Tuesday, August 2, 2022 – Primary Day – Missouri political news headlines

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P-D: Trump, declining to pick one candidate, endorses ‘ERIC’ in Tuesday’s U.S. Senate primary (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL: Donald Trump backs ‘ERIC’ in eleventh-hour U.S. Senate sort-of endorsement

St. Louis Public Radio: Trump endorses ‘Eric’ in a GOP Senate primary that has two of them: Greitens and Schmitt both celebrate Combest on Saturday: Trump to declare “I LOVE ERIC”

St. Joseph News-Press: Greitens visits St. Joseph on eve of Missouri primary

Missouri Independent: Danforth’s John Wood delivers petitions to secure a spot on Missouri ballot for U.S. Senate bid

The Missouri Times: Combest, 7/29/22: Meet John Wood, the nondescript hood ornament on the Danforth DeLorean

Southeast Missourian: Cape County Republican Women issue apology to John Voss and Nathan Thomas regarding Elaine Edgar campaign video (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

SE Missourian: Missouri House District 151 will take in part of Cape County, and other district boundary shifts (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: FEMA officials assess flood damage around St. Louis; Gov. Parson calls for federal help

KCUR: Up to Date with Steve Kraske: U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver brings Kansas City tens of millions of dollars in federal funds for urban spending projects

SNL: Appeals court rejects College of the Ozarks lawsuit over single-sex campus housing

P-D: Missouri man with developmental disabilities remains in ER after service provider quit; statement from Missouri Department of Mental Health’s Debra Walker (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D endorsement recap: U.S. Senate primaries: Lucas Kunce (D); Vicky Hartzler or Dave Schatz (R) (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star endorsement recap: 4th Congressional District GOP primary: Taylor Burks Kansas City Star endorsements: Dead-tree contrary indicator

P-D’s Tony Messenger: ‘Unacceptable’ delays in Missouri food aid leave families to struggle (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent’s Tessa Weinberg: Stark disparities persist in Missouri’s maternal mortality rate, but expanding Medicaid even further might help; Missouri’s pro-life laws will likely make things worse

P-D letter: Webster Groves sexagenarian says Josh Hawley “fills me with contempt for him” (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: New Haven octogenarian says Missouri’s Second Amendment supporters should not call themselves “pro-life” (get around stltoday paywall here)

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