New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is going on the offensive after a former loyalist said he has evidence the Republican governor knew more than he has admitted about an apparently politically motivated traffic jam ordered by one of his staffers last year.
Boosted by a drop in the city's murder rate and an endorsement from President Barack Obama, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu declared victory Saturday as voters appeared to hand him a landslide victory and a second term.
Gov. Jay Nixon has set an Aug. 5 special election to fill three vacant Missouri House seats — a date that ensures the winners won't be around for this year's regular session but could take office in time to decide whether to override any potential gubernatorial vetoes.
President Barack Obama used his State of the Union address to make his pitch that the nation must address persistent problems, from unemployment to immigration to the gap between rich and poor.
At the dawn of an election year, congressional Republicans responded quickly and forcefully to President Barack Obama's nationally televised vow to act on his own if lawmakers won't cooperate on "creating new jobs, not creating new crises" in a nation with a yawning income gap.
Text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, as provided by the White House.
Many Missouri Democrats on Wednesday praised Gov. Jay Nixon’s call to bar discrimination based on a person’s sexual orientation, but a tepid response from the Republicans who control the Legislature cast doubt on the proposal’s future.
Mitt Romney surprised filmgoers when he came to the Salt Lake City premiere of "MITT," the documentary that tracks his run for the presidency. But he declined to share what he thought about the movie afterward, even with the filmmaker behind it.
Gov. Chris Christie's administration is denying a New Jersey mayor's claims it withheld millions of dollars in Superstorm Sandy recovery grants because she refused to sign off on a politically connected development.
The group Americans For Prosperity on Tuesday launched a nine-week campaign to suggest ways the Mo. General Assembly and Gov. Jay Nixon can “think outside the box, really go after some bold ideas,” said Patrick Werner, AFP’s Missouri director.
Faced with a widening political scandal that threatens to undermine his second term and a possible 2016 presidential run, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie apologized again Tuesday, saying his administration “let down the people we are entrusted to serve” but that the issue doesn’t define his team or the state.
The Republican National Committee is largely getting out of the advertising business and instead will defer to super PACs and campaign committees to have a greater role during this year's midterm election, senior GOP officials said Tuesday.
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A former Missouri lawmaker is defending his appointment to the state parole board in the face of opposition from some senators.
Openings for the top job at Missouri state agencies no longer could mean an extended reign by a temporary leader under legislation proposed in the state Senate.