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Democrats sue over alleged records law breach under Hawley

Mar. 11, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee on Monday sued the Missouri Attorney General's Office, alleging that it violated the state's open-records laws under the leadership of Josh Hawley, who is now a U.S. senator. The group claimed the office withheld emails between...

Newspaper: Hawley supporter was in investigation interviews

Mar. 6, 2019 2:40 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft allowed Solicitor General John Sauer, a top supporter of Josh Hawley, to sit in on interviews during an investigation into whether Hawley illegally used government resources during his U.S. Senate campaign, according to documents obtained by The...

Missouri official: No proof Hawley misused public resources

Feb. 28, 2019 12:03 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's secretary of state announced Thursday that his office didn't find evidence to back up allegations Josh Hawley used public resources as the state attorney general to bolster his successful U.S. Senate bid. Jay Ashcroft said he's closing the investigation , which...

Hawley faces pushback for questioning Trump court appointee

Feb. 25, 2019 5:52 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley's Monday comment that President Donald Trump's nominee to a high-profile appeals court doesn't have a clear anti-abortion record is meeting swift pushback from conservatives. Hawley on Monday told KFTK 97.1 FM Newstalk's Marc Cox that he...

Missouri's Hawley faces questions on Sunshine law compliance

Feb. 1, 2019 7:36 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley is facing questions about compliance with open-records laws while he was serving as Missouri's attorney general. At issue are emails between Attorney General's Office staffers and OnMessage consultants, who gave directions to official staffers...

Missouri Sen. Hawley forms leadership PAC

Feb. 1, 2019 4:37 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley has formed a political action committee to help other candidates get elected. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday reported that the Republican created a leadership PAC called Fighting for Missouri. Leadership PACs are common. Both Republican U.S. Sen....

St. Louis blues: Fans watch their old team reach Super Bowl

Feb. 1, 2019 10:43 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Consider St. Louis a big fan of the New England Patriots on Super Bowl Sunday. Seventeen years after the Patriots beat the Rams for the NFL championship, fans around here will again be watching when the two go at it in Atlanta. Thing is, allegiances have changed since the Rams moved back...