| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:37 PM
The name USNS Cesar Chavez doesn't sit well with some senators. The Senate wants the Navy to explain how it selects names for new ships in the wake of controversy over the naming of a supply ship after labor leader Cesar Chavez....
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:37 PM
A defense bill expected to clear Congress today deals with Jewish American World War I heroes, sailors killed in Tripoli in 1804 and Navy policies for naming ships....
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The bills could fundamentally re-make the Internet, but especially online music sharing....
| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Democrats like to point out the broad public support for many elements of the healthcare reform law they pushed through Congress in 2010. But polls also show that most people reject the law -- better known as "Obamacare" -- as......
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:35 PM
To read about the Blunt amendment, which was narrowly defeated Thursday via a U.S. Senate vote to table it, you'd think this was solely about whether religiously affiliated organizations -- such as hospitals or universities with links to churches --......
| Oct 4, 2010
| 1:18 PM
Four candidates seeking Kit Bond's place in the U.S. Senate will participate in a forum on Oct. 15 sponsored by the Missouri Press Association. You will be able to watch the live stream of the forum here, on fox4kc.com, the day of the event.
| 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 12, 2011
| 6:29 PM
Republican candidate Bob Turner -- who's running for the 9th district Congressional seat vacated by former Rep. Anthony Weiner after his sexting scandal -- is defending his use of the burning Twin Towers in a campaign ad targeting Democratic rival,...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Residents in St. Joseph are preparing for the worst as the Missouri River continues rising, putting more levees at risk of failure.
On Saturday, U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt and U.S. Rep. Sam Graves are expected to tour the flood-prone areas, and residents...
| Nov 2, 2010
Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California.
Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
| Mar 21, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Rush Limbaugh's recent, despicable three-day attack against law student Sandra Fluke cast a spotlight on a national campaign by Republicans to turn back the clock on 50 years of progress on women's health issues. But his attacks were not the first attempt...