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A joint resolution before the Senate would require law enforcement to verify the immigration status of individuals if reasonable suspicion exists that they are illegally present in the United States.

Republican State Senator Mike Cunningham - District 33, the sponsor of Senate Joint Resolution 18, said his resolution is “carefully drafted” and would protect law-abiding immigrants.

“When illegals create problems, it’s a black eye for law-abiding legals,” Cunningham said in the

There are countless presidential scandals in U.S. history, but very few of them have resulted in resignation or impeachment — which is precisely why MSNBC host Rachel Maddow was drawn to the story of Spiro Agnew, Richard Nixon's first vice president, who resigned in 1973.

Maddow notes there are many misconceptions concerning the former vice president — including the notion that his "big sin" centered on taxes.

Updated at 3:45 p.m. ET

President Trump and congressional leaders met at the White House on Friday in what House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called a "lengthy and sometimes contentious" session and in which the president threatened to keep the government shut down for months or years.

And at the end, the two sides seemed no closer to resolving their standoff over funding a border wall that has forced a partial government shutdown now hitting the two-week mark, with the possibility of lasting much longer.

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., is about to head home after losing her bid for re-election, and in defeat she's blaming her own Democratic Party for abandoning moderates.

McCaskill has represented Missouri in the Senate since 2007. During her tenure, President Obama lost Missouri twice and President Trump won it handily. McCaskill was one of 10 Senate Democrats running for re-election in states Trump won; four lost.

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Listen live, and stay up to date here on 2018 midterm election results from local races as they become available to us. 


District 116 House Race

D - Bill Kraemer 5,353

R -  Dale L. Wright 9,529

District 145 House Race

D - Ronald G. Pember 2,445

R - Rick Francis 11,379


District 146 House Race

D - Gayla A. Dace 3,373

R - Barry D. Hovis 15,264