A new Democratic National Committee effort is designed to counter voter ID and other laws that make it harder for many voters to cast their ballots. Bill and Hillary Clinton are lending their help.
A couple of Congressional lawmakers from Missouri are leading the charge to increase transparency in the Executive Branch. KSMU’s Shane Franklin has the story.
When the comic addressed a U.S. Senate subcommittee about Alzheimer's disease Wednesday, the experience was anything but typical.
President Obama is launching a new initiative aimed at helping young black and Hispanic men. He'll sign an executive order that sets up a task force to help keep them in school and out of prisons.
The program is to encourage young African American and Latino males facing a difficult environment and hard choices. The president is once again wading into turbulent racial waters.
In 2012, Congress approved changes to the federal flood insurance program to help get it out of debt. But lawmakers might undo that now, since one result has been dramatically increasing premiums.
Credit Suisse has been accused by senators of helping American clients hide assets from the IRS. The Swiss bank's top executives are answering the allegations in a congressional hearing on Wednesday.
Eight Greene County candidates filed paperwork for countywide positions on the first available day Tuesday to get their names on the August primary ballot. KSMU’s Scott Harvey has more.
Missouri carried out the execution of Michael Taylor early Wednesday. As Chris McDaniel reports, it was the state’s fourth execution in as many months.
State Senator Wendy Davis is the Democratic hopeful. She's challenging Republican Greg Abbott, the state's attorney general. Both are expected to easily win their primaries.