Monday, June 13, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Missourinet: Blunt among 10 Senate Republicans agreeing to gun-control deal

St. Joseph News-Press: Sam Graves backs school security bill, opposes gun control measures (get around St. Joseph News-Press paywall here) Kansas City anti-gun rally attendance FAILED hype by thousands

SNL’s Galen Bacharier: Analysis: Gun laws in Missouri are among the loosest in the country. That’s unlikely to change soon.

St. Louis Public Radio: Politically Speaking podcast: Mark McCloskey talks with Jason Rosenbaum about U.S. Senate campaign, 2nd Amendment, right to life, Ukraine

Missouri Independent: Lesser-know candidates struggle for spotlight in Missouri Senate primaries

Combest, February 2022: How to earn an election silver medal (without really trying) – a guide for quixotic vanity candidates

This Week in Missouri Politics: Sen. Steve Roberts (D-St. Louis City) talks with Scott Faughn about why he’s running for Congress (0:25), differences between him and Cori Bush (1:00), congressional redistricting process (1:30), gun control (3:00), abortion (4:45), voters’ “buyer’s remorse” on Cori Bush (6:15), why Congressional Black Caucus members won’t campaign for Bush (7:05), St. Louis Democratic officials’ indictments (10:10); panel of radio personality Mike Ferguson, Franklin County Presiding Commissioner Tim Brinker (R), and St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann (R) on Nick Schroer vs. John Wiemann (14:10), GOP U.S. Senate primary (16:15), Ben Brown vs. Bob Jones vs. Nate Tate for Senate District 26 (23:30), who won the week: Brett Kavanaugh, Steve Ehlmann, St. Louis City residents, Mike Carter (26:15)

Kansas City Beacon: Missouri parents can still lose kids over pot. Legal Missouri 2022 ballot initiative could change that

Columbia Missourian: Weekly events schedule: Join a Zoom call on Tuesday to hear Mizzou professor promote ranked-choice voting (co-sponsored by League of Women Voters)

Missourinet: GOP Rep. Tricia Derges scheduled to head to federal court today

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Gov. Parson signs bill tightening some eminent domain use

SE Missourian: “Ridiculous” and “dilly-dallying”: Area lawmakers analyze Legislature’s sports-betting failure (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

JCNT: Lincoln University president’s focus on openness, diversity angers alumni president (get around Jefferson City News-Tribune paywall here)

P-D’s Kevin McDermott: Missouri’s radical politics are literally endangering Missourians’ lives (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL letter: Springfield octogenarian says Parents’ Bill of Rights is “frivolous”

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