Missouri's newest members of the U.S. House have continued raising money.
Federal campaign finance reports show Republican Billy Long of Springfield raised roughly $15,000 from Nov. 23 to Dec. 31, 2010. Long reported starting 2011 with $29,000 in his campaign bank account.
Missouri's Senators Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt agree that the president's proposal to cut the deficit does not go far enough.
President Barack Obama proposed a freeze in spending in his State of the Union speech last night.
McCaskill, a Democrat, says the president's spending cuts don't go far enough:
With the departure of Kit Bond, Missouri has both a new senior senator, Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill, and a new junior senator, Republican Roy Blunt.
Blunt took his oath with vice president Joe Biden today to make it official.
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