Democrats gain governors' seats, but GOP holds some states

Democrats tried Tuesday to fight their way back to power in state capitols across the country by reclaiming governor's seats in several key states, marking significant steps in their nationwide strategy to reverse years of Republican gains in state capitols.

Nov. 7, 2018 4:25 AM EST
Control of Congress also at stake in state legislative races

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democrats looking to regain a foothold in state capitols largely led by Republicans had anticipated flipping control of up to a dozen legislative chambers during the last presidential election.

Sep. 22, 2018 10:42 AM EDT
For Trump foes, Democratic gains may remain elusive in 2018

Passionate protests against Donald Trump's presidency have swelled the ranks of Democratic activists, but their new enthusiasm faces a hard reality: Republicans remain well-positioned to retain their grip on power in the 2018 elections.

Feb. 5, 2017 11:08 AM EST
WHY IT MATTERS: Infrastructure

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — THE ISSUE: The U.S. interstate highway system, celebrating its 60th birthday this year, is showing its age.

Sep. 19, 2016 1:42 PM EDT
GOP candidate goes macho to win Missouri governor primary

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — In the final days before Missouri's Republican gubernatorial primary, candidate Eric Greitens responded to a Democratic attack ad by firing more than 100 rounds from a machine gun as an announcer declared in a rebuttal ad that he would bring out "the big guns" to "fight Obama's Democrat machine.

Aug. 3, 2016 7:10 PM EDT
Missouri certifies wins for Trump, Clinton in close primary

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican businessman Donald Trump and former Democratic Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were certified Tuesday as the winners of Missouri's presidential primaries, though a recount remains a possibility.

Apr. 12, 2016 3:23 PM EDT
Clinton, Trump lead in Missouri by slim margins

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump clung to slim advantages over their challengers in Missouri's presidential primaries following victories in several other pivotal states that bolstered their standing as national front-runners.

Mar. 16, 2016 4:29 PM EDT