Moran, Roberts split votes on Violence Against Women Act
The Wichita Eagle Blog writes that U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran voted for the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act while U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts voted against it.
Video: U.S. Sen. Blunt's response to President Obama's SOTU
The Turner Report links to video of U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt responding to President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address.
Could Bacchus be running again in the 5th District?
Tony's Kansas City believes that former City Councilor Ken Bacchus could be making another run in the 5th District.
Why Missouri shouldn't expand Medicaid
Show-Me Daily assembles a bullet point list of criticisms and concerns over the proposed expansion of Medicaid in Missouri.
Thoughts on taxes and revenue in Kansas
The Missouri Record considers the relationship between taxes and economic growth in light of the major shift in tax policy in Kansas.
Why we need background checks for all gun sales
MO Rage argues that the facts support the need for universal background checks on gun sales.
Burke critical of how City Hall handled the street car proposal
20 Pounds of Headlines writes that Sue Burke, who filed a lawsuit to challenge the streetcar proposal, is frustrated by the lack of communication from City Hall.
Missouri House gives first-round approval to Voter ID bill
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Political Fix notes that the Missouri House gave first round approval to a Voter ID bill.
McCaskill supports minimum wage hike
PoliticMo writes that U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill has joined President Obama in calling for a rise in the minimum wage.