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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

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

4 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

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

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

9 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

9 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

Akin Again

Hrmm: Todd Akin is considering a primary challenge to Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) in 2016. “I have not ruled anything out,” the former congressman and 2012 GOP Senate nominee told The Hill in a phone interview on Wednesday. “I think there is a high level of dissatisfaction among conservatives, that they have to some degree [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Missouri Democrats hope Kander smokes Blunt

Jason Kander's decision puts the Missouri Senate race on the map Leading Off: • MO-Sen: On Thursday, Democratic Secretary of State Jason Kander announced that he would challenge Republican Sen. Roy Blunt for re-election. Kander gives...Show More Summary

Missouri Dems bag primo Senate challenger, but GOP still high on Blunt

Secretary of State Jason Kander's decision to run gives Democrats a chance to expand the Senate map. On Thursday, Democratic Secretary of State Jason Kander announced that he would challenge Republican Sen. Roy Blunt for re-election....Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Missouri Democrats look to put Roy Blunt's Senate seat in play

Republican Sen. Roy Blunt (front) Leading Off: • MO-Sen: Both national and Show Me State Democrats have been focusing most of their energy to next year's gubernatorial contest, with the Senate race getting far less love. It's no secret...Show More Summary

This week at progressive state blogs: weak coal ash rules, war on secularism, Roy Blunt confused

Just as states with progressive lawmakers and activists have themselves initiated innovative programs over a wide range of issues, state-based progressive blogs have helped provide us with a point of view, inside information and often an edgy voice that we just don't get from the traditional media. Show More Summary

Senator Blames Ferguson Protesters, Police Criticism For Cop Killings

Missouri Senator Roy Blunt says it’s the fault of protesters that two New York policemen were killed. Appearing on KMBZ in Kansas City on Monday, Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) speculated that criticism of police tactics from his own constituents in the aftermath of the shooting may have “led to the deaths of those two officers.” [...]

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