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State gets Thanksgiving Friday as holiday

Published Oct. 28 2016

Gov. Nixon gives state employees day off after Thanksgiving.

State NAACP opposes voter ID measure

Published Oct. 28 2016

From the Missouri NAACP's position, voting on the issues on the Nov. 8 general election ballot should be pretty clear.

Trump praises Gingrich for criticism of Kelly

Published Oct. 27 2016

Donald Trump praised Newt Gingrich Wednesday for an "amazing interview" with Fox News Channel host Megyn Kelly, in which the...

Trump: I'll run America like my business. Clinton: Let's not

Published Oct. 27 2016

His presidential dreams increasingly in question, Donald Trump pushed his business empire to the center of his political campaign...

Senate control may be at stake in Missouri

Published Oct. 25 2016

The clamor for change fueling Republican Donald Trump's presidential campaign may help a little-known Democrat upset a powerful GOP...

Those polls are 'phony,' Trump insists; 'we are winning'

Published Oct. 25 2016

A defiant Donald Trump blamed his worsening campaign struggles on "phony polls" from the "disgusting" media on Monday, fighting...

Posting a ballot selfie? Better check your state laws first

Published Oct. 24 2016

You probably already know whether you'll vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton on Election Day, leaving one important...

Stopping six-figure checks

Published Oct. 24 2016

Most of the millions of dollars in donations Republican Eric Greitens and Democrat Chris Koster have raked in for their...

Looking past Trump, Clinton aims to help other Democrats

Published Oct. 24 2016

Newly confident and buoyant in the polls, Hillary Clinton is looking past Donald Trump while widening her mission to include...

1960s civil rights hero takes criticism as Trump backer

Published Oct. 24 2016

Clarence Henderson was hailed as a hero nearly 60 years ago when as a young black man he participated in...

Improving government a goal of commissioner candidates

Published Oct. 23 2016

Both candidates for Cole County Eastern District commissioner say a desire to improve county government is the driving force behind...

US Senate candidates seek to fix system in DC

Published Oct. 23 2016

Missouri candidates for the U.S. Senate are vying for the opportunity to fix a system they think is broken and...

Sen. Blunt discusses opposition to legalizing marijuana

Published Oct. 22 2016

During a roundtable discussion Friday, drug recovery and rehabilitation advocates urged Sen. Roy Blunt not to support the legalization of...

Greitens campaign stop includes Q&A with audience

Published Oct. 22 2016

About 100 people crowded into an open area of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry building Friday to hear...

Trump mocks critics: I'll accept election results - if I win

Published Oct. 21 2016

Mocking his critics, Donald Trump pledged Thursday to fully accept the outcome of next month's presidential election — if he...

Election officials, experts rebuff Trump's 'rigged' claim

Published Oct. 21 2016

Election officials nationwide dismiss Donald Trump's incendiary claim the presidential election is rigged against him, with Republicans and Democrats alike...

Blunt: "Of course" I'll accept election results

Published Oct. 20 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump may not say if he'll accept election results if he loses, but incumbent Sen. Roy...

Local office-seekers talk goals, qualifications

Published Oct. 19 2016

A standing-room only crowd gathered Tuesday evening in council chambers at Fulton City Hall to hear what local candidates had...

State battles are hot; election not just about White House

Published Oct. 18 2016

Years of losses have left Democrats at historic lows in state legislatures. But now they're seeking to wrest control of...

Melania Trump breaks silence

Published Oct. 18 2016

Melania Trump on Monday dismissed her husband's sexually aggressive language as "boy talk," insisting his remarks do not reflect "the...

$2M Greitens donor still secret

Published Oct. 18 2016

A mysterious political action committee that gave nearly $2 million to Missouri's Republican gubernatorial candidate Eric Greitens remains shrouded in...

North Carolina GOP office burned, graffiti sprayed nearby

Published Oct. 17 2016

A local Republican Party office in North Carolina was torched by a flammable device and someone spray-painted an anti-GOP slogan...

Pence: GOP ticket will 'absolutely' accept vote outcome

Published Oct. 17 2016

Mike Pence said Sunday he and Donald Trump will abide by "the will of the American people" on Election Day...