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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Twenty-eight is enough, at least according to one state legislator.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- As speculation about the future of Missouri's GOP Party Chairman accelerates, the party's vice chair says support for him in the party is broad and strong.
HIGHLANDVILLE, Mo. -- The April 7th elections in Missouri are fast approaching. Voters in dozens of cities will have to decide on municipal and school issues. But one city could exclude itself.
WASHINGTON -- To the surprise of few, Ted Cruz is running for president.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- House Democrats and Republicans disagree about how much has been accomplished in the first half of the legislative session, and what direction the second half must take.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state legislature sent one agriculture bill to the governor and advanced another on its final day before spring break.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Protesters have delayed the start of business for the Missouri Senate, parading the halls of the state Capitol calling for expansion of Medicaid eligibility.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A bill that would cut in half the amount of time Missourians could be on a certain welfare program has cleared the state House.
CLEVELAND -- How do we offset the influence of big money in politics while fixing the country's abysmal voter turnout rate? President Barack Obama suggested maybe it's time to make voting a requirement.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Missouri House committee will discuss legislation Wednesday that would restore tax credits for qualified film projects.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- There was a packed room on hand to hear a pair of laws dealing with the use of deadly force. Both bills passed the House Judiciary Committee with little opposition.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Iran reaction...ally reaction. The letter signed by Republican Senators warning against a nuclear deal with Iran, was written by an Arkansas Senator who has only been on the job for two months. How did he convince 46 other Republicans to sign on?
JOPLIN, Mo.-- Joplin's newest hospital got an official visit from a Missouri congressman Thursday. Billy Long (R-MO) toured the facility, just days away from opening.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri’s Legislative Black Caucus says bills stemming from Ferguson have not been given a chance for passage, and is criticizing Missouri House leadership for it. The House’s Speaker says the claim is inaccurate.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state House has adopted a 26.1-billion dollar state spending plan for the year that begins July 1. Majority Republicans have for the third straight year turned away an effort to accept expansion of Medicaid in the budget
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon comes to Springfield Wednesday to talk about state reforms to Medicaid in Missouri.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Hard copies of the Missouri Manual, more commonly known as the Blue Book, might be printed by the state again if one lawmaker's proposal goes through.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri House will take up this week a proposed budget that aims to see some Missouri commissioners less often, on the go.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A legislative effort to free a man serving a life sentence for marijuana offenses appears to have strong support.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri House gives initial passage to a bill that would reinstate limits to how much juries can award in cases of medical malpractice.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- After a strong indictment of Tom Schweich’s political opponents within his own party, some are calling for the resignation of the Missouri Republican Party’s recently elected chairman.