Democrat from St. Clair County, Ill. served on Capitol Hill from 1981-1993
Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday that he supports ending Missouri’s same-sex marriage ban and thinks voters should have a chance to repeal an amendment to the state constitution that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.
Senator says she decided to resign because some members of the 16-member group were upset about her appearance with Republican Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder at a news conference in December.
It’s opening day at the Missouri Capitol, where lawmakers are gathering for the start of their annual session.
The 48-year-old Chicago Democrat was in federal custody as of Tuesday morning as Inmate No. 32451-016, according to Bureau of Prisons spokesman Chris Burke.
Jay Nixon recalled Missouri’s bloody history in the Civil War during his inaugural address Monday.
House Democratic leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, says she expects, and wants, a straight up or down vote, on the Senate-passed bill avoiding the tax portion of the fiscal cliff.
Chris Koster chipped in $52,000 to help other Democrats.
McCaskill holds 46% to 40% edge over challenger Akin in U.S. Senate race.
Counter Democratic criticism by saying it’s President Obama, not Ryan, who’s actually out to destroy Medicare.