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Missouri GOP Rep. Hartzler officially joins Senate race

Jun. 10, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — Republican Rep. Vicky Hartzler, who represents a very conservative and mostly rural area of central and western Missouri in Congress, officially entered the crowded race Thursday for the Senate seat fellow conservative Roy Blunt is giving up once his term ends. ...

Takeaways: Senate report on 'absolutely brutal' Jan. 6 siege

Jun. 08, 2021 17:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate report examining the security failures surrounding the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol says missed intelligence, poor planning and multiple layers of bureaucracy led to the violent siege. It does not fault former President Donald Trump, who told his supporters...

Senate report details broad failures around Jan. 6 attack

Jun. 08, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate investigation of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol found a broad intelligence breakdown across multiple agencies, along with widespread law enforcement and military failures that led to the violent attack. There were clear warnings...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Jun. 08, 2021 07:28 AM EDT

Kansas City Star. June 3, 2021. Editorial: Back the blue? Right. Roy Blunt snubs mother of officer who died after protecting him If shame still existed, Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt would be swimming in it. He has no excuse for refusing to meet the...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jun. 05, 2021 08:24 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo; Nick Clegg, Facebook’s vice president of global affairs. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Energy...

Hartzler announcement next week on potential US Senate bid

Jun. 03, 2021 14:34 PM EDT

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler, a western Missouri Republican and a staunch supporter of former President Donald Trump, may be on the verge of joining the growing field of candidates for U.S. Senate in 2022, a seat crucial in the battle for Senate control. ...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas

May. 26, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

Kansas City Star. May 24, 2021. Editorial: Derek Schmidt and Eric Schmitt want to cancel ‘critical race theory,’ aka ‘history’ Last week, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Missouri AG Eric Schmitt, both of whom are running for bigger...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

May. 22, 2021 10:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Secretary of State Antony Blinken; Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — To be announced. ___...

House backs commission on Jan. 6 riot over GOP objections

May. 20, 2021 00:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted to create an independent commission on the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, sending the legislation to an uncertain future in the Senate as Republican leaders work to stop a bipartisan investigation that is opposed by former President Donald...

House backs commission on Jan. 6 riot over GOP objections

May. 19, 2021 22:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Wednesday to create an independent commission on the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, sending the legislation to an uncertain future in the Senate as Republican leaders work to stop a bipartisan investigation that is opposed by former...