This is just a simple collection of some of my favorite stores and news of the day. Enjoy!
Week #34: Governor Parson considers special session, attacks on Sen. McCaskill's husband mislead, another GOP Congressman is charged, Russians attack anti-Russian conservative think tanks, and several states hold critical primary elections.
The Washington Post
– Aug 27, 12:00 AM
“Since she joined the Senate, McCaskill's husband received $131 million in federal subsidies — subsidies that let the McCaskills pocket up to $22 million. …Claire McCaskill: She gets rich, you pay.” — Voice-over…
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Jacob BrookeGov. Parson and GOP leaders of the House and Senate have discussed a special legislative session for mid-September. Topics could include ethics rules in light of the so-called 'Clean Missouri' petition.
– Aug 27, 10:56 PM
It's the Spring Training Primary ! Six months after pitchers and catchers first reported to pre-season MLB training camps in Arizona and Florida, local fans report to their polling places on Tuesday to decide some of the most crackerjack primaries…
The New York Times
Sheryl Gay Stolberg
– Aug 21, 5:40 PM
WASHINGTON — Representative Duncan Hunter was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Diego on Tuesday after a monthslong criminal investigation into allegations that he spent tens of thousands of dollars in campaign funds on family trips to…
(CNN) Parts of an operation linked to Russian military intelligence targeting the US Senate and conservative think tanks were thwarted last week, Microsoft announced early Tuesday. The company said it executed a court order giving it control of six…
The New York Times
– Jan 29, 2016, 1:43 PM
David Abrams cooling off with ice water in a sauna at the Russian and Turkish Baths.CreditNicole Craine for The New York Times On a recent Monday evening, it was hard to find a bit of bench at the Russian and Turkish Baths in the East Village. It…
JEFFERSON CITY • Gov. Mike Parson appointed Missouri Highway Patrol Col. Sandra Karsten Monday as director of the Department of Public Safety. Karsten's elevation to the post marks the first agency head appointed by Parson since he took over…