Missouri Panel to Hear Input on Religious-Objections MeasureThe hearing is the first since Senate Democrats staged a failed filibuster against the legislation for 37 hours.
Democrats Oppose Abortion Notification BillThe current law requires one parent to approve of an abortion in writing.
Hoarse-Sounding Sanders Speaks At Family ArenaSays he can win Missouri's Democratic primary, but only if his supporters flood the polls.
Missouri Democrats Continue Stalling SenateThat proposal is now in the House.
Missouri Democrats Stall Religious Objections VoteAt issue is legislation to amend the Missouri Constitution to prohibit government penalties against those who cite a ``sincere religious belief'' while declining to provide goods and services for same-sex marriage ceremonies or ensuing celebrations.
Illinois Democrats OK $3.7B in Funding: GOP Calls it a StuntIllinois Republicans blasted House Democrats for earmarking nearly $3.7 billion for colleges and various human service programs.
Madison Co. Dems: Why Should Iowa Have All the Fun? Straw Poll Set for Feb. 1The Madison County Democratic Party will be holding a straw poll Feb. 1 to coincide with the Iowa Caucuses.
Rauner Backs Democrats' Pension Plan With Union MeasureIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner said Thursday that he would support a top Democrat's proposal to tackle Illinois' pension crisis, as long as it includes a union-weakening provision aimed at collective bargaining.
Rauner Touts Progress in First Year; Says More Must be DoneGov. Bruce Rauner says he's taken steps to improve Illinois during his first year in office, but the job "is nowhere near complete."
Ex Football Star Running For Senate In IllinoisNapoleon Harris most recently has been serving as state senator
Stream Announces Bid for State SenateStream says his focus is the same as when he ran for St. Louis County Executive - improving education and the economy.
Rauner Opens Illinois State Fair Despite Not Having BudgetGov. Bruce Rauner, the former college football quarterback, presaged Friday's Illinois State Fair kickoff with a pep-rally cheer: "Let's have fun, let's open these gates up and celebrate with this fair. Let's go, 2015!''