| Nov 29, 2011
In the days following his 2010 Senate victory, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey co-authored an op-ed in USA Today with an unlikely future colleague, Democrat Claire McCaskill. Together, the senator-elect and the Missouri senator called for a moratorium on earmarks....
| May 24, 2011
| 6:07 AM
Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill is Joplin to survey the damage after Sunday's tornado. Sen. McCaskill, Governor Jay Nixon and the director of FEMA will all survey the damage by helicopter on Tuesday morning. Sen. McCaskill talked to FOX 4 News on...
| Jan 24, 2011
The Republican effort to repeal the health care law is sure to founder in the Democratic-controlled Senate, but that doesn't mean that the GOP is ending its assault on the law. House Republicans are already beginning work in committees to lop off and...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 1:28 PM
In a report released Monday, Senator Charles Schumer (D) announced the beginning of an FTC investigation that will look into possible gas price gouging.
New York State officials believe gas prices should be dropping faster than they currently are,...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Pat Toomey’s effort to permanently ban congressional earmarks fell short in the Senate Thursday, but the Pennsylvania senator was heartened that appropriators separately agreed to extend a temporary moratoriam through 2013.
Toomey offered his...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:56 AM
Republican kingmaker or entertainer? Truth teller or "big fat idiot"? How about "lightning rod"?
Once again, Rush Limbaugh -- the conservative provocateur with the self-described "talent on loan from God" -- is in hot water. Limbaugh, who has been the...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 6:48 AM
US Senator Claire McCaskill toured flood damage in Parkville and St Joseph Sunday. She says after seeing the destruction for herself, she has a lot of questions for the Corp of Engineers, but is also calling for Washington and the midwest to get along....
| Jul 4, 2011
| 2:17 PM
A letter from the US Army Corps of Engineers to landowners along the Missouri River has many in Missouri crying foul, but the Corps says the letters were just poorly timed.
On June 6, the Army Corp of Engineers sent letters to some landowners along the...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Not everyone is happy about the compromise bill that will raise the debt ceiling. Democrat Representative Emanuel Cleaver of Kansas City had strong words about it over the weekend, calling it a "sugar coated Satan sandwich."
Cleaver said the bill is...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 6:47 PM
She was here to discuss her plan to help Missouri manufacturers attract more jobs, but due to last week's debt ceiling debacle, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill ended spending most of her time talking about America's financial situation.
"That was our...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 7:43 PM
After last week's debt debacle, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill says she couldn't wait to get back to Missouri to start working on her manufacturing jobs tour.
"The manufacturing jobs are foundational to our middle class," said the senator. "We have...