Earlier this month, the Franklin County prosecutor decided not to press charges against Rep. Brian Nieves.
The fifth annual Symposium on Democracy this year features a lecture delivered by former U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker III, more than two dozen speakers and break-out sessions that will focus on topics related to global conflicts. The event is free and open to the public.
Professors from the MU Law School and political science department discussed the Supreme Court case, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. The forum was held in celebration of Constitution Day.
The president spoke about the elimination of animal cruelty. Protesters at the speech said the proposition would hurt licensed breeders.
Tickets are available to the public for Baker's lecture, titled "The Case for Pragmatic Idealism," which will be part of Westminster's Symposium on Democracy.
The traveling, carnival-style event targets the relationship between the oil industry and members of Congress. MU College Democrats used the opportunity to take aim at Sen. Claire McCaskill.
The League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County is hosting a forum Wednesday about the effect of the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which prohibits limits on certain campaign contributions.
Members of the Conservation Federation of Missouri and the governor gathered for federation's 75th anniversary on Friday. Stories of lions and deer were among those told by the governor and others in attendance.
Sen. Kit Bond was recognized for his help in securing federal funding for biodiesel research.
A roundup of other action from Tuesday night's City Council meeting.
Both U.S. Senate hopefuls share their platforms on the best way to create jobs and reduce the nation's debt.
An aide to former Gov. Matt Blunt, fired for a spat over deleted e-mails, is now running for the U.S. Representative seat long held by Blunt's father.
Rival candidate's staff member claims he was roughed up by Republican House member Brian Nieves.
In what's expected to be a tough election for Democrats, Rep. Ike Skelton is hoping to keep his seat by focusing on military issues. Skelton is chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, and his district is home to Whiteman Air Force Base and Fort Leonard Wood.
A Missouri state representative is challenging the results of the primary election she lost on the grounds that another candidate was allowed to place her campaign workers inside polling places.
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.