Congress

2015 U.S. House Republican leadership team (Twitter/Matt Fuller)

Rep. Ann Wagner Picked For House GOP Leadership

Missouri Congresswoman to serve as senior deputy whip & on elected leadership committee

11/13/2014

Mike Bost

Bost Upsets Enyart In Metro-East Congressional Race

Murphysboro Republican defeats first-term Democratic U.S. Rep. from Belleville in one of Illinois’ tightest races

11/04/2014

Rodney Davis (photo:Flickr)

It’s Davis Over Callis In Illinois Congressional Race

Republican from Taylorville holds onto seat in central Illinois

11/04/2014

(Getty/Don Emmert)

Online Voting Tool Makes it Easier to Find Information on Politicians

If you’re an issue-oriented voter, some new online tools can help you make up your mind. Project Vote Smart has accumulated so much data on politicians that it has devised new tools to allow you to get through it more quickly.

09/26/2014

Ann Callis

Where Does Congressional Candidate Ann Callis Live?

Report: Former judge has homes in Troy, Ill. and Kirkwood, Mo.

09/14/2014

Economist says if Congress approves a bill requiring remote "kill switches" in smartphones, American consumers could save over $3 billion a year. (YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Smartphone Kill Switch Could Save Consumers $3.4 Billion

Economist predicts that cutting down on smartphone thefts will save money on replacement costs and insurance plans.

07/30/2014

US President Barack Obama (C) looks at a large soda at Arthur Bryant's Barbecue in Kansas City, Missouri, before having dinner with four local residents July 29, 2014.  (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Eats Ribs With 4 Kansas City Letter Writers

President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans, with little time remaining for action on pressing issues before Congress begins its August recess.

07/29/2014

(Photo Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Aide: GM CEO Meets Lawmakers; Probe Near End

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.

05/22/2014

Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Wagner Weighs In On Bridgeton Landfill

Congresswoman Ann Wagner says she’s waiting for a response from the EPA about efforts to give the Army Corps of Engineers more control of the Westlake Landfill in Bridgeton.

03/14/2014

Smoke and steam rise from the dig site at the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill on May 23, 2013.
(Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Nuns Ask Congress: “Clean-Up Radioactive Waste”

A group of nuns wants Congress to authorize a total cleanup of radioactive material at the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton.

02/13/2014

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