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."
President Obama Commutes Sentences of 2 Area MenWhite House says 95 non-violent drug offenders will be set free next spring.
Bridgeton Residents Demand Immediate Action From EPA, PresidentResident Paul Berry says the EPA shouldn't be in control of the site, and it's a Department of Energy or Defense issue.
Iran Deal Will Survive in Congress Despite GOP OppositionIsrael also has railed against the deal, arguing that its conditions would keep Iran perilously close to developing nuclear weapons.
Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Healthcare Law SubsidiesThe justices said in a 6-3 ruling that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 healthcare law.
Emission Cuts Ordered By Obama May Not Survive Beyond End Of His PresidencyThe 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.
Missouri Man Charged with Threatening to Shoot ObamaTwenty-four-year-old Cameron Stout, of Stover, was charged Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Jefferson City with making threats against the president.
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.