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Voting is officially getting under way for Missouri's primary elections.
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill, one of the most vulnerable Democrats up for re-election in 2012, says she will skip the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.
Speaking at ceremonial bill signing in St. Louis, Governor Nixon sounded more like a Republican when he asked about the Supreme Court’s impending health care ruling.
The U.S. Supreme Court will likely rule on the fate of the federal health care reform law this Thursday. That ruling could affect provisions of the law aimed at improving health in rural America.
The authority of the Missouri auditor to write financial estimates for ballot initiatives is under scrutiny by the state Supreme Court.
The high court heard arguments Monday on whether a law directing the auditor to prepare the financial estimates exceeds the limits of the auditor's authority spelled out in the Missouri Constitution.