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Entries from July 2015

Senate Republicans Introduce Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood, Plan Vote Next Week‏

July 30th, 2015 · No Comments

The Hill reports, “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is fast-tracking a bill to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood, after senators huddled in his office Tuesday to work out the details of a bill. “Speaking on the Senate floor, the Republican leader started the process, known as Rule 14, which allows the bill to […]

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Oh Look! Another Controversy Claire Wades Into

July 29th, 2015 · No Comments

Is it just us or does it seem that whenever there is any kind of  national or state controversy brewing, Senator McCaskill always jumps on the bandwagon to gain publicity for herself? Senator of McCaskill has been full aware of the shenanigans going on Jefferson City.  Now she finds her voice? STLPublicRadio: She was an […]

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CNN Poll: “Majority Wants Congress To Reject Iran Deal”; AP: “Officials: Iran May Take Own Samples At Alleged Nuclear Site”‏

July 29th, 2015 · No Comments

CNN writes, “A majority of Americans want Congress to reject the recently-negotiated nuclear deal with Iran, even as President Barack Obama’s approval rating continues to stand in net-positive territory for the second month in a row, according to a new CNN/ORC poll. . . . [O]n the President’s biggest accomplishment since [2013] — the nuclear agreement […]

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Picture of the Day: Claire Bear Attacks “The Donald”

July 28th, 2015 · No Comments

Most shocking part of this? Trump’s lawyer thinks it’s legal to rape your spouse. Giving Akin a run for his money. http://t.co/eB9h2KjiFc — Claire McCaskill (@clairecmc) July 28, 2015   Senator Claire McCaskill, who once said she “wouldn’t want to be alone in an elevator” with Hillary Clinton, is now obviously full in with Clinton […]

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WSJ: Admin Document Provided To Congress Says We’ll Likely Never Get Full Accounting Of Iran’s Past Nuclear Program

July 28th, 2015 · No Comments

The Wall Street Journal reports today, “An Obama administration assessment of the Iran nuclear deal provided to Congress has led a number of lawmakers to conclude the U.S. and world powers will never get to the bottom of the country’s alleged efforts to build an atomic weapon, and that Tehran won’t be pressed to fully explain […]

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Koster Touts Obamacare While Another State Exchange Closes

July 28th, 2015 · No Comments

In an email to supporters this morning titled “do your friends know,” presumptive Democratic gubernatorial nominee Chris Koster seems to have changed his mind on Obamacare: “Most folks know that expanding Medicaid will give 260,000 Missourians access to the healthcare coverage they need to keep themselves and their families healthy. But do your friends on Facebook […]

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Eli Yokley: Missouri Should be Embarrassed by Capitol Culture

July 27th, 2015 · No Comments

Well, another sleazebag Missouri legislator has resigned over inappropriate behavior with an intern. At least former Republican Speaker Diehl resigned and slithered away into obscurity but Democratic Senator Paul Levota was still trying to hang on until a second intern came forward with proof of sexual harassment. Eli Yokely via JoplinGlobe.com: The sad saga in […]

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Video: STL Activists March to End Black on Black Violence

July 27th, 2015 · No Comments

As leaders and marched last Saturday morning in Alderman Jeffrey Boyd’s 22nd ward to “stop the violence,” one “leader” was noticeably MIA; Mayor Francis Slay. The umpteenth elected mayor’s absence was notable since Alderman Boyd is one of the mayor’s few elected Black allies. Crime seems to be out of control in St. Louis and […]

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AP: “Probe: Bogus Enrollees Kept Getting Obamacare”; Democrats Upset At The Probe, Not Its Findings‏

July 27th, 2015 · No Comments

The AP reported, “Phony applicants that investigators signed up last year under President Barack Obama’s health care law got automatically re-enrolled for 2015. Some were rewarded with even bigger taxpayer subsidies for their insurance premiums, a congressional probe has found. “The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office says 11 counterfeit characters that its investigators created last year were […]

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Video: Kinder Announces Run for Governor

July 13th, 2015 · No Comments

H/T: DuaneLester.com:

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