Republican race for Missouri House speaker heats up

Friday, August 16, 2013 | 4:47 p.m. CDT; updated 1:27 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, April 2, 2014

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri House Majority Leader John Diehl is promising to raise money for the Republican cause — not his personal political aspirations — if colleagues nominate him as the next House speaker.