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Hummel headed to the Senate

Hummel headed to the Senate

Staff Reports ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Rep. Jake Hummel is heading to the Senate after being tapped by committee Democrats in the 4th Senate District to succeed Sen. Joe Keaveny who resigned to take  a judgeship. “I appreciate the support I received today from local Democratic leaders in being chosen as our party’s nominee in


Randles campaigns with Iowa LG Reynolds

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Bev Randles, a Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, campaigned in three Missouri towns Saturday with Iowa’s Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds. The Randles campaign stopped in Columbia to attend the Boone County Country Ham Breakfast, which is part of the county fair, before speaking in Ellisville and Springfield. Reynolds spoke about what inspired her to


Right to Life PAC tells voters not to vote for Greitens

      JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In an email to supporters Friday, the Missouri Right to Life Political Action Committee asked supporters not vote for Eric Greitens for governor. Last month, MRL PAC endorsed the other three Republican candidates for governor but declined to endorse Greitens after he failed to answer their questionnaire. Here’s


Mujahedin responds to Schaefer ad

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The two Republican candidates for attorney general feud over ties to foreign powers continued Friday as Sen. Kurt Schaefer defended an ad from his campaign that ties University of Missouri law professor Josh Hawley to a former Iranian terrorist group. The Schaefer for Attorney General campaign responded Friday to threats from a Washington,

Stream: Let’s Get Missouri Back on Track

From Rick Stream’s campaign for SD15:     We need to get Missouri back on track. For too long we’ve seen government overreach impact our everyday lives. Hard working Missouri families have seen stagnant wage growth and skyrocketing healthcare costs.  The only way to raise our quality of life is with limited government.   As

RATING CHANGE: Cook Political Report Upgrades Missouri Senate Race

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 22, 2016­­ Contact: Chris Hayden 573-326-9323 COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Cook Political Report today upgraded its rating of the Missouri Senate race as Jason Kander’s momentum is fueling a very competitive contest against Senator Blunt.   The Cook Political Report upgraded the race from “Likely Republican” and now lists it as

SD23 GOP candidates debate on TWMP on Sunday, July 17

National Organization for Marriage to go after Zerr

ST. CHARLES – The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) stated their intention Friday to target Rep. Anne Zerr with mailers and phone calls just a little over a week before the Aug. 2 primary. NOM said last month they would focus on keeping the three Republicans from the Emerging Issues Committee that voted against SJR


Huckabee endorses Brunner for governor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee endorsed Republican business man John Brunner in a video released Friday. In the video, Huckabee calls out special interests for attacking Brunner. He also repeats Brunner’s campaign slogan, saying Brunner “can’t be bought.” Huckabee also credited Brunner for his faith and being “unapologetically pro-life.” Huckabee’s daughter

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Koenig, Stream battle for conservative vote over Schmitt’s Senate seat

ST. LOUIS – With the departure of the popular Sen. Eric Schmitt from the 15th District Senate seat, the question in the district is who in the Republican primary with succeed him. Former Rep. Rick Stream and Rep. Andrew Koenig both have similar traits: fiscal and social conservatives that have strong voting records. Schmitt says

Attorney General Chris Koster at the 2016 State of the State Address.

Koster outlines tax cuts and economic development on KMOX

ST. LOUIS – Attorney General and Democratic presumptive nominee for governor Chris Koster made a rare visit on the Mark Reardon Show on KMOX Thursday afternoon. Koster discussed his economic plans, what taxes would look like in a Koster administration and his transition to the Democratic Party nearly a decade later. While Koster called for increases