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.
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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.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri House and Senate have voted to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a bill requiring a 72-hour waiting period before a woman can obtain an abortion. The state already requires a 24 hour waiting period.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state House has overridden Governor Jay Nixon’s veto on Senate Bill 656, gun legislation that allows anyone with a concealed carry permit to openly carry guns even in spite of local ordinances prohibiting it.
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state legislature’s budget leaders say they have identified about 50 items that Governor Jay Nixon cut from the state’s current operating budget that they will recommend for veto override attempts. Those lines total about $40-million.
ST. LOUIS -- A case filed by a Missouri lawmaker challenging the requirement that his state-sponsored insurance plan provide birth control coverage has been heard in a federal appeals court in St. Louis.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Greene County election officials will recount votes from the August election involving the Right to Farm Amendment.
WASHINGTON --McCaskill’s subcommittee starts hearings Tuesday with officials from the departments of Justice, Defense, and Homeland Security, police chiefs, and others who have gotten equipment through Homeland Security programs.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The State Auditor’s Office says Governor Jay Nixon violated the state Constitution when he withheld money in the Fiscal Year 2012 budget because the state brought in more revenue than needed to support that budget.
LITTLE ROCK -- A new poll from NBC News/Marist shows Republican Senate candidate Tom Cotton and GOP Gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson have opened up leads in their respective races.
WASHINGTON -- A hearing Tuesday by Senator Claire McCaskill’s Subcommittee on Financial & Contracting Oversight will examine the use of military equipment by local police departments.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) has called together health professionals to speak in support of his veto of electronic cigarette legislation passed in the spring.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon is defending his response to unrest in Ferguson in the days and weeks after Michael Brown was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Lawmakers return to the State Capitol a week from today to consider whether to overturn Governor Jay Nixon on his decision to reject more than 30 of the bills they passed in the legislative session.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Supporters of raising Arkansas minimum wage expect to learn this week if a ballot measure will make it to voters in November,.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Democrat congressional candidate Jim Evans will be in Springfield today for an issues forum. He is running against Rep. Billy Long (R-Mo) for the 7th district U.S. House seat in November.
WASHINGTON -- Senator McCaskill plans a hearing on the militarization of police departments as soon as Congress returns to Washington from its August break.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Sunday night, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed an order mobilizing the National Guard to help restore peace in Ferguson, Missouri.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) will be in Springfield this morning.