Austin Peterson Adds His Name to Senate RaceMore trouble for Josh Hawley's quest to unseat Claire McCaskill.
Illinois Senate Overides Education VetoThe Illinois Senate has voted to override Governor Rauner's amendatory veto of the education reform bill.
Missouri Senators Reconvene to Consider Abortion BillSenators are going back to work on the bill Tuesday.
Jane Cunningham Interested in Senate SeatShe says this is not the end of her political future, eyeing a senate seat that will be coming open.
Illinois Legislative Leaders Meet; No Word on Budget DealIllinois' legislative leaders met twice Thursday but surrendered few details about how close they are to a budget pact with one day remaining.
Deadline Approaching to Solve Senate GridlocksMissouri's legislature enters its final day of this year's session today with a pile of unresolved issues.
Senator Calls for Action in Radioactive MissouriA St. Louis County Senator threatened a filibuster to push for more home buy outs near radioactive waste.
Trump Celebrates Health Vote Win With Jubilant RepublicansThe President delayed his first trip home to New York as president to celebrate the passage of his long-sought goal and top campaign promise.
Senators Agree Airlines Must Improve Treatment of Passengers, EmployeesSen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., said air travelers frequently tell him they "feel like they're being treated as self-loading cargo rather than as valued consumers."
Mo. Senate Stuck in Ethics DebatesFor the second day in a row, the Missouri Senate was shut down over feuding on ethics changes.
Abortion Restrictions Pass Missouri HouseThe proposal prohibits anyone from donating fetal tissue from an abortion to scientific research.
Mo. Senate Passes Drug Monitoring BillThe Missouri State Senate passage of a prescription drug monitoring program earns the applause of a local ER doctor.

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