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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,

Sara Walsh accepts her role as the Republican nominee for House District 50 Jan. 28, 2017.

Walsh officially earns GOP nomination to run for HD 50 representative

ASHLAND, Mo. – Longtime Mid-Missouri Republican operative Sara Walsh officially won her party’s nomination to run for state representative of House District 50 in an uncontested vote by the district’s Republican caucus. During her acceptance speech, Walsh, who has long wanted to become an elected official, choked up and thanked the caucus for believing in


Sneak Peak: A preview of 2016 senate races

We took a look at the top senate races in the state, and the complete list of returning senator’s fundraising totals. 10 Senate Races to Watch #1. SD 19 OPEN (Schaefer leaving) This will be the hottest senate race in the state, and will likely cost as much as some statewide races. The Democrats have


July 2016 Tip Sheet

U.S. SENATE Republicans Senator Roy Blunt Blunt’s campaign is doing the things that incumbent senators do to win re-election. He is traveling to all parts of out-state Missouri in the off year and has done a good job of keeping an unpopular President Obama in the news and protecting his right flank from a primary

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This Week in Missouri Politics to air in mid-Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. – This Week in Missouri Politics is expanding into the mid-Missouri market and will now air on KMIZ ABC 17 starting next Sunday June 14th with an all mid-Missouri guest list. “We are thrilled to be on in mid-Missouri,” said This Week in Missouri Politics host Scott Faughn. This Week in Missouri Politics


Webber announces Senate bid

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Rep. Stephen Webber (D-Columbia), announced this morning that he is running for State Senate District 19 in 2016 to replace termed candidate for attorney general and Senate Appropriations Chairman Sen. Kurt Schaefer (R-Columbia). Webber is the senior Democrat from Boone County. He is an attorney a former Marine Corps Sergeant who served

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Medical marijuana poised for House debate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Over the course of several hours, two public hearings and two different committee votes, a bill legalizing and regulating marijuana for medical purposes in the state has only seen one vote cast against it in the Republican-controlled legislature. The House Select Committee on General Laws approved HB800 by an 8-0 vote


Nixon nearing decision on auditor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As Governor Jay Nixon prepares to leave on a trade mission to Europe, he told KWMU that he is “into the process now, pretty heavily” of selecting the next permanent State Auditor. The list of contenders seems to be fluctuating with some pretty wild speculations. Here is a list of most

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House committee gives early approval to medical marijuana

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A House Committee on Emerging Issues approved a bill that would legalize and regulate medical marijuana in the state of Missouri by a 10-1 vote today. Rep. Dave Hinson, a Republican, is sponsoring the legislation to make Missouri the 24th state with legal medical marijuana. Hinson has frequently touted his bill


2016 Statewide Tip Sheet

JEFFERSON CITY — Now that the 2015 legislative session has started the 2016 announcements are already flying and speculation is ramping up. The Missouri Times decided to update our statewide tip sheet. U.S. Senate Republicans Senator Roy Blunt. Senator Blunt’s team doesn’t make mistakes that make him vulnerable to a serious challenge from either side. He has