Tuesday, July 26, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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The Missouri Times: Daily #MOSEN campaign round-up: 7/25: What every U.S. Senate candidate did yesterday and what’s next

The Missouri Times: #150CampaignTour to visit every corner of Missouri, examine statewide and state legislative races

KC Star: U.S. Senate roundup; Eric Greitens hits McConnell and RINOs during KC event; Quinton Lucas attends Trudy Busch Valentine event; Lucas Kunce says Valentine is attempting to buy Democratic nomination

Missouri Independent: At Pete Mundo’s “Politics and a Pint,” Eric Greitens dishes out policy proposals straight from the playbook of former President Donald Trump

The Missouri Times: Trafalgar Group Poll has Hartzler and Schmitt close at top, Greitens continues fading

Fox4 (Kansas City): FOX4/Emerson poll: Schmitt now favored in MO Senate race, Greitens drops off

P-D: U.S. Senate Democratic primary overview (get around stltoday paywall here)

KCUR: Up to Date with Steve Kraske: Trudy Busch Valentine on when she decided to become active in politics: “I, I thought about that in maybe, uh I mean, just in in really in the end of February” (2:30), other brave attempts

SNL: Ted Cruz endorses Eric Schmitt, Eric Burlison, Ben Baker; recap of Saturday event

SE Missourian: Missouri House District 147 GOP candidates Elaine Edgar, John Voss and Nate Thomas speak at Cape Chamber forum (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

SNL: City cracks down on political signs ahead of primary

SNL: NAACP turns out “about 25 people” for pro-choice march; speakers share thoughts on institutional racism, “mental issues and whatnot”

NBC Nightly News: Rep. Mary Elizabeth Coleman (R-Arnold) on abortion industry’s “shadow clinics”

St. Joseph News-Press: U.S. Rep. Sam Graves, others call on Biden to waive fertilizer tariffs

KSHB’s Leslie DelasBour: $38 million in fed cash coming to Missouri’s 5th Congressional District thanks to “Emmanuel [sic] Cleaver” (link via

The Missouri Times: Sen. Justin Brown’s (R-Rolla) Illegal Immigration Committee meets with Missouri leaders

St. Louis Public Radio: If you want to be a substitute teacher in Missouri, the state just made it even easier

JCNT: DESE taps LU professor to help with literacy (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

St. Joseph News-Press: Show-Me Institute offers rankings of state’s school districts

P-D: Spire sees positive signs for STL Pipeline in recent reports (get around stltoday paywall here)

Harvest Public Media, via KCUR: Some Midwest Indians eat wild plants rejected by centuries of colonization; Mizzou assistant med school professor explains why white people are to blame for her fellow Indians’ health problems

P-D endorsement: Lucas Kunce in U.S. Senate Democratic primary (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star editorial: After deadly weekend, Mayor Lucas and Kansas City should be furious over murder rate

P-D letter: Jacksonville, Fl. septuagenarian mocks Missourians for electing Josh Hawley (get around stltoday paywall here)

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