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Mo. Democrats Push For Minimum Wage Raise

Democratic efforts to raise the state minimum wage meet with opposition.

02/12/2014

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Anti-Obama Mood Hurts Dems In Arkansas Senate Race

It’s voters like Jammy Turner who give Republicans hope of ending an Arkansas political dynasty and taking control of the U.S. Senate this fall.

01/13/2014

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

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Battle Of Abortion-Themed License Plates Continues

Two weeks after Republicans who control the state Assembly voted to create anti-abortion license plates that say “Choose Life,” Democrats have introduced a proposal to create plates that say “Support Planned Parenthood.”

11/26/2013

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Dems Walk Out of Missouri Senate Medicaid Meeting

Democratic lawmakers have walked out of a Missouri Senate committee considering changes to the Medicaid program because Republicans aren’t proposing expanded eligibility.

11/13/2013

File photo of Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO). (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Blunt on Shutdown: ‘I Don’t Think There Are Any Winners’

Blunt says that after the last 16 days, no one wants to be where the Democrats and Republicans in Congress or the President are in terms of approval ratings.

10/17/2013

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Midwest Republicans: Don’t Blame Us For The Shutdown

Republicans in the Midwest would like you to know something about the government shutdown that closed the national parks and put 800,000 workers on the street: They had nothing to do with it. Please don’t blame them.

10/06/2013

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Quinn Says No Democratic Rally, Speeches at State Fair

Angry union members booed Quinn at last year’s event. He’s currently being sued by Democratic legislative leaders because he cut lawmakers’ pay. And he’s facing a primary challenge.

08/09/2013

Mo. House Passes Bill Making It Felony For US Authorities To Enforce Federal Gun Laws

The Missouri House passed legislation Wednesday that would make it a felony for U.S. authorities to enforce federal firearm laws in Missouri, despite concerns that the measure likely is unconstitutional.

04/26/2013

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Arkansas GOP Going After Planned Parenthood Funding After Passing Nation’s Most Restrictive Abortion Law

Not content with enacting the most restrictive abortion law in the country, Arkansas Republicans plan to press the legislative advantage their party hasn’t enjoyed since Reconstruction by making it even more difficult for women to get abortions in the state.

03/08/2013

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