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  1. Judge issues Twitter ban to man who sent threatening tweets to senatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    A man who was arrested after sending threatening tweets to Republican senators and members of Congress has been banned from using Twitter by a federal judge. Kyler Schmitz posted the tweets on Monday in response to the mass shooting that took place in an Orlando nightclub earlier this month.

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  2. Twitter ban for man who tweeted death threats to senatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    A federal judge has banned a Virginia man from using Twitter after tweeting death threats to U.S. senators this month. Kyle Schmitz, 27, had tweeted Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., in the days after the mass shooting at an Orlando, Fla., nightclub, "I'm going to shoot you in the head for allowing someone to murder my loved ones."

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  3. Who's Not Going to the Republican Convention? [LIST]Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Money Morning

    Donald Trump and the RNC are having trouble finding speakers for the Republican convention that kicks off July 18 in Cleveland, Ohio Granted, Trump made it a bit harder to find orators. He threatened to keep those who are not in favor of him from taking speaking slots at the gathering, reported The New York Times on Sunday.

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  4. SEMO president to become citizen on Fourth of JulyRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Washington Times

    This Fourth of July will be extra special for Southeast Missouri State University president Carlos Vargas-Aburto - he'll become a U.S. citizen. Vargas will be among those taking the oath of citizenship at a naturalization ceremony Monday as part of the "Great American Fourth of July" event in downtown Cape Girardeau, the Southeast Missourian reported. 1 comment

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    16 hrs ago | Breeze Courier

    In this March 22, 2015 file photo, spectators line the bank of the Tennessee River as the Delta Queen riverboat waits to depart from Chattanooga, Tenn., on its way to Louisiana for restoration. An effort to get the legendary riverboat back afloat on the Mississippi River and its tributaries got a boost after the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, agreed to reinstate an exemption for the vessel.

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  6. COLUMN-Keep Medicare advice SHIP afloat for U.S. seniorsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... lined up to get the axe from the Senate Appropriations Committee. "Duplicitous or unnecessary," said U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, explaining the rationale. The Missouri Republican probably meant "duplicative" there, but never mind. He is wrong either ...

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  7. Dems-GOP squabble stalls Zika fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WESH-TV

    Efforts to combat the Zika virus stalled in the Senate Tuesday when Democrats blocked a $1.1 billion House-passed funding bill, escalating the political battle between the parties over how to respond to the looming public health crisis. The bill -- which was put into final form in negotiations between House and Senate Republicans but not Democrats -- fell eight votes short of the 60 it needed to advance.

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  8. Democrats: Where was sponsor Sen. Blunt during Zika negotiations?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Miami Herald

    The Missouri Democratic Party on Wednesday increased attacks on Republican Sen. Roy Blunt over the failure of a $1.1 billion bill he'd helped craft to combat the Zika virus. Blunt is in a tighter-than-expected fight to defend his Senate seat against Democratic Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander, and the state's Democrats were quick to implicate Blunt in the implosion of bipartisan talks on the Zika bill.

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  9. Judge bans man from TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    On Thursday, a one judge did what thousands of social media users only wish they had the power to do: Ban someone from Twitter. A Virginia judge has ordered a man to "not tweet at all for any reason to anyone" after he was arrested last week for tweeting a string of threats to politicians.

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  10. Man Accused of Tweeting Threats, Judge Orders Him To Never TweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Switched

    A Virginia judge ordered that Kyler Schmitz, an Uber driver from Virginia, "not tweet at all for any reason to anyone" after he tweeted threats to at least two U.S. senators, according to court documents filed on Monday. Schmitz allegedly was upset by the Orlando shootings and via Twitter threatened to shoot Sen. Roy Blunt .

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  11. Virginia man arrested for tweeting death threats to U.S. senatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | New York Daily News

    Kyler George Schmitz, a Virginia Uber driver, was arrested on Friday for tweeting death threats to multiple U.S. senators including Roy Blunt , according to court documents filed this week. The stream of tweets came days after the Orlando shooting at a gay nightclub that killed 49 people and injured dozens of others. 6 comments

  12. A Political Failure: Congress Probably Won't Get Anything Done To Stop ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ThinkProgress

    In this Monday, May 23, 2016 photo, an Aedes aegypti mosquito is kept in a glass tube at the Fiocruz institute which has been screening for mosquitos naturally infected with the Zika virus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For every 100 pregnancies involving women infected early in their pregnancy, 1 percent to 15 percent will develop severe birth defects, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  13. Judge orders man to stay off TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WPTV Local News

    On Thursday, a one judge did what thousands of social media users only wish they had the power to do: Ban someone from Twitter. A Virginia judge has ordered a man to "not tweet at all for any reason to anyone" after he was arrested last week for tweeting a string of threats to politicians.

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  14. Death threats made towards senators including John HoevenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Valley News Live

    Kyler Schmitz sent the tweets following the shooting massacre at an Orlando night club. One the tweets was sent to Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D. Another tweet was aimed at Sen. Roy Blunt, a republican from Missouri. In that tweet, Schmitz threatened to shoot him.

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  15. Twitter Death Threats at Republicans Remain Online a " for WeeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Breitbart.com

    Numerous death threats made towards Republican Senators on Twitter remained on the platform for weeks before being deleted , despite the platform's consistent record of removing "problematic" opinions within a matter of hours. Two weeks ago, a user on Twitter threatened to shoot Senator Roy Blunt, claiming that the Missouri congressman was responsible for "allowing someone to murder my loved ones."

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  16. Morning Digest: GOP reserves $2.5 million in airtime for under-the-radar Missouri Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Swing State Project

    Donald Trump is the presumptive Republican nominee, which is frightening.We must make sure his hateful rhetoric does not even... Sign if you agree: Presidents do not stop working in the final year of their term. Neither should the Senate.

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  17. Video: Dems-GOP Squabble Stalls Zika FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ClipSyndicate

    Efforts to combat the Zika virus stalled in the Senate Tuesday when Democrats blocked a $1.1 billion House-passed funding bill, escalating the political battle between the parties over how to respond to the looming public health crisis. The bill -- which was put into final form in negotiations between House and Senate Republicans but not Democrats -- fell eight votes short of the 60 it needed to advance.

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  18. Ouch. Alabama city named 1 of 50 worst places to live in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Alabama Live

    That's what a recent ranking by 24/7 Wall Street found, citing Miami's high housing costs, low median household income, high poverty rate and incidents of violent crime. Those were among the factors examined by the website as it ranked the 50 worst places to live in the U.S. You can see the complete methodology here.

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  19. In Senate split, $1 billion for Zika falls by waysideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NWAonline

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , joined by Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo.; Sen. John Thune, R-S.D.; and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, faces reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday about the Zika virus proposal. WASHINGTON -- The Senate split along party lines Tuesday and left a $1.1 billion proposal to fight the Zika virus in limbo.

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  20. Gun Control Meets Congressional DysfunctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Roll Call

    Florida Rep. Carlos Curbelo will need to convince more of his fellow Republican House colleagues to support his gun control proposal. This is the week when the American people decide if the extraordinary House sit-in is remembered as the sound of gridlock breaking, or the latest evidence of gridlock calcifying.

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