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  • Toomey to push for permanent earmark ban

     
    In the days following his 2010 Senate victory, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey co-authored an op-ed in USA Today with an unlikely future colleague, Democrat Claire McCaskill. Together, the senator-elect and the Missouri senator called for a moratorium on earmarks....
  • Claire McCaskill in Joplin to Survey Damage

    Claire McCaskill in Joplin to Survey Damage
    Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill is Joplin to survey the damage after Sunday's tornado. Sen. McCaskill, Governor Jay Nixon and the director of FEMA will all survey the damage by helicopter on Tuesday morning. Sen. McCaskill talked to FOX 4 News on...
  • Possible changes to five health law provisions could have big effects

    Possible changes to five health law provisions could have big effects
    The Republican effort to repeal the health care law is sure to founder in the Democratic-controlled Senate, but that doesn't mean that the GOP is ending its assault on the law. House Republicans are already beginning work in committees to lop off and...
  • Outrageous Cost Of NY Gas Due To Price Fixing?

    Outrageous Cost Of NY Gas Due To Price Fixing?
    In a report released Monday, Senator Charles Schumer (D) announced the beginning of an FTC investigation that will look into possible gas price gouging. New York State officials believe gas prices should be dropping faster than they currently are,...
  • Senate votes down Toomey effort to ban earmarks

    Senate votes down Toomey effort to ban earmarks
    Pat Toomey’s effort to permanently ban congressional earmarks fell short in the Senate Thursday, but the Pennsylvania senator was heartened that appropriators separately agreed to extend a temporary moratoriam through 2013. Toomey offered his...
  • Rush Limbaugh Revels in Crossfire After "Slut" Comment

    Rush Limbaugh Revels in Crossfire After "Slut" Comment
    Republican kingmaker or entertainer? Truth teller or "big fat idiot"? How about "lightning rod"? Once again, Rush Limbaugh -- the conservative provocateur with the self-described "talent on loan from God" -- is in hot water. Limbaugh, who has been the...
  • Sen. McCaskill Tours Parkville, St. Joe Flooding

    Sen. McCaskill Tours Parkville, St. Joe Flooding
    US Senator Claire McCaskill toured flood damage in Parkville and St Joseph Sunday.  She says after seeing the destruction for herself, she has a lot of questions for the Corp of Engineers, but is also calling for Washington and the midwest to get along....
  • Missouri Landowners Frustrated By Poorly Timed Buyout Letters

    Missouri Landowners Frustrated By Poorly Timed Buyout Letters
    A letter from the US Army Corps of Engineers to landowners along the Missouri River has many in Missouri crying foul, but the Corps says the letters were just poorly timed. On June 6, the Army Corp of Engineers sent letters to some landowners along the...
  • Dem. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver Calls Compromise Bill 'Satan Sandwich'

    Dem. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver Calls Compromise Bill 'Satan Sandwich'
    Not everyone is happy about the compromise bill that will raise the debt ceiling. Democrat Representative Emanuel Cleaver of Kansas City had strong words about it over the weekend, calling it a "sugar coated Satan sandwich." Cleaver said the bill is...
  • Sen. Claire McCaskill Calls Debt Ceiling Debacle Embarassing

    Sen. Claire McCaskill Calls Debt Ceiling Debacle Embarassing
    She was here to discuss her plan to help Missouri manufacturers attract more jobs, but due to last week's debt ceiling debacle, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill ended spending most of her time talking about America's financial situation. "That was our...
  • Sen. Claire McCaskill Hopes to Bring More Jobs to the Heartland

    Sen. Claire McCaskill Hopes to Bring More Jobs to the Heartland
    After last week's debt debacle, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill says she couldn't wait to get back to Missouri to start working on her manufacturing jobs tour. "The manufacturing jobs are foundational to our middle class," said the senator.  "We have...