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U.S. President Barack Obama gives a statement during a press conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on August 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama returned early from his vacation in Martha's Vineyard to hold meetings with his national security team and also with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in regards to the situation in Iraq and the continuing violence in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘Gulf of Mistrust’ Between Residents, Law Enforcement

President Barack Obama spoke from the White House on Monday regarding both the situation in Iraq and in Ferguson.

08/18/2014

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, where underground fire has been smoldering since December 2010 (Photo: KMOX)

4 Members of Congress Send Letter to EPA Over West Lake Landfill

Soil testing continues at baseball fields near the landfill, and the letter says that Senators Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt and Congressmen Ann Wagner and Lacy Clay want to know the results.

07/22/2014

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Sen. Blunt: VA Health Problems are Obama’s Fault

Missouri’s Republican Senator says the blame for problems in the VA health system lie squarely with the Obama Administration.

06/12/2014

The John Cochran VA Medical Center. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

VA Audit: St. Louis Hospital’s Wait Time is 6th Worst in Nation

The audit found an 86-day wait at the St. Louis center—the 6th worst in the nation.

06/10/2014

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Kansas City VA Admits To Keeping Secret Waiting Lists Of Veterans

Administrators were using the secret lists to disguise the real wait time for a veteran to receive medical care.

06/06/2014

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C., shows the home page for the HealthCare.gov internet site. (Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Await Answers on Processing Center

Reports said employees are being paid to do very little work at a suburban St. Louis processing center for President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

06/06/2014

Bowe Bergdahl

Sen. Blunt: Bergdahl Deal Was a Huge Mistake

Sen. Roy Blunt says the trade puts Americans at a greater risk around the world.

06/05/2014

The John Cochran VA Medical Center. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Blunt, McCaskill Urge Accountability for VA

Veterans Affairs leaders need to be held accountable, Missouri’s U.S. senators said Wednesday.

06/04/2014

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Obama’s New Carbon Emissions Rules Draw Mixed Reactions

President’s Obama’s call for a 30 percent reduction in carbon emissions is stirring strong reactions on both sides of the argument.

06/02/2014

File photo of Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO). (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Blunt Vows to Fight Obama’s Carbon Emission Plan

Missouri generates about 80 percent of its electricity from coal-fired power plants, one of the highest percentages in the nation.

06/02/2014

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