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Does Brownback have an inkling that the judges are going to order a huge increase in school spending? The statement from him Thursday suggested exactly that.
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Missouri's two U.S. senators - Republican Roy Blunt and Democrat Claire McCaskill - are joining forces as they raise concerns about the Defense Department's proposed cuts in spending for the National Guard.
A controversial Senate bill that would have changed how military sex assault cases are investigated and prosecuted failed by five votes Thursday.
The New York Senator may have lost the vote to move prosecution of sexual assaults outside the military, but she's still a champion in certain circles who will continue to maintain a watchful eye on reform.
The millions of gallons of oil that spilled from BP's Deepwater Horizon well forced the company to pay billions of dollars in fines and to plead guilty to manslaughter.
The allegations stem back to 2011, when the female lawyer says Lt. Col. Joseph Morse groped her during a sexual assault legal conference in Virginia, Stars and Stripes reports.
Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., left, accompanied by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., speaks during a mews conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 6, 2014, following a Senate vote on military sexual assaults.
The federal government maintains information about federal contractor performance in a system of databases that is supposed to keep contract officers up to date on how well contractors are executing on their work, and whether they have been sanctioned or subject to criminal penalties.
Two bills addressing military sexual assault are expected to come to a Senate vote Thursday afternoon.
An analytical, apolitical, un-pork-barreled assessment of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's budget proposal may find that its emphasis on reducing troop strength and boosting technological advantages makes much sense in the new world of war.
The Senate may hold two long-awaited votes by the end of the week on military sexual assaults, ending a divisive debate that has divided both parties while also creating some unusual bipartisan alliances.
Hotels, transportation and finances, not political considerations, will matter most to Republican officials choosing a 2016 national convention site, party leaders said Monday after hearing bids from Kansas City and other cities across the country.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is in favor of the proposed oil pipeline route through the middle of the United States, joining other Midwestern governors who are urging President Barack Obama to approve its construction.
On Friday, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said what a lot of us are thinking about Wall Street fat cats and how they are taking federal bailout money while handing out bonuses and pay raises to themselves.