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Former state senator joins 7th District congressional race

Oct. 01, 2021 10:31 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A former Missouri state lawmaker is entering the race for Congress in the 7th District in 2022. Jay Wasson announced Thursday he will seek the southwestern Missouri seat currently occupied by Republican Billy Long, who is running for U.S. Senate....

Parson's vetoes withstand GOP Legislature's override efforts

Sep. 15, 2021 21:12 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — All of Missouri Gov. Mike Parson's vetoes will stand, despite efforts Wednesday by some lawmakers to force their priorities into law during a short session focused on vetoed bills. Missouri's GOP-led Legislature can reverse vetoes on bills and...

Battlefield Republican joins race for Missouri 7th

Sep. 01, 2021 11:49 AM EDT

BATTLEFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Republican State Sen. Eric Burlison has announced he’s running for the 7th District congressional seat representing southwest Missouri being vacated by Rep. Billy Long. Burlison, a Battlefield Republican, announced his candidacy Wednesday and...

State Sen. Moon announces campaign for congressional seat

Aug. 31, 2021 13:42 PM EDT

ASH GROVE, Mo. (AP) — State Sen. Mike Moon, an Ash Grove Republican, announced Tuesday that he will seek election to succeed U.S. Rep. Billy Long in Missouri's 7th District congressional seat. Moon, a cattle rancher, said in an online announcement that he would work to...