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Entries from February 2011

Rep. Emerson Continues Senate Tease

February 10th, 2011 · No Comments

Remember, you read it here first. Sources tell MOPNS that Rep. Jo Ann Emerson is NOT planning a run for U.S. Senate in 2012. St. Louis Beacon: U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson said Wednesday night that she has yet to make a decision on whether to run for the U. S. Senate in 2012 — […]

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Tags: Hon. Jim Talent · Rep. Jo Ann Emerson · Senator McCaskill

Our Community Organizer President STILL Doesn’t Have a Clue About Job Creation

February 8th, 2011 · No Comments

One Day After Asking Job Creators To Help ‘Win The Future’ By Hiring ‘More American Workers,’ Reports Surface That President Obama Will Propose Raising Taxes On Jobs. Go figure! “President Barack Obama’s Budget Proposal Is Expected To Give States A Way To Collect More Payroll Taxes From Businesses, In An Effort To Replenish The Unemployment-Insurance […]

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Cong. Akin: Veterans “Fear For Their Lives” at John Cochran VA Hospital

February 8th, 2011 · No Comments

Welcome to the future of government run healthcare! In a letter to veterans secretary Eric Senseki, Congressman Akin tells a  shocking tale of how veterans in his district are actually fearful of receiving care at the controversial government hospital: Thank God Republicans are back in control of the House! Hopefully Mr Akin, who is the […]

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Tags: Rep. Russ Carnahan · Rep. Todd Akin · St. Louis

Democrat Leaders Still Not Getting It On Spending; Will They Listen To Fellow Dems?‏

February 8th, 2011 · No Comments

Speaking on the floor this morning, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said, “In their Monthly Budget Review, the Congressional Budget Office said that if the current spending levels are frozen at the same level as they are now, and Congress were to enact no other legislation affecting spending or revenues, the federal government would end […]

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Sen. Stouffer Considering SOS Bid?

February 7th, 2011 · No Comments

Last week, we heard that Republican state senator Scott Rupp was considering a bid for secretary of state. This week, we’re hearing that former congressional candidate and Republican state senator Bill Stouffer is considering throwing his hat in the ring as well. Are they hearing the same rumors that we are that Robin will not […]

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Tags: MO Legislature

More WH Rhetoric On Working With Business Doesn’t Match Reality Of Job-Stifling Policies

February 7th, 2011 · No Comments

 Image: Drudgereport.com President Obama spoke at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today where he urged cooperation and asked business leaders to support his economic agenda. The Wall Street Journal noted the Chamber includes “some of his toughest business critics” and points out, “Chamber and White House officials clashed during Mr. Obama’s first two years in […]

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Tags: Senator McCaskill

Video: Rep. Eric Burlison to File Interstate HealthCare Compact

February 7th, 2011 · No Comments

Hat tip:RepEricBurlison

Related: Rasmussen Reports: 58% Favor Repeal of Health Care Law; Most Still Expect Costs To Rise and Quality To Suffer

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Tags: Healthcare · MO Legislature · Videos

Dems Ignore Nov. Message, Rally Lobbyists To Defend Their Massive Spending Against GOP Cuts

February 7th, 2011 · No Comments

Over the course of last week, Democrats in have made it quite clear that they still have not heard the message Americans sent Washington in November to reduce spending, debt, and the size of government. In contrast to Republicans, who have been working to find ways to reduce spending, lower the deficit, and repeal the […]

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Vote This Afternoon On Obamacare Repeal; Will Dems Take Their 2nd Chance To Get It Right?

February 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

The Hill reports today, “Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will force an up-or-down vote on the repeal of healthcare reform on Wednesday, testing the unity of Democrats who had promised the rollback would never see the light of day in their chamber. The vote in the Senate will come two weeks to the day after […]

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Tags: Healthcare

Video: Russ Carnahan’s Speech to Missouri Chamber of Commerce

February 1st, 2011 · No Comments

Hat tip:MONewsHorizon Congressman Russ Carnahan, D-Mo., speaks to the Missouri Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 27, 2011 about the need for transportation infrastructure upgrades in Missouri. Carnahan is one of three Missouri representatives on the House transportation committee. Wasn’t the stimulus money supposed to be for “transportation infrastructure upgrades?”

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