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"The Bane Of Many Politicians’ Existence": Senate GOP Solution To Super PAC Rivals; More Money In Politics

This may sound odd, but it rings true amongst Republicans and Democrats alike: The only people who loathe Super PACs more than voters forced to sit through an onslaught of their bullshit ads, are politicians themselves. 934 more words


"The Urgency Of Six Years Later": Ryan Sees 'Urgent' Need For GOP Alternative To Obamacare

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) delivered a fairly long speech at the Library of Congress yesterday, fleshing out his vision for making America “confident again” through a far-right approach to governing. 803 more words


#Stand4Service: The Fight for Funding

It’s that time of year again where national budget cuts propose to limit the amount of funding giving to the Corporation for National and Community Service which overseas the AmeriCorps programs as well as the SeniorCorps programs. 635 more words

Blunt, Shimkus React to House Speaker Resignation

ST. LOUIS (KMOX/IRN) – Missouri Senator Roy Blunt wishes his former House Republican colleague John Boehner of Ohio nothing but the best as prepares to step down as Speaker of the House. 316 more words


For Memorial Day, I'm remembering former Navy veteran Ken Unger

It wasn’t a good day for catastrophically injured Navy veteran Ken Unger when I first met him in January 2011 for the first time. Indeed, it was at that time that I was introduced to the concept that some veterans were in so much pain and physical torment that there was no such thing as a good day, only pain and more pain. 537 more words

Senate Approves Fast Track Bill

WASHINGTON (KMOX/AP) – The Republican-led Senate has handed President Barack Obama a major victory by approving his request for enhanced trade negotiating authority.

The bill now faces a tough battle in the House. 363 more words


Acting St. Louis VA Director Responds to Complaints

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The latest acting director of the Veterans hospitals here in St. Louis , is responding to complaints of high turnover of her position and poor quality care. 207 more words