Wednesday, July 27, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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The Missouri Times: #MOSEN Daily Campaign Roundup: Schmitt ad kerfuffle, Trudy Busch Valentine vs. Lucas Kunce over Valentine ad, more

KCMO: Pete Mundo Show: The Missouri Times Publisher Scott Faughn on the #F150CampaignTour (0:25), U.S. Senate race (5:45), Trump endorsement (10:15)

KCMO: Pete Mundo Show: Vicky Hartzler and Josh Hawley talk U.S. Senate race

KCMO: Pete Mundo Show: Mark McCloskey on U.S. Senate race Pete Mundo’s “Politics and a Pint” with Eric Greitens leads to progressive pouting

The Missouri Times: Emerson Poll reinforces Republican polling trends, gives first look into Democrats

Missouri Independent: Rick Brattin official postcards targeted Missouri voters likely to cast primary ballots

The Missouri Times: Campaign staff profiles: “Strategic visionary” Alex Foerstel makes waves managing David Gregory’s state auditor campaign

Missouri Independent: Better Elections Missouri campaign failed to obtain necessary signatures in any congressional district; Legal Missouri 2022 marijuana campaign asserts it can find valid signatures to overcome shortfall and put measure on November ballot

SE Missourian: Missouri House District 147 candidates make case for votes; Elaine Edgar (R) and Nathan Thomas (R), Andy Leighton (D) and Greg Tlapek (L) attend We the People of Cape Girardeau County forum (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

St. Joseph News-Press: Missouri House District 2 Republican primary: Mazzie Boyd vs. Randy Railsback 

CDT: Missouri House District 47 video interviews: Q&A with Adrian Plank (D)

CDT: Missouri House District 47 video interviews: Q&A with Chimene Schwach (D)

JCNT: Flooding prompts state of emergency (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

JCNT: State suspends some drought restrictions (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

SE Missourian: Kathy Swan sworn in to new role on state Labor and Industrial Relations Commission (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Licensed home daycares can exempt related kids from max capacity under new Missouri law

AP: Eric Schmitt, other Republican attorneys general sue US agency over LGBTQ school guidance

Missourinet: Missouri prisoners getting most mail in digital form; Interview with Missouri Department of Corrections’ Karen Pojmann

The Missouri Times op-ed: Rep. Chad Perkins (R-Bowling Green): Blunt should see through Klobuchar’s American Innovation and Choice Online Act

P-D op-ed: Open Primaries SVP Jeremy Gruber: Closed primaries could be coming to Missouri a lot quicker than you think (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL Editor Amos Bridges: Take a look at our diverse newsroom: 93.3% white, 66.7% male

SNL Editor Amos Bridges: How we achieved our impressive diversity gains: three of the four reporters we hired last year were women Newsflash: Kansas City Star reports racism conversation evokes intense feelings

KCUR’s Mackenzie Martin: What an abortion ghost story can teach us about the dangers of Missouri’s anti-choice laws

P-D letter: St. Louis woman says Hawley’s Jan. 6 jog “will live in infamy” (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Belfast, Maine sexagenarian criticizes Missouri U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (get around stltoday paywall here)

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