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Entries Tagged as 'Rep. Jo Ann Emerson'

Watchdog Group Cites Cong. Clay’s $300k to Sister’s Law Firm

March 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

Former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi swears in Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D) as his sister and parents look on. The ethics watchdog group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) released a report yesterday showing that over the past four years, over 250 House members directed money towards relatives. Part time Congressman […]

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Tags: Rep. Jo Ann Emerson · Rep. Lacy Clay

Video: Rep. Jo Ann Emerson at Cape Girardeau Lincoln Days

March 13th, 2012 · No Comments

Hat tip: dirkdshea2426

Related: National Republican African-American Caucus Chair, Dr. Jean Howard-Hill, Delivers Prayer at Cape Lincoln Day Dinner

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Video: Rep. Jo Ann Emerson Supports Official English

October 17th, 2011 · No Comments

Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson, representing Missouri’s Eighth Congressional District, explains how Official English is a common sense way to encourage immigrants to assimilate and participate in American society.

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Rep. Emerson Continues Senate Tease

February 10th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Remember, you read it here first. Sources tell MOPNS that Rep. Jo Ann Emerson is NOT planning a run for U.S. Senate in 2012. St. Louis Beacon: U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson said Wednesday night that she has yet to make a decision on whether to run for the U. S. Senate in 2012 — […]

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Tags: Hon. Jim Talent · Rep. Jo Ann Emerson · Senator McCaskill

Worst Kept Political Secret Confirmed; Talent OUT in ’12

January 26th, 2011 · No Comments

Former Senator Jim Talent confirmed today that he wasn’t going to seek his old seat in 2012. MOPNS readers got the jump on this development early last month. We also learned of a new name entering the potential senate sweepstakes: Rep. JoAnn Emerson: The Hill: Missouri Republican Rep. Jo Ann Emerson is considering a run […]

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Tags: Hon. Jim Talent · Rep. Jo Ann Emerson · Rep. Sam Graves

The Choice: 1-Page Short-Term Continuing Resolution Or Dems’ Bloated 2,000-pg Omnibus

December 16th, 2010 · No Comments

Disgusted, The Wall Street Journal editors write today, “The 111th Congress began with an $814 billion stimulus that blew out the federal balance sheet, so we suppose it’s only fitting that the Members want to exit by passing a 1,924-page, $1.2 trillion omnibus spending bill. The worst Congress in modern history is true to its […]

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Tags: Rep. Emanuel Cleaver · Rep. Ike Skelton · Rep. Jo Ann Emerson · Rep. Lacy Clay · Rep. Roy Blunt · Rep. Russ Carnahan · Rep. Sam Graves · Rep. Todd Akin · Senator McCaskill · Senator. Kit Bond