Sens. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Angus King (I-Maine) have served up legislation that aims to limit or eliminate upcoming U.S. Food and Drug Administration menu labeling rules for grocery stores, corner markets and pizzerias, winning rave reviews from the food...
Thursday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Matthews on JFK’s legacy since his assassination fifty years ago today; Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Roy Blunt (R-MO) on the Senate’s decision to change filibuster rules on presidential …
On today’s program at the MFA, Inc. annual meeting were Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and Senator Roy Blunt. I recorded their comments to share with you. Governor Nixon stressed the importance of exports of Missouri ag products. “”Won’t it be … Continue reading ?
Some Republican politicians evidently believe that fighting the Culture War is a winning electoral strategy. Consequently, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is introducing a bill with co-sponsors Sens. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Show More Summary
Friday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up: Sens. Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) join Chuck to discuss their new bipartisan effort to pass mental health legislation… Democracy 21’s Fred Wertheimer will be on with Chuck for a Deep Dive seg …
Click here to view this media In yet another "fair and balanced" segment on Fox News Sunday, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) called out his cohort, Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), when Blunt attempted to lay the blame on Democrats rather than Republican obstruction for the lack of appropriations bills passed in the Senate. Show More Summary
Unlike the the rest of the Republicans in his state, Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) is telling his constituents to enroll in the law's new plans. The post Missouri GOP Senator Breaks From His Party, Encourages People To Sign Up For Obamacare Next Week appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The U.S.-Russian deal has emboldened U.S. adversaries, including Iran, Sen. Roy Blunt (R., Mo.) said Sunday.
WASHINGTON -- Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri says he is opposed to President Barack Obama's request for military action against Syria, questioning whether the administration has realistic policy goals for the Mideast nation. In...Show More Summary
Guest post by Dana Loesch from DanaRadio.com. Follow me on Twitter @DLoesch. I just received this: U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services, released the following statement today on Syria: “Assad’s chemical … Continue reading ?
Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri has decided he won't vote to support a military strike in Syria. The U.S. Senate is expected to vote on the matter later this week. Blunt is a member of the Senate leadership as...
Maverick Senators Mike Lee and Ted Cruz (TPM) Senate Republicans are floating an idea to defund the unpopular and disastrous Affordable Care Act in the upcoming budget negotiations. Obamacare will kill off at least 2.3 Million full-time American jobs and … Continue reading ?
GOP Senator Roy Blunt is not normally thought of as a “maverick” in the mold of John McCain. But this morning, Blunt came out and broke with GOP plans to stage a confrontation over the debt ceiling — which will … Continue reading ?
As the Senate’s Democratic majority prepares to meet Thursday to consider filibuster reform for presidential appointees, one Republican Senator is demonstrating precisely why the current system is broken. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), the vice chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, reaffirmed Tuesday that he will attempt to prevent allowing a confirmation vote on Gina McCarthy, [...]
Columbus Dispatch: Tea Party Only One of IRS Targets Forbes: Oops. It Turns Out IRS Commissioner Did Not Visit The White House 157 Times After All Opposing Views: GOP Sen. Roy Blunt Says Obama Didn’t Use the IRS to Target Political Enemies Town Hall: Different IRS Malfeasance Washington Monthly: How...
Senator Roy Blunt from Missouri yesterday published an editorial in USA Today lamenting President Obama’s lack of movement on mental health legislation after the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. And while Senator’s Blunts concerns are perhaps well-intentioned, his invocation of Sandy Hook in relation to “mental health” is about as tenuous a connection one could [...]
A stalwart conservative senator sounded like a liberal: Senator Roy Blunt sat silently for nearly an hour as his colleagues on the Armed Services Committee questioned one military leader after another on Tuesday about what they were doing to address the problem of sexual assault in the military, and then assessed their responses: “Stunningly bad.” [...]
Politico says that Republicans are already arguing over whether the disaster relief for Oklahoma should be offset with budget cuts elsewhere. “Finding some way to offset is not the priority,” said Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), a member of Senate GOP leadership who opposed the $50.5 billion Sandy aid package at the beginning of the year. Show More Summary
– Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill dining together at Tosca Monday night along with their spouses – just a little bipartisan get-together for Missouri’s U.S. Senate delegation, by the looks of it. More Hey, isn’t that...? and … Continue reading ?
Monday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up: Sen. Roy Blunt, R-MO, on the IRS and more… A Deep Dive into tomorrow’s L.A. mayoral runoff with the Los Angeles Times’ James Rainey… NBC’s Michael Isikoff with new developments in the DOJ/ …