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Blunt outlines jobs agenda in Mo. Senate race

Republican Congressman Roy Blunt says the economy could grow through cuts in taxes and spending and reversal of many of President Barack Obama’s policies. Blunt outlined his “Jobs for Missouri” plan Tuesday while highlighting his Senate race endorsement by the ...

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Dodd offers ‘emergency’ bill on paid flu leave

Sen. Christopher Dodd introduced “emergency” legislation requiring companies to pay employees who miss work because of the swine or seasonal flus. “If paid sick leave had been a reality when this pandemic began, we would be in better shape,” Dodd, ...

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Stimulus bill defeated in the House

A legislative package that included projects funded with federal stimulus dollars was defeated on the floor of the Missouri House, a development that puts a $2 million allotment for the public defender system in jeopardy. After passing in an initial ...

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Solis vote delayed

A Senate committee on Thursday postponed a vote for Rep. Hilda Solis as President Barack Obama’s labor secretary after her husband settled tax liens this week. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said her nomination wasn’t in trouble even though ...

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