Gov. Jay Nixon signed an executive order Friday that will close state offices the Friday after Thanksgiving.
In small towns in mid-Missouri, people of different ages and origins sound off about the political and social issues that matter to them.
Although the deadline for states to apply to create a state health care exchange is approaching, many states haven't taken the steps necessary to apply.
After events in St. Louis on Wednesday, Sen. Claire McCaskill was to campaign Thursday in Lebanon, Springfield, Joplin and Kansas City.
Two candidates are running to represent Missouri's 48th District in the Missouri House of Representatives. The 48th District includes parts of Chariton, Cooper, Howard, Pettis, Randolph and Saline counties.
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University leaders held a news conference to support raising the cigarette tax from the current 17 cents per pack to 90 cents.
John Bodenhausen will oversee all election-related complaints in eastern Missouri and coordinate with Justice Department headquarters in Washington.
A coin flip will decide whether Gary Kespohl or Karl Skala will appear first on Third Ward ballots.
President Barack Obama canceled events to stay in Washington, while the GOP campaign was back on Tuesday with events in the critical Midwestern swing states of Ohio and Iowa, albeit with changes to the program.
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To cast an absentee ballot in Missouri, voters must have a reason that they cannot vote on Election Day, such as travel plans or illness.
Online campaign finance reports show that Spence has now loaned or given his campaign $6 million since declaring his candidacy last year.
Second District GOP hopeful Ann Wagner plans to join Rep. Vicky Hartzler at the Boone County Republican Party headquarters.
Missouri state Rep. Stephen Webber and 44th District seat candidate Caleb Rowden are young politicians looking at ways to inspire young voters to become active in their community.