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Entries Tagged as 'Rep. Todd Akin'

Video: “We’re Feeding at the Trough of Our Own Cultural Divide”

June 5th, 2008 · No Comments

What the hell does that mean??? We offer you today this video of St. Louis County Congressman Todd Akin’s Democrat sacrificial lamb for this election cycle, Byron DeLear. It’s pretty much the same socialist/Marxist rhetoric that the party’s standard bearer Barack Obama is spouting to voters; corporations are greedy, we’re destroying the planet etc. Mr. […]

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Graves & Akin Team Up to Protect “Rent to Own” Consumers

February 14th, 2008 · No Comments

Missouri Representative Todd Akin (center) receiving the Distinguished Christian Statesman Award from the Center for Christian Statesmanship (CCS) in 200 Missouri Republican Representatives Todd Akin, (R-MO-2) and Sam Graves (R-MO-6) have cosponsored the House version of the Consumer Rental Purchase Agreement Act of 2007 (H.R. 1767). Seven of Missouri’s nine Representatives now cosponsor the Act […]

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Video: Rep. Todd Akin Responds to the State of the Union Address

January 29th, 2008 · No Comments

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Reps. Snyder/Akin: Effective Tools Needed to Evaluate PRTs

October 19th, 2007 · No Comments

For immediate release: October 18, 2007 Contact: Loren Dealy (HASC) 202-225-2539 Washington D.C.— Today, the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the use and effectiveness of Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Iraq and Afghanistan. Stuart W. Bowen Jr., the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR), and Robert […]

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Cong. Akin Aide’s Firm Performs Jack Jackson’s Governor Poll

October 12th, 2007 · No Comments

The Turner Report confirms the tip we received on our tipline a few weeks back. We reported that Col. Jack Jackon’s polling firm was Survey St. Louis, the polling firm owned by Akin District Director Patrick Werner and Tom Smith, former campaign manager for newly elected Senator Tom Dempsey.  Turner Report: Former state representative and possible Republican candidate for governor Col. Jack Jackson paid […]

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Cong. Akin: “Care for Deployed Civilians Must be Improved”

September 19th, 2007 · No Comments

For immediate release: September 18, 2007 Contact: Loren Dealy (HASC) 202-225-2539 Washington D.C.—Today, the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee held a hearing on compensation for U.S. government civilians in combat zones, as well as medical care for federal civilian and U.S. government contract employees who are injured while deployed. Witnesses […]

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Missouri Lawmaker Blasts McCaskill

July 17th, 2007 · No Comments

By John Gizzi The surprising statement by Sen. Claire McCaskill (D.-Mo.) last week that U.S. involvement in Iraq is “squandering the lives of our bravest” and “squandering the future of our nation” came under sharp fire from both the White House and a congressional colleague of McCaskill from the Show-Me State. Both White House spokeswoman […]

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Tags: Iraq War · Rep. Todd Akin · Senator McCaskill

You Scratch My Back, I’ll Scratch Yours

May 31st, 2007 · No Comments

Citizens Against Government Waste has just published a comprehensive list of the 447 earmarks worth $7.6 billion in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, H.R. 1585. The bill is one of the first to fall under a new House rule that requires public disclosure of an earmark’s sponsor, recipient, amount, and justification. […]

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Tags: Rep. Kenny Hulshof · Rep. Russ Carnahan · Rep. Todd Akin

Congressional Pork Identified

May 21st, 2007 · No Comments

From The Hill: $8B of pork: Dems take 60 percent By Roxana Tiron and Ilan Wurman (excerpted) Perhaps the largest congressional earmark goes to Boeing’s C-17s — $2.4 billion. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R) was the only member if the California delegation identified as a requester for the earmarks, which would benefit directly Boeing’s Long Beach, […]

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Tags: Rep. Ike Skelton · Rep. Russ Carnahan · Rep. Todd Akin