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Past articles by Jo:

Former St. Louis-area Congressman Todd Akin Has Died

Akin, who was 74, had been fighting cancer. → Read More

Ousted Lincoln County Clerk May Get Her Job Back Nearly Two Years Later

A judge ruled Monday that Lincoln County Circuit Clerk Karla Allsberry was improperly placed on “administrative leave” by another judge in May 2019. → Read More

Jill Biden And Hillary Clinton Campaign Virtually In Missouri For Joe Biden

Jill Biden, wife of likely Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, is calling for Americans to be mindful of threats to their votes as they head into → Read More

Politically Speaking: Why Missouri’s Democratic Presidential Primary Is Very Difficult To Decipher

On the latest edition of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies try to wrap their arms around Missouri’s Democratic → Read More

Bloomberg Is Pouring Money Into Missouri In Advance Of The State’s March Primary

Absentee voting is already underway for Missouri’s presidential primary on March 10. But it’s unclear how much attention the primary will receive from → Read More

Politically Speaking: The 10 Biggest Missouri Political Stories Of The Decade

Politically speaking, Missouri politics changed dramatically throughout the 2010s. At the beginning of the decade, the Show-Me State was a place where → Read More

Politically Speaking: Closing The Book On The Steve Stenger Era In St. Louis County

On this edition of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio’s Julie O’Donoghue, Jo Mannies and Jason Rosenbaum reflect on the rise and fall of former → Read More

A Roe v. Wade challenge could be coming. Will it come from Missouri?

With multiple abortion-related bills on the table for the 2019 session, some are raising questions about the possibility of a future legal challenge or an → Read More

Wagner Urges Republicans To Stem Suburban Shift To Democrats

U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner sees herself as a survivor who’s out to warn fellow Republicans from the suburbs that they are an endangered species – and face → Read More

Politically Speaking: Councilwoman Clancy On Opportunity And Uncertainty In St. Louis County

St. Louis County Councilwoman Lisa Clancy joins St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies to talk about a slew of issues affecting county → Read More

Parson's PAC Goes Public As It Raises Big Dollars From Big Donors

In early December, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson stopped by Hunter Engineering near Lambert airport to raise money for his campaign committee. Or, to be → Read More

St. Louis County Council resumes quest for own lawyer

The St. Louis County Council is again planning to ask voters for its own lawyer so the council does not have to rely on the county counselor for legal → Read More

Missouri's medical-marijuana program has long road ahead

It’s going to be awhile before medical marijuana will be available to Missouri patients. The timetable imposed by Amendment 2 – which Missouri voters → Read More

Politically Speaking: Senate President Pro Tem-elect Schatz lays out his chamber’s agenda

Senate President Pro Tem-elect Dave Schatz joins Politically Speaking to talk about issues that may arise during the 2019 legislative session. Schatz is a → Read More

Politically Speaking: Erby and Page on the St. Louis County Council’s busy 2018

St. Louis County Council members Sam Page and Hazel Erby join the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast to talk about the tumultuous year in → Read More

Hawley named to key U.S. Senate committees including judiciary

Missouri’s U.S. Sen.-elect Josh Hawley has snagged some plum Senate committee assignments for a newcomer, possibly signaling his strong ties to the chamber → Read More

Auditor Galloway to oversee much of the investigation of Hawley

It appears to be up to Missouri’s last remaining statewide Democrat – Auditor Nicole Galloway – to investigate the validity of allegations of campaign → Read More

Missouri Senate race highlights the limited power of money

Money wasn’t everything when it came to Missouri’s nationally watched U.S. Senate contest. Republican Josh Hawley is the state’s first Senate winner in → Read More

Hawley asks General Assembly to give more powers to the attorney general's office

Outgoing Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley highlighted his office’s ongoing cases Thursday, as he prepares to soon hand over operations to state → Read More

Outside money played outsized role in McCaskill-Hawley Senate race

When U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill claimed during her campaign that she was the top target of conservative groups, she turned out to be right. McCaskill, a → Read More