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Politics
8:04 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Conservatives Rally At CPAC St. Louis

via Flickr/Gage Skidmore

Originally published on Tue October 1, 2013 6:37 am

Thousands of conservatives attended CPAC St. Louis on Saturday to listen to more than 40 conservative leaders and rising stars. There were a number of last-minute speaking cancellations for the conference. Members of the US House had to stay in DC to work on a fix to avoid a partial government shutdown.

Republican Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri also cancelled, saying he was working on a deal even though the Senate wasn’t in session. That decision drew the ire of many conservatives.

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Politics
8:25 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Texas Gov. Rick Perry returns to Missouri

Texas Gov. Rick Perry
Credit Gage Skidmore / Flickr

  Republican Gov. Rick Perry of Texas is making a return trip to Missouri, whose Democratic governor he criticized during an August visit for vetoing tax-cut legislation.

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