Sunday, July 30, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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AP: Jay Nixon joins push for third-party presidential bid as Democrats try to stop it; former Missouri governor will serve as No Labels’ director of ballot integrity; former House Majority Leader Dick Gephardt (D-Mo.) part of opposition to No Labels

Fox News: The Ingraham Angle: Sen. Josh Hawley: With Trump documents case, Democrats have turned rule of law ‘on its head’ (link via

Huffington Post’s Lee Moran: On MSNBC, former Sen. Claire McCaskill tries to rally liberals “numb about Donald Trump” (link via

SNL: Warsaw residents express concern about fate of Truman Lake Visitor Center; comments from Hawley’s office, U.S. Rep. Mark Alford

Columbia Missourian: No amount of money or effort can prevent another 1993 flood, experts say

JCNT: County collectors have questions about Missouri’s senior tax relief law

Spectrum Local News: With eyes on winter, MoDOT takes new route to fill job openings

JCNT: Scholastic offers a second chance for Missourians going through probation or parole

P-D: Execution back on for man who kidnapped and killed Valley Park girl in 2002 (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star: Execution of murderer to go forward after appeals court reverses Tuesday decision

P-D: U.S. Reps. Cori Bush, Emanuel Cleaver call on Missouri governor to halt execution of Johnny Johnson (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D: Inmate who broke out of Missouri jail doesn’t mind being back in prison. He prefers it. (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL’s Michael Pulley: “Moms for Liberty” should call themselves “Moms for Ignorance”

KC Star’s Katie Moore and Luke Nozicka: GoFundMe promo: Joe Amrine case illustrates the historical callousness of the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, starting with Jay Nixon; Gov. Parson even vetoed a bill to expand restitution John Combest: Stalking, Harassment, Internet Trolling: A Guide to Recovering and Rebuilding After Online Attacks – available in paperback and Amazon Kindle

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