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Farmington Daily Times
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad
Nutrition labels on the food and beverages we consume should tell us the truth. So the Food and Drug Administration's proposal to make the first significant changes in the ubiquitous fact boxes in two decades is a welcome advance for an overweight nation.
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Playbook, presented by Chevron -- Dems to Deploy Dozens of...
EXCLUSIVE : Las Vegas is one of the RNC's finalists for the 2016 convention, and plenty of Republicans are calling it the favorite, based on the hope that casino magnate Sheldon Adelson would contribute generously, obviating the financial worries that plague most host committees.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Why don't they just release the torture report?
Over the last few days, I've tracked the accusations and counter-accusations between CIA and the Senate Intelligence Committee.
ITIF Praises National Network For Manufacturing Innovation In Obama Budget
The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation praised the inclusion of the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation in President Obama's 2015 budget proposal.
Senate Resolution Regarding NBAF
The U.S. Senators representing the Kansas City Animal Health corridor, Pat Roberts , Jerry Moran , Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill announced that late last night, the Senate approved a resolution to recognize the importance of biosecurity and agro-defense to America's national and economic security.
Do what is best for nation
Those are the figures Sen. Roy Blunt suggested would result from proposed cuts to the Army National Guard in Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's budget request.
The Daily Record
Editorial: Politics influence military spending
An analytical, apolitical, un-pork-barreled assessment of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's budget proposal may find that its emphasis on reducing troop strength and boosting technological advantages makes much sense in the new world of war.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Republican Civil War Fueled By Conservative Nonprofits, Super PACs
JANUARY 28: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell talks to reporters after the weekly Republican Senate caucus luncheon with Sen. Roy Blunt , Sen. John Barrasso , Sen. John Thune and Sen. John Cornyn at the U.S. Capitol January 28, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Hatch's Ferrier jumps to Forbes-Tate - D. Major hires Reese -...
PI EXCLUSIVE ... HATCH'S FERRIER JUMPS TO FORBES-TATE: Veteran Republican staffer Antonia Ferrier is leaving Capitol Hill for K Street, joining lobbying shop Forbes-Tate next month as senior vice president.
Top Dem says Americans who express problems with Obamacare are liars
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid stirred up outrage on Wednesday when he said all of those Americans who have come forward with stories of losing their have lost their health care policies or their doctors are all lying and there are no "horror stories" regarding Obamacare's implementation.
Long's travels excessive
We wonder, however, if those trips -- eight of them over the past year -- might not be a little excessive.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Would McConnell Have a Governing Majority?
Sen. Mitch McConnell has long coveted the chance to be Senate majority leader and, while he could get the job come 2015, it may be more than he bargained for.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Kansas City Star
Editorial: Military belt-tightening and priority shifts seem appropriate
Hotels, transportation and finances, not political considerations, will matter most to Republican officials choosing a 2016 national convention site, party leaders said Monday after hearing bids from Kansas City and other cities across the country.
Finance and Commerce
Missouri governor endorses Keystone oil pipeline
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is in favor of the proposed oil pipeline route through the middle of the United States, joining other Midwestern governors who are urging President Barack Obama to approve its construction.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The Huffington Post
A Brief History Of The Republican Alternative To Obamacare: Your Sunday Morning Conversation
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, holds a letter from a constituent while speaking to the media Oct. 29, 2013.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
How They Voted
Voting yes: Sens. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. Veterans Benefits: On Thursday, supporters of the veterans' bill fell short of the 60 votes needed to waive budget rules that would have allowed the legislation to advance.
Real people with real problems refute Reid's claim ObamaCare 'horror...
Despite Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's claim earlier this week that ObamaCare "horror stories" weren't true, there are plenty of real people out there with real problems.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
KMVT Twin Falls
Idaho Senators Tell FCC Not To Try And Control Free Speech
Idaho Senators Mike Crapo and Jim Risch have joined all their Republican colleagues demanding to know the reason the Federal Communications Commission ordered a study regarding newsroom decisions.
Blunt: Proposed National Guard cuts could hurt Springfield, state overall
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Roy Blunt said proposed cuts to the National Guard, outlined by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel earlier this week, could have a devastating impact on Missouri, and on Springfield in particular.
The Huffington Post
Koch Brothers-Backed Group Distorts Mark Begich Stance
OCTOBER 09: U.S. Sen. Mark Begich speaks at a press conference highlighting how veterans are being impacted by the government shutdown with Sen. Jon Tester and Sen. Richard Blumenthal at the U.S. Capitol October 9, 2013 in Washington, DC.