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Attorney General Josh Hawley at the Federalist Society's Capitol Forum Jan. 23, 2017

Hawley asked by prominent Republicans to run for Senate in 2018

Hawley asked by prominent Republicans to run for Senate in 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Several prominent Republicans signed an open letter urging newly-elected Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley to run for U.S. Senate in 2018. Former Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder, former U.S. Senator from Missouri Jack Danforth, former State Sen. Jane Cunningham, and Republican megadonor David Humphreys were among the seven who signed the letter.

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Missouri Times Magazine now available online

The first edition of the Missouri Times Magazine hit offices just in time for the start of the legislative session, but now, you can read the magazine in its entirety online. The magazine features profiles on several major players in Missouri politics, Q&As with lobbyists, an in-depth look at the renovations project at the Capitol,

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Austin Chambers: Missouri is the backdrop for another national political star

Missouri has been the backdrop for several of the nation’s leading political figures, from Jack Oliver to Joyce Aboussie to Jeff Roe, and in 2016, Missouri became a big part of the story of a new rising star in national politics: Austin Chambers. Chambers managed the campaign of Gov.-elect Eric Greitens, and is now serving

Governor candidates make final pitch to voters

Brunner tours state on final day Businessman John Brunner took to sea and road on his final day trying to swing voters to his side. Brunner made or will make stops in Cape Girardeau, Springfield, Joplin, Kansas City, Columbia, and St. Louis in his “Get Out the Vote” efforts. Great #TeamBrunner stop with @SarahHuckabee in


Tip Sheet: 8 days out

GOVERNOR Republican Primary: TOSS UP John Brunner Brunner has proven he wasn’t bluffing when he committed to completely self-fund his race. His follow-through on that declaration likely means there will be a top-of-the-ticket slugfest between Brunner and Greitens right up until the polls close. Brunner’s attacks have blunted Greitens’ momentum and by most actual poll


Weekend Money: Kinder, Hawley raise eyebrows again

Over the weekend, a lot of money moved in Missouri campaigns, including $1 million from David Humphreys and his sister, Sarah Atkins, reported by the gubernatorial campaign of Peter Kinder Monday morning. The Humphreys family has now donated $1.5 million to Kinder, who reported $620,000 on hand on Friday. Meanwhile, Kinder’s primary opponent, Catherine Hanaway received just

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Kinder, Hensley release new televisions ads

Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder, Republican candidate for governor, released a new television ad highlighting his primary opponents are “campaigning by slinging mud and acting like children.” Kinder’s accompanying comment on Facebook? While my opponents are campaigning by slinging mud and acting like children, I’m focused on issues that matter, like cutting taxes, fighting crime and


NRA grades lead to (more) fights on Twitter in governor race

With National Rifle Association grades starting to leak out over the weekend, Missouri Republican governor candidates took the opportunity to fight for differentiation again. According to reports, Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder received an A+, former Speaker Catherine Hanaway received an A, and John Brunner and Eric Greitens both received AQ ratings. Brunner has also been


Statewide Tip Sheet: July 2016

We’re in the home stretch of the primary season, and we’ve got the 2nd quarter fundraising numbers, so we thought that it was the perfect time to provide you with an updated statewide tip sheet. US SENATE: LEAN BLUNT REPUBLICANS U.S. Senator Roy Blunt The incumbent senator seems to keep pushing forward, and the only

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On Obergefell anniversary, statewide candidates answer questions about gay rights and religious freedom

Last year, the Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges made same-sex marriage the law of the land. While gay rights activists celebrated, the opposition worried about how to implement a ruling many felt violated their sincerely held religious beliefs. Gay rights activists thought that the 2016 session would be their opportunity to move forward on