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DGA, MRL clash over embryonic stem cell research

DGA, MRL clash over embryonic stem cell research

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Democratic Governors Association went on the offense today, this time attacking Missouri Republican gubernatorial candidates. The email: Is it 2006 again? Missouri Republicans sure seem to think so.   During the 2nd term of the Bush Administration, the debate raged over federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. But, following President Bush’s

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Brunner makes candidacy for governor official, spotlights ethics

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – John Brunner, veteran and businessman, has made his intentions with his political future known and officially announced his candidacy for governor after months of an active exploratory committee. Announced via email and social media this morning, Brunner’s campaign released a video of him announcing to a crowd of supporters. There will be a “announcement

Conservative Outsider for Governor Eric Greitens Raises 1.4 Million in Quarter Three

Over 2.6 Million Raised Since February St. Louis MO – Today, Greitens for Governor Campaign Manager, Danny Laub, released the following statement: “The support Eric Greitens has received on his mission to move Missouri forward has shattered all expectations, and has the establishment political class in both parties running scared. The choice is clear: It’s

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John Brunner for Governor Begins “The Mission for Missouri”

Candidate Holds Digital-led, Multi-platform Launch for Gubernatorial Campaign JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – John Brunner this morning announced his candidacy for Missouri Governor with the release of a video of a campaign speech, launching a unique digital-led, multi-platform official campaign announcement. The campaign is releasing the announcement Monday morning through multiple digital platforms including mobile, social,

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Greitens speaks to students at Mizzou

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Republican gubernatorial candidate Eric Greitens spoke to a group of students and community members Thursday night at the University of Missouri, promising that should he be elected, he would enforce tight ethics reform with a conservative platform. “I am going to demand that we ban gifts from lobbyists, close the revolving door


Over $1M donated before committee filing deadline

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Since Monday, $1,055,168.23 has been donated in the last work days before the Thursday, October 1 committee filing deadline. Notably, in $5,000+ donations: Eric Greitens brought in $192,705.00. John Brunner brought in $186,001.00. Bob Dixon brought in $150,000.00 from a single donor. CHIPP Political Account donated $10,000 each to two Republican and three Democrats. The PAC also

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Democrats slam University of Missouri over Planned Parenthood decision

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – In Missouri, headlines surrounding the Planned Parenthood controversy, one of the most partisan in recent memory, have skewed to the right. However, on Tuesday’s nationwide #PinkOut day, a movement created to show support for Planned Parenthood, Democratic legislators in the Misouri House and Senate aim to have their say in the conversation. Rep. Mike Colona,


Questions raised over Hawley’s arguing of Hobby Lobby case

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Josh Hawley, college professor and Republican candidate for attorney general, has been touring the state for well over a year speaking at Republican events and touting his accomplishments arguing last year’s Burwell v. Hobby Lobby ruling, but what he actually did in that case seems to be unclear to many Missourians.


Rusty Black announces to replace Lair

CHILLICOTHE, Mo. – Missouri’s 7th State House District may very possibly be held by another retired Republican teacher, as Rep. Mike Lair is term limited. Rusty Black, a longtime teacher and FFA sponsor from Chillicothe, announced his bid last week to a crowd of supporters saying he is driven by his desire to serve others.

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Greitens officially announces candidacy for governor

ST. LOUIS – After months of speculation, rumors and not-so-subtle hinting, former Navy SEAL and nonprofit organizer Eric Greitens officially announced his candidacy for governor Saturday at Westport Plaza in St. Louis. Greitens spoke before a crowd numbering into the hundreds in front of a back drop with the phrase “Conservative Outsider” behind him in