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16 hrs ago | Detroit News

Land returning to D.C. for fundraiser as money race heats up

Land is holding a fundraiser at a Capitol Hill French restaurant on Tuesday evening with Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Representative Gary Peters, US House of Representatives, Michigan, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Republican

20 hrs ago | The Hill

Blunt, McCaskill slam 'shameful' VA crisis response

Missouri's bipartisan senators on Monday chided the Veterans Affairs Department for the "shameful" handling of its healthcare crisis and the agency's treatment of whistleblowers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Roy Blunt, Republican, US House of Representatives, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Medicine

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Independent.ie

We may not be in Nato, but O'Malley spoke up for us

The proposed US Ambassador to a Ireland will need his lawyer's nous to navigate the Irish 'illegals' issue, says Colum Kenny Do some US senators think that Ireland is in Nato? At a US Senate hearing last Tuesday, called to consider US President Barack Obama 's long-overdue nomination of an Ambassador to Ireland, Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ireland, Europe, World News, Immigration Reform, US Politics, Roy Blunt, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Claire McCaskill, Democrat

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The China Post

Senators call on General Motors' CEO to fire chief defense lawyer

Lawmakers on Thursday demanded General Motors fire its chief lawyer and open its compensation plan to more potential victims as a Senate subcommittee delved deeper into GM's mishandling of the recall of small cars with defective ignition switches.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Roy Blunt, US House of Representatives, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Pulaski County Daily

Blunt glad Supreme Court restricted EPA's greenhouse gas rules

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt released the following statement today in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling restricting greenhouse gas regulations, which the noted "placed limits on the sole Obama administration program already in place to deal with power plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming."

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Related Topix: Global Warming, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Roy Blunt, US House of Representatives, Missouri, Missouri Government

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Roll Call

For Infrastructure Funding, Tolls Remain a Steep Challenge in Some Places

Federal law prohibits most interstate highway tolling. Lifting that ban is not likely to happen soon, even though toll revenue would help states pay for some infrastructure projects.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Roy Blunt, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Republican

Right Wing News

Frienemies? Ads Attacking Mississippi Tea Party Candidate As Racist...

I can confirm that the attack ads in Mississippi run by "All Citizens for Mississippi" were funded by Senate Republicans, including Senators Mitch McConnell, John Cornyn, Rob Portman, Bob Corker, and Roy Blunt.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican, Roy Blunt, US House of Representatives

Cleveland.com

As Tea Party vs. establishment dispute simmers, Rob Portman says he...

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman is in charge of fundraising for the Republican Party effort to reelect GOP Senate incumbents and defeat Democrats.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican, Tea Party, Roy Blunt, US House of Representatives, Ohio

Detroit News

Senator: 'How in the world' did GM top lawyer keep job?

General Motors top lawyer came under harsh criticism as the head of a Senate panel investigating GM's ignition switch recall questioned why he wasn't fired.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Claire McCaskill, Republican, US House of Representatives, Roy Blunt, Manufacturing, Automakers, Delphi, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Missourian

Senate confirms Ronnie L. White as federal judge in Missouri

A former Missouri Supreme Court judge whose two previous nominations to the federal bench were blocked in Washington was confirmed a U.S. District Court judge on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Roy Blunt, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Claire McCaskill, Democrat, Missouri, Barack Obama

Washington Examiner

Congress scrambles to deal with Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling

When the Supreme Court last month struck down a key Obamacare birth control mandate, it left it up to Congress to sort out the details.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Women's Health, Health, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Republican

Tue Jul 15, 2014

RedState

CONFIRMED: Senate Republican Leaders Paid for Attacks Against Conservatives

I can confirm that the attack ads in Mississippi run by "All Citizens for Mississippi" were funded by Senate Republicans, including Senators Mitch McConnell, John Cornyn, Rob Portman, Bob Corker, and Roy Blunt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, Roy Blunt, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mississippi State, MS, Haley Barbour, US Governors

The Pitch

Todd Akin has given it some thought and he's no longer sorry...

Todd "Legitimate Rape" Akin - sorry about the nickname, Todd; some skidmarks just won't wash out of the underpants - has a new book out today.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Missouri, Weird

Daily Kos

Oh Todd, That's So Funny I Forgot to Laugh

Oh, Todd. After ruining your political career on a St. Louis TV station you want to teach us what it feels like to be Joe McCarthy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, Violent Crime, Roy Blunt, US Senate

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Congress' border patrol drones request: Is it worth the money?

JULY 10: Senate Appropriations Committee members Sen. Lisa Murkowski , Sen. Dan Coats , Sen. Roy Blunt and Sen. John Hoven listen to testimony from Obama Administration officials in the Dirksen Senate Offic Congress ' border patrol drone request is only the beginning of the modernization of U.S. Customs and Border Protection efforts to safeguard ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Senator Dan Coats, Roy Blunt, US House of Representatives, Henry Cuellar, Democrat

River Front Times

Todd Akin Returns, Takes Back Apology, Uses the Word "Legitimate" A Lot

After eighteen months of sitting in the corner like a pouting toddler, former Missouri Representative Todd Akin thinks he's paid his dues for telling rape victims their wombs magically divine the difference between "legitimate rape" sperm from dirty, out-of-wedlock sex sperm.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, US Senate, Roy Blunt, Claire McCaskill, Democrat

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Missourian

the Week in Photos: Community remembers fallen soldier, Columbia recovers from storm damage

Homeowner Neil Kohler, left, and his friend Tyler Lasley walk past a 20-foot-tall tree root Saturday in Kohler's storm-damaged backyard, in this photo by Travis Hartman .

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO, US Politics, Roy Blunt, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Family Research Council

Senate Gets Blunt about Religious Liberty

Most conservatives can probably count on one hand the number of times a Republican bill has gotten 100% Democratic support.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Roy Blunt, US Senate, Prison

Missourian

Group marches in protest of Middle East violence

Cars honked at the procession as they drove by. In response, Jeff Frey, who was carrying a green flag that bore a peace sign, held his index and middle finger in the air, the international symbol for peace.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Roy Blunt, Claire McCaskill, Columbia, MO

Politico

McCASKILL: I'Ve Already Read Akin's Book - Doj won't probe...

McCASKILL: I'VE ALREADY READ TODD AKIN'S BOOK Sen. Claire McCaskill , who defeated Republican Todd Akin back in 2012, tells Huddle she's already read her opponent's forthcoming book in which he says he's really not sorry for making offensive remarks about "legitimate rape" and pregnancy during the campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, Roy Blunt, US Senate, Claire McCaskill, Democrat, John Boehner

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