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Former Missouri senators ask Hawley to enter US Senate race

Published Jul. 20 2017

Four former Republican U.S. senators from Missouri are urging Attorney General Josh Hawley to run for Senate.

Appeals court: Missouri must pay legal fees in abortion case

Published Jul. 20 2017

A federal appeals court has upheld a judge's order that Missouri taxpayers pay more than $156,000 to cover Planned Parenthood's...

Sen. McCain diagnosed with brain tumor after clot is removed

Published Jul. 20 2017

Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, Vietnam prisoner of war and political maverick in Congress for more than...

McCaskill hopes Congress compromises on health care

Published Jul. 20 2017

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill told reporters Wednesday calls to her office on health care "are running about 98 percent against...

Appeals court returns 'unregistered lobbyist' case to hearing commission

Published Jul. 19 2017

Ron Calzone's challenge to a Missouri Ethics Commission investigation belongs at the Administrative Hearing Commission, not the Cole County Circuit...

Missouri GOP coalescing around Hawley to challenge McCaskill

Published Jul. 19 2017

Missouri Republicans are coalescing around Attorney General Josh Hawley as their favored candidate to challenge veteran Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire...

Lawmakers say drug monitoring debate isn't over in Missouri

Published Jul. 19 2017

Key lawmakers say a prescription drug monitoring program that Republican Gov. Eric Greitens created through an executive order doesn't go...

Greitens' nonprofit gives $250K to right-to-work PAC

Published Jul. 19 2017

Republican Gov. Eric Greitens' nonprofit has donated $250,000 to a political action committee created to help stave off efforts by...

What's next? Senate GOP scrambles after health care flop

Published Jul. 19 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Now what?Senate Republicans were scrambling to pick up the pieces Tuesday after their attempt to repeal and...

House budget blueprint key to success of Trump tax agenda

Published Jul. 19 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite opposition from Republican moderates and conservatives, House leaders are pressing ahead with a budget plan whose...

Lawmaker to appeal fines on campaign finances

Published Jul. 19 2017

]A Missouri state lawmaker from suburban St. Louis says he'll appeal the more than $114,000 in fines he has been...

Mining for data, votes

Published Jul. 19 2017

Barack Obama won the U.S. presidency by the highest (2008) and second-highest (2012) popular vote margins in national election history.

Missouri lawmaker to appeal fines tied to campaign finances

Published Jul. 18 2017

A state lawmaker from suburban St. Louis says he'll appeal the more than $114,000 in fines he has been assessed...

Trump blasts Congress over failure of GOP health care bill

Published Jul. 18 2017

President Donald Trump blasted congressional Democrats and "a few Republicans" Tuesday over the collapse of the GOP effort to rewrite...

Missouri becomes last state to create drug monitoring scheme

Published Jul. 17 2017

Missouri is no longer the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program.

Missouri Rep. Hartzler says she's not running for US Senate

Published Jul. 17 2017

Republican U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler of Missouri says she's not entering the race for Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill's seat.

House using appropriations bill to work on guns, churches

Published Jul. 16 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Out of the spotlight, a House panel has taken steps to help victims of gun violence, allow...

Russian-American lobbyist joined Trump's son's meeting, too

Published Jul. 15 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — A prominent Russian-American lobbyist and former Soviet military officer attended a meeting with President Donald Trump's son,...

House rejects attempt to ban transgender surgery for troops

Published Jul. 14 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House narrowly rejected a measure Thursday that sought to strike an Obama-era practice of requiring...

Trump: Son's Russia meeting 'standard' for campaigning

Published Jul. 14 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his son's meeting with a Russian lawyer, characterizing it as standard...

New Senate GOP health care bill teeters on the brink

Published Jul. 13 2017

Republican leaders unveiled a new health care bill Thursday in their increasingly desperate effort to deliver on seven years of...

St. Louis businesses pressured to keep $10 minimum wage

Published Jul. 13 2017

The $10 per hour minimum wage law in St. Louis will be short-lived, but an effort launching Friday will encourage...

Missouri's McCaskill picks campaign manager for Senate race

Published Jul. 13 2017

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill has named a former staffer to lead her 2018 re-election campaign for her Missouri seat.