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Biden, Clinton rally suburban Missouri Democrats

Vowing to end the war in Iraq and mocking Sarah Palin and John McCain, Joe Biden spoke to a Kansas City-area crowd on the verge of the election while Hilary Clinton stumped in St. Charles.

Candidates rally for support from swing state Missouri

Monday's political schedule underscores how important Missouri is to both parties. VP candidates Joe Biden and Sarah Palin appeared at rallies in Lee's Summit and Jefferson City. Polls continue to show Barack Obama and John McCain about even in the bellwether state.

Election winner to defer to president for 77 days

Both Obama and McCain understand the enormous pressure that the Election Day victor will be under to begin taking aggressive action virtually as soon as the votes are counted. But reality likely will prevent much of that from happening. For 77 days after the election, the problems will be George Bush's — and both Barack Obama and John McCain have signaled they will defer to him.

Palin holds rally in Jefferson City

 Jefferson City was one in a series of stops for Palin on the day before the general election. She also had events scheduled Monday in Ohio, Iowa, Colorado and Nevada.

Election 2008 Scorecard

Keep your red and blue states straight as results come in with this color-in map.

Palin leads final-day rally at Missouri Capitol

In less than two weeks, Republican vice president candidate made her third trip to Missouri for the rally at the Missouri Capitol, which was attended by thousands of people.

Missouri ranks among states best prepared for polling

It's ranked one of six states named best prepared to ensure all votes will be cast and counted accurately.

ANALYSIS: The presidential battle within Missouri

The key to victory for either candidate might reside in the margins of victory in urban and rural counties across Missouri.

In an election, dirty tricks abound, but they're racist this time

In the final days of the election season, misinformation is being distributed to voters across the nation in the form of fliers, e-mails, and automated phone calls.  But in this presidential race, some of the deceit has a racist bent.

McCain does his own turn on 'SNL'

He makes fun of his reputation as a political maverick and appears with Tina Fey as Sarah Palin.

Obama draws 35,000 in Springfield

Marking his fourth campaign event in Missouri in the past two weeks, Barack Obama is winding down his presidential campaign by trekking into some of Missouri's strongest Republican areas.  It is an unusal strategy, according to one political scientist, and is similar to one employed by Sen. Claire McCaskill in 2006.

Here's how to rally with Palin in Jefferson City

The low-down on when and where the event will take place.

Obama's back, and Springfield's got him

He's venturing into this Republican stronghold in his fourth swing through Missouri in two weeks.

GOP leader uses vulgar term to describe Obama's record

While campaigning for John McCain, House Republican leader John Boehner said that Obama voted "present" 129 times in the Illinois legislature and when a lawmaker doesn't vote "yes" or "no," he's a "chickens---."

Palin's visit to Jefferson City confirmed

A rally for the vice presidential hopeful will be held at 11 a.m. at the Capitol.

Economy, race might factor into Missouri vote

Obama's race may hurt his support in the working-class neighborhoods of St. Charles County near St. Louis.

Election Day reminders

What to bring, what to wear and when and where to go on Election Day.

Social Security, abortion divide congressional candidates

The candidates' policies on social security and abortion differ greatly and have caused some friction throughout the campaign.

Debate recap: Candidates for governor, attorney general have their say

Candidates for governor and attorney general participated in debates throughout the election season. Take a look back at what they had to say.

Congressional candidates differ on energy emphases

Missouri Ninth District U.S. House candidates Blaine Luetkemeyer and Judy Baker both agree that offshore drilling is necessary in the curent economic climate, but they disagree on the extent.

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