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,.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has authorized sending 350 more military personnel to Iraq protect U.S. facilities and personnel in Baghdad, the White House said Tuesday night.
CBSNews -- When you shop for groceries, you might check the labels to see which foods are leaner in calories and fat, but you've probably never checked those labels for political leanings.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- State lawmakers that backed two big agriculture bills in the regular session believe they will have enough votes to override Governor Jay Nixon’s (D) vetoes of those bills.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Former St. Louis Police Chief Dan Isom II has been named the director of the Department of Public Safety.
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. -- Judges would be allowed to decide whether juries would hear evidence of previous criminal acts in cases of sex crimes against minors, if voters approve Amendment 2 on the November ballot.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander certified the results of the August primary Monday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – U.S. Senator Clair McCaskill will be in Springfield Tuesday to tour Custom Metalcraft and discuss jobs in Missouri.
LITTLE ROCK, Ar. -- State lawmakers are looking for options in a commodity controversy that could cost farmers anywhere from $50 to $80 million dollars.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Attorney General Chris Koster announces two-day workshop to discuss solutions to low minority participation in urban policing in Missouri.
FERGUSON, Mo. – In a statement on Friday, Senators Clair McCaskill and Roy Blunt say they are encouraging Gov. Jay Nixon to explore the possibility of requesting federal economic resources for the community of Ferguson from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
WASHINGTON D.C. – In an announcement on Thursday, Senator Claire McCaskill says she plans to lead a Senate hearing in September to take a closer look at the militarization of local police departments.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- There are again 110 Republicans in the Missouri House after a special election in two districts that coincided with the August Primary. That would be enough to overturn vetoes during September’s veto session, but only if all Republicans are in the Capitol and if all of them vote for the overturn.
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. -- In less than one month, lawmakers will return to Jefferson City for their veto session, where they will attempt to override some of governor's decisions.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) will be in Springfield this morning.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A state representative from Republic told KOLR10 Monday he is calling for changes to the state’s campaign finance laws after a St. Louis-based interest group poured thousands of dollars into his opponents campaign.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Two Republican State Representatives, who survived heavily-financed efforts to oust them from office last week, think it’s time to reign in what they think are abuses in campaign finance.
(CBS News)-- A day after American warplanes began launching airstrikes at Islamist militants in Iraq, President Obama said Saturday that those strikes "successfully destroyed arms and equipment" used by fighters with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
WASHINGTON - Police in Wash., D.C. are investigating the recent death of James Brady, the former White House press secretary who survived a head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, as a homicide.
WASHINGTON - Four decades after President Richard Nixon resigned, a slight majority of Americans still consider Watergate a very serious matter, a new national survey shows. But how serious depends on when you were born.
CBSNews -- President Obama authorized airstrikes "if necessary" against Islamic militants who have advanced into the Kurdish region of Iraq and seized the country's largest dam Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The candidates are determined for November's election for 7th District Congress in southwest Missouri.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Backers of the sales tax for transportation are disappointed not only that their proposal has lost; they're disappointed by how badly it has lost.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Missouri’s primary election ballot was heavy on constitutional amendment issues. Here is a breakdown on how each issue was voted on.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Amendment One vote tally was very close by midnight Tuesday -- split nearly even with most precincts reporting.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- There will not be two early voting issues for Missouri voters to consider on November’s ballot.
MISSOURI -- It is primary election day across Missouri. If you don't know where you vote, there is an online locator you can use. Also, review the 5 statewide constitutional amendments on today's ballot.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Governor Jay Nixon will visit the Greene County Public Safety Center Monday for a round table discussion the impact of special breaks and exemptions vetoed by the governor in June.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missourians may soon have the option of helping veterans through lottery tickets. Currently, about a quarter of all lottery ticket sales in the state goes towards education. Amendment Eight would create a lottery ticket designed to specifically benefit veterans' programs-- which analysts think could raise six million dollars a year from sales.
WASHINGTON D.C. -- New legislation aims to hold colleges and universities accountable in terms of keeping students safe from sexual assault.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo) and Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo) are both praising the passage of a bill to overhaul the Veterans Administration. The bill passed the Senate Thursday night.
CBSNews -- A bill to reform the beleaguered Veterans Affairs health care system cleared the Senate by a wide bipartisan vote on Thursday evening. The law now heads to President Obama's desk just before lawmakers depart for their August recess.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- President Obama lambasted Wednesday's House authorization for a lawsuit against him “a political stunt.” Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) was critical of the speech.
(CNN) -- The Republican-led House approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama over claims he abused his powers at the expense of Congress and the Constitution. The vote was 225-201.
WASHINGTION D.C. -- Domestic violence survivors and advocates told emotional stories about abusive relationships and partners who tried to kill them during the senate judiciary committee's "first-ever" hearing on guns and domestic abuse
CBSNews -- Amid several outstanding domestic and foreign policy crises Congress must tackle by the end of the week, House Republicans are finalizing their plans to sue President Obama.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Nearly 1,500 people gathered in the Uptown Theater in Kansas City Wednesday to hear President Barack Obama speak about his economic agenda.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- President Obama arrived in Kansas City Tuesday night ahead of a speech today on the economy. He had dinner with four people from the area who recently wrote him letters about issues affecting their daily lives.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. --Backers of the transportation sales tax on the ballot a week from today say it’s the only chance Missourians have to adequately finance future transportation needs.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The White House confirms President Barack Obama will be in Kansas City on Tuesday and Wednesday to speak about the economy.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri's August primary election is a week from Tuesday (Aug. 5) and if you won't be in your county on election day, you still have time to vote by absentee ballot.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missourians will decide a week from tomorrow if they'll pay more sales taxes to keep money flowing into state roads and bridges.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- The Association of Republicans is hosting its annual T.A.R.G.E.T picnic in Doling Park, July 26.
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Congress has one week to reach a deal on immigration before lawmakers leave for summer recess.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The August 5 election is fast approaching and political groups are now letting their ads do the talking.