Sunday, July 24, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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St. Louis Public Radio: Ted Cruz rallies Schmitt supporters as Senate primary campaign nears final week

Fox 2 St. Louis: Ted Cruz visits St. Charles County to support Eric Schmitt ahead of Missouri primary

KSDK (St. Louis): Ted Cruz, Eric Schmitt rally supporters in Cottleville

Missouri Independent: Resolution of Eric Greitens court case over allegations of abuse unlikely before Missouri primary KC Star reporters fix Greitens ride-along story, refuse to acknowledge mistake

KC Star’s Daniel Desrochers: Josh Hawley’s response to being mocked for the Jan. 6 running video? Fundraising off it.

KC Star’s Anna Spoerre: McCaskill shares Democratic National Committee’s anti-Hawley video, wants to get mockery “out to as many people as possible”

Washington Missourian: Ann Wagner says she’ll keep a district office in Washington, defends gay marriage vote; Comments from other 2nd Congressional District candidates, no comment from Dem primary candidate Ray Reed

Joplin Globe: 7th Congressional District GOP candidates speak at Republican Women of Jasper County ice cream social; Rep. Hannah Kelly (R-Mountain Grove) serves as emcee (get around Joplin Globe paywall here)

Joplin Globe: Three candidates seek to fill Dems’ November ballot slot in 7th Congressional District (get around Joplin Globe paywall here)

JCNT: Campaign finance report summary: Missouri Senate District 10: Travis Fitzwater, Jeff Porter, Bryan Spencer, Mike Carter. Joshua Price (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

Washington Missourian: Missouri House District 119 primary preview: Brad Banderman, Brian Pickard and Marty Marler on gas tax, transportation, boys playing girls’ sports, critical race theory, and Marler’s residency

JCNT: Candidates for Missouri House District 59 seat discuss what it means to be conservative; Rudy Veit and George Bacon on gas tax increase, property taxes (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

JCNT: Rudy Veit has out raised, spent George Bacon in 59th District race (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

JCNT: Jim Schulte (R) the only House District 49 candidate to appear at forum (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

JCNT: Summary: Missouri House District 49 campaign finance reports (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

JCNT: Schools excited about increased transportation funding (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

Columbia Missourian: State drags its heels on mentors for veterans with small-business loans

JCNT: Missouri Public Service Commission approves rate increase for Missouri American Water (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

P-D editorial: Hawley’s sprint was more than just funny. It encapsulated his core cowardice. (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star op-ed: Early Head Start program home visitor Rebecca Taylor: Congress must fund home visits for needy Missouri families

P-D’s Kevin McDermott: Rep. Mary Elizabeth Coleman (R-Arnold) is wrong about abortion tourism – and stop saying “abortion tourism” (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Kirkwood septuagenarian says Eric Schmitt should reimburse taxpayers for China lawsuit (get around stltoday paywall here)

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