Tag: u.s. senate

McCaskill, Sykes respond to Hawley’s U.S. Senate announcement

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It didn’t take long after Attorney General Josh Hawley’s announcement for his potential opponents to weigh in on the Republican’s bid for U.S. Senate in 2018. Incumbent Democrat Senator Claire McCaskill’s campaign has been running political ads against Hawley for some time now, as the former […]

Hawley enters 2018 U.S. Senate race

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It’s official: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley will be seeking a U.S. Senate seat in 2018. In a video released Tuesday morning, the Republican announced his intent to seek the GOP nomination in the 2018 August primary, finally putting to bed the question that people have […]

Is Josh Hawley running for U.S. Senate? Sam Fox seems to think so

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s Attorney General Josh Hawley has left many wondering whether or not the Republican will run to challenge incumbent U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill in 2018. And after months of being asked, the first-time elected official still has offered no real answers except to form an exploratory […]

August 2017 tip sheet for 2018 released

The Missouri Times August 2017 Tip Sheet outlining statewide and legislative race outlooks for 2018 and beyond has been released. The Tip Sheet, another installment in a series of regularly released tip sheets, is the longest yet. Formatted as a PDF, readers can view online and download the document for […]

McCaskill adds three town hall stops to list in effort to reach rural voters

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As the race begins to shape up in what will be Missouri’s most heated battle in 2018, incumbent U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is adding more stops to her ever-growing list of visits and appearances in the Show-Me State. In July, the Democrat used the session’s recess […]

Is Hawley reluctant to run for U.S. Senate, or just reluctant to answer the question?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Recent news about Attorney General Josh Hawley’s potential run for U.S. Senate continues to leave voters with questions about the status of the Republican’s intentions. Just last week, it was announced that Hawley was forming an exploratory committee for a possible bid against U.S. Sen. Claire […]

Haefner ‘seriously considering’ running for U.S. Senate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Another candidate could be entering the race to challenge incumbent U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill. Rep. Marsha Haefner, R-Oakville, says she is considering running for the GOP nomination in what might turn out to be a rather crowded field in the Republican primaries, which could include Attorney […]

Could Schmitt be the next contender for U.S. Senate?

Former state senator touts Schmitt as best candidate JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As speculation over who will run against incumbent U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill continues, groups of Republicans have been coalescing around names like Attorney General Josh Hawley and Representative Paul Curtman. Still, others have been mentioning names such as […]

Hartzler seeking re-election, will not run against McCaskill in 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Just two weeks after Republican Rep. Ann Wagner announced that she would not enter the race for the U.S. Senate in 2018, another fellow representative has pulled her name from the running: Rep. Vicky Hartzler. In an announcement posted on Facebook Monday morning, the Republican said […]