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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Roy Blunt
A potential Republican primary for Missouri governor was stirring concern among some party activists Saturday as hundreds of Republicans gathered for an annual conference - unity being its unofficial theme.
The National Park Service has recommended that two Civil War battlefields near Newtonia in southwest Missouri will not become part of the national park system.
One major problem with Obamacare that the president failed to mention in his State of the Union address is pending regulations that could make food more costly.
A top Senate Republican said Saturday that President Obama "has a lot of explaining to do" in his State of the Union speech about the weak economy and persistently high unemployment.
U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri is demanding answers about why a Southwest Airlines jet landed at the wrong airport.
Advocates for a Denver-based congregation of Catholic nuns on Wednesday applauded an eleventh-hour order by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to temporarily block a requirement under the Affordable Care Act to insure birth control procedures, but attorneys and analysts agreed the fight is far from over.
With a boost from some Hollywood royalty Wednesday, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are increasingly bullish about the likelihood they’ll be able to boost mental health spending in response to the Newtown school shooting, even as Democrats vowed not to let that spoil their push for a broader crackdown on gun ownership.
Sen. Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican who voted against reopening the government last week in an effort to defund the Affordable Care Act, blamed President Obama and Senate Democrats for the government shutdown.
"The nation is looking for a change in leadership. Many Americans wake up every day wondering if we are descending rather than ascending as a nation. And most of our citizens want to rally behind hopeful alternatives to our current path," American Conservative Union Chairman Al Cardenas tells Inside the Beltway.
From Capitol Hill to Brussels, supporters of the Iranian opposition are urging Secretary of State John F. Kerry to take action against Iraq for the massacre of 52 Iranian exiles by Iraqi gunmen.
Republican Sens. Roy Blunt of Missouri and Lamar Alexander of Tennessee said Monday they are opposed to military action in Syria, adding to an ever-increasing tally of senators who will not back President Obama's bid to punish President Bashar Assad for a chemical attack on Aug. 21.
The Energy Department is once more deciding what kind of appliances are good for you. Like the "standards" the federal government imposed on light bulbs, toilets, washing machines and other essentials, the rules are all about taking choices from consumers and requiring them to buy machines that don't work or don't work as well as they once did.
The Environmental Protection Agency's aerial surveillance policy isn't earning many fans in the Midwest.
Fifteen senators have a message for President Obama: The Defense Department spends $150 million a year on athletic shoes for our armed forces. Please makes sure that footwear is made in America, huh?
The Obama administration's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency is the latest Cabinet nominee to face stiff resistance from Republicans. Sen. Roy Blunt said Monday that he will place a hold on Gina McCarthy, poised to take over the reins of the EPA, until the Obama administration sets a clear time frame for its study of a long-delayed levee project in the senator's home state of Missouri.
But Sen. Roy Blunt, Missouri Republican, said Thursday on the Senate floor that "I think too many people have true stories to tell" about cancellations and rising premiums for Mr. Reid to be so dismissive.
"I think too many people have true stories to tell," Mr. Blunt said on the Senate floor.