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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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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…
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…
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.