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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: GOP A Party Without A Plan

With one month to go before we reach the fiscal cliff, Republicans are going to have to figure out how to do something serious for a change instead of grandstanding and avoiding specifics.


U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.



Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, August 2nd

David Sanborn, legendary jazz saxophonist…Prof. Steve Fazzari on the debt limit agreement…Paula Gianino of Planned Parenthood and Nancy Valko, R.N. with Mo. Nurses for Life, on health insurance plans covering birth control, without co-pays…the Washington Post’s Greg Jaffe on how new debt limit will affect military spending.


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Akin Supports Revised Boehner Bill

Rep. Todd Akin says the balanced budget amendment made the difference.



Mo. Treasurer Says State Money Secure

Clint Zweifel is confident that state taxpayer money is safe, even if Washington fails to do its job.


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Akin Will Not Support Republican Plan

Speaker John Boehner’s debt limit bill is up for a vote today, but its future is still uncertain.



The Mark Reardon Show – Debt Limit Talks, St. Louis County New Hires, Hate Crimes

Missouri Congressman Todd Akins gives us his response to the latest debt reduction proposal. St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman tells us about some new hires he has made in his office. St. Louis County […]



Blunt: Deficit Reduction Plan Not Helpful Now

The U.S. Senator says the plan is unlikely to affect current debt ceiling negotiations.



McCaskill Says McConnell Has ‘Lost His Mind’ On Debt Talks

“This is when we’re supposed to show the country that we’re capable of governing, not figuring out the best strategy for [McConnell] to become majority floor leader.”



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