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The Washington Times
Ads opposing Merrick Garland’s nomination to Supreme Court set to air in key statesa toll on the political prospects of Republican senators.” Progressives say the
Ads opposing Merrick Garland’s nomination to Supreme Court set to air in key states
The Washington Times / Posted 10 hours ago
a toll on the political prospects of Republican senators.” Progressives say they now believe Sens. John McCain of Arizona, Roy Blunt of Missouri and Richard Burr of North Carolina are paying a price in the polls for the GOP’s blockade of Judge... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Appreciation day held to honor military, public service memberswho were injured or fell ill while serving. The Senate unanimously approved a
Appreciation day held to honor military, public service members
KOMU Columbia / Posted 12 hours ago
who were injured or fell ill while serving. The Senate unanimously approved a resolution on April 22 by Missouri Sens. Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill which designated May 1st as this day. "Our military men and women put their lives on the line... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Joe Biden spending his last year in office trying to help cure disease that killed his sonthis out of hand. “It’s not realistic. And I can’t believe anyone at the White
Joe Biden spending his last year in office trying to help cure disease that killed his son
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
this out of hand. “It’s not realistic. And I can’t believe anyone at the White House thinks it’s realistic,” said Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), who chairs the Senate appropriations subcommittee that oversees health spending. “It’s very disappointing... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Joe Biden spending his last year in office trying to help cure disease that killed his sonthis out of hand. “It’s not realistic. And I can’t believe anyone at the White
Joe Biden spending his last year in office trying to help cure disease that killed his son
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
this out of hand. “It’s not realistic. And I can’t believe anyone at the White House thinks it’s realistic,” said Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), who chairs the Senate appropriations subcommittee that oversees health spending. “It’s very disappointing... Read more
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Roll Call
How Zika Could Bite the GOPthe Congress to pass a bill and the president of the United States to sign that
How Zika Could Bite the GOP
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
the Congress to pass a bill and the president of the United States to sign that bill," said Labor-HHS-Education Chairman Roy Blunt of Missouri. The ranking Democrat on Blunt's subcommittee, Patty Murray of Washington, indicated on the Senate... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Potentially Bleak Future of Zika Fundingat a markup meeting that they were closing in on a Zika deal. But the chief neg
The Potentially Bleak Future of Zika Funding
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
at a markup meeting that they were closing in on a Zika deal. But the chief negotiators, Murray and Missouri Republican Roy Blunt, still needed to accomplish two difficult tasks: settling on an exact dollar figure and determining how to get the... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Blunt donates money from Hastert PAC to children's groupJEFFERSON CITY - The campaign committee for Republican U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt has
Blunt donates money from Hastert PAC to children's group
KOMU Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY - The campaign committee for Republican U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt has given a Missouri children's group $11,000 — the same amount he had received from the political action committee of former House speaker Dennis Hastert. Blunt's... Read more
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TribLIVE
Latrobe couple pushes for legislation to strengthen adoption tax creditorphanage and hope to bring him home this fall. • S. 950, sponsored by Sen. Bo
Latrobe couple pushes for legislation to strengthen adoption tax credit
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
orphanage and hope to bring him home this fall. • S. 950, sponsored by Sen. Bob Casey, a Scranton Democrat, and Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), was introduced in April 2015 and referred to the Senate Committee on Finance. It has eight co-sponors:... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Legislation would extend federal civil rights cold case crime unitof unsolved civil rights murders. The Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes
Legislation would extend federal civil rights cold case crime unit
The Charlotte Post / Posted 4 days ago
of unsolved civil rights murders. The Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act authored by Burr, Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Democrats Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Patrick Leahy of Vermont maintains offices in the Department... Read more
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Roll Call
Languishing Sexual Assault Bill Gets Another Push in Senatebut that has not gained traction despite bipartisan support is getting a new pu
Languishing Sexual Assault Bill Gets Another Push in Senate
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
but that has not gained traction despite bipartisan support is getting a new push from senators, including Missouri’s Roy Blunt, the vice chairman of the Senate Republican Conference. Since its introduction in 2014 by Missouri Democratic Sen.... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
World War II and Korean War veterans return from DC honor flightthere are less than 850,000 still alive, dying at a rate of about 465 a day. W
World War II and Korean War veterans return from DC honor flight
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 5 days ago
there are less than 850,000 still alive, dying at a rate of about 465 a day. While in D.C. the veterans met with Senator Roy Blunt who thanked them for their service to our country. They also made a special stop at the Pentagon memorial for the... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
World War II and Korean War veterans return from DC honor flightthere are less than 850,000 still alive, dying at a rate of about 465 a day. W
World War II and Korean War veterans return from DC honor flight
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 5 days ago
there are less than 850,000 still alive, dying at a rate of about 465 a day. While in D.C. the veterans met with Senator Roy Blunt who thanked them for their service to our country. They also made a special stop at the Pentagon memorial for the... Read more
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NBC News
Congress Struggles to Get a Deal to Pay for Zika Virus Defensedone nothing," White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters Tuesday.
Congress Struggles to Get a Deal to Pay for Zika Virus Defense
NBC News / Posted 5 days ago
done nothing," White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters Tuesday. "This is an emergency," he said. Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri, a Republican who chairs the Senate Appropriations health subcommittee, says he has been working with... Read more
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The Hill
GOP wants AmeriCorps investigated over abortion supportmeanwhile, are working with Democrats towards a deal that could make new Zika f
GOP wants AmeriCorps investigated over abortion support
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
meanwhile, are working with Democrats towards a deal that could make new Zika funding available well before Oct. 1. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), the chairman of the Appropriations health subcommittee, has been negotiating with Senate Democrats, but... Read more
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Everett Herald
Senate Democrats fail to force vote on lower court judgesBalce Ceneta / Associated Press Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky.
Senate Democrats fail to force vote on lower court judges
Everett Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Balce Ceneta / Associated Press Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. (second from right) with (from left) Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, speaks to reporters on Capitol... Read more
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Roll Call
Senate Makes First Move on Zika Emergency Fundingappropriations measure on the Senate floor in the near future,” Cochran said.
Senate Makes First Move on Zika Emergency Funding
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
appropriations measure on the Senate floor in the near future,” Cochran said. The package is being written by Republicans Roy Blunt of Missouri and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Democrats Patty Murray of Washington and Patrick J. Leahy of... Read more
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Roll Call
Senators Seek to Settle Zika Bill's CostAppropriations Chairman Thad Cochran, R-Miss., announced last week that negotia
Senators Seek to Settle Zika Bill's Cost
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
Appropriations Chairman Thad Cochran, R-Miss., announced last week that negotiations were underway among Republicans Roy Blunt of Missouri and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Democrats Patty Murray of Washington and Patrick J. Leahy of... Read more
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Information Today
The Next Librarian of Congress: History Has Its Eyes on Heron April 20, with a hearing held by the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Admi
The Next Librarian of Congress: History Has Its Eyes on Her
Information Today / Posted 6 days ago
on April 20, with a hearing held by the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration. Hosted by the chairman, Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), the hearing began with the two current senators from Maryland, Sen.... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Local advocate reflects on national honortraveled to D.C. to receive the award earlier this month. While there, they met
Local advocate reflects on national honor
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
traveled to D.C. to receive the award earlier this month. While there, they met with U.S. Sens. Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt, both of Missouri, and participated in the Buddy Walk. It wasn’t Mayfield’s first trip to the nation’s Capitol,... Read more
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The Hill
House GOP confident opioid bills will passmarkup on Thursday, Cochran did not say how much money would be included in the
House GOP confident opioid bills will pass
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
markup on Thursday, Cochran did not say how much money would be included in the supplemental Zika funding bill. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), who has worked closely with Sens. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Patrick Leahy... Read more
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The Washington Times
Senate works to partially fund Obama’s Zika requestrelent, saying they just didn’t want to go too far. “I believe we’re closing i
Senate works to partially fund Obama’s Zika request
The Washington Times / Posted 10 days ago
relent, saying they just didn’t want to go too far. “I believe we’re closing in on a number that’s the right number,” Sen. Roy Blunt, Missouri Republican who oversees the health subcommittee in charge of the request. “There’s never been a debate... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Senators close to proposal on Zika funds: Republican committee chairmanraised by Republicans in the House of Representatives. Several senators, inclu
Senators close to proposal on Zika funds: Republican committee chairman
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
raised by Republicans in the House of Representatives. Several senators, including Democrat Patty Murray and Republican Roy Blunt, are working on the proposal, Cochran said. Blunt told the panel that he and Murray were largely in agreement and... Read more
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Salon.com
Top Senate Republican: Zika funding to get floor voteall going to be working jointly to find a way … to get it on a bill that gets t
Top Senate Republican: Zika funding to get floor vote
Salon.com / Posted 10 days ago
all going to be working jointly to find a way … to get it on a bill that gets to the president’s desk,” said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo. Washington Democratic Sen. Patty Murray said negotiators are working “to get this done in the most... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Senate GOP drafts Zika funding bill for Thursday panel voteD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP drafts Zika funding bill for Thursday panel vote
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 10 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 10 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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New York Magazine
Democrats Drive for 5: An Early Overview of 2016 U.S. Senate RacesSecretary of State Jason Kander, an Afghanistan veteran with some demonstrated
Democrats Drive for 5: An Early Overview of 2016 U.S. Senate Races
New York Magazine / Posted 10 days ago
Secretary of State Jason Kander, an Afghanistan veteran with some demonstrated fund-raising prowess, could give Senator Roy Blunt a serious challenge. And in Arizona, tensions between Senator John McCain and both potential presidential nominees,... Read more
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WDIO Duluth
Senate GOP Shoots for Quick Action on Zika Funding BillD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP Shoots for Quick Action on Zika Funding Bill
WDIO Duluth / Posted 10 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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WALB Albany
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
WALB Albany / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
FOX Carolina / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
KXXV Waco / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding billD-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could
Senate GOP shoots for quick action on Zika funding bill
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 11 days ago
D-Wash., a key negotiator. "I think we're working toward something that could produce results even this week," said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., who has responsibility for a panel that oversees the bulk of the request. Republicans controlling Congress... Read more
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