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Outgoing Rep. Stephen Webber has been elected as the new chair of the Missouri Democratic Party. (Benjamin Peters/Missouri Times)

MDP chair says Greitens supported Obama in 2008

MDP chair says Greitens supported Obama in 2008

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Monday, Missouri Democratic Party Chairman Stephen Webber posted on social media about a campaign event Gov. Eric Greitens attended in 2008. The event? A campaign meet-and-greet in Columbia to elect Stephen Webber to the Missouri House of Representatives, where Webber ended up serving for eight years. In the post, Webber called Greitens

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Hopeful our next governor will find more success than Obama

Tomorrow, Missourians and Missourahians alike are going to deliver their opinion on not only who they feel should be the next president of the United States, but as part of that their opinion of how the current president, Barack Obama has served them the past eight years.  This hillbilly’s guess is that this state is

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White House logs show five visits from Greitens during Obama administration

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — With visitor logs circulating on Twitter, the White House has become the latest battleground in the Republican primary for governor. This week conservative operatives on social media began distributing White House logs showing that Eric Greitens’ visited the White House multiple times during the Obama Administration, including for a White House

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Brunner calls Greitens ‘just another liberal’

ST. LOUIS – The John Brunner campaign has released a scathing attack ad against Eric Greitens, calling the fellow Republican candidate for governor “just another liberal.” The source-linked transcript, provided by the campaign: Eric Greitens’ pals are lying about honest marine and businessman John Brunner That’s because Greitens can’t explain his pro-gay marriage and pro-amnesty

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Nixon announces planning of World War I Centennial

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon signed an executive order directing Department of Public Safety (DPS), Adjutant General and Missouri Veterans Commission to help plan and implement activities honoring the service and sacrifice of WWI veterans on Friday. Nixon directed the DPS to collaborate with the Missouri Veterans Commission and the Adjutant General of the Missouri

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Kinder asks Obama to rescind ‘Dear Colleague’ letter

Kinder believes ‘Dear Colleague Letter’ is an ‘unconstitutional abuse of authority’ JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder released a letter Tuesday which he is sending to President Barack Obama. The letter asks the President to rescind a recent “Dear Colleague” letter from the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice to public schools across the nation.

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Kinder denounces Obama administration’s decree on transgender bathroom use

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Lt. Governor Peter Kinder had harsh words for a new decree from the U. S. Department of Education and the Obama administration that directs public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom consistent with their gender identity. The directive notes that schools who do not comply with the requirement

Gubernatorial candidates chime in on potential presidential gun control action

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As Alabama and Texas governors preemptively respond to possible executive action by President Barack Obama, Missouri’s Republican gubernatorial candidates have made their displeasure with the policies known. Businessman John Brunner started a petition to rally Missourians around the 2nd Amendment. “Our office holders in Missouri have a constitutional duty to fight

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Remole hosts citizens concerned about Clean Power Plan

MOBERLY, Mo. – Rep. Tim Remole, R-Excello, led a forum Monday night in Moberly addressing concerns about increasing federal regulation on utilities. Almost 100 concerned citizens filled the historic community theater, where Remole was joined by representatives from investor-regulated utilities, co-ops, and municipal utilities, who shared their present challenges. Remole encouraged attendees to contact their federal

Schaefer starts “Keep The Feds Off Our Farms” tour

COLUMBIA, Mo — State Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, kicked off a “Keep The Feds Off Our Farms Tour” on Monday to highlight “President Barack Obama’s federal overreach into Missouri farming practices.” Schaefer will be discussing the EPA’s Waters of the United States rule as well as energy regulations that are harming rural Missouri families and food

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