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Complacency Could Kill Health Care

Republican attempts to destroy Obamacare have repeatedly failed, and for very good reason. Their attacks on the Affordable Care Act were always based on lies, and they have never come up with a decent alternative. The simple fact is that all the major elements of the A.C.A. — prohibiting discrimination by insurers based on medical…

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Wednesday, July 12 is last day to register to vote for the Aug 8 Special Election

If you’re not yet registered to vote, Wednesday, July 12 is the last day to register to be eligible to vote in the August 8 Special Election. All Boone County residents will be able to vote for or against the .5% sales tax for county roads and bridges (reducing property tax by same amounts). To…

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Thank you, Wendy!

Take Wendy Noren, for example, who is the Boone County Clerk in Columbia, Missouri. Wendy has worked on local elections administration in the clerk’s office since 1978 and remembers the 1980 presidential election well. “We got slammed,” she recalls. “There were thousands of people waiting in line to register to vote. We never recovered from…

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