Yoder's skinny dipping not forgotten in year-end reviews
The Wichita Eagle Blog notes that U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder's skinny dip in the Sea of Galilee was included in some year-end reviews of wacky political stories.
Chief Forte pledges to continue focus on homicide
Chief's Blog looks at the homicide rate in 2012 and suggests that violent crime needs to continue to be the focus of the Kansas City Police Department in 2013.
Brown explains proposed bill that would require Kansas first-graders to take gun safety training
The Turner Report writes that state Sen. Dan Brown explains in a podcast the bill he pre-filed in the Kansas House that would require all first graders to take the National Rifle Association's Eddie Eagle training.
Firefighters sue the city of St. Louis over pension reform
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Political Fix reports that firefighters in St. Louis are suing the city over pension reform.
Roberts no longer top Republican on Senate Ag Committee
20 Pounds of Headlines writes that U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts is losing his spot as the highest-ranking Republican on the Senate Agriculture Committee.
McCaskill sworn in for second term
PoliticMo recaps the scene at the swearing in ceremony of U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill.