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Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Attorney General Holder Dismisses Impeachment Calls as ‘Meaningless’

“I have serious things, serious things that I have to engage in. That is how I’m going to be spending my time”

11/14/2013

Mo. Lt. Governor Peter Kinder greeting seniors in St. Louis County

Kinder Decides Against 2014 Congressional Run

Kinder had formed an exploratory committee to consider challenging freshman congressman and fellow Republican Jason Smith for the state’s eight congressional seat.

11/01/2013

Republican Congressman John Shimkus of Illinois (Credit: KMOX)

U.S. Rep. Shimkus Seeking Re-election in 2014

Shimkus cruised to victory in 2012 with 69 percent of the vote and in 2010 with 71 percent. His only loss in a congressional election came in 1992 to Dick Durbin.

11/01/2013

Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay (KMOX file photo)

Rep. Clay on Affordable Care Act Claim: ‘I Cannot Defend That’

President Obama said in 2009 that Americans who liked their current plan could keep it under the Affordable Care Act.

10/30/2013

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Mo. Preparing for Possibility of State Furloughs

So far, about 200 employees at the Missouri National Guard have been furloughed and more could be on the way if a deal isn’t reached in the coming days.

10/16/2013

Vote Them Out! But Will Election Day Reflect Public’s Disapproval

A NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll indicates people are really serious this time, so will they vote accordingly?

10/14/2013

Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder

Lt. Gov. Kinder Takes First Steps in Congressional Run

“Our country is in deep trouble,” Kinder told The Southeast Missourian. “We’re going to have to send our most proven candidates to fight in Washington.”

10/01/2013

Photo: JOCHEN LUEBKE/AFP/Getty Images

Efforts To Fight Child Sex Trafficking Hit Unexpected Roadblock

Top law enforcement officers across the country are pushing Congress for greater authority to go after a booming online industry that hosts ads for child sex traffickers. But they are encountering opposition from an unexpected source — conservative state lawmakers who fear a government clamp down on Internet businesses.

09/26/2013

St. Louis Health Director Pam Walker

City Health Director Weighs in on Affordable Care Act

“I’m going to inform, I’m going to educate, and I’m going to assist people because that’s my job and it’s their right to know.”

09/23/2013

Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

As Enrollment Date Nears, Health Care Exchange Questions Remain

Last year, Missourians overwhelming voted not to engage, as a state, in the health insurance exchange, meaning the federal government will run the Missouri exchange.

09/03/2013

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