Sen. Claire McCaskill expressed frustration Wednesday that food deserts continue to exist in the urban core. McCaskill, who’s on an extensive agriculture tour around Missouri, said that on one day she can be out talking to hog farmers and chicken ranchers about their successes yet the next day she’s hearing about people’s inability to get healthy food. (Video by Robert Cronkleton | The Kansas City Star)
Gary Sallee, 65, a resident of Oak Grove, has a good quality of life, dabbles in wood burning artwork and finds contentment as a gardener. An automobile accident 30 years ago left Sallee a quadriplegic. Now, Sallee argues that taxpayers are better off helping to provide him in-home care — a publicly funded service at risk of deep cutbacks in Missouri — instead of paying much more for Sallee to live 24/7 in a nursing home. Seven days a week, personal care attendants assist Sallee with daily living and essential tasks so he may remain in his home. Story by Rick Montgomery. Video by Tammy Ljungblad.
Johnson County MoveOn members came out and expressed thanks to Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas during a monthly meeting at the senator's office in Olathe after Moran, along with fellow Republican Sen. Mike Lee of Utah, said Monday that he would oppose the latest draft of a Senate Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. However, Moran said Tuesday that he'd vote to proceed to debate on a bill that would repeal the law without replacing it.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas said on July 13, 2017 that he will now vote "yes" after his amendment creating a fund to help insurers cover people with higher medical costs was added to the Senate health care bill.
Christopher A. Wray stated that his "loyalty was to the constitution" and the law during his testimony at the nomination hearing for FBI director on Wednesday. He was grilled by senators on his ability to remain independent of the White House in investiga
The French government's Facebook account posted video of President Donald Trump complimenting the French president's wife's appearance while he was chatting with Emmanuel Macron and their wives chatting after their tour of the museums at Les Invalides. T
Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) spoke on the House floor about the exclusion of an amendment that would declassify a Vietnam-era Department of Defense project that intentionally exposed servicemembers and civilians to deadly chemical weapons.
Veterans groups and members of Congress, including Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA), are demanding to know exactly what happened during the Pentagon's series of secret chemical and biological weapons tests involving military personnel in the 1960s and 1970s.
California Rep. Brad Sherman filed an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Wednesday, accusing him of obstructing investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
Donald Trump Jr. released an email chain on Tuesday that shows him discussing plans to hear damaging information on Hillary Clinton. In a statement, he said was posting the emails "in order to be totally transparent."
(Note: No audio in video) Donald Trump Jr. released an email chain on Tuesday that shows him discussing plans to hear damaging information on Hillary Clinton. In a statement, he said was posting the emails "in order to be totally transparent." The emails
When asked on an Editorial Board Facebook Live show about if he has considered running for U.S. senator next year against incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley said he has not given attention to anything else but his job.