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Senator calls for VA chief to resign over Disney remark

Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) has called on Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald to resign because of his remarks comparing wait lines at a Disney park to VA health care. “Secretary McDonald’s preposterous statement is right out of Never Never Land,” Blunt said Tuesday. “I call on him to resign because it’s clear he cannot […]

Missouri Democrat Jason Kander blasts Republican Blunt for foot-dragging on Zika

Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MI) is chair of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies. The significance of that is that that's the subcommittee that's supposed to be considering President Obama's request for $1.9B in funding to combat Zika. Show More Summary

House GOP to unveil Zika funding measure next week

Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., is relatively close to what the White House has asked for, except it does not pay back already-tapped Ebola money and give Puerto Rico — a major Zika hotspot — help with its Medicaid program. Rogers...Show More Summary

Year of the Trump means scary times for Republican insiders like Sen. Roy Blunt

Republican Sen. Roy Blunt faces a serious Democratic challenger in Jason Kander, Missouri’s secretary of state. And Blunt faces that challenge—from a young, aggressive, former Army intelligence officer who’s been elected statewide—in what may be the worst possible year for a Republican incumbent. Show More Summary

GOP Sen. Roy Blunt faces tough post-Trump reality: no seat is safe

Donald Trump has forced Republican lawmakers like Sen. Roy Blunt into verbal contortions.

Roy Blunt blames students' lifestyle expectations for high debt

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt, of course a Republican, thinks the problem with student loan debt is that those damned college students just have too high expectations for their standard of living, and that's why they're drowning in debt. If they didn't take out so much damned money to live high on the hog, then they wouldn't be so far in debt. Show More Summary

Sen. Roy Blunt hanging on to his campaign donations from Denny Hastert

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Former House Speaker Denny Hastert, a Republican, is back in the news. Last year he pleaded guilty to financial misconduct involving hush-money payments to a man he had sexually abused as a teen. Last week, prosecutors released details of the abuse side of this case, saying he had abused at least four boys while he was a high school wrestling coach. Show More Summary

GOPers say they'll back nominee but avoid Trump

(AP) — When Donald Trump came to St. Louis last month for a raucous rally with thousands, Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt was more than 130 miles away, announcing a Missouri Farm Bureau endorsement to a few dozen company employees and two news reporters. [...]Show More Summary

Death of man in Fairfax County jail ruled as accidental

The medical examiner rules that Monty Roy Saito died from blunt head trauma after a fall.

This week at progressive state blogs: The end for Roy Blunt? Tax system for the rich by the rich

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

This week in progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Let me know via comments or Kosmail if you have a favorite state- or city-based blog you...Show More Summary

This week at progressive state blogs: Can Roy Blunt change his spots? MT bedwetters report for duty

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

This week in progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Let me know via comments or Kosmail if you have a favorite state- or city-based blog you...Show More Summary

Patrick Stewart & James Corden Try To Perform A Magic Trick And Totally Screw It Up! Watch The HIGHlarious Fail & Be UNAMAZED!

What is this sorcery!? Patrick Stewart and James Corden gave Siegfried and Roy a run for their money on Tuesday's The Late Late Show! The late night host and the Blunt Talk star made quite the magical duo as they performed routine, totally-not-staged magic tricks! [ Video: Patrick Plants A Big Kiss On Conan O'Brien's Lips! ] How the [...]

Morning Digest: PPP finds Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt in surprisingly poor shape

10 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Roy Blunt Leading Off: • MO-Sen, Gov: PPP's new poll of Missouri is interesting for a whole bunch of reasons. For starters, it finds Republican Sen. Roy Blunt with a startlingly poor 30-47 job approval rating, making the freshman one of the least popular senators in the country. Show More Summary

This week at progressive state blogs: Roy Blunt's crocodile tears; KXL runs into trouble in SD

10 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

This week in progressive state blogs is designed to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Inclusion of a diary does not necessarily indicate my agreement or endorsement of its contents. AtShow More Summary

Sen. Blunt wants release of U.S. prisoners as condition of Iran deal

Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri is pushing an amendment that would require Iran to release U.S. prisoners as a condition of any nuclear deal. Click to Continue »

Blunt-Thune Carbon Tax Amendment Reminder of Potential Negative Impacts of a Carbon Tax

As part of the Senate’s consideration of the FY 2016 budget, Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO) and John Thune (R-SD) willRead the Rest...

Todd Akin Isn't Running For Senate After All

Despite comments made last week, former Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) has announced he will not seek to unseat Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) in a 2016 primary. Akin, who came under fire in 2012 for comments he made about “legitimate rape,” told both the St. Show More Summary

Former Homeland Security officials say shutdown will hobble government response to terrorist attacks

GOP Sen. Roy Blunt voted against funding Homeland Security Friday because employees will just "show up" whether they get paid or not. If Congress fails to fund the Department of Homeland Security by the end of Friday, former DHS officials say the impacts will be real even if not immediately obvious to the public. Show More Summary

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