Rauner Fires 29 From Patronage Scandal Under PredecessorsHe calls it the end of an IDOT political scandal stretching back more than a decade.
Follow Political Spending in Illinois Through OpenBookIt's been called a 'true portal of transparency for state government, where every dollar donated to a campaign is recorded.'
Gun Shop Raffles Off AR-15 to Benefit Shooting VictimsShop owner says their intent is not to offend or make a political statement, but to help.
Better Together: Fragmentation Holding St. Louis Region BackGroup summarizes two years of research.
State Board Approves Remap Item for Ballot, Pending LawsuitA measure that would let Illinois voters decide if an independent commission should draw political boundaries inched closer to the November ballot.
Missouri House Votes to Limit Union Fee CollectionsOpponents say it's a politically motivated attempt to weaken unions.
Political Fundraising and Public ServiceIt used to be called the "lug system" but now political candidates have other methods.
Rex Sinquefield Donates $1 Mill to Attorney Bev RandlesConservative Rex Sinquefield has donated $1 million dollars to Attorney Bev Randles, making it the largest political donation in Missouri history.
UMSL Professor: Social Media + Politics = Potential Disaster"For Heaven's sake, don't put stuff on social media that you don't want to live forever."
Decision 2012: Has Missouri Lost Its "Swing State" Status?Show-Me State backed losing candidate in 2008 presidential election.