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Entries from June 2007

Blog CCP: “Jeff Harris Plays 20 Questions”

June 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Simply stated, Jeff Harris is Missouri’s next Attorney General. As noted here back in May, he is an extremely strong candidate who is likely to benefit from the inability of the Republicans to get along with each other. At a fundraiser on Monday night, Jeff agreed to offer a rare opportunity to this blog and […]

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Tags: Decision '08

Graves Scores as GOP Wins Annual Congressional Baseball Game

June 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Rep. Sam Graves, R-Tarkio, is wearing a Kansas City jersey during the Congressional Baseball game Monday at RFK Stadium. He is standing with Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Penn., and Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., during introductions before the game. By Chris Etheridge Chris Etheridge/Medill News ServiceWASHINGTON – For one night, America’s red states and blue states were […]

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Tags: Rep. Sam Graves

Democrats Reflect On Six-Month Mark

June 27th, 2007 · No Comments

By Christian Bourge, (excerpt) Six months into the majority, House Democrats have little to show in terms of new laws, but they say they have helped change the debate about the war in Iraq and claim credit for passing other measures that await action in the Senate. Minority Whip Roy Blunt, R-Mo., argued that Democrats […]

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Tags: Rep. Roy Blunt

New Conservative Group Launches

June 26th, 2007 · No Comments

New Conservative Missouri Organization to hold Politicians Accountable, Reign in Activist Judges, and Promote Needed Education Reform (Jefferson City) – The Adam Smith Foundation is proud to announce its official launch as an organization committed to promoting conservative principals and individual liberties for Missouri. Our Foundation seeks to provide Missourians with information they need to […]

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Tags: Adam Smith Foundation

Revolving Door Spins Aides to K Street Jobs

June 26th, 2007 · No Comments

  Former Talent Aide reunited with boss By Alan K. Ota, CQ Staff Eric Ueland and Brett Thompson left jobs as Senate aides after last fall’s elections and were quickly hired as Washington lobbyists. Parallel tracks? Not exactly. Ueland, who was chief of staff to former Majority Leader Bill Frist, cannot deal with Senate leadership […]

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Tags: Hon. Jim Talent

“Muchos Gracias Senor Bond!”

June 26th, 2007 · No Comments

Our great Senator Bond changed his mind today and voted in favor of advancing George Bush’s shamnesty today. We wonder what Bond received from the White House? Related: CDT Politics Blog: “Bond explains his cloture vote on immigration bill” Bob McCarty Writes: “Blogger Sends Message to Senator Kit Bond” Arena of Ideas: “Immigration bill passes […]

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Tags: Illegal Immigration · Senator. Kit Bond

Gephardt Joins Another Corporate Board

June 26th, 2007 · No Comments

“We have a crisis of confidence in this country because we see every day excesses of people that have more money than people can imagine wanting more money. Greed and selfishness can kill this great democracy and ruin capitalism. We need to have governance to make capitalism work for everybody.” – Dick Gephardt, 2004 Like […]

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Former U.S. Attorney Bud Cummins Says “Blunt was Never a Subject, Target, or Witness in Probe”

June 26th, 2007 · No Comments

Hat tip: Edgeing “Jason Leopold interviews former US Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas Bud Cummins, in the interview, Cummins disputes published reports that he was fired because he was investigating an alleged public corruption case in the state of Missouri that may have involved Matt Blunt, the state’s Republican governor. Cummins was investigating […]

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Tags: Matt Blunt · Videos

David Stokes: “In Praise of MoDOT”

June 26th, 2007 · No Comments

In the following guest editorial, Show-Me Institute policy analyst David Stokes, praises the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) for its innovative approaches to managing Missouri’s transportation infrastructure. Stokes argues that MoDOT’s use of public-private partnerships and the “design-build” project model is bringing increased efficiency and savings to Missouri residents. Stokes says MoDOT deserves a great […]

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Tags: David Stokes · Show Me Institute · St. Louis

Don’t Forget: Amnesty Vote TODAY!

June 26th, 2007 · No Comments

Call Sen. Bond and remind him of how you feel–however that might be– at : 202-224-5721. No need to call Republican Claire, she’s a reliable Republican vote. Thank’s MODP for everything you do!

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