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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Election places across Missouri are open from 6am to 7pm today, for the mid-term elections. Know what to bring to the polls.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Each year, Americans head to the polls to choose who represents us in our democracy.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- We hope you take our Polarized America quiz to find out how your views lean - toward or against bigger government. But what influences those leanings?
WASHINGTON -- Happy Election Day, America. Midterm elections have national consequences, and what happens Tuesday will help determine what President Obama can get done in his final two years in office.
ARKANSAS -- “The canary in the coal mine," it’s the phase being use to describe the race for U.S. Senate in Arkansas.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Greene County Clerk Richard Struckhoff told KOLR10 Monday he expects lower than average turnout for Tuesday’s midterm election.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri voters will be asked tomorrow to decide whether to change the state's Constitution so that when a governor decides to withhold money for state programs and services the legislature can overturn that decision, as it now can a governor's veto.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Voters will decide Tuesday whether someone can be convicted of child sexual abuse if it appears they might be capable of such a thing.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The legislature’s early voting proposal is before voters tomorrow. One of the state’s leading pro-voter groups thinks it’s worthless.
WASHINGTON -- Republicans woke up Sunday to a wave of new polls that showed their Senate candidates surging ahead in key states -- giving the GOP a jolt of enthusiasm going into the 2014 campaign cycle's final hours.
CBSNews -- Forty-five percent--a record high among registered voters in CBS News Polls--now say they agree with the statement, "It makes no real difference which party controls Congress, things go on just as they did before."
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The November mid-term elections in Missouri are not expected to set in records for voter turnout.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- State lawmakers have found that there is nothing they can do to fight to uphold Missouri's prohibition of same-sex marriage, but the Speaker of the House says the issue might not be settled.
ARKANSAS -- The Natural State is making progress in addressing issues plaguing the state in past elections.
OVERLAND PARK -- Republican hopes of taking control of the Senate in next week's midterm elections could come down to the race in Kansas.
Washington (CNN) -- Nearly 7 in 10 Americans are angry at the direction the country is headed and 53% of Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama's job performance, two troubling signs for Democrats one week before the midterm elections, a new CNN/ORC International Poll shows.
AROUND ARKANSAS -- As the national political world fixates over which party will emerge from next week's midterm elections controlling the U.S. Senate, attention has focused on Arkansas and race between Mark Pryor and Tom Cotton.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Benton and Washington County officials say the early turnout for this year's midterms has been tremendous, and high profile races aren't the only reason.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The November general election is a week away. State representatives, congressional seats, county offices and statewide amendments will be decided November 4.
ACROSS MISSOURI -- With no contested statewide races up next week, the key question in Missouri's general election is whether Republicans can maintain their state legislative super majorities.
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.
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.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- As the November elections approach, we want to start exploring our polarized America.
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.
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.
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.
HARRISON, Ark. - One of the most widely watched US Senate races in the Country is between Democrat Mark Pryor and Republican Tom Cotton.
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.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A candidate for Arkansas Attorney General is not registered to vote in the Natural State, according to election officials.
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) -- Attorney General Eric Holder will announce Thursday that he will resign after six years at the Justice Department helm. The attorney general has agreed to remain in his post until the confirmation of his successor.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- One backer of a proposed change to the state Constitution hopes Missouri voters were paying attention during this week’s veto session.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A state senator from Springfield, whose package of tax breaks was vetoed by Governor Jay Nixon, has a bigger goal than trying to get the veto overridden.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The State House has narrowly failed to override Governor Jay Nixon’s veto of a bill that would have put the control of captive deer in Missouri under the Department of Agriculture.