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Posted on 25 July 2018 | 12:21 am
Meet Kris Kobach, Republican candidate for
Wichita EagleMeet Kris Kobach, Republican candidate for Kansas governor | The ...Wichita EagleSecretary of State Kris Kobach says criticism levied against him means he's effective at advancing his conservative principles. Now he wants to be governor.Kobach: Criticism shows he's getting things doneThe Garden City Telegramall 18 news articles »
Posted on 22 July 2018 | 3:31 am
Letter author wrong about Star Parker -
Letter author wrong about Star ParkerBrunswick NewsIn response to Jim Norris's letter casting a dark shadow over Star Parker's conservative column and life's work, I must shed some light. Yes, Star had four abortions and lived on welfare for years. Contrary to what she had heard from the left about ...
Posted on 20 July 2018 | 9:35 pm
McClellan: The hardest part of holding
STLtoday.comMcClellan: The hardest part of holding public office is taking the first stepSTLtoday.comYet, auditor is a great steppingstone position. Kit Bond was auditor. John Ashcroft was auditor. Claire McCaskill was auditor. Practically every auditor uses the position to run for a higher office. Margaret Kelly, Susan Montee and Tom Schweich come to ...
Posted on 11 July 2018 | 6:54 am
COMMISSIONER'S CORNER: Reporting on
Houston HeraldCOMMISSIONER'S CORNER: Reporting on activitiesHouston Herald•The 16th district of commissioners is represented by District 1 Commissioner John Casey, who has made many telephone calls and has made several trips to the capital in Jefferson City to discuss some of the legislative bills that could have a positive ...
Posted on 10 July 2018 | 6:43 am
Funeral centers on Missouri auditor
At Spence Jackson's funeral, the focus was not on negative politics but on the joy that he brought to his work and relationships Read more
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 6:21 pm
Funeral marks Missouri auditor aide's
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — At the second gut-wrenching funeral in two months for Missouri politics, those who knew and worked with former auditor's spokesman Spence Jackson remembered him Friday as gregarious and passionate about his work.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 3:19 pm
Look first to your own faults
“And why do you look at the speck in your brother’s eye, but do not consider the plank in your own eye?” (Matthew 7:3).
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 11:16 pm
National state financial officers group
State financial officers from across the nation are holding their national conference in Charleston, where they'll hear from two nationally prominent speakers.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 3:35 am
Potential presidential candidate to headline
The former CEO of Hewlett-Packard will deliver the opening keynote address for a national conference in Charleston later this month. The two-day conference, to be held at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton in downtown Charleston, will also feature former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft.
Posted on 3 April 2015 | 4:17 pm
Duke Freshman Snowflake Babies Pretty Sure
However, one of his fellow frosh babies seems to be a little John Ashcroft-in-training, and probably should have gone to a fundamentalist safety school like Liberty or Bob Jones: Freshman Jeffrey Wubbenhorst told the Duke Chronicle in an email that “the ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 3:36 am
Some Belated Thoughts on the Passing of
Unfortunately, Bond had a bad case of Bush Derangement Syndrome. He criticized Bush’s appointments of both John Ashcroft as Attorney General and Gale Norton as Secretary of the Interior as being part of “the Taliban wing of American politics.”
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 3:41 am
Why Don’t More State Auditors Run for
Three were from Missouri—Republicans Kit Bond and John Ashcroft, both of whom would later serve as governor and U.S. senator, and current Democratic U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill. Two were governors of Minnesota: Republican Arne Carlson and Democrat Mark ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 9:09 pm
Bong King to the Stars: Chris Hubbard’s
In 2003, Attorney General John Ashcroft — the same Ashcroft who had the naked statue of Justice covered — oversaw Operation Pipe Dreams, which resulted in the indictment of 50 sellers and makers of pipes. It’s par for the course in marijuana law ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 1:26 am
Bill Varoula: Pipkins-like answers to
Mind you, it was the second Bush administration, in the persons of Vice President Dick Cheney and Attorney General John Ashcroft, that took pride in having restored the power of executive privilege. Apparently it was conditional, restricted to Republican ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 5:42 pm
High court rules out damage claim against
The Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out damage claims against former Attorney General John Ashcroft over an American Muslim's arrest, but four justices said the case raises serious questions about post-9/11 detentions under a federal law intended to ma
Posted on 31 May 2011 | 7:29 am
Ashcroft joins company once known as
Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft is joining the security firm once known as Blackwater.
Posted on 4 May 2011 | 6:21 am
Court hears argument over post-9/11 arrest
The Supreme Court on Wednesday considered whether to allow former Attorney General John Ashcroft to be sued for an American Muslim's post-Sept. 11 arrest and detention using a law intended to make sure witnesses testify in criminal proceedings, a move
Posted on 2 March 2011 | 12:05 am
Court will hear appeal of ex-AG to stop
The Supreme Court will consider an appeal by former Attorney General John Ashcroft to throw out a lawsuit seeking to hold him personally responsible for improperly arresting a Muslim U.S. citizen after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Posted on 18 October 2010 | 7:06 am
Ashcroft: Judges should rehear 9/11 witness
Former Attorney General John Ashcroft has asked a federal appeals court to reconsider its ruling that he can be held personally responsible for wrongfully detaining people as material witnesses after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Posted on 20 October 2009 | 11:09 am