd, one of Gov. Eric Greitens' attorneys, says charges against Greitens are baseless and unfounded. Dowd addressed the media outside the Carnahan courthouse on Thursday, Feb.
Feb 22 11:45PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

With Greitens investigation heating up, Missouri lawmakers wonder what's next
Some lawmakers in the GOP-controlled Legislature are nonetheless floating the possibility of launching their own investigation.
Feb 22 5:30PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Sex trafficking bill championed by Missouri congresswoman to get House vote next week
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Feb 21 9:30PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Missouri governor back on the road this weekend
Gov. Eric Greitens was out of state at least 50 times in 2017.
Feb 21 9:17PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Trump to join Senate candidate Hawley in St. Louis fundraiser in March
His appearance could tamp down talk of party dissatisfaction.
Feb 21 9:15PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Legislature could meet Greitens halfway on jobs fund
Gov. Eric Greitens wants $25 million to help bring businesses to the Show-Me State, but lawmakers say there are more pressing needs.
Feb 21 7:59PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

St. Louis County earns 'Work-Ready' certification
Employers such as Boeing, Ameren and Sprint recognize the designation.
Feb 21 7:01PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Gauen: Blagojevich's voice from political grave stirs Illinois governor race
FBI recordings from 2008 of disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich and J.B.
Feb 21 5:00PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

St. Charles council OKs plan for 240 new homes near north side of I-70
The Lombardo Homes development will be built on former farmland that is one of the largest remaining chunks of green space in St. Charles County's heavily built-up eastern end. The area is between Zumbehl and Truman roads.
Feb 21 4:58PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Judge rejects push to reverse firing of Missouri's top educator
Gov. Eric Greitens engineered the firing of the state's school commissioner.
Feb 20 11:15PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

McCaskill says VA has reversed itself and paid claims to 17 WW II vets exposed to mustard gas
Bill named after Missouri veteran Arla Harrell cleared the way
Feb 20 8:45PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics