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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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McCaskill, Blunt Weigh In On Fiscal Cliff Bill

McCaskill admitted the deal “isn’t perfect” but said “it achieves what’s most important here by protecting middle class families.”

01/01/2013

Missouri Governor encourages hunters to donate venison to Share the Harvest

Farm Bill And Fiscal Cliff Worry Area Foodbank

St. Louis Area Foodbank President and CEO Frank Finnegan says passing the farm bill is critical.

12/19/2012

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) speaks to supporters during an election night party November 6, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. McCaskill defeated Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) for the Missouri U.S. Senate seat. (Getty/Whitney Curtis)

3 Missouri Graduates to Take Oath in US Senate

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that’s the largest number of U.S. senators from one state-supported school.

12/10/2012

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Study: Congress More Religiously Diverse

The newly elected 113th Congress includes the first Buddhist to serve in the Senate and the first Hindu to serve in either chamber.

11/19/2012

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McCaskill, Blunt Take Opposing Stances On Taxes

The divide between Missouri’s senators is emblematic of the stalemate in Washington.

11/14/2012

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., address the media on Sept. 24, 2012 in Kirkwood, Mo. (credit: Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Gingrich: Akin Win Could Rebuke GOP Establishment

Gingrich joined Akin for a rally Wednesday with about 100 supporters in Kansas City.

10/31/2012

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Mo)

McCaskill Ad Targets China As A Bully

Missouri Democrat’s campaign says TV commercial will run during St. Louis Cardinals NLCS games.

10/14/2012

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