“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'”
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.
Hagel’s nomination has caught some flack because of charges that he is a weak supporter of Israel.
McCaskill admitted the deal “isn’t perfect” but said “it achieves what’s most important here by protecting middle class families.”
St. Louis Area Foodbank President and CEO Frank Finnegan says passing the farm bill is critical.
The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that’s the largest number of U.S. senators from one state-supported school.
The newly elected 113th Congress includes the first Buddhist to serve in the Senate and the first Hindu to serve in either chamber.
The divide between Missouri’s senators is emblematic of the stalemate in Washington.
Gingrich joined Akin for a rally Wednesday with about 100 supporters in Kansas City.
Missouri Democrat’s campaign says TV commercial will run during St. Louis Cardinals NLCS games.