The salary from Marshall would be used by Clark to enroll at the Cincinnati School of Law. It was while Clark was studying law that he settled on the nickname of “Champ,” short for Beauchamp and very eye catching and easily remembered (3). It is by that name of Champ Clark that Missourians would come to know this man.
Benjamin Nelson, a Democrat elected governor in 1990 and 1994, was succeeded by Mike Johanns, a Republican elected in 1998 and 2002. Johanns resigned in 2005 to become U.S. secretary of education, and was succeeded by fellow Republican Dave Heineman, who won election to the governorship in 2006 and reelection in 2010.
Jul 16, 2018 · He ran for Governor of Missouri in 1856, but lost to Trusten Polk. The same year his son-in-law, John C. Frémont, husband of his daughter Jessie ran for President on the Republican Party ticket, but Benton was a party loyalist to the end, and voted Democratic, the Democratic candidate that year being James Buchanan, who won the election.
(On Monday, we heard Governor Parson talk briefly about what an honor it is to be Missouri’s 57 th governor and to realize how small the group is of men who have led the state in its 200 years. Actually, the group is more exclusive than that.
Two years have passed since Eric Greitens was carried from the Missouri Governor’s Mansion by a toxic cocktail of lies, false allegations, and prosecutorial misconduct. For two years, Missouri’s media and establishment Republicans pretended it never happened. They never liked Greitens, and they wanted him to go away.
Curtis soon sided with Missouri’s antislavery forces, which led to a clash with Governor Gamble. In December, Curtis arrested the Reverend Samuel B. McPheeters, minister of the Pine Street Presbyterian Church in St. Louis, charging him with sympathy for the enemy and ordering him to stop preaching in his church and leave the state.
Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family, under scrutiny for role in opioid crisis, are big political spenders. April 4, 2019 | As the opioid crisis continues to ravage the country killing more than 130 people per day in the U.S., the makers of the addictive opioid OxyContin face tightening legal challenges.
(1722–1803), organizer of the Sons of Liberty and the Boston Tea Party, signer of the Declaration of Independence, governor of Massachusetts. (1735–1826), cousin of Samuel, one of the drafters of the Declaration of Independence, a negotiator of the Peace Treaty ending the Revolution, first Vice-President and second President of the United ...
Aug 18, 2019 · Introduced by Democratic Governor of Massachusetts Gerry Eldridge in 1812, the practice does not deny the right to vote, but overvalues the vote of the favored party and undervalues the other party. Redistricting is based on a census taken every ten years and controlled by the party in power.
Dec 11, 2014 · The President also made it clear, however, that he does not see his party’s tough day at the polls as a sign he needs to shift his policy. In fact, four states that elected Republicans as governor also voted to raise the minimum wage – a policy change Obama has been championing for awhile.