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Missouri Senate staffer new University of Missouri lobbyist

Published Oct. 17 2017

The University of Missouri is hiring the top Missouri state senator's chief of staff to be the four-campus system's lead...

Trump, McConnell: No matter what people say, we're friends

Published Oct. 17 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell reaffirmed their alliance of necessity Monday in a raucous Rose Garden news...

Missouri governor headed to United Kingdom, Switzerland

Published Oct. 16 2017

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is headed to the United Kingdom and Switzerland on his second trade mission.

Ethics panel to review complaint against Missouri lawmaker

Published Oct. 16 2017

The Missouri House Ethics Committee is reviewing a complaint against a lawmaker who called for the vandal of a Confederate...

Tillerson brushes off drama with Trump

Published Oct. 16 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday sidestepped the question of whether he truly called President Donald...

Collins urges Trump to back effort to restore health subsidy

Published Oct. 16 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key moderate Republican urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to back a bipartisan Senate effort to...

Pro-Trump states most affected by his health care decision

Published Oct. 15 2017

President Donald Trump's decision to end a provision of the Affordable Care Act that was benefiting roughly 6 million Americans...

Bannon on GOP insurgency: 'Nobody can run and hide'

Published Oct. 15 2017

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Steve Bannon has a stark message to Republican incumbents he considers part of the establishment: "Nobody...

Health care end run reflects Trump frustrations

Published Oct. 13 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated over setbacks in Congress, President Donald Trump wielded his rule-making power Thursday to launch an end...

Mnuchin: Trump hopes to announce Fed chair soon

Published Oct. 13 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday that President Donald Trump hopes to decide within a month whom...

Republicans blame Senate GOP for stalled Washington agenda

Published Oct. 12 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans know who to blame for inaction in Washington — Senate Republicans.

Missouri Republican Hawley announces run for US Senate

Published Oct. 10 2017

Republican Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has made it official: He's running for the U.S. Senate against incumbent Democrat Claire...

Missouri resident: governor blocked her for puke emoji

Published Oct. 9 2017

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' staff say the Republican's popular Facebook and Twitter accounts are unofficial and therefore exempt from public...

Religious, legislative efforts meet

Published Oct. 8 2017

The religious and legislative missions of the Roman Catholic Church met Saturday when Archbishop Christophe Pierre addressed the Missouri Catholic...

Trump reaches out to Democrats in bid for 'great' health law

Published Oct. 8 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trying to revive health care talks, President Donald Trump said Saturday he had spoken to the Senate's...

State high court declines right-to-work hearing

Published Oct. 7 2017

The Missouri Supreme Court declined to hear cases Thursday challenging the legality of a referendum and an initiative seeking to...

White House, NRA, Congress agree on regulating bump stocks

Published Oct. 6 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association announced its support Thursday for regulating "bump stocks," devices that can effectively convert...

White House seeks to move past Trump/Tillerson friction

Published Oct. 6 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration sought Thursday to move past the brouhaha over Rex Tillerson's reported insult of his...

Conservative group launches $1.2M ad buy targeting McCaskill

Published Oct. 5 2017

Americans for Prosperity is launching a $1.2 million television ad buy encouraging Democratic Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill to support a...

Tillerson denies he weighed resigning

Published Oct. 5 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared Wednesday he never considered resigning as President Donald Trump's top diplomat,...

GOP leaders say no action on gun legislation

Published Oct. 4 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders made clear Tuesday that Congress will take no action on gun legislation in the wake...

US senator seeks cyber information from voting machine makers

Published Oct. 4 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. senator wants to know how well the country's top six voting machine manufacturers protect themselves...

House GOP proposes 5-year extension for children's health

Published Oct. 4 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — A popular program that provides health insurance for 8.9 million low-income children would get five more years...