Two Months And Counting

Jean Carnahan is into her third month as a United States Senator. During a Missouri Democratic Party event Saturday in Hannibal, Senator Carnahan told the Missourinet the job is very challenging and requires a lot of time and patience. But she says she enjoys taking...

Blunt takes it to the House!

Roy Blunt is more than Deputy Majority Whip of the U.S. House this year, he’s in charge of rounding up votes for legislation for President Bush. Bush’s education proposal will be a good first test for Blunt. It includes some popular items, like increased...

Holden questions Bush proposal

Governor Holden says he’s glad to see President Bush putting so much attention on education. Bush’s first big legislative proposal this week was on education. It included increasing standards, increasing funding for needy schools, and a form of vouchers,...

Ashcroft vote delayed

The vote on John Ashcroft’s attorney general nomination has been delayed by a week in the senate judiciary committee. Democrats on the committee say they need to evaluate more information and give Ashcroft time to respond to written questions from the senators....

Bush defends Ashcroft pick

President-elect George W. Bush came to the defense of Senator John Ashcroft today. He emphasized he isn’t worried about the tough questions facing Ashcroft as Bush’s nominee for U.S. Attorney General. He told reporters that when people look at...
Missourinet