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Obama: ‘Gulf of Mistrust’ Between Residents, Law Enforcement

President Barack Obama spoke from the White House on Monday regarding both the situation in Iraq and in Ferguson.

08/18/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon listens to residents and faith and community leaders as they discuss unrest in the town of Ferguson following the shooting death of Michael Brown during a forum held at Christ the King UCC Church on Aug. 14, 2014 in Florissant, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Dem State Senator To Nixon: ‘F*** You, Governor!’

A Democratic Missouri state senator slammed Gov. Jay Nixon in a Twitter rant on Thursday, condemning him over the Ferguson protests that stemmed from the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

08/15/2014

Protesters mark the spot where teenager Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson, Missouri. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Protesters Gather In Ferguson, Carry Signs, Chant

Nearly jubilant mood reins in Ferguson after Highway Patrol takes over security.

08/14/2014

U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages

Attorney General Eric Holder: Acts of Violence By Public Cannot be Condoned

Attorney General Eric Holder released a statement Thursday following his meeting earlier today with President Obama to discuss the latest developments in Ferguson, Missouri.

08/14/2014

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Challenge to Gay Marriage Ban Heads to Trial

A legal challenge to Missouri’s gay marriage ban returned to court in St. Louis Monday and appears to be headed to trial next month.

08/11/2014

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Missouri Gay Marriage Case Moved to Federal Court

A federal judge will hear a lawsuit challenging Missouri’s ban on gay marriage after state Attorney General Chris Koster intervened in the case and moved it out of state court.

08/07/2014

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Illinois Democrats, Republicans Welcome Walgreens’ Decision to Stay in Illinois

Where the two parties differ is on what’s causing the problem.

08/07/2014

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Right to Farm Opponents Weigh Recount Option

Opponents of Missouri’s Right to Farm constitutional amendment were weighing a recount request Wednesday, a day after the measure appeared to pass by the slimmest of margins.

08/06/2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Gov. Quinn Defends Use of Disaster Aid in Neighborhood Recovery Initiative

Illinois used $3.7 million from the federal funds awarded to the state in the wake of Hurricane Ike to set up a small business loan program under the NRI.

08/06/2014

John Britton

Britton, Influential Missouri Lobbyist, Dies at 88

John Britton died Tuesday at a Jefferson City hospital after an extended illness.

08/06/2014

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