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U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill says she’s signed up for health insurance offered to Missourians under the Affordable Care Act. KSMU's Scott Harvey has more.

In a video posted to the Senators’ YouTube page, McCaskill is seen reading over information through healthcare.gov before selecting a policy.

“This plan will cost $552.60 a month; my deductible will be $1,750 and my out-of-pocket maximum will be $5,000,” McCaskill said.

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt says the troubled federal health insurance exchange website is the easiest thing the Obama Administration will be able to do as more of the Affordable Care Act is rolled out. KSMU's Scott Harvey reports.

Blunt addressed officials inside the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce Friday, a day after contractors for the glitch-prone site defended their work before a congressional panel.

The Republican Senator from Missouri cautions that once the website consistently works, that will not mean the healthcare plan itself will be effective.

US Senator Roy Blunt reiterated concerns Thursday of the Defense Department’s claim that they don’t have the legal authority during the government shutdown to provide immediate death gratuity payments to the families of fallen soldiers. KSMU’s Scott Harvey has more.

Update at 8:10 a.m. Fri: President Obama signed a bill reinstating death gratuity benefits into law Thursday night.

As President Barack Obama prepares to address the nation Tuesday evening on Syria, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt feels the Commander in Chief is in no hurry for congressional approval of a military strike, now that Russia has proposed a diplomatic solution. KSMU's Scott Harvey reports.

Citing the high cost of gasoline, including a time this week when he says costs in southwest Missouri rose by 10 cents in one day, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt is again urging passage of the Gas Accessibility & Stabilization (GAS) Act. KSMU’s Scott Harvey attended a gathering in Ozark to learn more.

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