Illinois House Votes Against Making Obama Birthday a HolidayThe Illinois House has rejected making his birthday a state holiday.
20 Things You Didn't Know About Past Presidential InaugurationsA lot has happened on Inauguration Day in the past 228 years, since George Washington's first ceremony.
Obama's Last Month: 'Obamacare' Defense, Chicago SpeechEager to stop Republicans from destroying his signature health care law, President Barack Obama and Democratic lawmakers will meet next week to try to forge a common strategy.
Obama Issues Pardons, Commutations in Missouri-Related CasesSix federal inmates serving time in Missouri-related drug cases are getting their sentences shortened by President Barack Obama, and three others got pardons.
White House: Sen. Kirk's 'Drug Dealer' Comment 'Outrageous'The White House is firing back at Sen. Mark Kirk for his comment that President Barack Obama was "acting like the drug dealer in chief"
Missouri Chamber of Commerce Backs Multi-State Power LineChamber President is endorsing the Grain Belt Express Clean Line which has approval in Kansas, Indiana and Illinois.
Missouri GOP Lawmakers, Kinder Slam Obama Bathroom GuidanceRepublican Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder first sent a letter opposing the guidance that public schools allow students to use restrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identity.
In Illinois, Obama Issues an Appeal for Political UnityPresident Barack Obama returned Wednesday to the Illinois capital where he launched his national political career and appealed for help ridding politics of "polarization and meanness" that discourage participation in civic life.
Pres. Obama to Address Illinois General Assembly WednesdayIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner hopes Wednesday's visit from President Obama will foster a renewed sense of bipartisanship.
Pres. Obama Signs Missouri Disaster DeclarationPresident Obama has declared parts of Missouri a federal disaster area following the late December/early January flooding that saw record crests at several points along area rivers.
Stenger: 'You Have a Voice in Keeping NGA in STL'Stenger and Clay want to deliver 100,000 signatures to President Barack Obama by Feb. 7, which they say would bring the $1.6 billion project to North City.
Emotional Obama Unveils Plan to Cut Gun ViolenceObama accused the gun lobby of taking Congress hostage, but said "they cannot hold America hostage."