Tuesday, June 21, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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The Missouri Times: This Week in Missouri Politics column: Trump’s best pick for Vice President is right here in Missourah.

KCMO (Kansas City): Pete Mundo Show: Vicky Hartzler on new Josh Hawley endorsement ad (0:15), why she got Hawley endorsement (2:55), response to Billy Longs criticism of voting record (6:15), energy policy (7:50)

The Missouri Times: John Brunner endorses Schmitt in U.S. Senate race

Springfield Daily Citizen: U.S. Senate campaign: Candidates eye SW Missouri voters to boost chances in Aug. 2 primary

Springfield Daily Citizen: Overview: mini-profiles of viable Democrat and Republican U.S. Senate candidates

St. Louis Public Radio: Eric Greitens ‘RINO hunting’ ad draws national attention and condemnation

Missouri Independent: Eric Greitens ad touts ‘hunting permit’ for GOP rivals in Missouri U.S Senate race Eric Greitens breaks Internets with shotgun ‘RINO Hunting’ clip; roundup of breathless national mainstream/left coverage ‘RINO hunting’ aftermath: Mayor Quinton Lucas says Greitens is worse than David Duke; KCMO’s Pete Mundo Show to feature Greitens this morning at 8:05 a.m. Central; roundup of national reaction

KCMO: Listen live link: Eric Greitens on Pete Mundo Show at 8:05 a.m. Central

AP: Facebook: Greitens’ ‘RINO hunting’ video violates standards

Missourinet: Senate Majority Leader Caleb Rowden (R-Columbia) says he reported Greitens tweet to law enforcement

P-D: Gun-wielding Greitens releases violent ad targeting other Republicans (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star: Greitens puts out gun-toting video that depicts him hunting members of his own party

KC Star: Social media companies take down, flag Greitens’ people-hunting video

KC Star: Sheena Greitens’ lawyer says she will ‘absolutely’ use Eric Greitens’ ad in custody dispute

KC Star: Missouri Senate leader says he contacted law enforcement after Greitens campaign video

KCUR’s Laura Ziegler: “Greiten [sic]” says ‘we’re going RINO hunting’ in gun-toting ad and draws national criticism

P-D: Danforth eyes former prosecutor to run as independent for U.S. Senate (get around stltoday paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: Politically Speaking: Ray Reed to take on Trish Gunby in 2nd Congressional District primary; winner to fill Democratic ballot slot for Ann Wagner’s re-election

Harvest Public Media, via St. Louis Public Radio: Ethanol producers hope to benefit from record high mandate for production from EPA; thoughts from Missouri-based Renewable Fuels Association CEO Geoff Cooper

Missourinet: New national school safety organization will soon make Missouri its home

Missouri Independent: Bill gives Missouri House, Senate leaders authority over when Legislature intervenes in court

P-D editorial: Eric Greitens again promotes violence in an ad. Will he pay a price this time? (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star editorial: Hunting humans: Ludicrous Eric Greitens hits a new low targeting fellow Republicans

KC Star editorial: Ignore Eric Greitens’ violent threats to other GOP Senate candidates? Not an option

St. Joseph News-Press editorial: Thanks to Missouri lawmakers, KC punches its World Cup ticket (get around stltoday paywall here)

Joplin Globe editorial: Gov. Parson should sign bill to end racist provisions in deeds (get around Joplin Globe paywall here)

Springfield Daily Citizen’s Steve Pokin: Keep Missouri’s ‘beauty pageant’ presidential primary (get around Springfield Daily Citizen registration requirement here)

Springfield Daily Citizen’s Ron Davis: A Springfield layman’s voting guide for the 7th Congressional District: Who will represent us in Congress? (get around Springfield Daily Citizen registration requirement here)

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