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Entries Tagged as 'Rep. Russ Carnahan'

Picture of the Day: Rusty Carnahan, “Leading The Charge for Change”

March 17th, 2011 · No Comments

Rusty can’t be serious? “Leading the charge for change” while charging lobbyists $2,500 for the honor of watching the NCAA tournament with you? For a guy who probably won’t have a congressional district next year, he sure has been holding a lot of fundraisers lately. (here and here) Related: Rasmussen Reports: Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans […]

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Carnahan Fundraising Email Rails on Oil Company Subsidies; Silent on Brother’s $100 Million Windfarm Earmark

March 7th, 2011 · No Comments

“Never let a good crisis go to waste.” –Saul Alinsky In Camp Carnahan’s haste to follow one of comrade Alinky’s “Rules for Radicals” (never let a budget crisis go to waste) they forgot to put a working link on their most recent fundraising email: Excerpt: Have you been following the budget debates? The Republicans are […]

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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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Picture of the Day: Rusty Has “First Event of the New Cycle”

January 11th, 2011 · No Comments

‘Centrist’ Congressman Russ Carnahan is getting an early leg up on defending a seat that will probably be eliminated during redistricting. Related: Rasmussen Reports: Voters Still See Democratic Agenda in Congress As More Extreme than GOP’s Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 47%, Democrats 36%

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Tags: MO Legislature · Picture/Quote of the Day · Rep. Russ Carnahan · St. Louis

The Choice: 1-Page Short-Term Continuing Resolution Or Dems’ Bloated 2,000-pg Omnibus

December 16th, 2010 · No Comments

Disgusted, The Wall Street Journal editors write today, “The 111th Congress began with an $814 billion stimulus that blew out the federal balance sheet, so we suppose it’s only fitting that the Members want to exit by passing a 1,924-page, $1.2 trillion omnibus spending bill. The worst Congress in modern history is true to its […]

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“Centrist” Rusty Carnahan?

December 15th, 2010 · No Comments

What Chutzpah! This tweet would have been more honest if Rusty would have tweeted this instead: “Proud my bipartisan bill (which probably helps my brother’s wind farm somehow) wasting saving taxpayer $ and energy was signed into law today by @ Bill Clinton BarackObama…” What a great legislative accomplishment to complement the other two bills […]

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Quote of the Day: “I’m Not Kidding,” – I’m Scared to Death Of Ed Martin!

October 11th, 2010 · No Comments

Obama Failing in Missouri; Are the Carnahan’s & Charlie Dooley Worried? The’yre getting nervous folks. Check out this excerpt from the latest campaign email from “Delivering for us” Russ: While Russ tries to downplay the TeaParty, Rasmussen is reporting today that Tea Party participation is going up as the election nears and that the number […]

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Another Company To Drop Health Coverage Thanks To Obamacare

October 4th, 2010 · No Comments

It hasn’t even been a week since President Obama assured a group of Iowans in a backyard discussion that under Democrats’ unpopular health care bill, “[I]f you’ve got health care through your employer, that’s not going to change, except to make it a little bit safer and more secure.” But today, there’s yet another story […]

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Quote of the Day: If You Like a [Healthcare] Plan You Get to Keep It”

October 1st, 2010 · No Comments

“The rules protect you the consumer, it protects you in keeping the plan you like. Which we said, ‘if you like a plan you get to keep it.’” Sen. –Tom Harkin, (D-IA) floor remarks, 9/29/10) Related: Cong. Carnahan on National Healthcare: “Now Is Our Time”

WSJ: McDonald’s May Drop […]

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Video: Russ Carnahan Flip-Flops on Prop B

September 30th, 2010 · No Comments

Hat tip:dsm0012 Russ Carnahan (D-MO) was asked about his support for Prop B at both the 9/24/10 and 9/26/10 debates. At the first debate, he agreed with his opponent Ed Martin (R-MO) that government should enforce the laws on the books. At the second debate he flip-flopped and said that the additional laws created by […]

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