KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- President Obama lambasted Wednesday's House authorization for a lawsuit against him “a political stunt.” Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) was critical of the speech.
(CNN) -- The Republican-led House approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama over claims he abused his powers at the expense of Congress and the Constitution. The vote was 225-201.
WASHINGTION D.C. -- Domestic violence survivors and advocates told emotional stories about abusive relationships and partners who tried to kill them during the senate judiciary committee's "first-ever" hearing on guns and domestic abuse
CBSNews -- Amid several outstanding domestic and foreign policy crises Congress must tackle by the end of the week, House Republicans are finalizing their plans to sue President Obama.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Nearly 1,500 people gathered in the Uptown Theater in Kansas City Wednesday to hear President Barack Obama speak about his economic agenda.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- President Obama arrived in Kansas City Tuesday night ahead of a speech today on the economy. He had dinner with four people from the area who recently wrote him letters about issues affecting their daily lives.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. --Backers of the transportation sales tax on the ballot a week from today say it’s the only chance Missourians have to adequately finance future transportation needs.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The White House confirms President Barack Obama will be in Kansas City on Tuesday and Wednesday to speak about the economy.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri's August primary election is a week from Tuesday (Aug. 5) and if you won't be in your county on election day, you still have time to vote by absentee ballot.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missourians will decide a week from tomorrow if they'll pay more sales taxes to keep money flowing into state roads and bridges.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- The Association of Republicans is hosting its annual T.A.R.G.E.T picnic in Doling Park, July 26.
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Congress has one week to reach a deal on immigration before lawmakers leave for summer recess.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The August 5 election is fast approaching and political groups are now letting their ads do the talking.
CBSNews -- A kerfuffle has broken out over parallel VA reform bills being crafted in the House and Senate.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In an announcement Wednesday, Governor Jay Nixon says he has ordered the Office of Administration to conduct a comprehensive review of the Missouri’s Lottery’s operations.
WASHINGTON -- It is likely the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether subsidies for insurance coverage under the federal healthcare reform law will continue to be available. Missouri's two Senators discuss the conflicting rulings this week.
SPRINGDALE, Ark. -- Some Arkansas voters got a chance Tuesday to hear more from two candidates running for governor.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- The nation's veterans are meeting in St. Louis for the annual VFW convention and they are hearing from U.S. Senators about care and benefits for veterans.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A local military expert discusses options for the U.S. after the Malaysian Air shoot-down over Ukraine.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Earlier Monday, President Barack Obama made a special report on the situation involving Malaysian Airline flight 17.
(CNN)-- Amid the surge of unaccompanied immigrant children illegally crossing into the U.S. along the southern border, some Americans are venting their anger in the streets on Friday and Saturday, calling it an "alien invasion" of the U.S. and warning of a national security and "health and safety concern."
LITTLE ROCK, Ar. -- a Little Rock man has organized a motorcycle rally to protest immigration reform.
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama plans to sign executive orders Monday prohibiting discrimination against gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, without a new exemption that was requested by some religious organizations.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state supreme court says it is too late for it to remove the proposed gun rights amendment from the August ballot, or to change the amendment title. The issue will be Amendment 5, to be voted on August 5.
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Gross negligence or gross incompetence? Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill had harsh words for General Motors executives Thursday.
BRANSON, Mo. - Governor Jay Nixon stopped in the Ozarks to discuss his vetoing of tax breaks approved in the State House and Senate.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Missouri becomes the first state to prohibit "pension advances" for public employees. State leaders say House Bill 1217 will keep companies from preying on retirees, who may be in vulnerable situations.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon took action Monday on the last two bills passed by lawmakers. First, he vetoed Senate Bill 656, which would have allowed the arming of teachers. Then, he signed House Bill 1490, which allows Missouri school districts to implement tougher academic standards.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor Jay Nixon vetoed a bill exempting electronic cigarettes from existing laws and taxes on traditional tobacco cigarettes.
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Lawmakers cannot agree on how to fund future road projects.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri agriculture groups, angered that Governor Nixon has vetoed a couple of bills declaring deer to be livestock, will be pressuring the legislature to override the vetoes.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor Jay Nixon announced Thursday he vetoed two consumer-lending bills saying one bill does not provide true reform to payday lending and the other takes away local government authority to protect consumers.
HOLLISTER, Mo. -- Taney County residents have an opportunity to meet the candidates this afternoon.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Paying to remove a mugshot from a private website will soon be illegal in Missouri.
BATTLEFIELD, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon signed legislation Wednesday to help strengthen child care by implementing new quality indicators for child care providers.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The State Highways and Transportation Commission has approved a proposed project list for Amendment 7 on the August ballot.
MISSOURI -- The August primary election is less than one month away and Missourians are nearly out of time to get registered to vote.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) has vetoed two agriculture bills that, among other provisions, would have added captive deer to the definition of “livestock” in state statutes.
WASHINGTON - The Republican National Committee announced Tuesday its Site Selection Committee has picked Cleveland to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. Kansas City also vied for the honor.
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The office Governor Jay Nixon (D) says he will discuss Tuesday morning in Columbia his actions regarding legislation that would change the definition of livestock to include captive deer.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- The Department of Public Safety at the direction of Gov. Nixon is coordinating future efforts to respond to Mississippi flooding.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansas Senator Mark Pryor responded Wednesday to challenger Tom Cotton's comment, “Mark Pryor think(s) that faith is something that only happens at 11 o’clock on Sunday mornings.”
GREENE COUNTY, Mo.-- Ballots are available for registered voters who cannot make it to their polling place for the primary on August 5.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed an executive order which establishes the Missouri Disparity Oversight Review Committee, which will make recommendations on whether or not the state is fully utilizing minority and women-owned businesses.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Cole County judge has dismissed lawsuits challenging two issues on the August ballot, saying the deadline has passed for a court change to the ballot language of those issues as plaintiffs had hoped.
CBS News -- President Obama formally nominated Bob McDonald, the former chief executive of Procter & Gamble and a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, to be the next secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Monday.
WASHINGTON -- Monday's Supreme Court ruling about contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act, is bringing reaction from Missouri lawmakers.
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the Obama administration must exempt closely-held firms like Hobby Lobby from a rule requiring large companies to help pay for their employees' birth control.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The issue of gay marriage seems sure to feature in the 2016 race for governor in Missouri after four same-sex couples were married last week in St. Louis.
WASHINGTON -- The House Judiciary Committee this month approved an act meant to ease regulations for small businesses. It was sponsored by a Missouri Congressman.