John Danforth

John C. Danforth Center
10:58 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Religion Can Help Restore Civility To Politics, Former Senators Say

John C. Danforth
Credit Washington University

American politics is not working very well today, but religion can play a role in helping to move it away from partisanship and back to a spirit of compromise.

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Politics
11:57 am
Tue December 11, 2012

Danforth On Morning Edition: The Lost Art Of Budget Negotiations

Former Missouri Senator John Danforth.
Wikimedia Commons

Former Missouri Senator John Danforth appeared on NPR's Morning Edition this morning to discuss his experiences with past budget negotiations and what lessons can be used in discussions underway today.

Grand Old Party
6:15 am
Tue November 20, 2012

In An Increasingly Red State, How Did Republicans Lose In Missouri?

Results from the Missouri Senate race by county, as compiled by KBIA-FM.
KBIA-FM

A week after the conservative losses at the polls, about 20 tea partiers gathered at a restaurant in North St. Louis County to listen to a few lecturers talk about a few ideas for the future: the flat tax and the fair tax. And yes, to commiserate about the recent past.

“If we can’t even elect a Republican president with Barack Obama as his opponent, how in God's name do we propose to eliminate the tax code?” Bill Hennessy, who helped found the St. Louis Tea Party, asked. He was visibly frustrated.

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Missouri History Museum
4:56 pm
Wed October 17, 2012

Leaders Ask Former Sen. Danforth To Enter Fray Over History Museum

A group of five elected and civic leaders are asking Sen. John Danforth to negotiate a new oversight contract for the Missouri History Museum.
(via Flickr/Reading Tom)

Updated 3:55 p.m. October 18

Sen. John Danforth has accepted his role as negotiator.

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Joplin Tomorrow Foundation
4:17 pm
Mon June 20, 2011

Danforth to lead fundraising effort for Joplin

Aerial footage taken two days after an EF-5 tornado pummeled Joplin shows the destruction to the city's Home Depot. John Danforth has announced he will head a new foundation designed to get businesses to relocate or expand in Joplin.
(UPI/Tom Uhlenbrock)

A former Republican Senator from Missouri is leading a new non-profit organization that will offer business loans to businesses who want to build or expand in Joplin.

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