Mar 22, 2011 — Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri was once videotaped telling an audience that they should not vote for her if they ever saw her words and deeds diverge. Now that's coming back to haunt her as amid a controversy over her charging taxpayers for her use of her own airplane.
Mar 21, 2011 — Already facing a tough reelection, Sen. McCaskill's political foes got an assist from a report that she didn't pay taxes for a plane she co-owns with her husband. This came after another damaging report that she charged taxpayers for business flights she took on it.
Oct 12, 2010 — Both Republican Roy Blunt and Democrat Robin Carnahan are very establishment figures though each is trying to position himself as more the outsider. The anti-Obama mood in the state would seem to favor Blunt; Missouri voted for John McCain in 2008.
Jul 2, 2008 — Here's a recipe for an A&E special: cop comes to town, cleans up the drug problem, and is promptly arrested for impersonating a police officer.
Jun 19, 2008 — If you have been affected by the flooding in the Midwest, we want to hear from you.
Feb 6, 2008 — For months NPR's election team has been gearing up for the biggest day of primaries and caucuses in the history of American presidential elections. Tuesday evening, Studio 4 A, NPR's largest, was transformed into "election central" with four proje...
Apr 21, 2013 — Towns in Missouri, central Illinois and at least four other Midwestern states are under a flood warning, as heavy spring rains swell the Mississippi and other rivers to dangerously high crests.