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7 hrs ago | 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, US Senate, Senator Roy Blunt, Claire McCaskill, Democrat, John Boehner

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Politico

GOP to Akin: Shut up

Todd Akin is back talking about rape in his new book and Republicans have a message for him: Shut up.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Detroit News

Peters raises $1.96M toward Senate bid

U.S. Rep. Gary Peters said Tuesday his Senate campaign will record its best-ever quarter, raising $1.96 million in the three months ending June 30. The Peters campaign said it received donations from more than 10,300 new supporters and two-thirds of his support came from donations of less than $25.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Carl Levin, Senator Al Franken, Michigan, Bloomfield Township, MI, Republican

News Tribune

Financial woes loom for MoDOT funding

The financial uncertainty about the Federal Highway Trust Fund running out of money by the end of the month has trickled down to Jefferson City.

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Related Topix: Jefferson City, MO, US Politics, Missouri Government, US News, Claire McCaskill, Missouri, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Roy Blunt

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bloomberg

Export-Import Bank Renewal Backed by Republican Blunt

A second Senate Republican backed a plan to continue operations of the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which is facing criticism from House Republicans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Mark Kirk, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt, Jeb Hensarling

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Cape Gazette

Congress should not turn its backs on child abuse victims

The physical or sexual abuse of a child is an unconscionable crime. As parents, it is our worst nightmare - a fear that keeps us awake at night each time we hear the news of another predator apprehended in our communities.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, US News, Criminal Defense Law, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Alabama Live

Senate passes bipartisan legislation from Sen. Jeff Sessions to protect victims of child abuse

The Senate has approved a bill co-sponsored by Sen. Jeff Sessions that provides funding for community centers that serve child abuse victims.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, Law, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt, Representative Mazie Hirono, Democrat

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Blumenthal Says He Will Push For Improved Rail Safety

Even though Metro -North last year became the symbol of slipshod operations, railroad safety is a growing concern across the country and deserves federal intervention, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, West Haven, CT, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Reaction To Supreme Court's Decision In Hobby Lobby Case

Congressman Scott DesJarlais on Monday issued the following statement on the Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby case.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, US Senate, Bob Corker, Healthcare Law, Law, Senator Roy Blunt

Thu Jun 26, 2014

News Tribune

Blunt: VA needs to improve services quickly

Problems with patient waiting times continue to haunt the U.S. Veterans Administration, U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt said Tuesday.

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

Roll Call

Looking for Work: Top Cantor Aides on the Market

Cantor's chief of staff has been at the Virginia Republican's side since 2001, along for the majority leader's swift rise through the ranks.

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

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Recordpub.com

Supreme Court narrows rules on curbing greenhouse gases

A fractured Supreme Court on Monday limited, but didn't eliminate, the Environmental Protection Agency's power to regulate certain greenhouse gas emissions.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, Stephen Breyer, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt

JD Supra

House Republicans Elect McCarthy and Scalise to Leadership Posts

Earlier today, Republicans elected Rep. Kevin McCarthy over Rep. Raul Labrador - via secret ballot-to serve as their next majority leader.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Raul Labrador, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, US Senate, Senator Roy Blunt, Representative Marlin Stutzman

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Family Research Council

America: Land of the Freed?

Maya Ibrahim turns one month old this week, and a Sudanese court is giving the newborn quite a present: her freedom.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Trent Franks, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt, Senator Kelly Ayotte

DFW Catholic

Release of Christian woman in Sudan draws gratitude, praise

Khartoum, Sudan, Jun 23, 2014 / 01:21 pm .- Family members and religious liberty advocates are applauding the news that a Sudanese woman's death sentence for refusing to denounce her Christian faith has been overturned by an appeal court after months of international outcry.

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Related Topix: Religion, Islam, Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Roy Blunt, US House of Representatives

Sat Jun 21, 2014

Nashua Telegraph

PolitiFact NH: Scott Brown says Jeanne Shaheen voted for a new national energy tax

As he traveled across New Hampshire early this month, Republican candidate Scott Brown sounded an alarm on U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's views on energy policy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Scott Brown, Republican, Sheldon Whitehouse, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt

Fleet Owner Magazine

Why we're waiting on the Senate

If you have been following the fight over the hours-of-service restart provision you might be wondering what has shut down the U.S. Senate for a week, delaying action on the Booker amendment to retain the current provisions along with the rest of the package of appropriations bills the body was supposed to begin debating on June 17 .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Susan Collins, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt, Mary Landrieu, Democrat

Watertown Daily Times

Infrastructure deficit: U.S. Senate bill would boost funding for repairing bridges

New York state receives $71 million from the federal government every year to fix hundreds of bridges that desperately need repair.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt, Jefferson County, NY, Opinion

Fri Jun 20, 2014

USA Today

Christie promotes 'culture of life' at faith eventChristie promotes...

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stressed his credentials as a social conservative on Friday, telling an influential audience of faith leaders and activists that his definition of being "pro-life" includes his outlook on issues beyond abortion.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Abortion, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt, Senator Rand Paul

USA Today

Rand Paul: I don't blame Obama for Iraq crisis

It's not often that Sen. Rand Paul doesn't hold President Obama responsible for something that has gone wrong.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, 2012 Presidential Election, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt, Meet the Press, Entertainment, Television, Iraq, World News

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