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Republican effort to restore abortion rights in Missouri folds

By SUMMER BALLENTINE Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Republican-led group trying to restore abortion rights in Missouri is ending its campaign. Executive Director Jamie Corley on Thursday announced her moderate abortion-rights campaign is withdrawing to clear the path for a competing, more sweeping proposal. Corley was trying to amend Missouri’s constitution to

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Some Republican leaders are pushing back against the conservative Freedom Caucus in statehouses

By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — On the first day of Missouri’s new legislative session, Senate President Pro Tem Caleb Rowden tried to cajole colleagues into congeniality with a rhetorical question: “Will we focus on principled progress or political pandemonium?” Progress was intended. But pandemonium ensued. Within days, a newly

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