Nixon Defends Renewed Call For Limits On Campaign Contributions

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he remains serious about his threat – laid out in his State of the State address – to go directly to the voters if the General Assembly doesn’t  reinstate campaign donation limits. Read Jo Mannies report at the St. Louis Beacon.

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World Wide Technology Gave Big Donations To Nixon – But Others Too

A donation from World Wide Technology to Gov. Jay Nixon, a Democrat, has drawn scrutiny and criticism. But the firm has donated to Republicans as well. Read Chris McDaniel’s report at St. Louis Public Radio.

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Nixon Gets Big Donation On Same Day He Calls For Campaign Contribution Reform

State records show that Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon received a $10,000 donation from a firm with a state contract on the same day that he publicly decried big political contributions. Read the Associated Press report at St. Louis Public Radio.

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Report Challenges Campaign Finance Laws

All of the money given by small donors in the 2012 presidential race was matched by only 32 billionaires and corporations, according to a report released Thursday by MoPIRG, the Missouri Public Interest and Research Group. Read Chris McDaniel’s report for St. Louis Public Radio.

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