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Hon. John Ashcroft | Missouri Political News Service - Part 2

Entries Tagged as 'Hon. John Ashcroft'

Picture of the Day: “Surprise Your Sweetheart” With Valentine’s Day Cruise with John Ashcroft & Ed Meese!

October 17th, 2008 · No Comments

Hat tip: Pushback

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Video: Atty General John Ashcroft ‘ I’M NOT GONNA ANSWER!

July 18th, 2008 · No Comments

We’ve never seen the usually reserved and mild mannered John Ashcroft so animated.  Good for him! Mr. Ashcroft was on Capitol Hill yesterday testifying at a dog and pony show that was masquerading as a Congressional hearing. Hat tip: CSPANJUNKIEdotORG [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/j7_pFR4EggE” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Video: John Ashcroft at Knox College

April 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft spoke to sometimes rowdy crowd at Knox College on Tuesday, April 22, 2008. *Former Show-Me-Institute intern Maurice Harris gives his thoughts. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/ZAsRhKjprQg” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Video: Ashcroft Accidentally Calls Barack Obama – “Osama”

April 4th, 2008 · No Comments

[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/qm7DrMGLGpY” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Related:  Sen. Ted Kennedy calling Senator Obama “Osama” at the National Press Club [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/3YaRpx3LphI” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Video: Ashcroft Heckled and Booed at College Speech

December 14th, 2007 · No Comments

Former attorney general John Ashcroft gave a $20,000 speech at the University of Colorado last month, with a Q & A session afterwards. Ashcroft was asked about torture, our reputation in the world the missing Weapons of Mass Destruction, and how we failed to capture Osama Bin Laden. As he probably expected, he was not […]

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Report: Ashcroft Firm in Big Money Deal

November 20th, 2007 · No Comments

Report: Ashcroft Law Firm to Collect Over $52M to Help Monitor Knee Replacement Manufacturers NEW YORK (Associated Press) – Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft’s law firm could earn $52.2 million helping the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Jersey monitor a leading maker of knee and hip replacements, according to recent public filings. Ashcroft’s firm […]

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Ex “Singing Senator” Lobbies Against Recording Artists

November 13th, 2007 · No Comments

By Andrew Glass Lyle Lovett wants to get paid for music he made famous with his bluesy twang. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) is giving him a stage to make it happen. Leahy is scheduled to hold a hearing Tuesday to review a nearly century-old law saying radio stations don’t have to give the four-time Grammy […]

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Uncle Sam on the Line

November 5th, 2007 · No Comments

By JOHN ASHCROFT For almost two years, the country has debated whether the Bush administration acted properly and lawfully in undertaking emergency surveillance operations of suspected foreign terrorists on presidential authorization in the wake of 9/11. For several months, we have been debating bills that seek to modernize the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court statute. There […]

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Coalition Names Six Former Chiefs as Honorary Co-chairs

October 30th, 2007 · No Comments

Contact: Chip Robertson (573) 230-4665 For Immediate Release October 30, 2007 JEFFERSON CITY — Following a summer fraught with criticism of the method by which a slot on Missouri’s Supreme Court would be filled, six former chief justices of the Court have joined an organization formed to protect Missouri’s nonpartisan court plan and preserve the […]

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Before Party Switch Koster Logged Donations to Bush, Graves and Ashcroft

October 23rd, 2007 · No Comments

MPN:Republican turned Democrat Chris Koster logged several contributions of note to some of the most conservative Republicans representing Missouri and the country during the 2000 and 2002 election cycles. According to the Federal Elections Commission, Koster donated $1,200 to then Sen. John Ashcroft, $250 to Rep. Sam Graves and another $1,000 to the first campaign […]

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