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One year after Rush Limbaugh died, his words remain as powerful as ever

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Rush Limbaugh died one year ago, on Feb. 17, 2021. Longtime listeners often wonder what he would think about the issues in the news today. Limbaugh made it a point to say ...

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Update on Missouri congressional redistricting battle

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After more than 50 hours of the record-breaking filibuster on the Senate floor, the seven conservative caucus members are taking a break. That’s because Republican leadership has said there will be no ...

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Rep. Jason Smith will seek reelection instead of joining crowded Senate race

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Smith is a common name but it won’t be on the ballot for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in Missouri. Rep. Jason Smith is telling colleagues he wants to be ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley endorses Vicky Hartzler for U.S. Senate

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The race for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Missouri heated up on Saturday when Sen. Josh Hawley endorsed Rep. Vicky Hartzler. The announcement came during the state Republican party’s Lincoln ...

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“Worse than Watergate”: Clinton campaign spied on Trump, federal investigators say

A technology executive was paid to spy on former President Donald Trump’s residences and the White House when Trump was president, according to Special Counsel John Durham’s team of federal investigators. Trump ...

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Missouri Senate to reconvene Tuesday as fight over redistricting continues

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The Missouri Senate will reconvene Tuesday to resume debate on redistricting. Republicans are battling one another over a 6-2 map vs. a 7-1 map. That would be six congressional districts currently held ...

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Missouri Democratic Rep. Cori Bush won’t give up defunding police

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Missouri’s member of the Squad, Democratic Rep. Cori Bush of St. Louis, is standing firm on her commitment to defunding the police. “I always tell [fellow Democrats], ‘If you all had fixed ...

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Nebraska joins Convention of States effort to amend U.S. Constitution

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The movement for a Convention of States is gaining strength after Nebraska became the 17th state to approve it. A Convention of States to make changes to the U.S. Constitution has never ...

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House Republicans demand answers from Biden on Israel, Iran policy

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More than 30 House Republicans this week signed letters to President Biden and U.N. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield demanding answers about U.S. policy toward Israel and Iran. “The American people expect this administration ...

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Rasmussen reviews key polls from January

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In January surveys and polls, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports: – Barely a third of Americans believe Martin Luther King Jr.’s dreams of equal opportunity in the country are a reality. – Voters ...

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Biden administration to fund “sex kits,” bongs and syringes with $30 million grant

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The Biden administration is distributing $30 million in smoking kits and syringes to drug addicts over the next three years. According to the program, it’s part of a new “harm reduction” effort. ...

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Award-winning journalist criticizes media’s use of fact-checkers to shape opinion

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The rise of media fact-checkers has raised the question of just who is checking the fact-checkers. “Nearly every mode of information has been co-opted, if it can be co-opted by some group, ...

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Missouri Rep. Billy Long responds to YouTube after it removed campaign ad

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Missouri Rep. Billy Long, who is running for the Republican nomination for Senate, is firing back at YouTube after it removed one of his campaign commercials. The ad, which was slated to ...

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How this millennial paid off $102k in student loans in 6 years

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After graduating from the University of Pittsburgh in 2013, Mandy Velez did some math to see how long it was going to take her to pay back her student loans. The calculations ...

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Kamala Harris attends inauguration of anti-semitic socialist in Honduras on Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Vice President Kamala Harris pledged last week on Holocaust Remembrance Day to “combat antisemitism and hate wherever it exists.” On the same day Harris posted the message, however, she was in Honduras ...

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UPDATE: Hundreds rally against Missouri DHSS Director Kauerauf at confirmation hearing

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On Monday more than 250 people from across the state rallied inside the Missouri State Capitol Rotunda to oppose the confirmation of the DHSS Donald Kauerauf. “No Vote. No Vote,” echoed through ...

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China is source for Covid tests being mailed to American homes

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There’s a problem with the convenient at-home tests the Biden administration has purchased to combat the Covid virus. Many of them are manufactured in Covid’s country of origin–Communist China. The tests began ...

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Christians called upon to boycott Olympics in China

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A worldwide, grassroots movement to boycott the Olympics is gaining steam. David Curry, CEO of Open Doors USA, is joining other Christian and political leaders in calling for the boycott of the ...

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Supreme Court Justice Breyer to retire

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Media outlets are reporting that Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will soon retire. NBC news announced that Breyer, who is 83, is expected to tell the White House of his plans. He’s ...

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Protests in Washington DC against mandates join dozens of similar rallies worldwide over weekend

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Washington DC is the latest world capital to be hit by protests over mandates and covid restrictions. Weekend protests on Sunday saw thousands of protestors march in a “Defeat the Mandates” rally ...

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Free speech, religious freedom at stake in Supreme Court case over Christian flag

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Across the country, cities fly LGBT flags, Black Lives Matter banners, and even the Mexican national flag over their government buildings.  But the city of Boston says you can’t fly a Christian ...

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FBI continues to be mocked after originally claiming synagogue attack not connected to religion

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The FBI continues to get heat this week after it alleged the hostage situation at a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas had nothing to do with religion. In a revised statement the FBI ...

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Texas pro-life heartbeat bill wins another challenge in Supreme Court

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The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the abortion industry‘s attempts in finding a path to overturn a Texas abortion ban. In a 6–3 ruling (pdf) fueled by Trump appointees, the court declined ...

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Voters exit Democrat Party in historic numbers and speed

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President Biden and the Democrat Congress apparently have been effective salespeople for their arch-nemesis – the Republican Party. Americans are switching parties in droves, according to a Gallup poll of voters released ...

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Former news anchor Mark Alford raises more than $200,000 in congressional bid

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Mark Alford, the former Fox 4 News anchor running for Congress in Missouri’s 4th District, has raised more than $200,000 in less than three months. Alford, who left the station late last ...

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