Current and retired military officers not only hold positions at the highest ranks of government but also fill senior staff jobs in White House that have traditionally been the purview of civilians/experienced diplomats illustrates the sway military officers hold in the Trump administration
Joe Biden questioned Democrats’ strategy to win over middle-class voters, saying the negativity coming from President Trump’s campaign distracted party leaders from focusing on the issues affecting them
The Boone County Democrats Invite You to Take A Moment to Ponder the Real Meaning of Memorial Day which honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Take a moment for Taps at 3pm today.
Not only should the U.S. Attorney’s Office investigate whether Sen. Richard, or any other legislator, broke any laws in connection with campaign contributions received, but citizens need to join the bipartisan group of legislators who are advocating reform.
Examples of how republican legislators (including Vicky Hartzler) are interacting with constituents about repealing Obamacare, whether online or in traditional correspondence. Their more controversial tactics seem to fall into three main categories: providing incorrect information, using euphemisms for the impact of their actions, and deleting comments critical of them.
Missouri’s Kander named to head effort to defend the rights of eligible voters from the Trump administration’s attacks on democracy.
To counteract the Trump administration’s “election integrity” commission, the Democratic National Committee is launching a new Commission on Protecting American Democracy from the Trump Administration. While the Trump commission plans to focus on so-called “fraudulent voting,” the DNC says its commission will debunk the myth that voter fraud is widespread, document the impact of voter suppression efforts in the 2016 election, and propose solutions to expand voting rights.
Passage of SB 43 would “protect discrimination and foster a new era of Jim Crow in the state of Missouri; , the bill has the potential to create a hostile work environment, especially for people of color, Muslims and women,.
The GOP’s ObamaCare replacement bill that passed the House would result in 23 million fewer people with health insurance over 10 years, in states that let insurers charge sick people more, some people with pre-existing conditions would lose coverage because they could not afford the premiums
Big-money donors shouldn’t be able to stay anonymous while trying to sway public policy or an election, nonetheless Greitens jumps to the defense of dark money
Trump released his 2018 budget proposal which makes deep cuts across many anti-poverty programs, slashing food stamps by more than a quarter and children’s health insurance by 19 percent.