It is expected legislators will move forward with plans to form a bipartisan committee to work on pension reform
The St. Clair County clerk will announce his resignation Wednesday morning.
Being the president isn't easy. When President Barack Obama gets back from his overseas trip, he'll still have to deal with controversies involving the NSA and the IRS.
A last-minute move by Missouri lawmakers could make it easier for a Chinese conglomerate to buy one of the biggest pork producers in the U.S.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he'll "probably" make a decision about running for president sometime in 2015.
President Obama is defending National Security Agency surveillance programs, and disputing the notion that he is following in the footsteps of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney.
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill endorsed an effort to organize a potential 2016 Hillary Clinton presidential campaign, becoming the first sitting member of Congress to back the effort.
House legislation to ban almost all abortions after a fetus reaches 20 weeks of age
Some people are ready for another Clinton in the White House.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation giving the state the nation's strictest regulations for high-volume oil and gas drilling.
A study of media coverage around the time the U.S. Supreme Court was considering the same-sex marriage issue shows news reports had much more from supporters than opponents.
Supreme Court ruling could block other states from imposing new restrictions on citizens seeking to register to vote.
President Obama's support may be eroding amid reports of surveillance programs and Internal Revenue Service abuses.
A top aide to President Obama said Sunday that U.S. policy in Syria has to be dictated in part by what happened in Iraq.