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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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Thu Jul 10, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
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.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
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.
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 .
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.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
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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.
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.