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January, 2010 | Missouri Political News Service - Part 3

Entries from January 2010

Roundup: The “Scott” Heard Around the Country

January 20th, 2010 · No Comments

The Grey Falcon’s Blog: “The Democratic leadership and their media allies responded to this situation with very approach that is causing their downfall.  Before the voting even began, members of the Obama adminstration began telling reporters that Coakely was not going to win.  Many other high-profile were joining in that prediction, seemingly trying to get […]

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Tags: Healthcare

Rep. Roorda Calls Obamacare Opponents “Tea baggers” on House Floor

January 20th, 2010 · No Comments

Democrat Rep. Jeff Roorda, District 102 Brian Nieves Fellow Patriots! OMG! Get this! We are debating a Resolution calling upon congress to reject Health Control & Rep. Roorda (D) just went off on “Teabaggers” Scott Dieckhaus Rep. Jeff Roorda opens remarks with derogative comments about ‘teabaggers’. I hope Jefferson County is ready to give him […]

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Tags: MO Legislature

Clay Top Aide Runs Private Business Next to Congressional Office

January 19th, 2010 · No Comments

  Clay Chief of Staff Darryl Piggee and his wife, former Clay staffer Sherry R. faulkner Isn’t there something a tad bit suspicious when your chief of staff’s private business is across the hall from your official office? 7/31/08: An online reader of stlamerican.com, upset that we had anything nice to say about Chris Koster, […]

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Tags: Rep. Lacy Clay

STL Oracle: Campaign Advice for Democrats in 2010

January 19th, 2010 · No Comments

Here in Missouri, I advise likely Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Robin Carnahan to condemn Reid now and threaten to withhold her vote for him as majority leader. Most Democratic senators, including Missouri’s Claire McCaskill, are reluctant to challenge the sitting majority leader out of fear of retribution on their state appropriations and other ways in […]

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Tags: Senator McCaskill

Video: “Heterosexual Supremacist” Skelton on C-SPAN

January 19th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Rep. Ike Skelton · Videos

Video: Ed Martin Townhall, Russ Carnahan Chickens Out

January 18th, 2010 · No Comments

Russ Carnahan skips an opportunity to meet with his constituents and explain to them why he is supporting the president’s disastrous healthcare bill? H/T:SharpElbowsStl

Related:  Last summer, Rep. Carnahan found the time in his busy schedule to secretly attend this Obamacare astroturf rally at the IBEW Union hall’s parking […]

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Tags: Rep. Russ Carnahan · Videos

In Effort to Enhance Down Home Appeal, Sowers Replaces Fancy Volvo with Pickup Truck

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments

You may know Tommy Sowers as the Democratic candidate who has used his out-of-state contacts and connections within the national Democratic Party to raise buckets of money in his surely quixotic quest to unseat perennially-popular Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson.  However, that is not how Sowers wants the people of the district to know him – […]

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Tags: Uncategorized

Quote of the Day: Rep. Cleaver: Health Care Bill “In Trouble”

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments

H/T:firedoglake

Related: Rasmussen Reports:17% Expect Health Care Plan To Lower Costs, 57% Expect Costs to Go Up

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Tags: Healthcare · Picture/Quote of the Day · Rep. Emanuel Cleaver

7 Questions for Alternative Opportunities & Dept. of Revenue

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments

Steve Fenner, defense attorney and candidate for Greene County prosecutor, has a few questions regarding the budding Alternative Opportunties scandal” Questions for the Department of Revenue 1. Why rebid? Isn’t the normal state procedure to award the contract to the second qualified applicant when the leading applicant is disqualified? 2. Should the DOR rebid offices […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon

Video: 2nd Former Aide Sues Funkhouser, Wife

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments

H/T: kmbctv

Related: Prime Buzz: BREAKING: Funkhouser raises $300 in fourth quarter

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Tags: Kansas City · Mayor Mark Funkhouser · Videos