In leadership, Sen. Blunt focuses on old ties, new tools
Dec 01, 2013 11:43AM EST
Roy Blunt made his way to the Capitol anyway. ... He was trying to revive a moribund proposal — crafted by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., but rejected by tea party hard-liners — to combine a short-term spending bill with a second proposal to defund the Affordable Care Act. The Senate's Democratic majority could then decouple the two and send ... At the GOP's weekly closed-door strategy sessions, Blunt hands out a list of the most popular topics on Twitter, at least when it comes to Congress and politics.