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U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) poses with former U.S. Senator Alan Dixon (D-IL) in this file photo (Flickr/Sen. Mark Kirk)

Former U.S. Senator Alan Dixon Dies

Democrat from St. Clair County, Ill. served on Capitol Hill from 1981-1993

07/06/2014

Two Lego men decorate the top of a wedding cake. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Gov. Nixon Supports Repealing Mo. Gay Marriage Ban

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.

02/13/2014

Mo. Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder and State Senator Jamilah Nasheed accuse Governor Nixon of "secret deal" on Boeing.

Nasheed Steps Down from Missouri Legislative Black Caucus Chair

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.

01/10/2014

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

5 Things To Know For Missouri Legislative Session

It’s opening day at the Missouri Capitol, where lawmakers are gathering for the start of their annual session.

01/08/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 20: Former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. and his wife, former Chicago alderman Sandi Jackson, arrive for an appearance before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on February 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. Both Jacksons are expected to plead guilty to federal charges of spending more than $750,000 in campaign cash on personal expenses. (Getty/Brendan Hoffman)

Jesse Jackson Jr. Reports To North Carolina Prison

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.

10/29/2013

Workers remove ice from the steps of the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 13, 2013. Several state wide elected officals including Governor Jay Nixon will take their oath of office on January 14, 2013, during Missouri Inauguration ceremonies.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Missouri Gov. Nixon Sworn In, Calls for Cooperation

Jay Nixon recalled Missouri’s bloody history in the Civil War during his inaugural address Monday.

01/14/2013

Fiscal Cliff

Dems Want House Vote on Senate-Passed ‘Cliff’ Deal

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.

01/01/2013

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Missouri AG Spreads Campaign Cash to Fellow Democrats

Chris Koster chipped in $52,000 to help other Democrats.

10/26/2012

(KMOX/Brett Blume)

With 2 Weeks To Go, New Missouri Poll Gives Edge To McCaskill, Romney

McCaskill holds 46% to 40% edge over challenger Akin in U.S. Senate race.

10/22/2012

8/13/12-Former U.S. Senator Jim Talent and Ann Wagner, the Republican candidate for Congress in Missouri's 2nd District, speak outside Donelson Cycles in Affton Monday. They said a Romney-Ryan White House ticket offers "bold ideas to turn this country around". (KMOX/Brett Blume)

St. Louis Area Republicans Applaud Romney-Ryan Ticket

Counter Democratic criticism by saying it’s President Obama, not Ryan, who’s actually out to destroy Medicare.

08/13/2012

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