HOLLISTER, Mo. -- Taney County residents have an opportunity to meet the candidates this afternoon.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The State Highways and Transportation Commission has approved a proposed project list for Amendment 7 on the August ballot.
MISSOURI -- The August primary election is less than one month away and Missourians are nearly out of time to get registered to vote.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) has vetoed two agriculture bills that, among other provisions, would have added captive deer to the definition of “livestock” in state statutes.
WASHINGTON - The Republican National Committee announced Tuesday its Site Selection Committee has picked Cleveland to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. Kansas City also vied for the honor.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Cole County judge has dismissed lawsuits challenging two issues on the August ballot, saying the deadline has passed for a court change to the ballot language of those issues as plaintiffs had hoped.
WASHINGTON -- Monday's Supreme Court ruling about contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act, is bringing reaction from Missouri lawmakers.
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the Obama administration must exempt closely-held firms like Hobby Lobby from a rule requiring large companies to help pay for their employees' birth control.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The issue of gay marriage seems sure to feature in the 2016 race for governor in Missouri after four same-sex couples were married last week in St. Louis.
WASHINGTON -- The House Judiciary Committee this month approved an act meant to ease regulations for small businesses. It was sponsored by a Missouri Congressman.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A judge has heard the arguments of attorneys who say the language of two issues on the August ballot should be struck down, and attorneys who say it’s too late for that.
WASHINGTON -- Missouri’s junior senator says he’s still waiting for answers, even after getting a reply to his inquiry about the workload at centers processing federal healthcare plan applications.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Republican budget leaders are slamming Governor Jay Nixon (D) for the actions he has taken with the state budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) Tuesday vetoed millions of dollars from the budget approved by the Missouri legislature this spring, and put limits on spending millions more.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A political science professor at Drury University says Missouri's Republican Congressional members can learn something from recent primaries, and it isn't to fear the Tea Party.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court has taken away some of the Obama administration's authority to tighten emission standards.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Republican Speaker of the Missouri House says recent problems with the Veterans Health Administration support the stance his caucus has taken against Medicaid expansion.
WASHINGTON -- President Obama said Thursday that the United States will not send troops back into combat in Iraq, but said he and his national security team are preparing to take further action if necessary.
WASHINGTON -- Missouri’s members of the Senate Armed Services Committee consider whether, or how much, this country should re-involve itself in Iraq.
WASHINGTON -- Popular TV talk show host Dr. Mehmet Oz is defending his claims of "miracle" weight-loss supplements amid criticism from members of Congress, including Missouri's Sen. Claire McCaskill. .
(CNN) -- U.S. forces working with the FBI captured a key suspect in the deadly 2012 attack on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- One of the sponsors of the proposed internet security amendment to the Missouri Constitution, says the nation will be watching how Missourians vote on it.
WASHINGTON -- The United States Senate has passed a bill that gives veterans some alternatives if they’ve been waiting too long for treatment at a Veterans Administration hospital.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansans for Compassionate Care is working to legalize medical marijuana in Arkansas. The group needs 62,507 signatures to get on the November ballot.
WASHINGTON - Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO), who chairs the Senate's Consumer Protection panel, will lead a hearing today on weight-loss and diet scams.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri voters will decide five constitutional amendments in August - from a sales tax for transportation, to the right to keep private electronic communications private.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- House Republican leaders accuse Governor Jay Nixon (D) of using fear tactics and overblown numbers in his assessment of the ten tax break bills he vetoed last week, but they don’t yet know if their party will seek to overturn his vetoes.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Opposition has developed within the Missouri agriculture industry to a proposed “right to farm” constitutional amendment.
WASHINGTON -- In a year when mainstream Republicans have mostly bested tea party-backed challengers, a little-known and little-funded tea party challenger in Virginia's 7th Congressional District pulled the upset of the year, defeating House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by 10 percentage points.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- The polls are open until 7:30 tonight for Arkansas Primary runoff elections.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The top leaders of the Missouri legislature suggest it’s time to review whether all of the things exempt from sales taxes should continue to be exempt.
WASHINGTON -- President Obama will announce on Monday an expansion of a program that helps student loan borrowers manage their debt, a White House official said.
WASHINGTON, DC (CNN) --UPDATE: Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned, President Barack Obama said on Friday. Earlier in the morning, Shinseki said he underestimated the depth of problems in the VA system.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Nixon has launched a statewide attack on a series of Republican tax cuts enacted at the end of the legislative session, emphasizing his calculations of the damage the cuts will do to local services.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon (D) has offered a statement on the bill that would increase the waiting period for abortions in Missouri from one day to three.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state legislature has sent voters a proposal to allow six business days of early voting before general elections. The proposal cleared the House Wednesday, a day after it was approved in the Senate.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Missouri's two U.S. Senators send a letter to the Secretary of the Veterans Administration demanding answers about the care at the St. Louis VA hospital.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Senate has voted to triple the amount of time a woman wanting an abortion has to wait to get one, increasing the waiting period to 72 hours from the presently-mandated 24.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri legislature has proposed a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes to people under 18. The proposal is aimed at preventing young people from being exposed to nicotine.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- People who have worked for eight years to modernize Missouri’s criminal laws say Governor Nixon’s promise not to veto the criminal code bill marks a change in their work, not an end to it.
NIXA, Mo. - A recount of the recent vote on a Capital Improvement Sales Tax in Nixa is planned for Tuesday in Ozark.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS-- Early voting is underway around Arkansas and so far, more than 20,000 Arkansans have voted early in the May primary election.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- This year's effort to force voters to show a photo-ID at the polling place has been blunted in the state Senate.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri House voted 108-46 Tuesday to overturn Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of tax cut Senate Bill 509.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri legislature could finish the override of Gov. Jay Nixon's tax bill veto later today.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Selected representatives and senators will meet in conference this week to work out differences between the two chambers’ budget proposals.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state senate could be moving today to overturn Governor Nixon’s veto a tax bill that he says would be a disaster for the state.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Five people want to be the next presiding commissioner of Greene County.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The mayors of Missouri’s two biggest cities have blasted proposed laws that say Missourians do not have to obey any federal gun laws they consider infringements of their Second Amendment rights.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The amount of money to finance Missouri’s schools is an issue to the state Senate this afternoon when senators start looking at its version of the state budget.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says the tax cut bill sent him by the legislature contains an obviously fatal flaw that will lead him to veto it.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- An effort in the legislature to keep people from becoming unemployed draws concerns that it might keep people from being fully employed.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon plans to visit Missouri State University today (Tuesday) to discuss actions he will take on an income tax cut bill.
CBSNews -- At an Easter prayer breakfast at the White House Monday morning, President Obama denounced the shootings on Sunday that targeted the Jewish community in Overland Park, Kansas.
CNN -- President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama reported an adjusted gross income of $481,098 for 2013 -- about 21% less than the year before.
CBSNews -- Four and a half years after President Obama last traveled to Fort Hood to mourn soldiers killed by a colleague, the president returned once again to pay his respects to another three soldiers that were killed in a shooting at Fort Hood last week.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- University City representative Rory Ellinger has died early Wednesday morning. House Minority Leader Jake Hummel (D-St. Louis) made the announcement to the House Wednesday morning, which then held a moment of silence for Ellinger, who had recently been diagnosed with liver cancer. He was 72.
SOUTHWEST Mo. – The results are in for many area ballot issues.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield’s pension sales tax will stay in place.
WASHINGTON, DC -- (CNN) -- From the White House to Capitol Hill to the campaign trail, Democrats are planning an across-the- board push on paycheck equality on Tuesday, the party's first large-scale coordinated effort on the issue ahead of November's midterm elections.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Several issues will be decided today, and candidates chosen, in the April municipal elections in Missouri.
CBSNews -- A bill to extend unemployment insurance benefits cleared a final test vote in the Senate by the thinnest of margins Thursday and his headed for a vote on final passage Monday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A proposal to establish new ethics for the people who pass Missouri’s laws has run into critics who say it doesn’t do enough or might do too much.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Senate discussion of Medicaid reform has been stopped when debate between two Republican Senators started to turn a little ugly.
WASHINGTON, DC -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down current limits on the total amount individual donors can make to political campaigns.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The House has given initial approval to a bill meant to nullify federal gun laws within the state.
WASHINGTON, DC -- A Senate committee will hold a hearing next week into GM's response to the discovery of faulty ignition switches. Sen. Claire McCaskill (R-MO) will chair the hearing.
CBSNews -- Some of the most politically divisive themes and issues of the 2012 election -- Obamacare, the left's "war on religion," the right's "war on women," and the notion of corporate personhood -- all come into play in two cases that will be argued before the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
The Hague, Netherlands (CNN) -- U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders have decided to end Russia's role in the group of leading industrialized nations, the White House said Monday.
NIXA. Mo. -- School districts are asking for no-tax-levy-increase bond issue money to pay for upgrades and improvements. Several of those schools are making FEMA safe rooms a big part of their plans.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The free ride for cell phone users and 9-1-1 services may soon be over.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo .-- The latest House Republican to file articles of impeachment against Governor Jay Nixon (D) says he is “appalled” his majority party’s leadership has not advanced any proposals to impeach the Governor since their filing.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri's governor has joined the ranks of politicians endorsing the expansion of the Keystone Pipeline, known as the Keystone XL project, and is urging the president to move forward on the project.
WASHINGTON, DC -- The White House is rolling out a new project to overhaul the rules for paying overtime - changes that will affect millions of households.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Almost all of Missouri's laws on crime will be rewritten and reordered in the Missouri
WASHINGTON, DC -- Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., on Tuesday went to the Senate floor to charge that the CIA was spying on committee staff members who were conducting oversight of the intelligence agency.
CBSNews -- The Senate on Monday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would make big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Senate supports Senator McCaskill’s proposal to make unit commanders responsible for prosecution of military sex assault cases in their units. Another Senator had proposed letting a special prosecutor decide if the case should be filed.
(CNN) -- Modern-day peeping Toms in Massachusetts, the sorts who get their thrills snapping "upskirt" photos on crowded subways, now have their behavior criminalized.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Bowing to pressure from the Pentagon, the senate kills a measure that would have changed the way the military handles sexual assault cases.
(CNN) -- Massachusetts' highest court ruled Wednesday that it is not illegal to secretly photograph underneath a person's clothing -- a practice known as "upskirting" -- prompting one prosecutor to call for a revision of state law.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – During a trade mission to Canada, Gov. Jay Nixon announced the state’s first-ever trade agreement with the province of Ontario on Thursday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Nixon's credibility with legislative Republicans threatens to derail a tax cut bill.
CBSNews -- President Obama on Wednesday traveled to Connecticut to call for an increase of the federal minimum wage, part of the Democrats' 2014 economic agenda that remains stalled in Congress.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state House has passed legislation to reinstate caps on the amount that could be awarded to plaintiffs for non-economic damages in medical malpractice lawsuits. The bill would limit those damages to $350,000.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon announced an agreement between Missouri and Québec to sell $3.2 billion in Missouri goods Wednesday.
Washington (CNN) -- The battle over the budget often revolves around politically partisan issues of taxes and spending. But President Barack Obama's proposed spending plan for the next fiscal year totals $3.9 trillion so there's a lot that can be overlooked. We read the budget plan so you didn't have to.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The third expected candidate to run for governor makes it official. Former Congressman Mike Ross filed paperwork at the state capitol.
PHOENIX - In a decision watched across the nation, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said Wednesday she has vetoed a controversial bill that would have allowed businesses to refuse to serve gays on religious grounds.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The House Committee on General Laws spent an hour-and-a-half Tuesday afternoon hearing five different proposals that all take different approaches at ethics reform. Lawmakers left that hearing appearing to agree that ethics reform is needed.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Former Missouri senator Kit Bond says he believes the state should accept federal money to expand Medicaid, during a Chamber-sponsored panel discussion in Jefferson City on Tuesday.
(CNN) -- Arizona's SB1062 has pulled off a sort of political magic trick, in that warring sides can read the bill's text and have not only different reactions, but completely opposite ones.
CBSNews -- Vice President Joe Biden, working the talk show circuit this week, said Tuesday he is "uniquely qualified" to be president.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Everywhere you look a candidate, a campaign ready to start. Out of hundreds expected to file, only one can be first in line.
CBSNews -- Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is joining with a conservative group and Virginia’s former attorney general to sue President Obama and other top administration officials.
CBSNews -- The House voted Tuesday to lift the debt ceiling and avert the threat of a U.S. default until March 15, 2015 with a bill that broke a trend for the GOP by seeking no spending cuts or additional policy items.
CBSNews -- President Obama on Friday signed a five-year farm bill into law, marking the hard-fought legislative accomplishment with eight Democratic members of Congress by his side.
CBSNews -- The latest effort by Senate Democrats to extend emergency unemployment benefits failed on a procedural vote again on Thursday by a vote of 58 to 40, with 39 Republicans objecting to moving ahead with a vote on the measure.
CBSNews -- President Obama hailed the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and private companies for committing money and technology to help meet his goal of expanding high-speed broadband access to 99 percent of American students in the next five years.
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Given the new incentives offered by the Affordable Care Act, people will choose to work less in the coming years, nonpartisan budget analysts say -- shrinking the workforce by the equivalent of 2 million full-time workers by 2017 and by 2.5 million by 2024.
CBSNews -- An Army National Guard recruiting program that allegedly was gamed by hundreds of soldiers to the tune of millions of taxpayer dollars is under criminal investigation and is the subject of a Senate Homeland Security subcommittee hearing on Tuesday, CBS News has confirmed.
Washington (CNN) -- It may be the most overlooked mega-bill of the past 12 months.
CBSNews -- Excerpts from President Obama's 2014 State of the Union address, scheduled for 9 p.m. ET Tuesday evening.
Washington (CNN) -- You can set your watch by it. Within minutes of the start of a State of the Union address, the President will offer his assessment -- almost always positive -- of where America stands.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- After a Kansas City woman was faced with a $500 fine for contempt of court for bringing her breastfeeding infant to jury duty, some called for a change in Missouri law to exempt breastfeeding women from jury duty. The judge in that case has delayed fining her $500 until the end of the legislative session, to see whether lawmakers approve a specific exemption.
WASHINGTON -- A House plan to make major cuts to food stamps would be scaled back under a bipartisan agreement on a massive farm bill, a near end to a more than two-year fight that has threatened to hurt rural lawmakers in an election year.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Senate Committee has endorsed two proposals for a tax cut for individuals and small businesses that legislative staffers say would cost the state about $900-million a year if fully implemented.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Check out the text and audio of the 2014 State of the State address.
CBSNews -- Lawmakers in at least two states say they should conduct executions by firing squad if opposition to capital punishment by pharmaceutical companies makes it hard to obtain drugs for lethal injections.
(CBS News)-- President Obama on Friday announced a series of reforms to the nation’s surveillance apparatus, including steps to add more privacy safeguards to a controversial National Security Agency program that collects Americans’ phone records in bulk. The reforms, however, leave a number of open questions for Congress and other government officials to resolve.
CBSNews -- By the time they leave town Friday for a one-week work period in their home states, senators are expected to pass a $1.1 trillion, 1,582 page spending bill that will avert the threat of a government shutdown for the next several months and help Congress get back to the normal process of budget and spending money that preceded the gridlock of recent years.
(CNN) -- The September 2012 attack that killed four Americans at a diplomatic compound in Libya was "likely preventable" based on known security shortfalls there and prior warnings that the security situation in that country was deteriorating, the majority of the Senate Intelligence Committee concluded in a report released Wednesday.
CBSNews -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear arguments in cases relating to two of the nation’s most controversial and politically dynamic issues, gun possession and abortion rights.
Washington (CNN) -- Shaking off three years of partisan freeze, Republicans and Democrats unveiled a $1.012 trillion spending deal Monday night that would roll back some spending cuts, raise federal worker pay and have a surprisingly broad effect on Americans' everyday lives, from the light bulbs in lamps to the lines at airport security.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The House will have at least three different approaches to tax reform to consider in this legislative session.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The mid-term elections are coming up later this year and a new Gallup poll found that 42 percent of Americans identify themselves as politically independent.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- House Democrats have their own version of legislation seeking to change Missouri’s school transfer law. It will be sponsored by Representative Margo McNeil (D-Florissant), a former educator who served on the House Interim Education Committee.
CBSNews -- President Obama on Thursday will unveil another facet of his plan to combat income inequality, this time focusing on a theme embraced by Democrats and Republicans alike: economic mobility.
CBSNews -- The Senate confirmed Janet Yellen to lead the Federal Reserve Monday, capping off a tug-of-war between Democrats and Republicans over President Obama’s nominees that dominated the Senate in its final weeks of 2013.
CBSNews -- After over two weeks away for the holidays, President Obama is back at the White House and the House and Senate return to the Capitol this week. They’ll have just months to work on the full slate of issues facing them before attention turns to the 2014 midterm elections and the already unproductive legislative branch slows to a crawl.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A report by St. Louis Public Radio says the Department of Corrections obtained the drug used in the execution of Joseph Paul Franklin in November from a compounding pharmacy in Oklahoma that is not licensed in Missouri. At least one state lawmaker, Representative Paul Wieland (R-Imperial), believes that could violate state law and merits an investigation by a House legislative committee.
CBSNews -- The Justice Department on Friday issued its case against Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s New Year’s Eve decision to temporarily block the implementation of the Obamacare mandate for certain religious groups to provide health insurance for employees that includes birth control coverage.
CBSNews -- The White House is coming under pressure from some of its closest allies on health care reform to name a chief executive to run its federal health insurance marketplace and allay the concerns of insurers after the rocky rollout of Obamacare.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The head of a House subcommittee on child abuse says the top issue he wants to deal with in the 2014 session is how the state’s child welfare caseworkers are trained.
CBSNews -- Of the many issues left unfinished by Congress when they left town for the holiday break, an overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws is one that is certainly not going away.
CBSNews -- It’s official: the least- popular Congress in recent history is also the least productive, according to a new analysis from the Pew Research Center.
CBSNews -- Like many Christmas shoppers, President Obama waited until close to the deadline to sign up for health insurance on the Washington, D.C. marketplace.
WASHINGTON -- A comprehensive defense bill that cracks down on sexual assault in the military and adds protections for victims -- but doesn't include the most controversial proposals concerning new rights for victims -- was overwhelmingly approved by the Senate late Thursday.
CBSNews -- The Senate approved a two-year budget agreement Wednesday that will lift the threat of another government shutdown next month and undo $63 billion of the budget cuts mandated by the sequester.
CBSNews -- One million dollars to build a bus stop in Virginia. Five million for customized crystal stemware. Those are just some of the items paid for by the federal government last year. A new report out Tuesday by a prominent Republican senator, called the "Wastebook," details $30 billion in questionable spending.
CBSNews -- The House passed a plan to set the federal budget for the next two years, sending it to the Senate and bringing the Congress one step closer to avoiding a repeat of the October 2013 shutdown.
Washington (CNN) -- Congressional negotiators reached a bipartisan budget compromise on Tuesday that would prevent another government shutdown, if approved by the House and Senate.
CBSNews -- The chairs of the House and Senate Budget Committees, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., have announced a budget deal that will set spending levels for the next two years, preempting another government shutdown in January.
CBSNews -- The Senate returns from a two-week Thanksgiving recess Monday facing a growing pile of work to wrap up before the end of the year and just two weeks to get it all done before lawmakers head home for Christmas.
CBSNews -- As part of an unfolding administrative effort to curb U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, President Obama announced an executive order on Thursday that would nearly triple the share of energy federal agencies obtain from renewable sources.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Thousands of new jobs in Missouri are at stake and billions of dollars are on the line.
CBSNews -- The 113th Congress this year has been exceptionally unproductive -- in fact, it's on track to be one of the least productive ever, in terms of bills passed and signed into law. Now, with just two weeks left on the legislative calendar this year, lawmakers are hard-pressed to renew a series of laws set to expire in the new year and meet other looming deadlines.
CBSNews -- President Barack Obama signed into law Wednesday a bill that grants the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) more regulatory powers over drug compounding pharmacies, the type of drug manufacturer involved in a 2012 meningitis outbreak that resulted in 60 deaths.
CBSNews -- The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to referee another dispute over President Barack Obama's health care law, whether businesses can use religious objections to escape a requirement to cover birth control for employees.
CBSNews -- Growing up, there were lots of political arguments at Thanksgiving dinners – that was part of the fun - but it rarely got personal. We found something else to bond over, if only through a shared little nod and side whisper; yes, the turkey’s dry again.
CBSNews -- As President Obama's job approval rating plunges to the lowest of his presidency and Americans' sour on his handling of health care, also taking a hit is confidence in his management of the government as well as a number of personal qualities.
CNN -- Obamacare is intended to make health care affordable for the masses. But so far, most of those who have signed up are paying full price.
Washington (CNN) - The Obama administration has set a goal of 80% of HealthCare.gov users being able to successfully enroll in an insurance plan by the November 30 deadline, a source familiar with the project told CNN.
(CBSNews) -- Luci Baines Johnson, the daughter of Lyndon Johnson, was just 16 years old when her father became president in the wake of President John F. Kennedy's death. She was in Spanish class at the National Cathedral School in Washington when she heard that Kennedy had been shot - but she had no idea if her own parents were alright.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The filing period for county candidates in the 2014 elections isn't until early next year. But one Springfield businessman is already committing to a race.
WASHINGTON, DC -- The White House is working on a report which will show just how many people signed up for health insurance under the affordable care act in its first month. It will be released this week and CBS News has learned the numbers will be very low.
Virginia and New Jersey are the only two states that hold elections for governor in the year after a presidential contest. And Virginia's race provided the only real drama as votes were counted.
Washington (CNN) -- The Senate will take up an anti-discrimination bill to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees from workplace discrimination.
(CNN) -- Ways to sign up for Obamacare are expanding, The first Obamacare retail store is up and running in Connecticut.
WASHINGTON D.C. -- U.S. Senator Roy Blunt says recent cyber attacks by criminals, foreign intelligence and military services, as well as terrorists have shown the need for the United States to implement new reporting requirements.