Missouri Treasurer Eric Schmitt told reporters Tuesday that Illinois lawmakers had created a budget disaster in recent years. But to many political observers in the Show-Me State, Schmitt’s news conference had just as much to do with raising his profile as he considers a run for U.S. Senate against Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill.
Missouri Treasurer Eric Schmitt told reporters Tuesday that Illinois lawmakers had created a budget disaster in recent years. But to many political observers in the Show-Me State, Schmitt’s news conference had just as much to do with raising his profile as he considers a run for U.S. Senate against Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill. File photo by Missouri Senate Communications
Missouri Treasurer Eric Schmitt told reporters Tuesday that Illinois lawmakers had created a budget disaster in recent years. But to many political observers in the Show-Me State, Schmitt’s news conference had just as much to do with raising his profile as he considers a run for U.S. Senate against Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill. File photo by Missouri Senate Communications
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July 11, 2017 11:52 AM

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