Historic 1920s Delta Queen riverboat can cruise again

U.S. 12/05/18, 09:03

The historic 1920s Delta Queen riverboat will cruise again.President Donald Trump signed legislation on Tuesday to help the riverboat that was sidelined a decade ago by a federal law prohibiting overnight excursions on wooden vessels.The new law includes an exemption ...

Update: Missouri voters cast ballots in key senate race

Politics 11/06/18, 08:22

The Latest on the midterm election in Missouri (all times local): 6:15 a.m. Polls have opened in Missouri as voters cast ballots to decide whether to send Democrat Claire McCaskill back to the senate and approve ballot measures that would raise the ...

Democrat McCaskill reaches right in GOP-leaning Missouri

Politics 11/03/18, 19:28

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill has approvingly evoked former President Ronald Reagan. She said she would back President Donald Trump if he stopped a migrant caravan at the border. And speaking on Fox News, she has decried "crazy Democrats." What is the ...

Trump, Oprah lead surrogate campaigners in 2018 midterms

Politics 11/01/18, 13:58

From President Donald Trump to Oprah Winfrey, voters in key battleground states are being bombarded with an influx of top political surrogates during the final days of the 2018 midterm campaign. Trump will rally his most loyal supporters in Columbia, Missouri, ...

Hawley blames Democrats for incivility in politics in debate

Politics 10/25/18, 18:43

Missouri Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley blamed Democrats for a vitriolic political climate without offering any criticism of President Donald Trump during a Thursday debate with Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill.The debate hosted by KMBC-TV in Kansas City marked the final ...

Ballot initiatives buck legislatures in GOP-leaning states

Politics 10/24/18, 22:50

Marijuana legalization. An increase in the minimum wage. Expansion of Medicaid. Come Election Day, voters in a batch of Republican-dominated states will weigh in on these and other liberal or centrist proposals that reached the ballot after bypassing state legislatures. Pushed ...

Missouri Senate candidates debate health care, party loyalty

Politics 10/18/18, 21:45

Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley has used a debate to paint Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill as too liberal for the increasingly red state of Missouri, while McCaskill continued to hammer her challenger over his positions on health care.The two squared-off ...

GOP on defense to explain pre-existing condition protections

Health 10/17/18, 11:37

Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is pounding Missouri voters with the message that her Republican challenger wants to end health insurance protections for people with pre-existing conditions.The Republican, state Attorney General Josh Hawley, says that's not true. He is among ...

McCaskill brings in another $8.5M for Senate re-election bid

Politics 10/15/18, 18:40

Data released Monday shows Missouri's Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill brought in $7.8 million in roughly two months for her tough re-election bid, breaking records and raising nearly double what her Republican opponent did.McCaskill's haul appears to break Missouri records ...

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