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Michigan Rep. Conyers acknowledges sex harassment settlement

Published Nov. 22 2017

DETROIT (AP) — Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers acknowledged Tuesday his office settled a harassment complaint involving a former staffer...

Missouri minimum wage set to rise to $7.85 an hour

Published Nov. 21 2017

Missouri's minimum wage is set to increase 15 cents to $7.85 an hour next year.

Education commissioner remains following board's split vote

Published Nov. 21 2017

The Missouri State Board of Education has voted down an effort to fire the state's top education official.

Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authority

Published Nov. 20 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday — the day America...

Sen. Flake says GOP is 'toast' if it follows Trump, Moore

Published Nov. 20 2017

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake was caught on an open microphone saying the GOP is "toast" if...

Anti-gay supporters rally for Moore, worries LGBT community

Published Nov. 19 2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A smiling Roy Moore stood shoulder to shoulder with his fiercest religious allies.

Stricter controls on PACs possible after Star report

Published Nov. 19 2017

Missouri lawmakers may place stricter controls on spending by political action committees.

Derided by critics, trickle-down economics gets another try

Published Nov. 18 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Does money roll downhill?In their drive to cut taxes, President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are betting...

Allegations against Alabama's Roy Moore dividing GOP women

Published Nov. 18 2017

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Standing on the white marble steps of Alabama's Capitol, Kayla Moore surrounded herself with two dozen...

Missouri panel votes against low-income housing tax credits

Published Nov. 17 2017

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and a state commission have voted against low-income housing tax credits.

Radio anchor says Franken groped, kissed her without consent

Published Nov. 16 2017

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her during a...

Trump stays firmly out of Alabama-Moore dispute

Published Nov. 16 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump kept resolutely quiet and out of the fight Wednesday as national Republicans called ever...

House Dems introduce impeachment articles against Trump

Published Nov. 16 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — A half-dozen Democrats on Wednesday introduced articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, accusing him of obstruction...

Greitens appears to lack board votes to fire education chief

Published Nov. 15 2017

Four of the eight members of the State Board of Education say they oppose Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' efforts to...

Trump in Asia: A break from the past but uncertain results

Published Nov. 15 2017

On his travels across Asia, President Donald Trump offered himself as a sharp break from presidents past.

House to adopt mandatory sexual harassment training

Published Nov. 15 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday announced the House will require anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training for all members...

New sex assault allegation hits Moore; he calls it false as withdrawal calls grow

Published Nov. 14 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — A second woman emerged Monday to accuse Roy Moore of sexually assaulting her as a teenager in...

Despite new law, PACS helped decide Missouri Senate race

Published Nov. 13 2017

A new law that caps contributions to state political candidates likely will shift the power in Missouri politics to outside...

Biden on 2020: 'Not sure it's the appropriate thing' to do

Published Nov. 13 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden said he is uncertain about a run for president in 2020 but...

Greitens appoints another member of state school board

Published Nov. 9 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens has appointed a fifth person to the Missouri Board of Education.

Gleeful Democrats see political wave; GOP says not so fast

Published Nov. 9 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Jubilant Democrats across America are declaring their big election victories in Virginia and New Jersey —...

1 year since win, Trump still keeps vanquished foe in sights

Published Nov. 9 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump handily won the election a year ago Wednesday. Ask him and he'll tell you about...

Ex-lawmaker fighting campaign violation costs

Published Nov. 8 2017

A former state lawmaker's attorney argued to Missouri Supreme Court judges the former candidate shouldn't have to pay $230,000 for...