Today’s Buzz remembers a classic TV show, The Fall Guy! 

Right Now w/ Ben DeClue

What I’m reading: Brick by Brick: How LEGO Rewrote the Rules of Innovation and Conquered the Global Toy Industry

What I’m watching: Charlie Rose

What I’m doing: Reviewing my options


The Fix: Sessions should not be surprised by Yates’s actions. This 2015 hearing shows why..

White House Says Obama’s Order On LGBTQ Rights Will Stay In Effect: President Trump “is determined to protect the rights of all Americans, including the LGBTQ community,” the White House says.

Boy Scouts Will Admit Transgender Boys: The Scouts’ leaders announced the policy change after an 8-year-old transgender boy was forced out of a New Jersey troop last fall.



50 Nifty

LocalGov Confidential

McCaskill questions Homeland Security chief as Trump’s travel ban engulfs Congress: With many of President Donald Trump’s nominees still awaiting Senate confirmation, Democrats from Missouri and Illinois had sharp questions about the president’s travel ban. Republicans, meanwhile, praised the moves as strengthening national security.

Missouri grants parent-led petition to audit Hazelwood School District: The state received 6,082 certified voter signatures for the audit, exceeding the 5,000 signature requirement.

Obamacare repeal through the eyes of St. Louis area residents: It’s been a blessing to some and a burden to others, but most agree they are anxious about what might replace the Affordable Care Act.

Washington University dean of students indicted on child pornography charge: Tuesday was supposed to be the final day of Carroll’s 36-year tenure at the university.

Pamela Hupp pleads not guilty to St. Charles County murder charge: Her trial was set for Oct. 3.

5 Democrats discuss stadium funding, role of police in first major St. Louis mayoral debate: The participants included Tishaura Jones, Lewis Reed, Antonio French, Jeffrey Boyd and Lyda Krewson.