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Firearms bill hearings delayed a week

Published Feb. 20 2018

Missouri Republican leadership said it wanted to be fair to colleagues across the aisle when it postponed hearings on firearms...

Pennsylvania's new congressional map could boost Democrats

Published Feb. 20 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's high court issued a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections Monday, potentially...

Lawmakers asked to improve abuse case investigations

Published Feb. 20 2018

Missouri lawmakers should make it easier to create domestic violence homicide review panels, and to investigate child abuse cases that...

Nevada's Heller warming to Trump before primary

Published Feb. 20 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Ivanka Trump assembled a group of Republican senators at her tony Washington home last fall,...

High court to have say in what to wear at polls

Published Feb. 20 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — A "Make America Great Again" hat. A tea party T-shirt. A MoveOn.org button.Wear any one of those...

Facebook to verify ads with postcards

Published Feb. 19 2018

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.

Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

Published Feb. 18 2018

MUNICH (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Saturday there was "incontrovertible" evidence of a Russian plot to...

Biden, in public and private, tiptoes toward a 2020 run

Published Feb. 18 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential presidential run in 2020, even broaching the...

Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race

Published Feb. 17 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a historic indictment, the U.S. special counsel accused 13 Russians Friday of an elaborate plot to...

American Heart Association opposes insurance company program

Published Feb. 16 2018

The American Heart Association and some Missouri lawmakers hope to prevent one of the state's largest insurance providers from denying...

Blunt: Trump to nominate Garrison as US attorney

Published Feb. 16 2018

The man serving as interim U.S. attorney for the Western District of Missouri may soon be able to lose the...

Missouri bill would give total ban on texting and driving

Published Feb. 16 2018

A Missouri bill would put a blanket ban on using devices like cell phones and GPS receivers while driving.

Kansas City attorney announces independent Senate bid

Published Feb. 16 2018

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri figured to face a tough Republican challenge in this year's...

Bill would prevent doing business with companies that boycott Israel

Published Feb. 16 2018

It's possible Missouri could become the 25th state to take a stand against an organization that promotes boycotts of Israel.

Missouri Senate passes electric rate legislation

Published Feb. 15 2018

The Missouri Senate has passed legislation allowing the state's largest electric companies to recoup more of their costs for infrastructure...

Missouri House passes bill to cut unemployment benefits

Published Feb. 15 2018

The Missouri House has passed a bill to reduce the duration of state jobless benefits to one of the shortest...

Missouri House passes bill to allow needle exchanges

Published Feb. 15 2018

The Missouri House has passed a bill to make it legal for organizations to provide free needles to drug users.

Lawmakers questioned about Greitens as part of inquiry

Published Feb. 15 2018

Investigators from the St. Louis prosecutor's office have visited the Missouri Capitol in the investigation of Gov. Eric Greitens, and...

Bill would bar domestic abusers from having guns

Published Feb. 15 2018

People with misdemeanor convictions of domestic violence would be barred from having access to guns under proposed legislation.

Proposal would shield student journalists from censorship

Published Feb. 15 2018

Student journalists would largely be shielded from censorship by their schools under legislation that has won first-round approval in the...

Trump cites mental health in shooting, no mention of guns

Published Feb. 15 2018

President Donald Trump struck a solemn tone Thursday after the deadly school shooting in Florida, describing a "scene of terrible...

Mitt Romney to launch Senate campaign

Published Feb. 15 2018

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney will announce today he's running for the Utah Senate...

Missouri bill advances to set limits on child marriages

Published Feb. 14 2018

The Missouri House is advancing a bill that would ban marriages of children ages 14 years old or younger.