WASHINGTON - The highly politicized five-month battle to choose President Barack Obama's next attorney general came to a close Thursday when the Senate finally voted to confirm Loretta Lynch.
WASHINGTON -- The alarm system protecting former President George H. W. Bush's Houston home did not work properly for more than a year starting in September 2013, according to a Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General report to be released today.
WASHINGTON, DC.-- Mike Huckabee will announce his presidential announcement in May.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Laura Burney is happy to be back at work.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- The plan to lump together the budgets of three state agencies and let them divide up their money has lost a key supporter.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- It appears that a motor fuel tax increase proposal is dead in the Missouri legislature.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- The state auditor’s office says if more money is going to be coming to the state under the Mack’s Creek law, the state needs to get that money where it’s supposed to go.
(CNN)--Hillary Clinton put an end to months of speculation on Sunday by officially announcing her candidacy for president, giving the former secretary of state another shot at cracking the highest glass ceiling in American politics.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- The Greene County Democratic Party hosts the Annual Jackson Day at the Oasis Convention Center.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- The way Springfield deals with vicious dogs, including pit bulls, could soon change due to a proposed plan that would affect all dogs and dog owners.
BOLIVAR, Mo. -- Missouri Sen. Mike Parson (R-Bolivar) will run for Governor in 2016.
Hillary Clinton is planning to launch her presidential candidacy on Sunday through a video message on social media, a person close to her campaign-in-waiting tells CNN.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The next step in the legislative budget process is for the House and Senate to work out the differences between their two budget proposals, and there are some big differences.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The proposed budget for the Missouri Department of Social Services was rejected early this morning, before the Senate reversed itself.
BRANSON, Mo.-- Voters in Branson agreed to join the OTC Table Rock Campus property tax district, by a 61 percent to 39 percent vote.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Voters re-elected Springfield Mayor Bob Stephens on Tuesday. He defeated challenger Steven Reed, 64 percent to 36 percent.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Voters selected three members of the Springfield R-12 Board of Education on Tuesday. Five candidates ran for the three spots.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Voters narrowly repealed Springfield's ordinance that provides non-discrimination protections to the LGBT community.
BRANSON, Mo.-- Challenger Karen Best defeated incumbent Mayor Raeanne Presley in Branson's election on Tuesday.
Some voters got an early start when polls opened at 6am in Springfield. The SOGI issue may drive turn-out up to 16%.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- For Rand Paul, it's all led to this moment. The Kentucky senator makes it officials today what has been clear for years: He's running for president.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Missouri House bill concerning the rights of student organizations to control membership will be heard today in the Missouri Senate.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri's river ports just received a big boost. After a push by several Legislators with ports in their districts, Governor Jay Nixon has released $3 million for the state's river transportation system.
Links and resources for voters in the April 7 municipal elections. Voting hours, polling places, acceptable ID.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A proposed Missouri state budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1 could move very quickly in the legislature this week.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- There is a lot of interest in next Tuesday's election in Greene County, particularly because of the vote whether to repeal the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identification (SOGI) ordinance.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Funeral services and a visitation will be held next week for Spence Jackson, the spokesman of former Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Governor Jay Nixon is releasing money that will pay for programs.
WEST PLAINS, Mo.-- A tax continuation on the April 7 ballot will ask Howell County voters if they would like the county to discontinue collecting taxes on vehicles and outboard motors that are bought out-of-state.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) is defending his stance on negotiations over Iran's nuclear program.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Governor Asa Hutchinson told state legislators Wednesday to go back to the drawing board with the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. In the process, he thrust both himself and his son, Seth, into the spotlight.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- As part of her series of Senior Listening Sessions across the state, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill will visit Springfield and Branson Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- So-called "religious freedom" laws in Arkansas and Indiana have led to protests about whether the legislation could lead to discrimination.
SPRINGDALE, Ark. -- Former Arkansas Congressman John Paul Hammerschmidt has died at the age of 92. He died Wednesday at a Springdale hospital.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, after first saying he would sign House Bill 1228, is now asking the legislature to recall the bill and amend it.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansas' controversial legislation, House Bill 1228, creating backlash among the business community. We talk with a northwest Arkansas business owner, and State Senator, Bart Hester, tells us why he's supporting the bill.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield voters got a chance Monday to learn more about the people who want to be mayor or serve on City Council and the school board.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Police in Jefferson City, Missouri confirm a spokesman for the Missouri Auditor's office was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Sunday night.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Voters have chance to meet candidates for City Council and school board in a different kind of pre-election event Monday night.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Multiple sources are saying that Spence Jackson, the media relations director for the late state auditor Tom Schweich, was found dead in his apartment in Jefferson City on Sunday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Gov. Jay Nixon is encouraging Missourians to give special recognition and honor to veterans of the Vietnam War on Monday, March 30, on the third observance of Vietnam Veterans Day in Missouri.
CBS News poll shows formalizing candidacy can make a difference to GOP voters; Democratic voters are still hoping to see Hillary Clinton face some competition.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- The City of Springfield is closer to approving a collective bargaining agreement with the Springfield Police Officers’ Association, Fraternal Order of the Police Lodge 22, after a meeting on Mar. 27.
WASHINGTON - Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said Friday he won't seek reelection in 2016, a surprise move that's certain to open a fierce battle for his seat as well as a fight to lead the Democratic party in the chamber.
JEFFERSON CITY, MO. -- The Chairman of Missouri’s Republican Party has said he’s not stepping down, and that he is ready to move on from the controversy that has surrounded him since the death of Auditor Tom Schweich.
WASHINGTON – Six members of Missouri’s Republican delegation in Congress sent a letter to top state Democrats Thursday asking them to join a lawsuit challenging President Obama’s unilateral actions on immigration.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo- Voters registered in precincts 39-a and Brookline will have new locations to cast their vote this upcoming April 7th election along with new voter identification cards.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Missouri state senator who delivered an emotional speech in the senate chamber after the death of Tom Schweich has said he's not surprised at the findings of the Clayton Police Department investigation of that death.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A state auditor’s review questions whether the attorney general’s office has eliminated the possibility of conflicts of interest involving entities it is investigating.