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Dems Walk Out of Missouri Senate Medicaid Meeting

Democratic lawmakers have walked out of a Missouri Senate committee considering changes to the Medicaid program because Republicans aren’t proposing expanded eligibility.

11/13/2013

File photo of Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO). (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Blunt on Shutdown: ‘I Don’t Think There Are Any Winners’

Blunt says that after the last 16 days, no one wants to be where the Democrats and Republicans in Congress or the President are in terms of approval ratings.

10/17/2013

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Midwest Republicans: Don’t Blame Us For The Shutdown

Republicans in the Midwest would like you to know something about the government shutdown that closed the national parks and put 800,000 workers on the street: They had nothing to do with it. Please don’t blame them.

10/06/2013

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Quinn Says No Democratic Rally, Speeches at State Fair

Angry union members booed Quinn at last year’s event. He’s currently being sued by Democratic legislative leaders because he cut lawmakers’ pay. And he’s facing a primary challenge.

08/09/2013

Mo. House Passes Bill Making It Felony For US Authorities To Enforce Federal Gun Laws

The Missouri House passed legislation Wednesday that would make it a felony for U.S. authorities to enforce federal firearm laws in Missouri, despite concerns that the measure likely is unconstitutional.

04/26/2013

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Arkansas GOP Going After Planned Parenthood Funding After Passing Nation’s Most Restrictive Abortion Law

Not content with enacting the most restrictive abortion law in the country, Arkansas Republicans plan to press the legislative advantage their party hasn’t enjoyed since Reconstruction by making it even more difficult for women to get abortions in the state.

03/08/2013

Update: Battle Lines Drawn on Illinois Concealed Carry

Gun control advocates urged Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to quickly appeal the ruling.

12/12/2012

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.

11/29/2012

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Opinion: My2K

Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.

11/29/2012

Liberal pundit Rachel Maddow (Photo by Ron Hoskins/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Do The Liberals Keep Complaining?

Liberals and their ilk obviously won the executive branch of the United States government for another four years with the reelection of President Barack Obama, but they still pick fights as much as they did before the election – if not more.

11/21/2012

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