James Traficant, the colorful Ohio politician whose conviction for taking bribes and kickbacks made him only the second person to be expelled from Congress since the Civil War, died Saturday. He was 73.
Prominent Missouri political donor Rex Sinquefield has contributed $2.5 million to an organization that has pushed for lower income taxes.
Texas Democrat Wendy Davis launched her longshot bid for governor by filibustering her state's tough new restrictions on abortion, and now she's entering the last two months of the race talking about undergoing the procedure herself.
Health care and the partial government shutdown underscored the first debate Saturday between U.S. Democratic Sen. Mark Udall and Republican U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, who are deadlocked in a pivotal Colorado contest that could determine control of the Senate.
The Democrat challenging three-term Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts ended his campaign Wednesday without explanation.
A Cole County judge rejected a legal challenge Tuesday to a November ballot proposal that seeks to tie teachers’ jobs and salaries to the performance of their students.
A Missouri ballot measure that would allow allegations of past actions to be used against people facing child sexual abuse charges could lead to more wrongful convictions of the falsely accused, a prominent defense attorney said Wednesday.
They are the outsized force in modern American politics, the best-known brand of the big money era, yet still something of a mystery to those who cash their checks.
Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Antonio Meade says Texas Gov. Rick Perry's recent statements about the possibility that Islamic fundamentalists could be entering the U.S. from Mexico are "absurd."
Members of the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) plan to be in Jefferson City Tuesday afternoon to picket three locations.
A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for allegedly abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption — making the possible 2016 presidential hopeful his state's first indicted governor in nearly a century.
Many Missouri farmers own guns. Yet the right to bear arms is more valued than the right to farm, based on Missouri’s recent election results.
Sides argue impact of Amendment 3 proposal on Missouri education
While voters last Tuesday were deciding the fate of five proposed amendments to Missouri’s Constitution, Secretary of State Jason Kander was announcing the addition of a fourth proposed amendment to the November general election ballot.
Where and why did the Missouri transportation sales tax, or Amendment 7, fail?
In Cole County
Anji Gandhi will be on the Nov. 4 general election ballot as an independent candidate for Cole County prosecutor.