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Missouri State Senator Ryan Silvey Testifies Before House Budget Committee

State Senator Ryan Silvey

[adblockingdetector id="2"] Missouri State Senator Ryan Silvey was invited to testify before the United States House Budget Committee on June 17, 2015. He is introduced by United States Reprsentative Vicky Hartzler at the 40 minute mark. His comments begin at about the 42 minute mark. Silvey speaks for about five …

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Claire McCaskill: Tense Exchange With Department of State Official in Committee

United States Senator Claire McCaskill

Senator Claire McCaskill is the senior United States Senator from Missouri. This is a video of her aggressively questioning Gregory Starr, the Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, in committee hearings. McCaskill’s concern is the Department of State is trying to create a training facility that is actually not needed. For …

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Sam Graves: A Common Language is What Brings us Together

Congressman Sam Graves

Congressman Sam Graves represents the sixth district in the United States House of Representatives. This is his July 27, 2015 newsletter. In it he discusses legislation he introduced that foceall federal agencies to report the amount they spend operating in languages other than English. For more information on our Opinion Section please click …

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Roy Blunt: Importance of Long-term Highway Funding Bill

United States Senator Roy Blunt

Senator Roy Blunt is the Junior Senator to the United States Senate from Missouri. Senator Blunt comments briefly in these two videos on the importance of passing a long-term highway funding bill. For more information on our Opinion Section please click here. Updated 7/28: We added the second video that was uploaded to …

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Claire McCaskill Wants to Hear From You If You Are Frustrated With Hotel Fees

United States Senator Claire McCaskill

Senator Claire McCaskill is the senior United States Senator from Missouri. This is her July 25, 2015 newsletter. In it she asks constituents to contact her office if they feel they’ve been scammed by hotel fees. For more information on our Opinion Section please click here. Unfortunately, many of you know this scenario …

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Claire McCaskill Discusses Republican Budget & Questions Army Chief of Staff Nominee General Mark Milley

United States Senator Claire McCaskill

Senator Claire McCaskill is the senior United States Senator from Missouri. This is a three minute video of her questioning General Mark Milley, the nominee to serve as the next Army Chief of Staff, on his views on the Republican budget. In it she accuses Republicans of being irresponsible with the …

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Congressman Sam Graves: With Iran, A Bad Deal is Worse than No Deal At All

Congressman Sam Graves

Congressman Sam Graves represents the sixth district in the United States House of Representatives. This is his July 20, 2015 newsletter. In it he discusses the Iranian nuclear deal. For more information on our Opinion Section please click here. Last week, the President announced a nuclear agreement with Iran. Preventing Iran from attaining a …

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Claire McCaskill Joins Kansas City Area Teen to Shine Light on Diabetes Research

United States Senator Claire McCaskill

Senator Claire McCaskill is the senior United States Senator from Missouri. This is a video from a bipartisan senate panel on type 1 diabetes. Amelia Cooper, a 15-year-old student from Pembroke Hill, spoke about her experience with type 1 diabetes. For more information on our Opinion Section please click here.

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Op/Ed: Claire McCaskill Questions Nominee on Republican Budget

United States Senator Claire McCaskill

Senator Claire McCaskill is the senior United States Senator from Missouri. This is a short YouTube video that shows her questioning General Joseph Dunford, nominee for Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, about a $40 billion increase in the war fund. She alleges that this action was intentionally completed to …

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