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Entries Tagged as 'Rep. Jo Ann Emerson'

Tommy Sowers Heads East to NEW YORK CITY to raise money from Liberal Friends

November 11th, 2009 · No Comments

“I wasn’t sure why I was laughing, an odd situation to find myself in that I’m a fairly serious guy. But moments after meeting the Dalai Lama, as he was blessing me by placing a white silk ceremonial scarf, or kata, around my neck, he started giggling. So did I”– Congressional candidate Tommy Sowers We’re […]

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“Off With Their Heads” Sowers’ Idea of Health Reform

November 10th, 2009 · No Comments

An impatient Tommy Sowers wishes he were already in Congress so he could join the liberal wing of the Democrat Party in support of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s $1.3 trillion health care bill, according to the Southeast Missourian. The bill would punish Americans who don’t obtain health insurance with maximum fines of $250,000 and up to […]

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Video: Rep. Jo Ann Emerson Farm Tour

August 19th, 2009 · No Comments

U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson wraps up her annual farm tour Aug. 10 at Jones Heritage Farms near Jackson, Mo. Hat tip:semissourian

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Postal Service is Broke…Check! “Cash for Clunkers” Program is Broke…Check! Now on to Healthcare!

July 31st, 2009 · No Comments

And now the government wants to takeover our healthcare system? NY Times: Postmaster General John E. Potter says the Postal Service now expects to run a record $7 billion deficit in 2009, up from projections in March of $6 billion. Representative Jo Ann Emerson, Republican of Missouri, says cutting overhead and spending less on custom […]

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Picture of the Day: Rep. Emerson Plays in Congressional Women’s Charity Softball Game

July 15th, 2009 · No Comments

Rep. Jo Ann Emerson, left, laughs at a joke made by Sen. Susan Collins, middle, as the congressional women’s softball team gathers for a group meeting at Guy Mason Field in D.C. last night. (Marcus Yam/The Washington Post)

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Picture of the Day: Huckabee & Emerson

August 14th, 2008 · No Comments

Corey Noles photo U.S. Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee answer questions from a reporter during the press conference at the beginning of the picnic Saturday evening.

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Video: Net Neutrality Resurfaces

February 18th, 2008 · No Comments

From Web And New Media.org  By  Richard Hall I’m not sure where I first heard about the net neutrality concept (as described by Tim Berners-Lee who invented the World Wide Web), but I really became drawn into the issue emotionally, since the violation of net neutrality seemed like it could have a huge negative impact […]

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GOP Reeling From Blunt’s Resignation

January 24th, 2008 · No Comments

By: Josh Kraushaar “This was a big surprise to everyone, including me,” said a senior adviser to Blunt. “We were running on a pretty robust plan for reelection. He would have been in a very tight race, but I certainly thought there was a pathway for him to beat Jay Nixon.” Blunt’s sudden decision also […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Matt Blunt · Rep. Jo Ann Emerson · Rep. Kenny Hulshof

Emerson’s Food Donation Act Passes House

December 19th, 2007 · No Comments

The Federal Food Donation Act, sponsored by Eighth District U.S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson, won unanimous passage this week in the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation would clear the way for donations of prepared foods from federal food service contractors to non-profit organizations which serve the hungry. Citing 35 million Americans, 12 million of […]

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Democrats Keep Pressure on GOP SCHIP Opponents (Reps. Emerson & Hulshof Mentioned)

October 17th, 2007 · No Comments

Some centrist Republicans could pay a political price for voting on Thursday to sustain Bush’s veto of a five-year, $35 billion expansion of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), according to new polling conducted by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) and obtained by The Hill. One poll found that 42 percent of voters […]

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