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  • Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach 
    Updated: Aug-01-15 8:44 am

    WASHINGTON - Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President Barack Obama is making inroads with a tough constituency - his fellow Democrats in Congress.

  • Sifton drops out of race for Missouri attorney general 
    Updated: Jul-30-15 6:25 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Democratic state Sen. Scott Sifton said Thursday that he's dropping out of next year's race for Missouri attorney general and instead will seek re-election to the Senate.

  • Missouri legislator accused by interns submits resignation 
    Updated: Jul-25-15 2:47 am

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri state Sen. Paul LeVota submitted his resignation following allegations that he made unwanted sexual advances toward interns, claims that the Democrat denied but that prompted party leaders to question his ability to serve.

  • Missouri legislator accused by interns submits resignation 
    Updated: Jul-25-15 12:11 am

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri state Sen. Paul LeVota submitted his resignation Friday following allegations that he made unwanted sexual advances toward interns, claims that the Democrat denied but that prompted party leaders to question his ability to serve.

  • McCaskill weighs in on Missouri senator's alleged harassment 
    Updated: Jul-23-15 7:31 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill says Missouri state Sen. Paul LeVota needs to "seriously consider" whether he can continue to serve after claims that he made unwanted sexual advances toward interns.

  • Dems, GOP senators push cyber bill for Homeland after breach 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 1:48 pm

    WASHINGTON - A bipartisan group of senators is pushing to strengthen the authority of the Homeland Security Department to thwart cyberattacks on government networks and websites after a massive government data breach.

  • 'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 24 Emmy Award nominations story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-16-15 2:02 pm

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, California - The elaborate fantasy saga "Game of Thrones" received a leading 24 Emmy Awards nominations Thursday, its stature apparently untouched by backlash over a female character's rape scene.

  • Fort Leonard Wood to see reduction of 774 troops 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 5:20 pm

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Missouri - Although Fort Leonard Wood will lose about 15 percent of its active-duty troops in the next two years, the Army reductions announced Thursday could have been much worse, several of Missouri's political leaders said.

  • McCaskill backs push to revoke medal from Cosby 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 10:03 am

    ST. LOUIS - U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri says she supports efforts to have President Barack Obama revoke Bill Cosby's Presidential Medal of Freedom.

  • Tentative plan to keep Amtrak running in Kansas and Missouri 
    Updated: Jul-06-15 6:56 pm

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Amtrak routes across Kansas and Missouri could keep running under a tentative agreement reached in a dispute over federally required safety systems, officials said Monday.