republican primary http://kbia.org en Rep. Akin discusses U.S. Senate campaign ahead of primary http://kbia.org/post/rep-akin-discusses-us-senate-campaign-ahead-primary <p>Republican congressman Todd Akin stopped off in Columbia Thursday in one of his last campaign rallies ahead of Tuesday&#39;s primary election that pits Akin against two other high-profile&nbsp;GOP candidates vying to challenge U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill in November. Thu, 02 Aug 2012 23:33:02 +0000 Kristofor Husted 18640 at http://kbia.org Rep. Akin discusses U.S. Senate campaign ahead of primary Low turnout for Missouri's "beauty pageant" of a primary http://kbia.org/post/low-turnout-missouris-beauty-pageant-primary <p>Polling places are quiet today as voters trickle in for Missouri&rsquo;s non-binding presidential primary. As KBIA&rsquo;s Jacob Fenston reports, the election will cost taxpayers an estimated 7 million dollars, despite having no direct effect in choosing the Republican nominee.</p><p> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 22:54:31 +0000 Jacob Fenston 8382 at http://kbia.org Low turnout for Missouri's "beauty pageant" of a primary