Trump makes victory speech

NEW YORK (AP) – President-elect Donald Trump says now it’s time for America to “bind the wounds of division.” Trump spoke to a crowd of supporters early Wednesday at his headquarters in New York City. Trump says he received a phone call from Hillary Clinton, congratulating him on his victory. Trump says he’s pledging to…

GOP Sen. Blunt holds off re-election challenge

Republican incumbent Roy Blunt has fought off a strong challenge from Democrat Jason Kander to hold onto his seat in the U.S. Senate. The Missouri race had been closely watched, with control of the Senate potentially at stake. National senatorial committees from both parties, along with several political action committees, poured millions of dollars into…

The Latest: Missouri voters approve voter ID measure

Missouri voters have approved amending the state Constitution to allow lawmakers to add voter-identification requirements at the ballot box. At issue were longstanding efforts by Republicans to require voters to show government-issued photo ID, ostensibly to prevent voter fraud. Democrats countered that such a requirement could disenfranchise thousands of voters who don’t have a driver’s…