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Lakin leaves HRCC for Victory Enterprises, Willard picked as new Finance Director

Lakin leaves HRCC for Victory Enterprises, Willard picked as new Finance Director

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The GOP success in the last election continues to have an effect on Missouri politics, the latest episode featuring changes at the Missouri House Republican Campaign Committee. Victory Enterprises announced this week that Emilee Lakin, who had served as the HRCC’s Finance Director, has joined their team as the Director of Business

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TWMP: Schmitt, veto session and Koster’s NRA endorsement

On Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, longtime friend of the show Sen. Eric Schmitt joins host Scott Faughn to talk about his race for state treasurer. He speaks about his endorsement from the National Rifle Association, the 15th anniversary of 9/11, and his focus on why President Barack Obama’s controversial Iran deal matters

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30 Under 30

No legislators, no journalists, the 2016 30 Under 30 is compiled of staff from firms, companies, offices and departments gaining experience to shape the next generation of politics. Anne Schweitzer Senior Associate with Public Eye STL @Schweitzer88 Schweitzer is one of the top political professionals in St. Louis who has also recently worked with Hillary

Burns named new HRCC political director

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Upon the departure of Jonathan Ratliff to join Barklage & Knodell, Capitol and campaign staffer Casey Burns has been named the new political director for the House Republican Campaign Committee (HRCC). Burns, a former HRCC field staffer and legislator assistant, will start with the organization, now run by Robert Knodell, on

Texts from the Trail: The Expectations Game

The fourth quarter fundraising numbers are due at the end of the week, so, of course, the days leading up to the deadline will be filled with candidates setting expectations about other candidates and themselves. We decided to set a few ourselves. Lt. Governor Peter Kinder should be able to raise $250,000. If he does

Knodell selected as new HRCC executive director

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – House Republican leadership announced Wednesday that Robert Knodell has been chosen as the new executive director of the House Republican Campaign Committee (HRCC). HRCC serves as the political arm of Republican House Caucus, where their primary goal is electing Republican House members and retaining the current Republican super-majority.  “I believe in

100+ List 2015

100+ List: Part 5

We have compiled our 2015 list of the 100+ people in the Missouri public policy process you need to know. A few changes have been made this year – media and legislative staff are not included, unless they were engaged as a campaign consultant as well. By no means is this the complete list, and

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Koster holds lead in August filings over $5,000

With the September here, it’s time for a wrap up from the Missouri Ethics Commission on political contributions over $5,000. Democrat Chris Koster received $140,000 in campaign contributions each over $5,000, outpacing Republican gubernatorial candidates by a wide margin. Former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens raised $55,105 and John Brunner took in $25,005. Missouri law professor and AG

100+ List 2015

100+ List: Part 1

We have compiled our 2015 list of the 100+ people in the Missouri public policy process you need to know. A few changes have been made this year  – media and legislative staff are not included, unless they were engaged as a campaign consultant as well. By no means is this the complete list, and the names are in

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Winners and losers from the 2014 General Election

Winners John Diehl & Todd Richardson – 117 members is an amazing accomplishment. They have historic majorities to work with and it will be interesting to see how they attempt to manage that many members, but they can now pass most anything they choose to. A Republican majority was a huge change, a supermajority brought

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