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Equality?!

Kate Casas | Posted 05.04.2014 | Education
Kate Casas

My students could teach our policymakers that everyone should be approaching education with the idea that equality should really be about how to get every student what they need to succeed.

'This Thing Has Been A Bucking Bronco Ride'

Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

By DAVID A. LIEB, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Since first uttering the regrettable comments about "legitimate rape," Missouri Repu...

Todd Akin's Militia Ties Exposed

Salon | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

On May 9, 1987, police arrested 30 anti-abortion protesters for blocking the front door of an abortion clinic in St. Louis, Missouri. Among those arre...

Claire McCaskill Posts Big Number After Todd Akin's Gaffe

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill posted a massive fundraising haul of $5.8 million for the third quarter of the year, further evidence of the political ...

Laura Bassett

Todd Akin Compared To Cult Leader

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

Referring to the Republican Party's attempts to "smoke" Senate candidate Todd Akin (R-Mo.) out of the race following his "legitimate rape" remarks, Re...

McCaskill: Akin 'Makes Michele Bachmann Look Like A Hippie'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

Appearing on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Friday morning, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) painted her opponent Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) as a member of the ext...

Todd Akin Flips On Earmarks In Hopes Of Attracting Jim DeMint's Support

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) has had no problem with earmarks during his time in Congress. Between 2008 and 2010, he requested over $150 million for special...

Todd Akin: Obama Is 'Apologizing Because He Didn't Like America'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, responded to the protests in the Middle East on Wednesday, saying he believed ...

Akin: My Campaign Is Going 'Incredibly Well'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) is continuing to display an Alfred E. Neuman-esque lack of concern about his political future, telling reporters on Monday that...

Rove Suggests Akin Will Suffer Epic Defeat

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

GOP strategist Karl Rove spoke out on the Senate candidacy of Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) on Monday, predicting that his decision to stay in the race despi...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Groups Still Hoping Todd Akin Will Drop Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In order to get Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) out of the U.S. Senate race, Republicans pulled all the stops they could think of. Top party offi...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Democrats Blast Poll That Shows Their Candidate Ahead

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

Even by Washington's political-spin standards, the reaction to two new polls has been a little strange. On Tuesday, conservatives expressed outrage...

Michael Calderone

Politico Reporter Apologizes For Akin Tweets

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.22.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -– Politico reporter David Catanese apologized Tuesday night for tweeting in defense of Republican Rep. Todd Akin two days earlier, followi...

Michael Calderone

Politico Reporter Removed From Todd Akin Coverage

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.21.2012 | Media

Politico editors have removed David Catanese from coverage of Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) following the reporter's defense of the congressman's comments ab...

Amanda Terkel

Republican Senate Leader: Todd Akin Should Rethink His Candidacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) repeatedly insisted he was not dropping his Senate bid on Monday, despite calls from a growing number of Republicans to reconsi...

Republicans's Rape Comments Stir Outcry

The Associated Press | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

ST. LOUIS -- Missouri Congressman Todd Akin, a conservative Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, sparked a furor and earned a rebuke from Mitt Ro...

New Ad Accuses Republican Senate Candidate Of Gambling With Seniors' Retirement Plans

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

A new ad released Monday by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee accuses Missouri Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) of endangering senio...

'Kill The Claire Bear' Remark About Claire McCaskill Applauded By Opponent's Son

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

Sam Steelman, the son and deputy campaign manager of Missouri GOP Senate hopeful Sarah Steelman, applauded a Tea Party activist's recent call to "kill...

Claire McCaskill Goes After 'Special Interests' In New TV Ad

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) is out with the third TV ad of her re-election campaign, again going after the "special interests" that dominate Washing...

Another Birther Bill Moves Forward

Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

State senators in Missouri voted to advance a birther bill this week, allowing potential floor debate on the measure to force presidential candidates ...

Amanda Terkel

Missouri Republican Senate Candidates Don't Know Federal Minimum Wage

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. But none of the three Republicans running in Missouri's U.S. Senate primary knew that fact wh...

Fourth Primary Challenger In Missouri Could Mean Good News For McCaskill

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

The lackluster crop of GOP candidates vying to challenge Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) is commonly thought to be keeping the vulnerable incumbent's re...

MO-Sen: 54% Blunt (R), 42% Carnahan (D) (YouGov 10/25-28)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YouGov 10/25-28/10; 789 likely voters Mode: Internet YouGov release Missouri 2010 Senate 54% Blunt (R), 42% Carnahan (D) (chart) Jump to comments...

GOP Senate Candidate Flees Questions About Hiring Illegal Immigrant

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Roy Blunt, Missouri's GOP Senate candidate, didn't take kindly to being asked by a reporter recently about allegations that he had employed an illegal...

MO-Sen: 49% Blunt (R), 43% Carnahan (D) (Fox/Pulse 10/16)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fox News / Pulse Opinion Research 10/16/10; 1,000 likely voters, 3% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Fox News release Missouri 2010 Senate 49% ...