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Entries from July 2015

Senate Republicans Introduce Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood, Plan Vote Next Week‏

July 30th, 2015 · No Comments

The Hill reports, “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is fast-tracking a bill to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood, after senators huddled in his office Tuesday to work out the details of a bill. “Speaking on the Senate floor, the Republican leader started the process, known as Rule 14, which allows the bill to […]

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Oh Look! Another Controversy Claire Wades Into

July 29th, 2015 · No Comments

Is it just us or does it seem that whenever there is any kind of  national or state controversy brewing, Senator McCaskill always jumps on the bandwagon to gain publicity for herself? Senator of McCaskill has been full aware of the shenanigans going on Jefferson City.  Now she finds her voice? STLPublicRadio: She was an […]

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CNN Poll: “Majority Wants Congress To Reject Iran Deal”; AP: “Officials: Iran May Take Own Samples At Alleged Nuclear Site”‏

July 29th, 2015 · No Comments

CNN writes, “A majority of Americans want Congress to reject the recently-negotiated nuclear deal with Iran, even as President Barack Obama’s approval rating continues to stand in net-positive territory for the second month in a row, according to a new CNN/ORC poll. . . . [O]n the President’s biggest accomplishment since [2013] — the nuclear agreement […]

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Picture of the Day: Claire Bear Attacks “The Donald”

July 28th, 2015 · No Comments

Most shocking part of this? Trump’s lawyer thinks it’s legal to rape your spouse. Giving Akin a run for his money. http://t.co/eB9h2KjiFc — Claire McCaskill (@clairecmc) July 28, 2015   Senator Claire McCaskill, who once said she “wouldn’t want to be alone in an elevator” with Hillary Clinton, is now obviously full in with Clinton […]

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WSJ: Admin Document Provided To Congress Says We’ll Likely Never Get Full Accounting Of Iran’s Past Nuclear Program

July 28th, 2015 · No Comments

The Wall Street Journal reports today, “An Obama administration assessment of the Iran nuclear deal provided to Congress has led a number of lawmakers to conclude the U.S. and world powers will never get to the bottom of the country’s alleged efforts to build an atomic weapon, and that Tehran won’t be pressed to fully explain […]

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Koster Touts Obamacare While Another State Exchange Closes

July 28th, 2015 · No Comments

In an email to supporters this morning titled “do your friends know,” presumptive Democratic gubernatorial nominee Chris Koster seems to have changed his mind on Obamacare: “Most folks know that expanding Medicaid will give 260,000 Missourians access to the healthcare coverage they need to keep themselves and their families healthy. But do your friends on Facebook […]

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