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New poll shows Emerson with big lead
Posted Friday, April 23, at 9:13 AM
A new poll released by a national polling group shows that the Eighth Congressional District race as "uncompetative" and incumbent Republican Jo Ann Emerson holding a commanding lead over her Democratic challenger, Tommy Sowers of Rolla. Emerson, who has been a part of the political scene in this corner of Missouri since she and her late husband, Congressman Bill Emerson, moved back to Missouri in 1978, has the benefit of being known in virtually every corner of this huge congressional district.. ...

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On the political radar
Posted Friday, April 9, at 10:55 AM

Some recent happenings - and one scheduled for this weekend - have attracted Political Buzz: The matriarch of one of Missouri's well-known political families will be in the Bootheel this weekend. Former U.S. Senator Jean Carnahan will be the guest speaker on Saturday at the 8th District Democratic Women's Club Spring Convention. The convention will be held at the Malden Community Center and Carnahan is slated to be the noon luncheon speaker...

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Annabeth Miller is a political junkie, who grew up attending political functions with her newspaper publisher father and was hooked on Show-Me State politics at an early age. Her political memorabilia collection includes a charm bracelet given to her by Vice President Hubert Humphrey during his 1968 visit to Dexter. She considers seeing George Wallace at an event in Poplar Bluff and meeting Lady Margaret Thatcher as some of her most thrilling political moments. "Political Buzz" will keep an eye on politics in the Bootheel and the Show-Me State, providing added news and coverage on politics in our region.
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