Democratic Illinois House OKs Public Funding for Abortions"I believe it is disrespectful to tell a woman what she can or can not do with her body," State Representative Chris Welch says.
Missouri High Court Strikes Down Puppy Mill Defamation SuitA Kennel owner sued advocacy groups over a 2010 report calling her kennel one of the ``worst puppy mills in Missouri.''
Gorsuch to Hear Mo. Church and State CaseThe case involves Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Missouri, which applied for a grant to help non profit groups fund resurfacing of their playgrounds with rubber from recycled trees.
Gorsuch to Become 113th Supreme Court JusticeNeil Gorsuch's confirmation as the nation's 113th Supreme Court justice is expected today.
Senate Ready to Vote on GorsuchSenate Republicans and Democrats are ready to begin a floor debate on President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch.
McCaskill Distances Herself From Earlier Statement Appearing To Support GorsuchNew statement says Gorsuch wants to keep "little guy under the boot of corporations".
Sen. Blunt Voices Support and Optimism in Gorsuch NominationAs a guest on the Mark Reardon show, Blunt insisted that there's no viable reason for Democrats to oppose putting Gorsuch on the Supreme Court.
Supreme Court Won't Take Up Appeal of State Worker Pay CaseJustices on Monday denied Madigan's request to bypass the appellate court and take the matter directly to the Supreme Court.
Rauner Takes Union Fight to Illinois Supreme CourtRauner says he's made ``commonsense'' offers. AFSCME disagrees and wants to keep bargaining.
Lawsuit Filed by Man Arrested For Flag Burning, Posting Photos to FacebookHe said he carefully planned his demonstration to protest racial discrimination, poverty and other injustices, and then posted six photographs of his actions on Facebook.
Judge: State Prosecutors to Handle Clemons RetrialA judge agreed with St. Louis' prosecutor Jennifer Joyce to appoint the Missouri Attorney General's Office as a special prosecutor.
Blunt Successfully Defends Senate SeatThe 66-year-old received over 50 percent of the vote.