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  • Sen. McCaskill tours Poplar Bluff, MO business affected by steel tariffs

    Sen. McCaskill tours Poplar Bluff, MO business affected by steel tariffs

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:47:32 GMT

    U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill toured the Mid Continent Nail Corporation in Poplar Bluff, Missouri on Friday, June 29.

    U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill toured the Mid Continent Nail Corporation in Poplar Bluff, Missouri on Friday, June 29.

  • Emotions high as Kavanaugh begins fight for confirmation

    Emotions high as Kavanaugh begins fight for confirmation

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-07-10 04:36:44 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-07-11 14:15:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with Brett Kavanaugh, his Supreme Court nominee, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, July 9, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with Brett Kavanaugh, his Supreme Court nominee, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, July 9, 2018, in Washington.

    With Democrats determined to vigorously oppose Trump's choice, the Senate confirmation battle is expected to dominate the months leading up to November's midterm elections.

    With Democrats determined to vigorously oppose Trump's choice, the Senate confirmation battle is expected to dominate the months leading up to November's midterm elections.

  • Last day July 11 to register to vote in MO primary

    Last day July 11 to register to vote in MO primary

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-07-10 15:41:43 GMT
    The last day to register to vote in the Missouri primary election is July 11. (Source: KFVS)The last day to register to vote in the Missouri primary election is July 11. (Source: KFVS)
    The last day to register to vote in the Missouri primary election is July 11. (Source: KFVS)The last day to register to vote in the Missouri primary election is July 11. (Source: KFVS)

    The last day to register to vote in the Missouri primary election is Wednesday, July 11.

    The last day to register to vote in the Missouri primary election is Wednesday, July 11.

  • New gas tax on MO ballot for Nov.

    New gas tax on MO ballot for Nov.

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-07-03 21:59:31 GMT
    Several issues, including a new gas tax, will be on the ballot in Missouri in November. (Source: Raycom Media)Several issues, including a new gas tax, will be on the ballot in Missouri in November. (Source: Raycom Media)
    Several issues, including a new gas tax, will be on the ballot in Missouri in November. (Source: Raycom Media)Several issues, including a new gas tax, will be on the ballot in Missouri in November. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Several issues will be on the ballot in Missouri in November, including a new gas tax.

    Several issues will be on the ballot in Missouri in November, including a new gas tax.

  • Medicaid becomes latest sparring issue in congressional race

    Medicaid becomes latest sparring issue in congressional race

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-07-03 18:21:25 GMT
    U.S. Rep. Andy Barr says Kentucky's efforts to put work requirements on many Medicaid recipients would be in their best interests, leading them toward self-sufficiency.(Source: Pixabay.com)U.S. Rep. Andy Barr says Kentucky's efforts to put work requirements on many Medicaid recipients would be in their best interests, leading them toward self-sufficiency.(Source: Pixabay.com)

    U.S. Rep. Andy Barr says Kentucky's efforts to put work requirements on many Medicaid recipients would be in their best interests, leading them toward self-sufficiency.

    U.S. Rep. Andy Barr says Kentucky's efforts to put work requirements on many Medicaid recipients would be in their best interests, leading them toward self-sufficiency.

  • Gov. Parson visits southeast MO

    Gov. Parson visits southeast MO

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-06-26 18:30:33 GMT
    Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will visit the Heartland on Tuesday, June 26. (Source: KFVS)Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will visit the Heartland on Tuesday, June 26. (Source: KFVS)

    Missouri Gov. Mike Parson visited the Heartland on Tuesday, June 26.

    Missouri Gov. Mike Parson visited the Heartland on Tuesday, June 26.

  • Missouri House ends Greitens investigation: 'This committee is not the appropriate entity for further investigation'

    Missouri House ends Greitens investigation: 'This committee is not the appropriate entity for further investigation'

    Monday, June 25 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-06-25 21:35:44 GMT
    Governor Eric Greitens makes a public appearance in the Carnahan Memorial Garden next to the governor's mansion to talk about funding for farmers involved in the biodiesel industry.Governor Eric Greitens makes a public appearance in the Carnahan Memorial Garden next to the governor's mansion to talk about funding for farmers involved in the biodiesel industry.

    The committee formed by the Missouri House to investigate former Gov. Eric Greitens has ended its investigation.

    The committee formed by the Missouri House to investigate former Gov. Eric Greitens has ended its investigation.

  • Kentucky election officials mail address verification cards

    Kentucky election officials mail address verification cards

    Monday, June 25 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-06-25 21:05:08 GMT
    The Kentucky State Board of Elections has mailed address verification cards to about 600,000 registered voters. (Source: KFVS)The Kentucky State Board of Elections has mailed address verification cards to about 600,000 registered voters. (Source: KFVS)

    The Kentucky State Board of Elections has mailed address verification cards to about 600,000 registered voters.

    The Kentucky State Board of Elections has mailed address verification cards to about 600,000 registered voters.

  • Jason Kander confirms plans to run for Kansas City mayor

    Jason Kander confirms plans to run for Kansas City mayor

    Monday, June 25 2018 9:15 AM EDT2018-06-25 13:15:50 GMT
    Monday, June 25 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-06-25 18:40:09 GMT
    Kander was Missouri's secretary of state from 2013-17 and has often been cited as a future presidential candidate. (AP)Kander was Missouri's secretary of state from 2013-17 and has often been cited as a future presidential candidate. (AP)

    A former Missouri state official and rising star in the Democratic Party has announced plans to run for mayor of Kansas City.

    A former Missouri state official and rising star in the Democratic Party has announced plans to run for mayor of Kansas City.

  • Gov. Parson signed first bills as MO's new governor

    Gov. Parson signed first bills as MO's new governor

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:10 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:10:23 GMT
    MO Gov. Mike Parson signed his first bills into law on Friday. (Source: Office of the Missouri Governor)MO Gov. Mike Parson signed his first bills into law on Friday. (Source: Office of the Missouri Governor)

    Governor Mike Parson signed his first bills as the Governor of Missouri on Friday, June 22.

    Governor Mike Parson signed his first bills as the Governor of Missouri on Friday, June 22.

  • McCaskill's husband invested $1M in offshore hedge fund

    McCaskill's husband invested $1M in offshore hedge fund

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:05:21 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:08:45 GMT
    Senator Claire McCaskill's husband reportedly invested in a $1 million offshore hedge fund four years ago. (Source: mccaskill.senate.gov)Senator Claire McCaskill's husband reportedly invested in a $1 million offshore hedge fund four years ago. (Source: mccaskill.senate.gov)

    Four years after Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill co-sponsored legislation targeting tax havens such as the Cayman Islands, her husband began investing in a hedge fund registered in the Caribbean nation - an...

    Four years after Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill co-sponsored legislation targeting tax havens such as the Cayman Islands, her husband began investing in a hedge fund registered in the Caribbean nation - an investment...

  • What is gerrymandering, and why should you pay attention to it?

    What is gerrymandering, and why should you pay attention to it?

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-06-19 17:11:10 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-06-19 17:11:10 GMT

    Gerrymandering isn't just redistricting, and states are asking the courts to sort it all out.

    Gerrymandering isn't just redistricting, and states are asking the courts to sort it all out.

  • Durbin questions effort to stop election interference

    Durbin questions effort to stop election interference

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-06-12 18:15:47 GMT
    U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) is asking President Trump's administration what they are doing about possible election interference by Russia or any others. (Source: durbin.senate.gov)U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) is asking President Trump's administration what they are doing about possible election interference by Russia or any others. (Source: durbin.senate.gov)
    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) met Thursday, July 12 with Rae Oliver Davis, a southern Illinois native, who’s been nominated to be the next Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  (Source: durbin.senate.gov)U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) met Thursday, July 12 with Rae Oliver Davis, a southern Illinois native, who’s been nominated to be the next Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  (Source: durbin.senate.gov)

    U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) is asking President Trump's administration what they are doing about possible election interference by Russia or any others.

    U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) is asking President Trump's administration what they are doing about possible election interference by Russia or any others.

  • MO Gov. Parson addresses lawmakers for first time

    MO Gov. Parson addresses lawmakers for first time

    Monday, June 11 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-06-11 22:47:58 GMT
    Missouri Governor Mike Parson made his first address to lawmakers at the capitol on Monday, June 11. (Source: Office of the Governor)Missouri Governor Mike Parson made his first address to lawmakers at the capitol on Monday, June 11. (Source: Office of the Governor)

    Missouri Governor Mike Parson made his first address to lawmakers at the capitol on Monday, June 11.

    Missouri Governor Mike Parson made his first address to lawmakers at the capitol on Monday, June 11.

  • Voters forum in Cape Girardeau for Aug. 7 primary election

    Voters forum in Cape Girardeau for Aug. 7 primary election

    Thursday, June 7 2018 8:15 PM EDT2018-06-08 00:15:45 GMT
    A voters forum will take place on June 20 at the Cape Girardeau Public Library regarding the August 7 primary election. (Source: Raycom Media)A voters forum will take place on June 20 at the Cape Girardeau Public Library regarding the August 7 primary election. (Source: Raycom Media)
    Several issues, including a new gas tax, will be on the ballot in Missouri in November. (Source: Raycom Media)Several issues, including a new gas tax, will be on the ballot in Missouri in November. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A voters forum will take place on June 20 at the Cape Girardeau Public Library regarding the August 7 primary election.

    A voters forum will take place on June 20 at the Cape Girardeau Public Library regarding the August 7 primary election.

  • Voter registration event coming to Cape Girardeau, MO

    Voter registration event coming to Cape Girardeau, MO

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-06-06 16:17:11 GMT
    Voting registration help is available on June 21 in Cape Girardeau. (Source: Raycom Media)Voting registration help is available on June 21 in Cape Girardeau. (Source: Raycom Media)
    Several issues, including a new gas tax, will be on the ballot in Missouri in November. (Source: Raycom Media)Several issues, including a new gas tax, will be on the ballot in Missouri in November. (Source: Raycom Media)

    SEMO Alliance for Disability Independence, Inc. and Cape Girardeau County Clerk's Office are holding a voter registration drive on June 21. 

    SEMO Alliance for Disability Independence, Inc. and Cape Girardeau County Clerk's Office are holding a voter registration drive on June 21. 

  • MO Gov. Greitens signs 77 bills into law

    MO Gov. Greitens signs 77 bills into law

    Friday, June 1 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-06-02 02:38:55 GMT
    Gov. Eric Greitens signed 77 bills into law before stepping down from the position. (Source: Sheena Greitens/Twitter)Gov. Eric Greitens signed 77 bills into law before stepping down from the position. (Source: Sheena Greitens/Twitter)

    Missouri Governor Eric Greitens signed 77 bills into Law on Friday, June 1 before he stepped down from the position.

    Missouri Governor Eric Greitens signed 77 bills into Law on Friday, June 1 before he stepped down from the position.

  • MO State Auditor to conduct audits of governor's, lt. governor's offices following Greitens resignation

    MO State Auditor to conduct audits of governor's, lt. governor's offices following Greitens resignation

    Thursday, May 31 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-05-31 19:03:12 GMT
    The Missouri State Auditor's Office will conduct audits of the governor's and lieutenant governor's offices following Greitens resignation. (Source: Missouri General Assembly)The Missouri State Auditor's Office will conduct audits of the governor's and lieutenant governor's offices following Greitens resignation. (Source: Missouri General Assembly)
    The end of Greitens' tenure as governor could breathe new life into Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley's campaign. (Source: Missouri General Assembly)The end of Greitens' tenure as governor could breathe new life into Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley's campaign. (Source: Missouri General Assembly)

    Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway announced on Thursday, May 31 that her office will conduct audits of the governor and lieutenant governor.

    Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway announced on Thursday, May 31 that her office will conduct audits of the governor and lieutenant governor.

  • Sen. Blunt visits Cape Girardeau, Poplar Bluff, MO to discuss tax reform

    Sen. Blunt visits Cape Girardeau, Poplar Bluff, MO to discuss tax reform

    Wednesday, May 30 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-05-30 22:34:54 GMT
    Sen. Roy Blunt visited Cape Girardeau and Poplar Bluff, Mo. to discuss tax reform. (Source: KFVS)Sen. Roy Blunt visited Cape Girardeau and Poplar Bluff, Mo. to discuss tax reform. (Source: KFVS)

    Senator Roy Blunt was in southeast Missouri on Wednesday afternoon, May 30.

    Senator Roy Blunt was in southeast Missouri on Wednesday afternoon, May 30.

  • Former MO Lt. Gov. Kinder speaks on Greitens' resignation

    Former MO Lt. Gov. Kinder speaks on Greitens' resignation

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-05-29 23:23:19 GMT
    Former Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder reacts to Gov. Greitens announcing his resignation. (Source: KFVS)Former Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder reacts to Gov. Greitens announcing his resignation. (Source: KFVS)
    Former Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder reacts to Gov. Greitens announcing his resignation. (Source: KFVS)Former Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder reacts to Gov. Greitens announcing his resignation. (Source: KFVS)

    Former Missouri Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder ran against Eric Greitens for the governor's seat in 2016.

    Former Missouri Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder ran against Eric Greitens for the governor's seat in 2016.

  • Pence raises money for Hawley in Indianapolis

    Pence raises money for Hawley in Indianapolis

    Friday, May 11 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-05-11 21:03:55 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    Vice President Mike Pence helped raise money for Missouri Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley and other GOP Senate candidates in Indianapolis.

    Vice President Mike Pence helped raise money for Missouri Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley and other GOP Senate candidates in Indianapolis.

  • Freedom to Work moved to August ballot in MO

    Freedom to Work moved to August ballot in MO

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:06 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:06:09 GMT
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens signed SCR 49 moving Freedom to Work from the November general election to the August primary ballot.  (Source: Stock image/KFVS)Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens signed SCR 49 moving Freedom to Work from the November general election to the August primary ballot.  (Source: Stock image/KFVS)
    A candidate for the Illinois Senate has apologized for a decade-old photo from a Halloween party that depicts him dressed in blackface as a rapper. (Source: Stock image/KFVS)A candidate for the Illinois Senate has apologized for a decade-old photo from a Halloween party that depicts him dressed in blackface as a rapper. (Source: Stock image/KFVS)

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens signed SCR 49 moving Freedom to Work from the November general election to the August primary ballot. 

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens signed SCR 49 moving Freedom to Work from the November general election to the August primary ballot. 

  • Missouri bill could end some political sign bans

    Missouri bill could end some political sign bans

    Monday, May 14 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-05-14 20:22:31 GMT
    Missouri residents may see political signs in areas where they were previously restricted under new legislation. (Source: Raycom Media)Missouri residents may see political signs in areas where they were previously restricted under new legislation. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Missouri residents may see political signs in areas where they were previously restricted under new legislation.

    Missouri residents may see political signs in areas where they were previously restricted under new legislation.

  • MO AG Hawley kicks off Senate campaign tour in Cape Girardeau, MO

    MO AG Hawley kicks off Senate campaign tour in Cape Girardeau, MO

    Friday, May 4 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-05-04 22:00:14 GMT
    MO AG Josh Hawley will be in Cape Girardeau on May 4.  (Source: Missouri Attorney General's Office)MO AG Josh Hawley will be in Cape Girardeau on May 4. (Source: Missouri Attorney General's Office)

    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley brought his Senate campaign Kickoff tour to Cape Girardeau, Mo.

    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley brought his Senate campaign Kickoff tour to Cape Girardeau, Mo.

  • Biden endorses Kelly for Congress

    Biden endorses Kelly for Congress

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-05-02 18:30:02 GMT
    Biden has endorsed Brendan Kelly (Source: Brendan Kelly for  Congress)Biden has endorsed Brendan Kelly (Source: Brendan Kelly for Congress)
    Biden has endorsed Brendan Kelly (Source: Brendan Kelly for  Congress)Biden has endorsed Brendan Kelly (Source: Brendan Kelly for Congress)

    Former Vice President Joe Biden has endorsed Brendan Kelly for the Illinois 12th Congressional District. 

    Former Vice President Joe Biden has endorsed Brendan Kelly for the Illinois 12th Congressional District. 

  • KY Secretary of State encourages Kentuckians to register to vote before deadline

    KY Secretary of State encourages Kentuckians to register to vote before deadline

    Monday, April 16 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-04-16 19:41:51 GMT
    Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is encouraging Kentuckians to register to vote. (Source: Kentucky State Department)Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is encouraging Kentuckians to register to vote. (Source: Kentucky State Department)
    KY AG Alison Lundergan Grimes is encouraging Kentuckians to register to vote. (Source: Kentucky State Department)KY AG Alison Lundergan Grimes is encouraging Kentuckians to register to vote. (Source: Kentucky State Department)

    Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is encouraging eligible Kentuckians to register to vote by the deadline, April 23. 

    Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is encouraging eligible Kentuckians to register to vote by the deadline, April 23. 

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  • Report: Trump bans National Park Service from Twitter

    Report: Trump bans National Park Service from Twitter

    Saturday, January 21 2017 10:49 AM EST2017-01-21 15:49:32 GMT
    Saturday, January 21 2017 10:49 AM EST2017-01-21 15:49:33 GMT

    Two unflattering posts about Donald Trump's new administration were shared by the National Parks Service on Twitter on Friday. They have since been removed and an apology was posted Saturday.

    Two unflattering posts about Donald Trump's new administration were shared by the National Parks Service on Twitter on Friday. They have since been removed and an apology was posted Saturday.

  • NOPD: Trump protesters deface historic buildings, cop cars downtown

    NOPD: Trump protesters deface historic buildings, cop cars downtown

    After peaceful anti-Trump protests Friday in New Orleans, some then went and committed acts of vandalism on historic buildings in the 200 and 300 blocks of St. Charles and in the French Quarter, and on two police vehicles at the Eighth District station, according to NOPD Chief Michael Harrison.

    After peaceful anti-Trump protests Friday in New Orleans, some then went and committed acts of vandalism on historic buildings in the 200 and 300 blocks of St. Charles and in the French Quarter, and on two police vehicles at the Eighth District station, according to NOPD Chief Michael Harrison.

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