In "Diary of a Foreign Minister" published by Australia’s former top diplomat, Bob Carr, many US politicians are given effusive praise. From Republican Senators John McCain and Roy Blunt, to President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and John Kerry – Carr finds America breeds “public polity athletes” who are “first class”. Show More Summary
Missouri Republican Sen. Roy Blunt cautioned against the federal government taking over the investigation into the death of Michael Brown. "I've thought from the start that a parallel federal investigation into the death of Michael Brown is important,” Blunt said in a statement Monday. Show More Summary
Costa Rica 0-0 England: Three Lions blunt and deflated in final World Cup game - originally posted on Soccerlens.com The already qualified Costa Rica used clever tactics against Roy Hodgson’s eliminated men, allowing them time on the ball but defending strongly when the threat veered too close to their goal. Show More Summary
President Obama announced the US would leave 9,800 troops in Afghanistan in 2015, then cut than number by half the next year. US Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO, SAC-D member) sums up the Republican reaction: “If we are going to leave forces in Afghanistan, we should leave enough people to do the job. The president can’t […]
In honor of Harry Truman's 130th birthday, Missouri Senators Claire McCaskill (D) and Roy Blunt (R) introduced a measure that would rename Washington's Union Station after the former president. As the Washington Post explains, for McCaskill, this was a way to honor her hero. Show More Summary
Each year Missouri State University’s Colligate Farm Bureau hosts an Ag Forum to discuss hot topic agriculture issues. This year’s panel was formed by Senator Roy Blunt and Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst and moderated by Missouri State University’s … Continue reading ?
For 116 years, the simple name of Union Station has sufficed for Washington’s grand railroad terminal. But in the minds of Sens. Claire McCaskill (D) and Roy Blunt (R), there’s no reason it couldn’t be improved on – with the addition of the name of Harry S. Truman, president and distinguished fellow Missourian. While some D.C. […]
Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Blaming Obamacare: These Daily Kos community posts were the most shared on Facebook Feb. 10: Senator Roy Blunt: Having Health Care makes you Lazy, by Vyan Oklahoma Restaurant: No Freaks, Fggots, Nggers,...Show More Summary
These are the kind of knots you have to twist yourself in to defend the type of statements made over the weekend by Sen. Roy Blunt and Fox contributor, George Will, who were out there blaming the Affordable Care Act for making Americans lazy. From Fox's America's Newsroom, host Martha MacCallum played footage of Rep. Show More Summary
During the panel segment immediately following Sen. Roy Blunt suggesting that Obamacare is making Americans lazy, Fox News Sunday regular George Will decided to double down on Blunt's remarks, and to attack progressivism as a whole. Will...Show More Summary
(Credit: Crooksandliars.com) Republicans/conservatives have been attacking Obamacare from all sides with little respect for the truth, such as the recently discredited claim that Obamacare will kill jobs. Oh, whatever will Republicans do now? I know, just make up a new insane piece of sht reason why Obamacare most be stopped. Show More Summary
Barack Obama admitted what we've been saying all along: Net Neutrality was an attempt to regulate the Internet. Told you so. More FCC: Data use continues to go up, and it probably makes sense to remove barriers to investment on expanding our wireless capacity in this country. Show More Summary
Sen. Roy Blunt (R., Mo.) talked about agricultural and farm policy issues- including the Farm Bill, on the Senate floor today. -kg
Sen. Roy Blunt thinks the government has no right to hold government-paid contractors accountable. The post Senator Expresses Outrage That The Government Has Taken Over Government Contracting appeared first on ThinkProgress.
(CNN) – Pre-empting President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday and the GOP response, Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri on Saturday sought to get ahead of the conversation. The President "has a lot of explaining to do" in his speech, Blunt said in the GOP weekly address, criticizing Obama's so-called "Year of […]
Sens. Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) are taking aim at retailers with new legislation intended to improve safeguards for consumer information, following recent revelations about data breaches at Target Corp. and Neiman Marcus Group Ltd. The Data Security...
By VICTORIA JONES Talk Radio News Service WASHINGTON – Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), a 17-year veteran of the House and Senate, summed up the malaise that some members of Congress feel: “Whenever anybody tells me: ‘I’m frustrated with the way the Senate and the Congress are working,’ I say: ‘I fully understand, I’m more frustrated […]
(CNN) - Actress Glenn Close joined lawmakers on Capitol Hill Wednesday to lobby for legislation expanding access and quality of mental health treatment. Along with Sens. Roy Blunt, R-Missouri, and Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, at a press conference at the Capitol, Close said her sister's diagnosis of bipolar disorder late in life prompted her to take […]
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 …