Missouri law makers are trying to pass economic development bills to entice high-tech industries to locate in the state.
The Citizens United decision and the rise of super PACs created an election process that spends more money and is less transparent than ever before.
Missouri offenses that were once minor crimes and have become felonies create additional work for attorneys who offer pro bono service.
Polls dominated election coverage throughout 2012, but the only poll that matters is the the one on Election Day.
The Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act (S. 3468) is made more awful by the fact that it has at least some bipartisan support.
Xi will take the reins at a time of growing stress. Growth is slowing. Corruption remains endemic. Protests are common. The banking system remains a tool of the state.
We can do better, and now is the time to do so before the next election cycle overwhelms the possibility of constructive electoral reform.
We should all take advantage of the opportunity to say “thank you” to everyone who put their own safety on the line to protect our country to let them know that we appreciate their service.
This is part of the new reality that will sink in, very quickly, as a result of Tuesday’s election: Obamacare, as Republicans liked to call it, is here to stay.
Redistricting has led to Democrats moving to the left and Republicans moving to the right. This reduces voters' choices and the ability of Congress to govern.
The new government will have many familiar faces that need to push differences aside to have a productive term in office
By failing to pass Proposition B on Tuesday, Missouri has put itself in a difficult position.
Across all levels of government, the incumbents laregly defeated their challengers, which speaks on the feelings of the voters.
Despite a bruising campaign, voters showed a willingness to let Obama continue the slow but upward trajectory the nation has followed since he took office.
Those voters sent a message loud and clear on Tuesday: They are happy in the middle.
The success of sanctions against Iran depends in large part on Russian cooperation. Russia is an important international actor, particularly because it still possesses nearly half of the world's nuclear weapons.
The nation is still not bracing properly for the potential consequences of high winds and rising water.
A sound education, helpful mentors and internships will lead to young American entrepreneurs and a foundation for future economic prosperity.
In a local and national race this close, every vote is important.
Our elected officials must be careful when slashing government services, so core responsibilities can be maintained.