Democrats

Right to Work Heads Back to the Missouri House

Missouri Senate Republicans passed the Right to Work Bill after shutting off debate eight hours into a filibuster by Democrats. Now Democrats are threatening to derail the last three days of the legislative session.

05/13/2015

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Missouri Senate Democrats Delay Vote on Right-to-Work Bill

Missouri Senate Democrats are delaying a vote on a right-to-work measure they say is an attack on workers’ collective bargaining rights.

05/12/2015

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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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Claire McCaskill Says No to Governor Run in 2016

U.S. Senator chooses to remain in Washington, instead

01/12/2015

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GOP Lawmakers Keep Supermajority in Missouri

Republicans are adding to their ranks in the Missouri Legislature and will soon have even more strength when dealing with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.

11/05/2014

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Watching Out for Voting Fraud in Illinois

Both Republicans and Democrats are doing all they can to assure only qualified voters cast preferences in what could be the closest governor race in Illinois history.

11/02/2014

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POLL: Obama Getting Bad Marks for Handling of ISIS

President Barack Obama continues to receive negative ratings for his handling of the situation with ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria.

10/08/2014

Pro-choice protesters demonstrate outside the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington D.C. on Jan. 22, 2010. (Getty Images)

Missouri Lawmakers Pass 3-Day Abortion Waiting Period

Legislation would require a woman to wait 3 days after first seeing a doctor before having an abortion.

05/14/2014

House and Senate negotiators are unable to agree on what kind of penalty should be applied to federal agents who attempt to enforce federal gun laws. (Getty Images)

Missouri Republicans At Odds On Gun Nullification

A division among Missouri Republicans is threatening to derail the state’s attempt to nullify federal laws that are deemed to be infringements on gun rights.

05/13/2014

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Missouri Senate OKs 3-Day Abortion Waiting Period

Missouri senators approved legislation Tuesday that would require women to wait three days after seeing a doctor before having an abortion, instead of one day.

05/13/2014

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