Elections

How state political parties helped big money pay for this year’s...

WASHINGTON — State parties played an unprecedented role in financing the presidential election this year, making it possible for the national political parties to...

Immigration advocates push Biden to not just bring back DACA but...

WASHINGTON—President-elect Joe Biden is promising to reinstate an Obama-era program that shields deportation for some undocumented people who were brought to the United States...

Environmental justice expected to get more attention in the Biden administration

WASHINGTON —  Community activists and some Democratic lawmakers have long sought to give low-income communities more latitude to challenge the cumulative effects from air, water...

Q&A with Cori Bush, Missouri’s first black Congresswoman

Congresswoman-elect Cori Bush has told the same story ever since her first campaign in 2016. At one point in her life, she was a working...

Biden wants mask mandates nationwide: ‘We can save tens of thousands...

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden’s coronavirus response plan seeks to put a national mask mandate in place by calling on all governors to require...

Republicans in Congress chime in on Trump claims of a stolen...

WASHINGTON—Some Republicans in Congress are agreeing with President Donald Trump’s baseless claims that the election was stolen from him, and backing legal challenges to...

Missouri House leadership vow investigation into allegations of abuse against Rick...

Accusations against a Republican elected to the legislature last week that he physically and sexually abused his children must be investigated to determine whether...

Children of Republican accused of abuse call for Missouri House to...

Rick Roeber was elected to the Missouri House last week while facing allegations by his adult children that he physically and sexually abused them...

Mike Parson faces opportunities, challenges in new term as Missouri governor

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson made history last week.  He became the first Republican in more than three decades to win a second term as governor,...

AP declares Joe Biden is the next president

WASHINGTON — Democrat Joe Biden’s native state of Pennsylvania on Saturday secured his victory to become the next president of the United States when...

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