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Missouri attorney general weighs in on messaging app Confide

Published Dec. 11 2017

Missouri's attorney general is weighing whether to appoint a special investigator to check into use of the secretive Confide app...

Attorney general to form Military Legal Assistance Team

Published Dec. 11 2017

Active-duty service members with civil legal issues soon can get help finding a free lawyer through the Missouri attorney general's...

Governor calls for Veterans Commission leadership changes

Published Dec. 11 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens is calling for the replacement of Missouri Veterans Commission Director Larry Kay and St. Louis Veterans Home...

Most Alabama GOP leaders say they are voting for Roy Moore

Published Dec. 11 2017

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Most Republican leaders in Alabama said they plan to vote for Roy Moore on Tuesday despite...

Conyers' House seat remains vacant

Published Dec. 10 2017

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan's Republican governor announced Friday that Democrat John Conyers' congressional seat will not be filled until the...

California lawmaker resigns after bathroom sex assault claim

Published Dec. 10 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Assemblyman Matt Dababneh announced Friday he's resigning amid an investigation into a lobbyist's allegation he...

St. Louis lawmaker files land-grant funding bill

Published Dec. 10 2017

Lincoln University could receive its full, federal land-grant money under a bill pre-filed by state Rep.

Like Trump, Moore breaking the rules of modern-day politics

Published Dec. 9 2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — He has ignored the rules of modern-day politics.A year ago, that was presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Dems mourn Franken's demise but see a 2018 election benefit

Published Dec. 9 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of both parties are glum and guarded after a shocking week of resignations on Capitol Hill.

Luetkemeyer hosting area constituent days

Published Dec. 8 2017

U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Missouri, will host Constituent Service Days next week across Central Missouri.

Congress averts shutdown

Published Dec. 8 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress on Thursday passed a stopgap spending bill to prevent a government shutdown this weekend and buy...

Residents protest Luetkemeyer's support of tax plan

Published Dec. 8 2017

More than a dozen Jefferson City residents squeezed into U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer's Missouri Boulevard office Thursday and delivered a...

Senate Republicans barrel toward sweeping tax overhaul

Published Dec. 7 2017

The Senate on Wednesday barreled toward the most sweeping rewrite of the tax code in more than three decades as...

Franken announces resignation from Senate amid allegations

Published Dec. 7 2017

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is resigning amid multiple sexual misconduct allegations.

Missouri governor, staff use secretive app to communicate

Published Dec. 7 2017

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and his senior staff are using a secretive app that erases messages after they're read.

Conyers' exit after decades could open political floodgates

Published Dec. 7 2017

DETROIT (AP) — John Conyers' resignation from the U.S. House amid sexual harassment allegations unlocks the seat he has held...

Trump said government shutdown possible

Published Dec. 7 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Wednesday a government shutdown was possible this weekend because Democrats were demanding to...

Missouri governor appoints farmers to clean water board

Published Dec. 6 2017

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has appointed three new members with ties to Missouri agriculture to a board that oversees water...

Missouri governor praises US embassy move to Jerusalem

Published Dec. 6 2017

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says he's grateful to President Donald Trump for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

House votes to kill resolution to impeach Trump

Published Dec. 6 2017

The House has overwhelmingly voted to kill a resolution from a Democratic lawmaker to impeach President Donald Trump.

Amid positive talk, some in GOP offer blunt take on taxes

Published Dec. 6 2017

Sounding a discordant note among the positive talk on the tax bill, a number of Republicans are delivering a blunt...

Leaders seek to end GOP fissures over bill averting shutdown

Published Dec. 6 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Republicans tried quelling GOP divisions over the budget and a partisan immigration clash simmered in the...

Conyers resigns from Congress amid harassment allegations

Published Dec. 6 2017

DETROIT (AP) — Democratic Rep. John Conyers resigned from Congress on Tuesday after a nearly 53-year career, becoming the first...