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Blunt, Hawley disagree in vote to codify same-sex marriage into federal law

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One of Roy Blunt’s final acts as senior senator from Missouri was to vote in favor of a proposal to codify same-sex marriage in federal law Wednesday. Sen. Josh Hawley voted against ...

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Statue of Missouri’s Harry Truman unveiled in U.S. Capitol rotunda

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A statue of the president from Missouri now graces the U.S. Capitol. Clifton Truman Daniel, grandson of Harry Truman, unveiled the statue recently. “My grandfather was a modest man,” he said. “And ...

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Sen. Roy Blunt blasts Biden’s college loan bailout as unfair

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Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt called the Biden administration’s college loan bailout “monumentally unfair.” Appearing on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” on Sunday, Blunt also slammed the “bad economics” and the impact ...

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Vicky Hartzler holds lead in Republican Senate primary race

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Rep. Vicky Hartzler holds a narrow lead in the race for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in Missouri. With the primary election less than a month away, she remains ahead ...

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Republican leaders want to know what TikTok is doing with U.S. user data

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TikTok’s use of user data is in the crosshairs of nine senators including Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Ted Cruze (R-Tex.). In a letter from Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) the company, which is ...

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Missouri Sen. Blunt says he will vote against Supreme Court nominee

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Both of Missouri’s senators now are on the record as saying they will vote against Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the Supreme Court, saying he disagrees with her judicial stance. “My sense ...

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Former Missouri Sen. Kit Bond endorses Vicky Hartzler for Senate

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Former Missouri Sen. Kit Bond has endorsed Rep. Vicky Hartzler in the Republican primary. “Missourians deserve a senator who knows how to get things done,” he said. “Vicky has shown during her ...

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Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt blasts Build Back Better bill as gimmicky

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Missouri Republican Sen. Roy Blunt on Sunday criticized the Democratic Build Back Better Act for being filled with gimmicks, “The Hill” reported. While appearing on “Fox News Sunday,” chief Washington correspondent Mike ...

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Missouri Senate president pro tem enters already crowded field for Republican Senate nomination

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The Republican primary field for U.S. Senate in 2022 continues to become more crowded. Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz announced this week that he is entering the race. It will be a ...

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Former news anchor Mark Alford: “God’s calling me” to run for Congress

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A familiar face is running for Congress from Missouri’s Fourth District. Mark Alford, a longtime anchor on Fox 4 News in Kansas City, announced on Wednesday that he will run for the ...

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Vicky Hartzler goes after Eric Greitens in first TV commercial

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Rep. Vicky Hartzler, who is running for Roy Blunt’s Senate seat in 2022, went after primary opponent and disgraced former Gov. Eric Greitens in her first television commercial. “I’m going to sort ...

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Democrat candidate for U.S. Senate in Missouri flip-flops on abortion

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The list of pro-life Democrat politicians continues to shrink. Lucas Kunce, who has announced his candidacy to replace Roy Blunt in the U.S. Senate, now calls himself pro-choice. Kunce unsuccessfully challenged Republican ...

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SW Missouri Congressman Billy Long joins crowded GOP field for U.S. Senate

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The Republican field of candidates to replace Roy Blunt in the U.S. Senate in 2022 continues to grow. Rep. Billy Long made it official last week, announcing in an interview on Fox ...

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Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler running for US Senate

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Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler is running for U.S. Senate according to a source close to her. The popular Republican from Harrisonville currently represents Missouri’s 4th Congressional district. The seat is being left vacant ...

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Senate could vote today on controversial commission to investigate January 6

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Missouri’s Senator Roy Blunt opposes forming a commission to examine the capitol breach on January 6. He’s not alone given the history of investigations “gone wild” during the last four years. “I ...

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Kansas City Council considers controversial plan to slash police funding

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Despite soaring murder rates, the City Council in Kansas City, Mo., on Thursday announced a proposal that would significantly reduce funding for the city’s police to the minimum allowed by state law ...

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Mark McCloskey, known for confronting protesters, enters Missouri Senate race

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Mark McCloskey, who made national headlines last summer when he and his wife defended their St. Louis home against protestors, announced on Tuesday that he is entering the U.S. Senate race in ...

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Several Missouri Democrats considering run for Blunt Senate seat

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Many people assume that the winner of next year’s Missouri Republican primary will go on to be the next senator. Democrats are hopeful, however, even in the face of polls that show ...

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Kansas, Missouri attorneys general act to protect energy independence

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Attorney General Derek Schmidt of Kansas and Eric Schmitt of Missouri have joined with other states in a letter demanding that the federal government abandon ill-defined “social cost” standards of carbon emissions ...

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Missouri Congressman Jason Smith to visit Mar-a-Lago as he considers Senate run

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Missouri Congressman Jason Smith, who is considering a campaign for the U.S. Senate, will hold a fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago later this month. The invitation lists Gov. Mike Parson, South Dakota Gov. Kristi ...

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Senate candidates Greitens, Schmitt tied in polls

The two declared Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate in 2022 are in a dead heat, according to a recent Remington/MO Scout poll. If the primary election were held today, 40 percent ...

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Rep. Vicky Hartzler praying and looking ‘very seriously’ at run for U.S. Senate

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Count Republican Rep. Vicky Hartzler among the possible candidates to replace Roy Blunt in the U.S. Senate in 2022. If elected, she would be only the third female elected to the Senate ...

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Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announces bid for U.S. Senate

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Another high-profile Missouri Republican has entered the race for the U.S. Senate. Attorney General Eric Schmitt has announced his candidacy, joining former Gov. Eric Greitens. Schmitt, a former state legislator from St. ...

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Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announces U.S. Senate run

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Eric Greitens is back. The former Missouri governor, who resigned amid a scandal, announced on Monday that he will run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Republican Roy Blunt. “I ...

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Race to replace Roy Blunt could be most crowded in years

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No sooner did Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt announce that he will not seek reelection in 2022 than speculation began about might run replace him. “The Missouri Times” listed a number of potential ...

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