Seniors weigh in on presidential election

Conversations with patrons of The Senior Center reflect the myriad opinions of older Columbia residents.

Wednesday was voting day for Missouri's delegates

Former Gov. Bob Holden urged all delegates to come together and vote for Barack Obama. Other delegates described what the day has been like.

Missouri delegates reflect on Democratic National Convention

Two 9th District delegates speak about their time in Denver and relay the energy of the convention.

Claire McCaskill speaks at Democratic National Convention

Read the text of Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill's speech at the Democratic National Convention in Denver.

Hulshof unveils health care plan

He described it as a voluntary government-administered health savings plan all Missouri residents could buy into, regardless of income or employment status.

Clinton salutes Obama during prime time DNC address

In her address to the DNC on the second night, Clinton calls Obama “my candidate.”

Obama introduces Biden as his running mate

He called the senator from Delaware a man "ready to step in and be president."

McCaskill prepares for prime time speech

The pressure is on to perform because she has a particularly choice spot on the Democratic National Convention program. She's speaking Monday night right before headline speaker Michelle Obama.

UPDATE: Hulshof, Nixon disagree on economy

But they agreed that better training for the state's work force will be a big part of their plans to expand the economy.

Nader to appear on Missouri ballot in November

The secretary of state's office said Thursday that Ralph Nader supporters submitted more than the required numbed of signatures to get him and vice presidential candidate Matt Gonzalez on the ballot.

Ethics Commission not finished with Koster

Several complaints about Chris Koster's fundraising have yet to be handled by the state Ethics Commission. These were filed by a Lee's Summit resident in June.

UPDATE: Koster officially wins attorney general race by 780 votes

Margaret Donnelly now has seven days to ask for a recount.

Hulshof promotes energy plan in House speech

He addresses chamber during August recess to encourage exploration for energy in Missouri as well as in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Reserve.

Young delegates prepare for Democratic convention

Earlier this week, a trio of students attended a fundraiser held in their honor before traveling to next week's Democratic National Convention in Denver.

UPDATE: Recount sought in attorney general race

Margaret Donnelly, who lost to Chris Koster in the Democratic primary by fewer than 800 votes, will ask for a recount when the election results are certified.

Recount sought in attorney general race

Margaret Donnelly, who lost the Democratic primary by fewer than 800 votes to Chris Koster, plans to ask for a recount after the election results are certified.

Eminent domain group challenges ballot decision

The group, which circulated petitions to restrict eminent domain, is arguing that the secretary of state wrongly invalidated thousands of signatures on those petitions.

Lawsuits challenge casino ballot measure

The two lawsuits contend the measure violates the Missouri Constitution's prohibition against petitions dealing with more than one subject.

Gubernatorial candidates Nixon, Hulshof speak to rural audience

The candidates showed their differences on higher education funding and how judges are selected.

Washington Democrats target 9th District

Judy Baker's resounding primary win has the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee thinking the 9th - which elected Kenny Hulshof to office six times - can be taken.