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US President Barack Obama signs a Memorandum of Disapproval regarding S.J. Res. 8, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to representation case procedures, at the White House in Washington, DC, March 31, 2015. AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Emission Cuts Ordered By Obama May Not Survive Beyond End Of His Presidency

The United States put forth its contribution Tuesday to a global climate treaty, relying entirely on a set of emission cuts ordered by President Barack Obama that may not survive beyond the end of his presidency.

04/01/2015

US President Barack Obama speaks during a town hall event at Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina, March 6, 2015.  (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Missouri Man Charged with Threatening to Shoot Obama

Twenty-four-year-old Cameron Stout, of Stover, was charged Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Jefferson City with making threats against the president.

03/18/2015

Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder (KMOX file photo)

Lt. Gov. Kinder Blames Feds for ‘Incitement of the Mob’ in Ferguson

“There is more racism in the Justice Department than there is in anywhere I see in the St. Louis area,” Kinder said.

03/17/2015

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Improper Payments by Federal Agencies Reach Record $125B

The payments included tax credits for families that didn’t qualify, Medicare payments for treatments that might not have been necessary, and unemployment benefits for people who were actually working.

03/17/2015

Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay (KMOX file photo)

Congressman Clay Discusses Ferguson at White House

Clay will discuss the lessons learned from Ferguson and reforming the criminal justice system and law enforcement when he makes a presentation to President Barack Obama during a Congressional Black Caucus meeting at the White House.

02/10/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20:  U.S. President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address as Vice President Joe Biden applauds on January 20, 2015 in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Obama was expected to lay out a broad agenda to address income inequality, making it easier for Americans to afford college education, and child care.  (Photo by Mandel Ngan-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Delivers Ambitious State of the Union; GOP Urges Him to Cooperate

Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda steeped in Democratic priorities, including tax increases on the wealthy, education and child care help for the middle class and a torrent of veto threats for the GOP’s own plans.

01/21/2015

File photo of pipe to be used for construction of a pipeline. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Blunt: No More Excuses for Obama on Keystone XL Pipeline

Missouri Republican calls Keystone an opportunity to drive the economy and decrease reliance on foreign energy.

01/14/2015

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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