CBSNews -- Attorney General Eric Holder announced Saturday that the federal government would recognize the marriages of same-sex couples in six additional states - Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia, and Wyoming - bringing the total number of states in which same-sex marriages are federally recognized to 32, plus the District of Columbia.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Candidates for Missouri's 7th Congressional District sit down with KOLR 10 to talk about the upcoming midterm election.
LITTLE ROCK -- Arkansas Democratic nominee for governor Mike Ross and his wife, Holly, checked in at the Pulaski County Regional Building in downtown Little Rock to early vote Wednesday morning.
WASHINGTON-- Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler commends the Obama Administration for taking steps to keep Ebola from spreading in the U.S., but questioned whether more still needs to be done.
FERGUSON, Mo.-- Governor Jay Nixon has announced the creation of an independent commission that will study the unrest in Ferguson since the shooting of Michael Brown August 9 and make recommendations for how to make progress on the issues behind it.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- As the November elections approach, we want to start exploring our polarized America.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Applications and petitions for people interested in running for Springfield City Council and mayor will be available starting Tuesday.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- Democrats claim GOP Attorney General Candidate Leslie Rutledge lacks judgment. They cite emails she sent while working for the Arkansas Department of Human Services.
Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) says Ebola is enough cause for concern to stop people from coming into this country from areas where its outbreak continues.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced Oct. 17 that the St. Louis City Circuit Court has ordered Stericycle, Inc. not to accept any material that is or may be contaminated with the Ebola virus.
NIXA, Mo.-- An informational meet and greet will be held at the new Nixa Fire Station, Oct. 18 for those that wish to learn more about the upcoming bond issue.
Washington (CNN) -- A county official in Missouri is scaling back her latest suggestion that American troops should overthrow President Barack Obama.
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- According to a press release from Mo. Sen. Roy Blunt, Sen. Blunt backs temporary suspension of travel visas for passengers in Ebola-stricken countries.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The City of Springfield is looking for applicants for a variety of boards and commissions.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The legislature has been asked to protect courageous children who describe how they’ve been abused.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Billy Long (R-Mo.) is among House members who will question health officials about the spread of Ebola in the U.S. today. The House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing starts at noon EDT
CONWAY, Ark. -- Candidates vying for Arkansas' Attorney General, went head to head Wednesday.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark - A boisterous atmosphere outside, but with cameras on inside, Mark Pryor and Tom Cotton are standing on stage at they're only one on one debate.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Opponents of the Right to Farm amendment passed by voters in August hope the courts agree the legislature misled voters.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Now that Springfield has passed a bill that will extend its discrimination ban to the LGBT community, some wonder how it will work.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Supporters and opponents of abortion rights both hope that their side will be prompted to head to the polls next month by the votes this year to triple the waiting period for an abortion in Missouri.
When it comes to politics, people tend to react in ways that increasingly drive viewpoints to opposite ends of the fight instead of working together toward a solution. We examine this issue with Prof. Brian Calfano.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Candidates running for Missouri's 7th District Congressional seat go head to head tonight in a public forum.
CONWAY, Ark. -- Senator Mark Pryor, D-Ark, and Rep. Tom Cotton, R-4th District, hit on familiar themes in their first of two televised U.S. Senate debates this week.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- In situations like the shooting deaths of Michael Brown, Junior or Vonderrit Myers, Junior, two state lawmakers say the local prosecutor should automatically be taken off the case.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A right leaning policy organization in Missouri is now running ads asking Missourians to vote yes on constitutional amendment 10, a proposal aimed at checking the governor's budget power.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Cotton and his wife Anna shared some big news with the public on Thursday morning via Facebook.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - The Arkansas Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the statewide alcohol sales case.
CARTHAGE, Mo. -- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon visits Leggett and Platt in Carthage to discuss growth in the auto industry.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS-- Early voting for the November election starts October 20th. If you're planning to head to the polls early, here's the information about where to to to cast your vote.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Students and other fans of the 42nd President of the United States packed the University of Arkansas Union Mall Tuesday.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Just one month from election day, the two candidates for governor squared Tuesday for a debate in Little Rock.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Both of Missouri's U.S. senators will be in Springfield on Wednesday.
Fayetteville, Ark.-- Students and fans of the 42nd President of the United States packed the University of Arkansas Union Mall Tuesday.
(CNN) - An Arkansas inmate seeks to exercise what he says is a key tenet of his faith, but corrections officials cite security concerns in their refusal to accommodate. The issue comes down to a half-inch beard, and this claim of religious liberty within prison walls will now be debated by the U.S. Supreme Court.
GREENE COUNTY, Mo.-- Wednesday is the deadline to register in Greene County for the November election.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- A look back at two years' worth of open records audits show most local and state bodies are complying with the state’s open records law, but the state auditor says there are some problems.
HARRISON, Ark. - One of the most widely watched US Senate races in the Country is between Democrat Mark Pryor and Republican Tom Cotton.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Attorney General Chris Koster says he will not appeal the ruling made last week saying Missouri must recognize same-sex marriages performed lawfully in other states.
WASHINGTON -- (UPDATE) The Supreme Court on Monday turned away seven same-sex marriage cases in five states, refusing for now to take up the basic question of whether same-sex couples have a right to marriage.
ARKANSAS--With November elections right around the corner, Arkansas candidates for governor are campaigning hard. They're reaching out to a target audience who they know historically, is more likely to turn out when elections roll around.
LACLEDE COUNTY, Mo. - Some Missouri farmers are going to have to change their operations if they want to sell their products in California.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A court ruling in California impacts egg producers in Missouri.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A candidate for Arkansas Attorney General is not registered to vote in the Natural State, according to election officials.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Missouri lawmaker wants voters to rethink the state lottery.
CBSNews -- Secret Service Director Julia Pierson offered her resignation Wednesday after several security breaches affecting the White House and President Obama became public, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Wednesday.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- The top two gubernatorial candidates in Arkansas went head-to-head Tuesday night at a candidate forum held at Bentonville High School. Some voters in attendance at the forum said they are still undecided.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo) has met with several law enforcement officials around Missouri to talk about militarization of local police, an issue raised after Ferguson police used an armored vehicle early in last month's demonstrations.
Washington (CNN) -- In February, President Barack Obama launched an initiative to provide educational and community support for African-American boys and young men, an issue he said "goes to the very heart of why I ran for president."
JEFFERSON CTY, Mo.-- Gov. Jay Nixon arrived in Afghanistan Sept. 27 as part of a delegation of four U.S. Governors.