Monday, June 6, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines
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This Week in Missouri Politics: U.S. Rep. Billy Long talks with Scott Faughn about outlook on campaign and career in Congress (0:30), early support for Trump (2:00), Trump endorsement (4:00), farcical “polls” and a “legitimate” poll (4:45), two paths to victory (5:30), billionaires supporting other candidates (6:00), Roy Blunt’s legacy (7:15), energy inflation (9:15); Panel of Reps. Chris Dinkins (R-Lesterville) and Wiley Price (D-St. Louis City), Brett Dinkins and Ryan Hawkins discuss gun control (15:00), GOP U.S. Senate primary (22:00), Lucas Kunce vs. Trudy Busch Valentine vs. Spencer Toder (24:15), Brett Dinkins on Dave Schatz’s path to victory (26:00), primary predictions (26:30), who won the week: Dan Shaul, Holly Rehder, Joe Biden, Steve Roberts, Americans for Prosperity’s Jeremy Cady and Camellia Peterson (27:00)
Fox4 KC/KC Star: U.S. Senate candidate series: Billy Long with John Holt and Dave Helling on Greitens (1:15), gun control (3:30), Helling calls Long “silly” and is not amused by Long’s humor (7:30), refusal to drop out (9:30)
KC Star: U.S. Senate GOP primary: Political reporter/cultural anthropologist Jonathan Shorman spends three (3) days in SW MO: “lack of racial and ethnic diversity have helped make the region an enduring bastion of conservatism”
SNL’s Galen Bacharier: How GOP attempts to legislate on ‘critical race theory’ failed in MO
SNL’s Galen Bacharier: Decrease in Medicaid wait times coming, official says, as Missouri violates federal law
Combest, 10/21/21: Missouri media’s top victimhood angle for 1H 2022: “Missouri expanded Medicaid in 2021, but experts are worried that it was too late.”
P-D editorial: Missouri lawmakers gut lottery’s ad budget even as they enable unregulated competitors (get around stltoday paywall here)
P-D editorial: Did they learn nothing from Steve Stenger? Another pay-to-play scandal embarrasses St. Louis and boosts hopelessness. (get around stltoday paywall here)
Missouri Independent’s Janice Ellis: Missouri Republicans wrong on Medicaid expansion, 2nd Amendment; elected officials are bought by lobbyists, “monitoring and accountability” needed, etc.
Missouri Independent/Midwest Newsroom lead-contamination campaign: The venison donated by Missouri hunters to food banks might contain tiny fragments of lead; more government warning labels, lead-free bullets are the solution
P-D letter: Frontenac septuagenarian wants Ann Wagner to answer questions about AR-15s (get around stltoday paywall here)
P-D letter: Clayton octogenarian wants lawmakers to repeal 2nd Amendment (get around stltoday paywall here)
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