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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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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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