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TWMP Overtime panel talks possible US Senate contenders for McCaskill in 2018

TWMP Overtime panel talks possible US Senate contenders for McCaskill in 2018

With the US Senate race coming up in 2018, the panel on the last episode of This Week in Missouri Politics speculated as to who exactly would run against U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill. There are many contenders from the Republican Party, such as Senate Majority Leader Mike Kehoe, David Wasinger, and possibly even Caleb Jones,

Chris Koster speaks to Democrats at the IBEW in St. Louis the night before Election Day (Travis Zimpfer/MISSOURI TIMES)

Koster and Kander lead Democratic rally on Election Day Eve

ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Democratic nominee for governor, Chris Koster, stood before a raucous crowd of well over 300 supporters at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers building in St. Louis City Monday night. Wearing a worn down, oversized belt buckle of the Seal of the State of Missouri, he talked about meeting a


Blunt, Schmitt, and Parson tour growing businesses in final hours of campaign

ST. CHARLES, Mo. – U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt was joined on the campaign trail by Republican treasurer nominee Eric Schmitt and Republican lieutenant governor nominee Mike Parson in their bids for office. Blunt, Schmitt and Parson toured small businesses around the Missouri-area to tout their support for entrepreneurship and industry. One stop included Patterson Mold

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Less than one week out, new poll shows Greitens up for first time

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In a new Missouri Times poll released Wednesday, Republicans, including Republican gubernatorial nominee Eric Greitens are up. Donald Trump is up over Hillary Clinton by 12 points in the race for the White House, while Senator Roy Blunt is up 4 points over Secretary of State Jason Kander for U.S. Senate.

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Blunt opens up lead on Kander in new poll

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The race for Senate in Missouri has become one of the most competitive in the nation, but with a week until Election Day, new polling suggests U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt has opened up a 3-point lead over Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander in the latest MO Scout/BK Strategies poll 47


MRP attacks Kander over election issues, ties to Clinton and more

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Republican Party came out strongly against Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jason Kander over the past week, attacking him over his connection to the Hillary Clinton campaign, his wife’s job as a lobbyist and Kander’s efficacy as secretary of state. While in the governor’s race the party has had to


AFL-CIO, AFP battle against Blunt, Kander

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With less than a month to go before Election Day, the Senate race between U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt and Secretary of State Jason Kander may have become more competitive than once thought. For much of the race, Blunt was thought to be a shoo-in to retake his seat, but recent polls

Release: St. Louis Building & Construction Trades Council Endorses Jason Kander

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 4, 2016­­ Contact: Anne Feldman anne@jasonkander.com 573.639.3013   COLUMBIA, Mo – The St. Louis Building & Construction Trades Council today announced their endorsement of Jason Kander in his campaign for U.S. Senate. Made up of 18 affiliates, the St. Louis Building Trades will encourage its members to vote for Jason in November and work to get out the