Todd Richardson (center) was selected by the Missouri House Republican caucus as the new House speaker late Thursday night in Jefferson City. He said Friday that he expects his father, a former Missouri representative, to be proud.
Todd Richardson (center) was selected by the Missouri House Republican caucus as the new House speaker late Thursday night in Jefferson City. He said Friday that he expects his father, a former Missouri representative, to be proud. David Carson The Associated Press
Todd Richardson (center) was selected by the Missouri House Republican caucus as the new House speaker late Thursday night in Jefferson City. He said Friday that he expects his father, a former Missouri representative, to be proud. David Carson The Associated Press

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