A new Supreme Court campaign finance case could unleash unprecedented political corruption.
This is no time for speeches. It is time to get to work.
With the U.S. government back in working order, Congress is training its sights on something else that has encountered tough going — the Obama administration’s new online health insurance marketplace.
The Great Shutdown/Debt Ceiling Crisis of 2013 ended with a whimper late Wednesday night when enough House Republicans stopped holding their breath long enough to approve a deal carved out by the grown-ups in the Senate.
A recent Missourian article used the pronoun "they" to refer to Josie Herrera, a finalist for MU Homecoming king who identifies as gender queer.
Vicky Hartzler's conservative views represent a small minority of her constituency.
Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Harrisonville, voted against reopening the government Wednesday night. She previously has voted for a bill to cut funds from federal food stamps and has spoken out against abortion rights and same-sex marriage.
Two-tiered voting is unfair and undemocratic, and it would be complicated and expensive for local election boards to implement.
After all the petty political games — especially by the GOP-controlled House — great damage has been done to the reputations of Congress and this nation.
I still believe that each man and woman on death row needs to have this one chance to prove innocence or guilt beyond a shadow of doubt.
Each week, The Associated Press publishes a roundup of editorials and commentaries from its member newspapers. Here are a few from the past week, covering the farm bill, the NFL and dementia, and the war in Afghanistan.
The space race promoted new endeavors and innovation, the opposite of what occurs in today's gridlock.
People who have lived all of their lives submerged in a sea of racial supremacy, drowned in the belief that one race is superior to all others, are not likely to recover easily. To learn to accept all human beings as equals, for some, can be a challenge.
Columbia City Council resolution No. R 149-13 is too dense and will not allow for change in terms of limiting violent crime.
Most industries have some sort of ethical guidelines or regulation concerning gifts, in some cases including outright bans. Not so the Missouri legislature.
Domestic violence may be a complex problem, but we — as individuals and as a community — can send a message that it will not be tolerated.
Most people would rather share the road with others who can provide remuneration in an accident. Would you rather have a wreck with an insured, though undocumented immigrant, or an uninsured American citizen?
Nationwide, communities surrounding national parks and recreation areas are losing $76 million daily as the Congressional Republicans’ irresponsible action is keeping 700,000 people from visiting the sites.
The Columbia Police Department should rehire the acquitted Rob Sanders or relieve Police Chief Ken Burton of his duties.
A portion of the creed, written by the founding dean of the Missouri School of Journalism, is printed each day in the Missourian's editorial page.