Tag: jack danforth

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 […]

‘Culture Leads Leaders Follow’ book outlines native son’s career

Al Sikes, former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from Sikeston, has written a book he hopes will resonate with the next generation of politicos – powerfully inscribed with “Keep pushing back.” “I really want to talk to the next generation or the generation after that,” Sikes told the Missouri […]

Danforth endorses Parson for lt. governor

SAINT LOUIS – Former U.S. Senator Jack Danforth has announced his endorsement of Mike Parson for lt. governor. “Mike has my endorsement because I am impressed with his record of public service,” said Senator Danforth. “He has been a tireless voice for our state, working to stand up for taxpayers, […]

Danforth sends $10K to Kinder

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Former U.S. Senator John “Jack” Danforth, who delivered a powerful homily at the funeral of late state auditor Tom Schweich calling on a better class of campaigning in Missouri, appears to be backing Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder’s bid for governor in 2016. Danforth made waves in […]

Parson racks up campaign support across state

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Sen. Mike Parson has started his first summer as a gubernatorial candidate building upon early momentum from key endorsements, early fundraising success, and legislative recognition. Sens. Gary Romine (R-Farmington), Doug Libla (R-Poplar Bluff), and Wayne Wallingford (R-Cape Girardeau) announced their endorsement of Parson’s campaign for governor to local […]

Schweich committee returns 480K to donors

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Tom Schweich’s campaign committee has dispersed $479,752.01 back to donors of the late auditor’s campaign committee for governor. Schweich’s April quarterly Missouri Ethics Commission report shows that disbursements began in late March, roughly one month after the then-State Auditor took his own life in his Clayton […]