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WASHINGTON | Correction: Russia Sanctions story

WASHINGTON  — In a story Aug. 20 about a speech by British foreign secretary, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Britain was asking the United States to impose further sanctions on Russia. According to excerpts of a prepared speech in Washington, Jeremy Hunt said the European Union should “ensure its sanctions against Russia are comprehensive … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Correction: Russia Sanctions story

Missouri Political News: Missouri Lawmakers React to Governor Parson’s Speech During Joint Legislative Session

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — The new Missouri governor addressed lawmakers during a joint legislative session on Monday, June 11.  Following the speech, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle reacted to the governor’s first major address to the Missouri General Assembly. SOURCE: news provided by SENATE.MO.GOV

Warren, Sanders unhappy by Wall Street-paid Obama speech

WASHINGTON/April 28, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are not happy about reports that former President Barack Obama will be paid $400,000 to speak at a September health care conference put on by the Wall Street firm Cantor Fitzgerald. Warren said Thursday on SiriusXM’s “Alter Family Politics” program that she is … Continue reading Warren, Sanders unhappy by Wall Street-paid Obama speech

Was Trump tribute to fallen Navy SEAL fitting or calculated?

CHICAGO/March 1, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The televised moment moved a nation: A grief-stricken widow clasping her hands and looking skyward, tears streaming down her face as the nation’s lawmakers and president delivered a deafening standing ovation in honor of her fallen husband. President Donald Trump’s tribute to Navy SEAL William “Ryan” Owens during Tuesday’s congressional … Continue reading Was Trump tribute to fallen Navy SEAL fitting or calculated?