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the Week in Photos: Community remembers fallen soldier, Columbia recovers from storm damage
Homeowner Neil Kohler, left, and his friend Tyler Lasley walk past a 20-foot-tall tree root Saturday in Kohler's storm-damaged backyard, in this photo by Travis Hartman .
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
Family Research Council
Senate Gets Blunt about Religious Liberty
Most conservatives can probably count on one hand the number of times a Republican bill has gotten 100% Democratic support.
Group marches in protest of Middle East violence
Cars honked at the procession as they drove by. In response, Jeff Frey, who was carrying a green flag that bore a peace sign, held his index and middle finger in the air, the international symbol for peace.
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.
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.
Portman Says Clinton May Be Too Mainstream for Democrats
U.S. Senator Rob Portman , an Ohio Republican who may run for president in 2016, said Hillary Clinton 's potential Democratic campaign for the White House won't intimidate others from seeking the office.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Export-Import Bank Wins Enough GOP Support for Passage
US Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, talks to reporters after a closed meeting on Iraq and Afghanistan on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on July 8, 2014.
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.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Jon Stewart Tells Sen. Jeff Sessions 'Go F*** Yourself'
Jon Stewart fell back to his partisan comfort zone on the Thursday, June 26 edition of The Daily Show .
Fri Jun 27, 2014
The Raw Story
Jon Stewart rips the GOP: It's time to cut big-spending...
Daily Show host Jon Stewart literally scoffed at Republicans on Thursday over their continued willingness to commit U.S. financing toward military situations around the globe while complaining about any spending on domestic programs.
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.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Blunt On IRS Hearings
There seems to be a great deal of interest in the House hearings on the IRS targeting of conservative groups.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
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.