U.S. Senate

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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

Blunt-McCaskill

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

Claire McCaskill, Todd Akin.  (Getty Images)

Akin Faces Uphill Battle in Senate Race

But if he’s elected, it will say a lot both in Missouri and nationally, about the positions he’s taking.

09/18/2012

Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (Photo by Whitney Curtis / Getty Images)

Former House Speaker Gingrich Rallies Behind Akin

Sunday, on NBC’s Meet the Press, Gingrich said Todd Akin is the choice of the people of Missouri.

09/02/2012

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Missouri Farm Bureau Reconsiders Akin Support

The bureau’s political action committee backed Akin over Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill by a 99 percent vote just three weeks ago.

08/31/2012

U.S. Congressman Todd Akin speaks on the Charlie Brennan Show August 27, 2012.  (KMOX/Patrick Hughes)

MO Farm Bureau Reconsiders Akin Endorsement

The Farm Bureau’s Estil Fretwell says a majority of county Farm Bureau leaders want to reconsider the endorsement.

08/31/2012

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Akin Can Still Withdraw from Race

There have been no public calls for embattled Missouri U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin to leave the race. But Akin faces a tight deadline if he decides to do so.

08/20/2012

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) wraps up 24-city statewide bus tour in St. Louis on Saturday, July 7, 2012 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

US Senate Battle Set for McCaskill-Akin

Millions of dollars have been spent in campaign ads linking McCaskill to President Obama’s policies.

08/08/2012

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