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Democrats to Propose 1-Month Budget for Essential Services

The state’s most powerful Democrat says the Illinois House will approve a temporary budget to ensure continued services as a new fiscal year starts Wednesday without a spending agreement.

06/30/2015

FLORISSANT, MO - JUNE 23:  Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets supporters on June 23, 2015 at Christ the King United Church of Christ in Florissant, Missouri. Clinton's visit to the St. Louis suburb neighboring Ferguson, Missouri focused on racial issues.  (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Clinton Covers Charleston, Education, Confederate Flags During Florissant Campaign Stop

Hillary Clinton addressed about 500 people in the North St. Louis County church, speaking about turning grief and anger into action.

06/24/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 18:  Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials' (NALEO) 32nd Annual Conference at the Aria Resort & Casino at CityCenter on June 18, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Clinton addressed the group of Latino policymakers as she makes her way through early primary states after officially launching her campaign for president on June 13.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Making 1st Campaign Visit to St. Louis-Area

St. Louis is getting its first visit from the leading Democrat running for President.

06/22/2015

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Secretary of State Kander to Challenge U.S. Sen. Blunt

Kander is the first Democrat to launch a challenge to Republican Sen. Roy Blunt. He announced his candidacy Thursday with a written statement and a video.

02/19/2015

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Rep. Keith English Leaves House Democrats to Become Independent

“I am still a Democrat at heart and I didn’t want to leave,” English said. “I’m still voting the same way I did before; my labor-friendly Democrats won’t have to worry.”

01/28/2015

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Capitol Perspectives: Missouri’s I-70 Democrats

Geography no longer more important than party label in understanding the voting patterns of state lawmakers.

11/16/2014

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It’s Pryor v. Cotton v. Obama In Arkansas Race

In a Senate race as pivotal as any in the country, Arkansas Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor is running against Republican Rep. Tom Cotton, who is running against President Barack Obama.

09/26/2014

Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts is skeptical of President Barack Obama's decision to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba, labelling it as nothing more than a shift in public relations.(Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Amid GOP Fears, Kansas Senator’s Campaign Reboots

Pat Roberts’ quickly retooled Senate campaign is emerging, and it already sounds different from the quiet races he’s run in the past.

09/09/2014

File photo of U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS). (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Democrat Ends Campaign In US Senate Race In Kansas

The Democratic candidate in the U.S. Senate race in Kansas had ended his campaign.

09/03/2014

State Rep. Rick Stream of Kirkwood wins the Republican primary for St. Louis County Executive. He vows to run a positive campaign. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Rick Stream Begins Preparing for November Election

After his victory Tuesday in the Republican primary for St. Louis County Exeuctive, Rick Stream is answering questions he’s likely to face in the general election.

08/07/2014

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