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Nation May 09Verdict in Missouri governor’s trial hinges on photo that may or may not exist
Greitens was indicted in February, and prosecutors initially asked that the trial begin in the fall, citing the need to gather more evidence. The key missing piece of evidence was, and remains, the alleged photo.
Nation Apr 20Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens charged with felony over charity donor list
St. Louis prosecutors on Friday charged Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens with a felony for his use of a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign, adding to the first-term governor's legal woes.
Politics Feb 24Indictment of Missouri governor could have political ripples
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' potentially prolonged legal battle stemming from an extramarital affair could have implications for the 2018 elections.
Politics Feb 23Greitens blames politics, but even some in GOP concerned
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is blaming his felony invasion of privacy indictment on a "reckless liberal prosecutor," holding fast to the assertion that any case stemming from his admitted extramarital affair is politically driven.
Politics Feb 22Missouri governor indicted on felony invasion of privacy charge
St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner announced the indictment Thursday. She launched an investigation in January after Greitens admitted to an affair with his St. Louis hairdresser that began in March 2015. He was elected governor in November 2016.
Nation Mar 31Sessions calls Ferguson an emblem of tense relationship with police
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said community policing has become increasingly difficult in what he called "an age of viral videos and targeted killings of police."…
Politics Oct 07Ferguson emerges as factor in Missouri governor’s race
Two years later, the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson remains so politically sensitive that it has been injected into Missouri's gubernatorial campaign.
Politics Sep 232016 presidential, vice presidential debate sites chosen
Four universities were chosen Wednesday to host the 2016 presidential and vice presidential debates, including veteran host Washington University in St. Louis and, marking the first such debate in Nevada, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.