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Apology, but no resignation

Published Aug. 21 2017

A Missouri lawmaker who drew bipartisan outrage over her brief Facebook comment expressing hope President Donald Trump would be assassinated...

Kasich urges Trump to end staff chaos and 'settle it down'

Published Aug. 21 2017

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to stop the staff chaos...

Trump to skip Kennedy Center Honors awards program

Published Aug. 20 2017

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Acknowledging he has become a "political distraction," President Donald Trump has decided to skip the festivities...

NAACP: Fight against discrimination law could go to court

Published Aug. 20 2017

The fight against Missouri's new discrimination law isn't over, opponents said, even though it goes into effect in just eight...

Parson to Chappelle-Nadal: Resign or face expulsion

Published Aug. 19 2017

Resignation or expulsion. These were the terms given to state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-St. Louis, by Lt. Gov. Mike Parson.

Roberts, McCaskill discuss protecting nation's food supply

Published Aug. 18 2017

Two U.S. senators from Kansas and Missouri say an emphasis on protecting the nation's food supply has waned since the...

Unions deliver signatures to block right-to-work in Missouri

Published Aug. 18 2017

A spokeswoman for Missouri's top election official says a new right-to-work law has been suspended after opponents delivered boxes of...

Lawmaker who made Trump assassination remark may face ouster

Published Aug. 18 2017

A Missouri lawmaker who temporarily posted a Facebook comment hoping for President Donald Trump's assassination could face an effort to...

Skelton launches new campaign for 50th House seat

Published Aug. 18 2017

Michela Skelton lost last week's special election for the 50th House District seat by 298 votes.The Boone County Democrat announced...

US Jewish criticism of Trump expands to some supporters

Published Aug. 18 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Ivanka Trump's rabbi denounced President Donald Trump for blaming "both sides" in a white nationalist rally...

Trump decries monument removals, 'history ripped apart'

Published Aug. 18 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump decried the rising movement to pull down monuments to Confederate icons Thursday, declaring the...

Boone County clerk asked to investigate Hawley vote

Published Aug. 18 2017

New Boone County Clerk Taylor Burks said this week he's reviewing a constituent's request to investigate Attorney General Josh Hawley's...

GOP party executive looks to oust McCaskill, Galloway

Published Aug. 18 2017

Two statewide political offices are on next year's Missouri ballots — U.S. Senator and state auditor.

House speaker taking 'hard look' at Missouri auditor's race

Published Aug. 17 2017

Missouri's Republican House Speaker Todd Richardson says he's considering running for state auditor.

Missouri lawmaker posts, deletes Trump assassination comment

Published Aug. 17 2017

A Missouri lawmaker says she posted and then deleted a comment on Facebook that said she hoped for President Donald...

Trump signs bill to help vets exposed to mustard gas

Published Aug. 17 2017

World War II veterans exposed to mustard gas by the military will find it easier to receive help under legislation...

Express Scripts to limit opioids; doctors concerned

Published Aug. 16 2017

The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users.

Missouri's Jewish governor slams anti-Semitism

Published Aug. 16 2017

With his St. Louis-area meeting with the Israeli ambassador as a backdrop, Missouri's first Jewish governor condemned anti-Semitism after last...

Schmitt backs Hawley for US Senate bid

Published Aug. 16 2017

Missouri Treasurer Eric Schmitt says he's backing fellow Republican Attorney General Josh Hawley to run for Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire...

Defiant Trump insists anew: Blame both sides for violence

Published Aug. 16 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Combative and insistent, President Donald Trump declared anew Tuesday "there is blame on both sides" for...

Trump says 'we'll see' what happens to his top strategist

Published Aug. 16 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump won't say whether he plans to keep Steve Bannon, a top adviser and...

Trump denounces hate groups by name

Published Aug. 15 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to pressure from right and left, President Donald Trump condemned white supremacist groups by name on...

Baker named new Senate administrator

Published Aug. 15 2017

Patrick Baker will be the Missouri Senate's new administrator, beginning Sept. 1.He succeeds former Administrator Marga Hoelscher, who retired in...