Gov. Mike Parson on Tuesday appointed Eric Schmitt to replace Josh Hawley as Missouri’s next attorney general. Hawley was elected to the U.S. Senate a week ago when he defeated Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill.
Johnson County cities are appealing for state funding help for key roadway projects, including widening U.S. 69 Highway south of Interstate 435, which is the most congested four-lane highway in Kansas.
Claire McCaskill’s defeat Tuesday marked the loss of more than just a race for Missouri Democrats. They hold just one statewide office, and Republicans dominate the state’s politics. As the party rebuilds, who make up the next generation?
Republican strategists and officials say Kris Kobach refused to listen to advice, was unwilling to put energy into fundraising and failed to set up a basic “get out the vote” operation. Some are happy to see him lose.
A federal grand jury has charged Capt. Kenneth Scott McKee with misconduct, negligence and inattention to duty in the sinking of a duck boat that killed 17 people on Table Rock Lake, near Branson, Missouri, in July.
Kris Kobach’s name immediately began floating around political circles as a potential candidate for Trump’s next attorney general after it was announced Wednesday that Trump had fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
After 36 years in office — as a legislator, county prosecutor, state auditor and two-term U.S. senator — Claire McCaskill may have stepped off the electoral stage for the final time after losing her re-election bid.
Clay County officials on Wednesday blamed poll workers after electronic ballot boxes didn’t work for hours on Election Day. A Kansas City election officials said late changes in law caused photo ID confusion.
A Missouri Court of Appeals panel ruled KC knowingly violated a 30-year-old agreement to pay for trash collection at apartment buildings with seven or more units. City stopped the service in 2010 to save money.
Matthew G. Whitaker will serve as Acting AG in President Trump’s cabinet after former Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions quits. Sessions had been under fire for not ending the Robert Mueller Russia Investigation.
Democrats win House Majority on Election Day in November, using blue wave to defeat Republicans and GOP. Here’s the inside look at the moment that solidified the House’s fate in the 2018 midterm elections.
Congresswoman-elect Sharice Davids discusses her outreach to marginalized groups of voters, her plans to work with Kansas Republicans as the state's lone Democrat in Congress and her goals for a bipartisan health care plan.