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9 hrs ago | Roll Call

GAO: Pentagon Broke Law in Bergdahl Case

The Defense Department violated the law when it didn't tell Congress before transferring five Taliban detainees from GuantA namo Bay, Cuba, to Qatar in return for the Taliban's release of captured Army Sgt.

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13 hrs ago | AEI

Rand Paul has a moment, millennials shrug

While I was on vacation, the New York Times Magazine published a cover story on the possibility of a " libertarian moment " in politics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Rob Portman, Roy Blunt, Senator John Boozman, US House of Representatives, John Boozman, Opinion

17 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Rating five and a half years of Republican attacks

As the administration nears the three-quarter mark, I've assessed the effectiveness of each attack the Republicans have made on President Obama, then summed them all up with an overall rating.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Roy Blunt, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nathan Deal, US Senate, Jim DeMint

22 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Quieter night in Ferguson, with fewer protesters

Attorney General Eric Holder, left, listens during his meeting at the U.S. Attorney's office in St. Louis, Mo., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Lacy Clay, Emanuel Cleaver, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Roy Blunt, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Republican, Ferguson, MO

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

On social media Claire McCaskill takes the lead in Ferguson

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill's first response came the morning of Aug. 11, two days after officer Darren Wilson shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

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

The Nation

For Many Politicians, Ferguson Isn't Happening

Representative Paul Ryan's response to the shooting death of Michael Brown by Ferguson, Missouri police was fairly straightforward: say nothing, do nothing.

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

Politico

76 days to midterms - Calmer Night as Holder Heads to Show-Me...

"What Mass Murderers Are Really Thinking," by Gina Tron , for Politico Magazine: "Though it's been a while since the last mass shooting in America, the threat never quite goes away.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US Politics, Roy Blunt, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Investigations into Ferguson Shooting Continue, Holder Urges Peace Ahead of Visit

The police officer accused of fatally shooting Michael Brown, 18, in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, Roy Blunt, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Claire McCaskill, Democrat, St Louis County, MO

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Hill

Missouri senator to Obama: Don't let Holder take over in Ferguson

Sen. Roy Blunt on Monday urged President Obama to ensure that Attorney General Eric Holder does not take the investigation into Michael Brown's death away from Missouri officials.

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The Washington Post

Running Transcript: Obamaa s remarks on Ferguson and Iraq

President Barack Obama speaks about developments in Iraq and civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, from the White House in Washington, August 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Ferguson, MO, US Politics, Roy Blunt, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Terrorism

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Sedalia Democrat

Nixon nixes ham breakfast

Former State Sen. Jim Mathewson opens the 2014 Governor's Ham Breakfast on Thursday at the Missouri State Fair.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Breakfast, US Governors, Jay Nixon, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Roy Blunt, Washington, MO

Sedalia Democrat

Congressional reps oppose new EPA water rule

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt and U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler spoke out at a press conference Thursday at the Missouri State Fair against the "Waters of the United States" rule proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers .

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, Representative Vicky Hartzler, Roy Blunt, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Agriculture, Science

Home

Senator Blunt listens to community concerns

Blunt met with members of the community at Jackson Farm just outside of La Plata.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Washington Post

Gov. Jay Nixon calls Ferguson situation a deeply troubling,a will visit Thursday

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon called the situation in Ferguson, Missouri "deeply troubling" late Wednesday and announced he would change his schedule in order to visit the city on Thursday, signaling a new, more intense level of engagement than in previous days.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Roy Blunt, Claire McCaskill, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Entertainment

The Washington Post

White House spokesman tweets while Ferguson erupts: 'A good time was had by all'

It's 11 p.m. ET, hours after law enforcement officers appeared on the streets of Ferguson, Mo., in armored vehicles, hours after two reporters were arrested, and shortly after another night of unrest and tear gas unfolded on the streets of the St. Louis suburb.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Roy Blunt, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama

Tue Aug 12, 2014

US News & World Report

NAACP to Cops: Identify Michael Brown Shooter

Ferguson Police Department has not released the name of the officer that gunned down Michael Brown due to safety concerns.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, Lacy Clay, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Roy Blunt, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Republican, John Conyers

The Hill

Obama calls black teen's shooting by police 'heartbreaking'

President Obama called for "reflection and understanding" after the "heartbreaking" killing of an unarmed black 18-year old shot to death by police in the town of Ferguson, Mo.

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

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Roll Call

Antonia Ferrier Settles Into New Role at Forbes-Tate | Downtown Moves

The energetic former staffer is now a senior vice president at Forbes-Tate, a public policy consulting firm in D.C. Although Ferrier is excited about her new job, she said, "the Senate and the Hill will always feel a little bit like home."

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Related Topix: Downtown (Washington, DC), US News, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US Politics, Roy Blunt, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives

Politico

McCaskill, Blunt weigh in on Brown

Missouri Sens. Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill on Monday both mourned the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown and urged their home state citizens to withhold judgment until they receive the results of independent investigations.

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

Fri Aug 08, 2014

KRMS-AM Osage Beach

Blunt To Host Mobile Office Thursday

Staff for Missouri U.S. Senator Roy Blunt will hold a mobile office Thursday in Versailles.

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