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President Barack Obama speaks to members of the news media before a meeting with members of his cabinet at the White House November 7, 2014 in Washington, DC.   (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Wants More Police Wearing Body Cameras

Obama is proposing a three-year, $263 million spending package to increase use of body-worn cameras, expand training for law enforcement and add more resources for police department reform.

12/01/2014

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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

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Obama: Mistrust Of Police Corrodes America

President Barack Obama says the mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed after the fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, has a corrosive effect on all of America, not just on black communities.

09/27/2014

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Insurers Double in Missouri’s Online Marketplace

Missouri could have twice as many health insurers participating next year in a federally run website.

09/24/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

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TIMELINE: The Death of Michael Brown and Unrest in Ferguson

On Aug. 9, 18-year-old Michael Brown, a recent high school graduate about to start college, was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer. Brown was unarmed.

08/12/2014

People stand next to the wreckages of the malaysian airliner carrying 295 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine, on July 17, 2014. Pro-Russian rebels fighting central Kiev authorities claimed on Thursday that the Malaysian airline that crashed in Ukraine had been shot down by a Ukrainian jet. The head of Ukraine's air traffic control agency said Thursday that the crew of the Malaysia Airlines jet that crashed in the separatist east had reported no problems during flight. Photo: DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Downed Jet in Ukraine a ‘Terrible Tragedy’

President Barack Obama said Thursday that the passenger plane downed over Ukraine “looks like it may be a terrible tragedy” and his top priority is finding out whether American citizens were on board.

07/17/2014

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) file photo (Getty/ Whitney Curtis)

Sen. Blunt Sounds Off on Affordable Care Act

One day after the Obama administration touted victory as more than 7 million people signed up for health care under the Affordable Care Act, Blunt says there’s nothing to celebrate.

04/03/2014

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Obama Proposes Horse Slaughter Ban

A proposal by President Obama to continue a ban on commercial horse slaughter in the U.S. would affect a Missouri plant.

03/04/2014

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Overnight America Podcast: January 8th, 2014 – Niall Stanage, Paul Hochman

Will Congress extend unemployment benefits? Which former cabinet member is taking President Obama to task over Afghanistan? Why did Liz Cheney drop her Senate bid? Find out as Niall Stanage joins us from http://www.thehill.com to […]

01/08/2014

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