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Entries from May 2007

Republican Claire Explains Her Votes

May 31st, 2007 · No Comments

Our favorite Democrat (who’s racking up that Republican voting record for her next election) is explaining one of her recent conservative votes: “I think there was a realization that until we get enough votes to overcome the president, all that we would be doing is risking the men and women on the ground not getting […]

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Tags: Senator McCaskill

Graves Seat High On Dem’s List

May 31st, 2007 · No Comments

Democrat Congressional Campaign Chairman, Chris Van Hollen let Missouri Republicans know how much he would be focusing on Rep. Graves’ seat in 08. If it was so important, you’d think they would pick a better candidate than the rash Queen Kay.

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Tags: Rep. Sam Graves

Who Will It Be?

May 31st, 2007 · No Comments

From The Columbia Tribune: The University of Missouri Board of Curators is gathering for the next two days in a meeting that might determine the next president of the four-campus system. The Associated Press, quoting interim president Gordon Lamb, said today a decision was likely by tomorrow. Nobody knows for sure who will emerge as […]

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Tags: Rep. Kenny Hulshof

MOGOP: Barnes Backed Fuel Tax Increase in 2002

May 31st, 2007 · No Comments

MOGOP press release: JEFFERSON CITY – In a stunning example of hypocrisy, Kay Barnes today decried higher gas prices even though she backed a 4 percent tax increase on motor vehicle fuel in 2002. Not surprisingly, voters overwhelmingly disagreed with Barnes’ position by rejecting Proposition B at the polls. But if Barnes had her way […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Kay Barnes

You Scratch My Back, I’ll Scratch Yours

May 31st, 2007 · No Comments

Citizens Against Government Waste has just published a comprehensive list of the 447 earmarks worth $7.6 billion in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, H.R. 1585. The bill is one of the first to fall under a new House rule that requires public disclosure of an earmark’s sponsor, recipient, amount, and justification. […]

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Tags: Rep. Kenny Hulshof · Rep. Russ Carnahan · Rep. Todd Akin

National Journal: “The Scales Of Justice”

May 31st, 2007 · No Comments

Is this a news article or opinion piece? How a Missouri Republican operative interacted with the Justice Department in pursuit of a partisan agenda. By Murray Waas In the closing weeks of Missouri’s tight 2006 U.S. Senate race, the U.S. attorney in Little Rock, Ark., took the unusual step of revealing that his office’s investigation […]

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Tags: Media Bias

STL American: “From Yale to D.C. Back to STL”

May 31st, 2007 · No Comments

Shamed Dogan – 2000 Yale Graduate, former staffer to former Senator Jim Talent, and yet unannounced candidate for an open state rep seat in the 88th District – received a surprisingly favorable article today in the St. Louis American newspaper. The American, usually not noted for positive articles about Republicans – especially African American ones […]

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Tags: Decision '08

Old Media Still Doesn’t Get It

May 31st, 2007 · No Comments

The Missouri Political News Service would like to thank the Jurassic decision makers over at the Kansas City Star for discontinuing theirfree K.C. Buzz blog last week. Not only are you one less blog for us to compete with to a broader audience, but you also demonstrate like “Baghdad” Tony Messenger, that you really have […]

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Tags: Media Bias · Tony Messenger

Lizz Brown: “Living My Life As a Hypocrite & Loving it!”

May 31st, 2007 · No Comments

St. Louis race baiter and radio talk show host Lizz Brown’s hypocrisy has finally come full circle. Brown who tells her listeners daily that she’s “living her life as a liberal and loving it,” has received a $25,000 no bid contract from the soon to be powerless, St. Louis School Board. The Post also reported […]

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Tags: School Choice · St. Louis

Chris Van Hollen to Stump For Kay Cronkite Waldo Barnes…..Who????

May 30th, 2007 · No Comments

The Missouri Political News Service has learned that the leader of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., will be campaigning tomorrow in Kansas City for Kay Cronkite Waldo Barnes. After the Barnes’ campaign bumbled and stumbled out of the gate last week, Democratic party leaders – who have targeted Missouri’s […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Kay Barnes · Senator McCaskill