This oil is going to the market, one way or another — either to Nebraska to link up with other pipelines on its way to refineries in this country or to Canada's western coast and then to China.
Most legislators were compelled to reject the pay raise for themselves to avoid public criticism and scorn. But if a filibuster beyond deadline may mean lawmakers receive a pay raise without even voting for one.
Despite a brutal drive and a bitter forecast, a reunion in Nebraska was a welcome weekend for all.
Proposed legislation would provide financial industry professionals with resources, including training, to identify signs of cognitive decline.
Despite scientific studies and myth debunking, some people still believe vaccines are not necessary.
The 114th Congress is 80 percent male, 80 percent white and 92 percent Christian while the America it represents is composed of 51 percent women and is 60 percent white and 60 percent Christian.
Valentine's day can be a day of self-loathing, but people can change that tradition this year.
President Obama will ask Congress to increase environmental protections for millions of acres of pristine animal habitat in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Opposition from lawmakers is already gathering steam.
Tim Wolfe is tired of elected officials failing to tell voters the truth, so he’s taking his message directly to the people.
According to the Miami Herald, despite the change of tone from inside the White House, there are three major obstacles preventing calm waters between the United States and the island nation of Cuba.
Missouri athletics director Mike Alden became a divisive character because of his myriad successes and failings.
State Auditor Tom Schweich released a statement that the state could save money by consolidating its fleet of aircraft used to fly Gov. Jay Nixon, commission members of various state agencies and other officials across the state.
For the cynical Republicans in Congress, it’s all about dismantling the Affordable Care Act and undermining President Barack Obama’s most significant domestic achievement.
Missouri state legislators are pushing for a mandatory civics exam for all Missouri high school students. Ignorance of civies indicates a deficiency in education and threatens informed participation in representative government.
Some people want to do something about Missouri’s weakest-in-the-nation ethics laws, but not many.
Is there any length to which certain players, coaches, and administrators won’t go to gain an unfair advantage?
Today, the GOP is stuffed to the gills with varying ideas and varying kinds of talent. Republicans have a chance to let a crowded field winnow itself down to a few clear and coherent choices.
Today, student loans are nearly impossible to discharge in a bankruptcy proceeding, but many students have such high loan amounts they believe they will have problems paying off those loans.
If opponents of gay marriage stopped and listened to themselves — really listened — the moral decency that they cite as their motive would compel them to stop.
That Monday's drone crash was a mishap, and not an attack, was a blessing. But it was not a sign of competent policy.