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Actor Seth Rogen on Capitol Hill, meets with Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois (Twitter/Mark Kirk)

Actor Seth Rogan Testifies in DC, Meets Ill. Senator Kirk

Rogen spoke about Alzheimer’s Disease impact, & blasted low turnout of elected officials.

02/27/2014

File photo of voting booths. (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Anti-Obama Mood Hurts Dems In Arkansas Senate Race

It’s voters like Jammy Turner who give Republicans hope of ending an Arkansas political dynasty and taking control of the U.S. Senate this fall.

01/13/2014

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U.S. Senate Passes “Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge”

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the name “Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge” for the new I-70 bridge over the Mississippi River.

06/27/2013

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Poll: Most Missouri Voters Favor Immigration Reform

International Institute President Anna Crosslin is impressed by the bipartisan support in Missouri for the bipartisan bill.

06/13/2013

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Sen. McCaskill Probing Energy Department Grants

McCaskill heads a Senate subcommittee on financial oversight and contracting.

03/11/2013

Illinois Senators Lead Legislative Fight On ‘Straw Purchases’

The bill, sponsored by U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Mark S. Kirk threatens up to a 15-year prison sentence for those who illegally purchase a gun for someone.

03/08/2013

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‘Straw Purchases’ Contributing To St. Louis Gun Violence

Both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives are considering plans to raise the penalty for straw purchasing a gun.

02/06/2013

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Durbin: Gun Control Must Start In The Senate

“John Boehner, the speaker of the House, basically threw in the towel. He said ‘we can’t do it here, do it in the Senate’”

01/18/2013

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (C) delivers the State of the State address while Missour Lt. Governor Peter Kinder (R) and House Speaker Steve Tilley listen at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 17, 2012. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Panel to Consider Bill For Filling Vacancies

The proposal would allow the governor to appoint an officeholder until an election could be held. The appointee would be then be barred from running.

01/15/2013

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Durbin Urges Senate To Keep An Open Mind About Hagel

Hagel’s nomination has caught some flack because of charges that he is a weak supporter of Israel.

01/14/2013

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