political action committee http://kbia.org en Mo. chamber touts success in legislative elections http://kbia.org/post/mo-chamber-touts-success-legislative-elections <p>Some Missouri business leaders are hoping that a newly enlarged Republican majority in the state House can help them enact their agenda.</p><p>The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry says 99 of the 103 candidates endorsed by its political action committee won election Tuesday to the state House and Senate.</p><p>Republicans already held a veto-proof majority in the Senate. As a result of Tuesday's votes, the GOP also will hold the two-thirds majority needed to override gubernatorial vetoes in the House.</p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:10:42 +0000 Associated Press 24213 at http://kbia.org Mo. chamber touts success in legislative elections Full tilt: Political endorsements stream once again to Akin http://kbia.org/post/full-tilt-political-endorsements-stream-once-again-akin <p>Political endorsements and the promise of PAC dollars have come streaming back to Rep. Todd Akin, who’s challenging incumbent Senator Clair McCaskill for the U.S. Senate seat in Missouri.</p><p>Republican leaders stampeded away from Akin this summer after he said that so-called “legitimate rape” rarely caused pregnancy. They demanded he step aside. Now that the deadline for Akin doing that has passed, the tide has changed.</p><p>All of the sudden, this race has gone full tilt.</p> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 17:14:53 +0000 KCUR-FM: Frank Morris 21886 at http://kbia.org Full tilt: Political endorsements stream once again to Akin