Hardin Co. work camp bill passes IL Senate

Legislation to transfer ownership of the Hardin County work camp to Hardin County, Illinois passed the state Senate on November 15.

Support to get Delta Queen back on the Mississippi River passes Senate

Freshman class of 116th Congress invades Washington

Gov. Parson announces next MO Attorney General

Florida recount chugs along as more irregularities surface

Judge: Sides in Florida recount should ‘ramp down’ rhetoric

Pritzker, Rauner to make joint appearance at IL 200th birthday celebration

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Lawyer who sued Greitens nonprofit to run for Missouri AG

Florida Sec. of State orders ballot recount in Senate, governor, cabinet races

Carbondale, IL political group rallies for change

Sen. Wallingford elected as assistant MO Senate majority floor leader

Governor Bill Haslam and Governor-Elect Bill Lee begin transitioning of power

Colorado voted to abolish slavery in their state – in 2018

  Brian Kemp steps down as secretary of state after declaring victory over Stacey Abrams in Georgia governor’s race

Kemp has just above 50 percent of the vote. A runoff only happens if no candidate is above that percentage.

SIUC to offer new programs focus on cannabis

New programs focused on cannabis are coming to Southern Illinois University

  Prop D rejection slows MO road and business development

While 1,101,830 voters checked yes, the opposition was favored as 1,274,099 rejected it.

Heartland mother says legalization of medical marijuana gives hope to children with cancer

As a result of the November 6 midterm elections in Missouri, Amendment 2 passed and legalized medical marijuana. One Cape Girardeau mother says medical marijuana could have helped her young daughter battling cancer treatments.

  Jeff Sessions out as attorney general

IL Governor-elect Pritzker announces transition staff

Rollout of medical marijuana will take several months

Trump celebrates GOP midterm victories despite loss of House to Democrats

WATCH: Campaign 2018 roundtable discussion

KY voter turnout reaches nearly 50%

Hawley wins Senate seat, securing GOP dominance in Missouri

Republican Josh Hawley will be Missouri's next U.S. senator after a long-sought GOP victory against Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill

AL voters okay amendments on display of Ten Commandments, rights of unborn children

Voters on Tuesday approved constitutional amendments to display the Ten Commandments on public property, and to recognize and support the sanctity of unborn life and the rights of unborn children.

RESULTS: 2018 Midterm Elections in the Heartland

Voters across the country cast their votes on Tuesday, Nov. 6 for the 2018 Midterm Elections

Republican US Rep. Hal Rogers defeats Democratic challenger, wins another term in eastern Kentucky’s 5th District

Republican US Rep. Hal Rogers defeats Democratic challenger, wins another term in eastern Kentucky's 5th District

Heartland polls busy during General Election

Election judges in the Heartland are reporting that precincts are busy with voters.

Thousands attend Pres. Trump rally in Cape Girardeau

President Donald Trump was back in the Heartland before the General Election.

  Crews clean-up mess left behind after President Trump’s rally

Pictures sent to us from Southeast Missouri State University show crews hard at work cleaning up after the huge crowds that gathered at the center.

GUIDE: MO ballot issues

The ballot for Missouri in the Midterms on Tuesday, November 6 is long and includes six issues.

Facebook blocks accounts for possible election meddling by Russia and others

On Sunday evening, Facebook was notified of the online activity, which may be linked to foreign entities.

Get an Uber, Lyft, Lime to cast your vote on Election Day, use promo code for discounts

Uber, Lyft, Zipcar, Lime and others want to help Americans get to the polls on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.

IL Attorney General candidates fly across the state on last day to rally

Democrats and Republicans in Illinois utilized their last day before elections flying around the state rallying for candidates on this midterm ballot.

Cape Girardeau PD releases parking plan for President Trump rally Nov. 5

Parking plan released by Cape Girardeau Police Department.

Rihanna says she doesn’t want Trump using her song at his ‘tragic rallies’

Last year, the singer entrepreneur referred to the president as an “Immoral Pig” when he banned citizens from Muslim majority countries from entering the U.S. (Source: Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)

Pizza to the Polls delivers free pies to voters stuck in long lines

Pizza to the Polls takes reports of long polling lines and then sends pizza to those locations.

In Georgia, online voting database problem leads to countercharge of hacking

Georgia's online voter database morphed into a last-minute curveball in one of the nation's hottest governor's races, with Republican nominee Brian Kemp making a hacking allegation against Democrats just as reports emerged of a gaping vulnerability in a system that Kemp controls as secretary of stat

Cape Girardeau Co. Democrats prepare for upcoming midterm

Cape Girardeau County Democrats talk about the election.

Ballot measure would change Missouri redistricting

Missouri voters on Tuesday will consider a ballot measure that would change the way legislative districts are redrawn after a census

These 2018 midterm candidates can make history with a victory

Candidates for governor, House and US Senate seats will make history as people of color, women and LGBTQ candidates are on 2018 midterm election ballots.

Pink wave: Women poised for political leadership in 2018 midterms

Even though women make up half the population of the U.S., they only make up about 20 percent of Congress.

IL Gov. Rauner, Pritzker talk about the issues before election

Illinois needs a leader who can improve the state's reputation.

Get Out the Vote rally to be held in Marion, IL on Nov. 5

A Get Out the Vote rally will be held for Attorney General candidate Ericka Harold in Marion, Illinois on Monday, November 5.

What workers at struggling Poplar Bluff nail factory would ask Pres. Trump

Mid Continent Steel & Wire has lost close to 200 employees and more than 70 percent of its sales since Trump’s steel tariffs took effect June 1.

Less than half of registered voters in Kentucky expected to vote

Less than half of registered Kentucky voters are expected to head to polls for Tuesday’s midterm elections.

Pres. Trump holds rally in Columbia, MO

President Donald Trump was in Columbia, Missouri on Thursday, November 1 for a rally.

Shawnee Community College hosts legislative luncheon

Senator Dale Fowler, Senator Paul Schimpf, Representative Terri Bryant and other community leaders were present.

MO Gov. Parson discusses election security, defending against cyber threats

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson discussed election preparedness on November 1 with state officials ahead of next week’s elections.

Grimes predicts at least 46 percent voter turnout

Kentucky's chief election official is predicting at least 46 percent of registered voters will cast ballots on Tuesday

What you cannot bring to Pres. Trump’s rally at the Show Me Center

City of Cape Girardeau Police Department released a list from the United States Secret Service about what you cannot bring into the Show Me Center for President Trump’s rally on Monday.

Law enforcement plans traffic details for President Trump’s visit to Cape Girardeau

Local law enforcement shares traffic information for President Trump's visit to Cape Girardeau.

Former VP Biden highlights Get Out the Vote Rally in Illinois

Former Vice President Joe Biden is in Illinois campaigning for Democrats.

Barbra Streisand to release anti-Trump album and star in ‘Carpool Karaoke’

Barbra Streisand has released a new political song aimed at Pres. Donald Trump called "Don't Lie to Me."

Obama visiting Indiana for rally between Trump’s twin visits

Indiana Democrats are bringing in former President Barack Obama to counter the campaigning by President Donald Trump in the state's contentious U.S. Senate race

Town Hall with Veterans held in Marion, IL

Disabled veterans had questions about health care.

Appeals judges OK lawsuit on Missouri voter photo ID funding

Appeals court judges say a lawsuit challenging Missouri's new voter photo identification law can proceed

Sen. Claire McCaskill stops in Cape Girardeau

Senator Claire McCaskill stopped in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, October 30 as part of her “Fighting for You” tour.

Political campaigns turn to text messages to recruit votes

As "Decision 2018" kicks into high gear, so are all those robo-calls and text messages.

RMTD offering free rides to the polls in Southern Illinois

RMTD is offering free rides to the polls for the General Election, Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Campbell VP who tweeted Soros conspiracy theory leaves company

On Twitter on Monday, Kelly Johnston alleged the Open Society Foundations, which was founded by businessman and activist George Soros, was assisting the caravan by providing what he called “troop carriers” and “rail cars.”

  Several thousand gather for Trump, Bost rally in southern IL

President Donald Trump and Representative Mike Bost hosted a rally on Saturday, Oct. 27 in Murphysboro, Illinois.

Sen. McCaskill to campaign in Cape Girardeau, MO

Sen. Claire McCaskill will be campaigning in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, Oct. 30.

Troops may be sent to halt caravan at border

The U.S. is expected to send troops to the border as part of a plan to prevent a migrant caravan from entering the country.

Traveling merchants in Heartland for Pres. Trump rally

Traveling merchants are in the Heartland for the President Trump rally.

FBI opening new Paducah office

According to Sen. Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) Office, the FBI is opening the new Resident Agency office in Paducah.

Defense Secretary Mattis may send at least 800 troops to southern border

Mattis may send around 800 troops to help border patrol agents when the caravan of migrants reaches the U.S.-Mexico border.

Hawley’s campaign to donate money from controversial PAC

Republican Josh Hawley's Senate campaign will donate a $2,500 contribution from a political action committee accused of scamming donors by claiming to support police officers

State appeals driver’s license reinstatement ruling

There’s a new legal hurdle to jump for those hoping to have their driver's license reinstated.

Printing error blamed for wrong sample ballots

New sample ballots for the Nov. 6 election will be sent out to 12 percent of St. Louis County voters after they received the wrong sample ballots in the mail due to a print vendor's mistake

KY high school students create video to encourage voting, equal rights

The teens wrote and filmed a video asking voters to “vote for your conscience and for your future.”

IL congressional candidate debate held at SIU

Residents of Illinois’ 12th Congressional District had a chance to hear from their three candidates before this upcoming election.

County clerk: Political climate partly reason for increase in early voter turnout

With just two weeks left until Election Day, there’s a spike in early voting, according to the Jackson County Clerk Larry Reinhardt.

Missouri judge clarifies ruling on voter photo ID law

A Missouri judge has made clear that local election workers cannot enforce a core requirement in a new voter photo identification law

In-person absentee voting begins in Kentucky

In-person absentee voting has begun in Kentucky for the Nov. 6 elections

Hawley doesn’t use email while doing attorney general’s work

Despite promoting himself as an advocate for transparent government, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley is one of only two statewide officials who doesn't use email for official business

Missouri GOP sends 10,000 voters wrong ballot information

The Missouri Republican Party says a miscommunication caused 10,000 voters in the state to receive mailers with incorrect information about when their absentee ballots are due

Missouri court lets voter photo ID injunction stay in place

The Missouri Supreme Court has allowed an injunction to remain in place against part of the state's voter photo identification law

McCaskill, Hawley debate in St. Louis

Claire McCaskill and Josh Hawley squared off in an hour-long debate on Thursday night, October 18.

Challenge for indicted Republicans: Win re-election

Two Republican congressmen trying to win re-election while under indictment in a fresh test of partisanship in the Trump era

Kentucky has more than 3.4 million registered voters

Kentucky has more than 3.4 million people registered to vote on the Nov. 6 elections