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Voter ID constitutional amendment passes Missouri Senate

Published May. 12 2016
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A proposal that's key to Republican efforts to require people to show photo identification when voting has passed the Missouri...

Missouri Senate debates $40 limit on lobbyist-bought meal

Published May. 11 2016
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Lobbyists could spend up to $40 a day per lawmaker on meals under legislation pending in the Missouri Senate.

Congressional Republicans grapple with new Trump reality

Published May. 10 2016
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Congressional Republicans returned to Capitol Hill Tuesday to confront an awkward new reality: Donald Trump is their presumptive presidential nominee....

Lawmakers could add judge in Cole, 9 other Missouri circuits

Published May. 10 2016
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Cole County could be getting another circuit court judge — if the House and Gov. Jay Nixon agree with a...

Study: Sanders' economic plan piles $18T on federal debt

Published May. 10 2016
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Sen. Bernie Sanders' tax and spending proposals would provide new levels of health and education benefits for American families, but...

Trump likes idea of party unity on his terms

Published May. 9 2016
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Donald Trump says he's all for bringing together the Republican Party, but the many GOP officials he's branded losers and...

Longtime state employee serves as first female Senate administrator

Published May. 8 2016
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Growing up on an Audrain County farm, Marga Hoelscher never envisioned her life would take her where she is today.

Trump takes aim at Clinton over her husband's infidelities

Published May. 7 2016
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Donald Trump is once again raising former President Bill Clinton's marital infidelities, a preview of how the billionaire businessman is...

How Clinton, Trump made their fortunes and spend them

Published May. 7 2016
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A look at the personal wealth portfolios of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump, how they...

More big-name Republicans abandon Trump; he just shrugs

Published May. 7 2016
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Big-name GOP leaders piled on Friday against Donald Trump in an extraordinary show of Republican-vs.-Republican discontent over his winning the...

House Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to back Donald Trump

Published May. 6 2016
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House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday the businessman...

Patching relationships, Trump pivots toward big fundraising

Published May. 6 2016
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Donald Trump is taking his first steps toward raising the massive amounts of money needed for a national presidential race,...

Missouri voters could decide on campaign contribution limits

Published May. 5 2016
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Missouri voters could decide whether to re-impose limits on the large amounts of money flowing to political candidates and committees.

Trump’s open path to nomination causes agony for some in GOP

Published May. 5 2016
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Donald Trump’s last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, was ending his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump’s remarkable triumph...

Missouri Legislature passes photo ID requirement for voters

Published May. 5 2016
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The Missouri Legislature passed a bill Wednesday that would require voters to show photo identification at the polls, sending the...

Trump's open path to nomination causes agony for some in GOP

Published May. 5 2016
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Donald Trump's last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, was ending his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump's remarkable triumph...

Missouri House votes to override veto on public union dues

Published May. 5 2016
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The Missouri House voted Wednesday for legislation to change how public union members pay dues, the first step to overriding...

Despite deal, Missouri lawmakers predict voter ID fight to keep going

Published May. 4 2016
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Missouri lawmakers from both parties see the voter ID issue as far from settled, even as the Republican-controlled Legislature is...

Cruz bows out; Trump virtually clinches nomination

Published May. 4 2016
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In a stunning triumph for a political outsider, Donald Trump all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with...

Once a Clinton stronghold, Appalachia now Trump country

Published May. 4 2016
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When President Bill Clinton rolled into the small Appalachian town of Ashland, Kentucky, in 1996, cheering crowds lined the streets....

Ted Cruz ends his bid for Republican presidential nomination

Published May. 3 2016
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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his presidential campaign Tuesday, eliminating the biggest impediment to Donald Trump's march to the...

Trump backers yell foul over loss at Arizona GOP convention

Published May. 1 2016
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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz pulled out a strategic victory at Saturday's Arizona Republican Party convention, nailing down a large majority...

Many Missouri Trump delegates aren't his supporters

Published Apr. 30 2016
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Donald Trump earned 37 of Missouri's 52 delegates to the Republican National Convention when he won the March 15 primary,...