Nearly 40 years have passed since the national political spotlight last shone on this city, when Ronald Reagan tried unsuccessfully to oust President Gerald Ford at a contested Republican National Convention.
Sen. Mike Kehoe added nearly $100,000 to his campaign funds during the last quarter of 2013, raising his total to nearly a half million.
Only two of the 10 incumbents for Cole County’s seven offices and three judgeships said last week they’re not running again — and they both have been saying it for several years.
The Osage County Republican Committee rolled out a new voter program, expected to be replicated across the state, at its annual Lincoln Day Banquet on Thursday at the Westphalia Lions Club Hall.
A potential Republican primary for Missouri governor was stirring concern among some party activists Saturday as hundreds of Republicans gathered for an annual conference — unity being its unofficial theme.
The Missouri Republican Party has endorsed a ballot measure seeking to create a constitutional right to farm.
Missouri senators have passed legislation that would send federal agents to jail for enforcing some federal gun laws.
Members of the military and people with disabilities would have a better chance to be listed first on the ballot under a measure Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed into law on Wednesday.
‘We all know it’s wrong — and it’s time we stopped it’
Missouri lawmakers need better guidelines on what their relationships with lobbyists can be, state Sen. Brad Lager told the Senate’s Rules, Joint Ruled and Elections Committee Tuesday afternoon.
Opponents of same-sex marriage are scrambling to find effective responses, in Congress and state legislatures, to a rash of court rulings that would force some of America's most conservative states to accept gay nuptials.
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The Missouri Senate has delayed a debate on tax cuts while negotiations continue with Gov. Jay Nixon's office.
Those in opposition to a voter identification bill argued in a Missouri House committee hearing Tuesday that there’s no compelling reason for the legislation.
Unwilling to spook the markets and divided among themselves, House Republicans backed away from a battle over the government’s debt limit Tuesday and permitted President Barack Obama’s Democratic allies to drive quick passage of a measure extending Treasury’s borrowing authority without any concessions from the White House.
Supporters of a higher wages are urging Missouri lawmakers to let voters decide whether to increase the state's minimum wage to $10 an hour.