Akin: I'm staying; pullout deadline passes

Akin: I'm staying; pullout deadline passes

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., Tuesday refused to bow to party pressure to end his U.S. Senate bid as a result of his "legitimate rape" comments.

Carnahan, Clay face each other in Mo.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Russ Carnahan, his Missouri district eliminated in redistricting, entered the race Tuesday against fellow Democratic Rep. William Lacy Clay.

Campaign settles with Fox on TV spot

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- A Missouri Senate campaign has settled a suit by Fox News over use of its footage in an ad.
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Roy Blunt won the GOP Senate primary and Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan won the Democratic primary Tuesday, election returns show.
Obama to discuss economy

Obama to discuss economy

LAS VEGAS, July 9 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama will speak about the economy Friday during an appearance at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the White House said.

Civil War-era papers offer untold stories

ST. LOUIS, May 28 (UPI) -- Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan says unearthed documents from the Civil War era offer details of slavery and looting after the historic conflict.

Carnahan enters Missouri Senate race

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Robin Carnahan of Missouri's most prominent Democratic family announced Tuesday she will run for the U.S. Senate to succeed retiring Republican Kit Bond.

Abortion may be on Mo. ballot in 2008

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Planned Parenthood has filed a lawsuit in Missouri seeking to block a ballot initiative that would ban abortions unless they are "medically necessary."

Stem cell ballot initiative goes forward

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- A Missouri judge rejected arguments that a stem cell ballot initiative was deceptively worded, allowing the referendum attempt to move forward.

UPI's Capital Comment for April 15, 2003

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press International.
Robin Carnahan
Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, shown in her official portrait in March 2005, has announced she has been diagnosed with breast cancer, in Jefferson City, Mo on February 27, 2006. Carnahan, 44, said her prognosis for fighting the disease is good thanks to early detection. Carnahan, who has just completed her first year in office, says she hopes to keep working during her treatments. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

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Robin Carnahan (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician, daughter of Missouri politicians Mel and Jean Carnahan and the current Missouri Secretary of State. She is a member of the Democratic Party and is the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate in 2010, to replace retiring Republican Sen. Kit Bond.

Robin Carnahan grew up near Rolla, Missouri, the only daughter in a family of four children. After graduating from Rolla High School, she enrolled at William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, where she graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in Economics.

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