This tactic is no different from claiming an opponent is disqualified because she chose to be born with red hair versus the other candidate's silky, sandy brown hair.
There is no political gain to talk about the fact that the epidemic is still with us. Most people want to ignore it and move on with their lives.
Human-caused climate change is real and dangerous. But I think right-wing "Christian" Republicans reject science and worship ignorance.
If he is elected the Senate, I believe he would fall in line or he would be ostracized like Rep. Liz Cheney.
Hats off to St. Louis! It brought a tear to my eye, and St. Louis is truly the definition of a baseball town.
I recognize that Dogan is a reasonable person, capable of working across party lines. So why did Pinner win? The fact that Dogan is Black, perhaps?
When I heard Valentine speak, she was very well informed on two issues that I care deeply about: education and health care.
It is not simply a matter of forgiving Schmitt for all he has done to individuals and to our state. It is a recognition of all the harm he is likely to do to please his new masters.
I applaud Gov. Mike Parson’s recently approved budget, which included $700 million in support of Missourians living with disabilities and the incredible workforce who supports them.
I am a Democrat, and it saddens and upsets me that all too often our candidates seem to be their own worst enemies.
While such communication patterns are not healthy for interpersonal relationships, they illustrate especially how sick a democracy can become.
She must now travel all over the state to get the cross-over votes. Unless she does, she might as well concede defeat right now.
Now one has to ask: will University City officials adhere to the strict conformity with recent flood victims who live near the River Des Peres aqueduct?
With few exceptions, those admitted to hospitals under court order are subsequently released after the legally mandated 96-hour stay with no follow-up from a psychiatrist or staff.
As a nurse, Valentine knows what it means to be of service to others. She has the knowledge and understanding necessary to represent both nurses and patients.
Renovating homes, building a market, a garden, and a community basketball court in North St. Louis has only brought him, and the local Black community, so far.
Bond is not free money. Taxpayers will have to pay back the money, although the loan repayment will not add to existing tax bills.
I would have thought a nurse would be tired of legislators interfering in the health care decisions made by people in consultation with physicians and nurses.
More than anything, there is the need for a commitment by sewer district officials to address the problems, rather than continually make excuses why they will not.
This legislation would harm no one and just might let a few more children grow up to adulthood. How that can be so bad?
After 12 weeks, I believe that baby is alive, and aborting it is murder and doctors might deserve prosecution.
Trudy Busch Valentine is a registered nurse who worked at the Salvation Army Residence for Children, where she cared for vulnerable and homeless children.
Do we really want immature teenagers making irrevocable decisions to change their bodies when their adolescent mindset is in control?