Roy Blunt

GOP's Ebola Plan: Freak Out About Obama 'Letting These Diseased People Into This Country'

GOP's Ebola Plan: Freak Out About Obama 'Letting These Diseased People Into This Country'
There are now three individuals who have contracted Ebola in the U.S. To give you a little perspective on the situation, Influenza kills about 36,000 people a year in the U.S. There's no influenza travel ban, no quarantines, just the same old routine response every year. So what's really behind the Ebola frenzy that's being vehemently stirred by Republicans? Could it be an election year?
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MO Senator Fends Off Critics of McCutcheon Decision With (You Guessed It) Bags of Campaign Money

MO Senator Fends Off Critics of McCutcheon Decision With (You Guessed It) Bags of Campaign Money
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, R-MO, got a big affirmation recently when the Supreme Court essentially endorsed the type of big money politics that have provided the bedrock for his political career. It's no surprise then that Blunt is downplaying the impact of the McCutcheon decision.
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Claire McCaskill Should Stop Echoing False GOP Climate Change Rhetoric

Claire McCaskill Should Stop Echoing False GOP Climate Change Rhetoric
While conceding the destructive potential of climate change in her reaction to President Obama's plans to fight climate change, Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill echoed the same faux economic worries that she has cited in the past and that her colleague, Republican Senator Roy Blunt, put forward more forcefully yesterday.
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Roy Blunt Keeps Fighting the Not-So-Good Fight for Monsanto

Roy Blunt Keeps Fighting the Not-So-Good Fight for Monsanto
A round-up of Monsanto's hold on Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO), capped off by last week's last minute submission to a completely unrelated bill that would provide the weed-killing, seed-engineering mega-company even more freedom to harm the environment and genetically alter America's food.
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GOP Slouching Back Towards Todd Akin

So what is new in Todd Akin's campaign for the Missouri Senate? Lots of sheepish Republican movers and shakers, that's what. An enthusiastic Newt Gingrich led the way, Jim DeMint followed, flourishing a check-book, and now Roy Blunt, rather obviously holding his nose, is back on board with Brother Todd:
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MO Senators McCaskill and Blunt Diverge on Enforcement of Coal Air Pollution Regulations

McCaskill is proposing to delay the implementation of the regulations in order to give the coal industry more time to comply. Blunt, who voted to block the more stringent standards, claims that the regulations are "job-killing" without evidence, and ignores billions in health care savings.
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