Members of the Islamic Center of Central Missouri, located in Columbia, said Muslims deserve equal treatment and that the Manhattan community was likely to benefit from the mosque.
An independent political group is spending more than $2 million for television ads in Nevada and Missouri to criticize Democratic Senate candidates.
A federal judge ruled that gay marriages in California are on hold until Aug. 18.
Jurors in the Blagojevich corruption trial said they reached agreement on two of 24 counts against him, but gave no indication what counts they decided upon. Judge James B. Zagel said he wants them to deliberate more.
Though Sen. McCaskill addressed other issues as she spoke at a series of town hall meetings, health care remains as an important issue among her constituents.
Missouri House member Brian Nieves has been accused of threatening an aide to a Republican opponent in last week's state Senate primary.
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill is touting a $600 million plan to increase security along the U.S.-Mexican border.
Experts are still uncertain as to whether or not Missouri will lose a congressional district next year, but local voters are sure to have fewer choices on their ballots this fall.
Twenty states and the nation's most influential small business lobby said Friday a federal court in Florida must hear their challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
The head of the Republican Party urged members to step up their efforts for the fall elections amid cautious confidence about the GOP's success.
The Republican National Committee has approved a 2012 presidential primary calendar in which caucuses and primaries begin after Feb. 1.
While the vote might not set a legally binding precedent, it will help mobilize foes of President Barack Obama's agenda in the fall midterm eletions.
As presiding commissioner for Boone County, it is essential to work well with the other commissioners and keep the interests of the entire county in mind when making decisions.
Republican Roy Blunt and Democrat Robin Carnahan have been campaigning against each other for almost a year and a half in Missouri's U.S. Senate race, and Tuesday they might become their parties' official nominees.
Voters will consider Boone County's population growth, money and roads when they visit the polls Aug. 3.
More than 1 million people are expected to participate in what amounts to the largest-ever public opinion poll on the nation's new health care law.
The hopefuls include U.S. Senate candidate Doug Enyart, a forestry consultant from Piedmont who says he is running to stop out-of-control spending in Washington.
Missouri's 911 service directors are stretched thin with smaller budgets and bigger workloads. Legislation that would increase funds failed in the Senate last year, but the directors are determined to try again.
The three candidates' plans include cutting spending and raising taxes.