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Entries from November 2012

Was Claire Lying Then or Now?

November 15th, 2012 · No Comments

A September Rasmussen poll had “moderate” Sen.  McCaskill ahead of  Todd Akin by 10 percentage points — 48%-38%. This was Claire’s reaction then: “Rasmussen’s poll made me laugh out loud … If anyone believes that, I just turned 29. Sneaky stuff.” Here’s the tune she’s now singing after the election: The Hill: Sen. Claire McCaskill […]

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McConnell Warns, “Very Determined Group Of Extremists On The Left…Are Rooting For Us To Go Off The Fiscal Cliff”‏

November 15th, 2012 · No Comments

Speaking on the Senate floor this morning, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell discussed one of the key obstacles to obtaining an agreement to avoid the approaching fiscal cliff. “I believe the two parties can avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. And in the process, I even believe we can agree on a framework for a bipartisan […]

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Cong. Emanuel “Satan Sandwich” Cleaver Receives Civility Award

November 14th, 2012 · No Comments

Press release from Congressman Kevin Yoder: Washington, D.C. – Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II (D-MO) and Congressman Kevin Yoder (R-KS) today received the Consensus Civility Award for their efforts in bringing civility to public life as Members of Congress. They were among the six members of the inaugural class of Consensus Civility Award winners who were […]

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Nixon Takes Position on Insurance Health Exchanges – After the Election!

November 14th, 2012 · No Comments

Kaiserhealthnews.com: Immediately after the presidential election, and more than a week ahead of the Nov. 16 deadline, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, a Democrat, announced he had made up his mind. The state would not be setting up its own health insurance exchange….”Based on current state law, and the federal deadline, the state-based option isn’t on the […]

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McConnell: “We Won’t Agree To Any Tax Increases That Will Hurt The Economy”‏

November 14th, 2012 · No Comments

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal’s Stephen Moore at the end of last week, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell reiterated that in order to get an agreement to avoid the fiscal cliff, there needs to be some leadership from President Obama. “The missing person, the guy who was AWOL in 2011, is still […]

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First Day After The Election, Reid Says He Wants To Weaken Filibuster‏

November 10th, 2012 · No Comments

The Washington Times writes, “Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Wednesday that he will try to push through a change to Senate rules that would limit the GOP’s ability to filibuster bills. . . . ‘I think that the rules have been abused and that we’re going to work to change them,’ he told reporters. […]

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