Sunday, May 26, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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P-D: Daughter, son-in-law of Rep. Ben Baker (R-Neosho) ‘gave everything’ for people of Haiti (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here) Sen. Hawley attacks ‘weakness’ of US after Americans killed by Haiti gangs

P-D: Video: Palestinians in St. Louis for medical treatment share their story during protest

KWTO: The Elijah Haahr Show: Rep. Adam Schwadron (R-St. Charles) on Jasper County GOP secretary of state candidate forum (-12:30); “very unserious people” making a mockery of the race (-11:55); his ethical advantage over other candidates (-10:40); proposed changes to secretary of state office (-9:20); misconception about state libraries (-7:45); dedication to hiring and working with good people (-7:00); criticism of Valentina Gomez (-6:20); criticism of Dean Plocher (-5:50); importance of putting your own name on attacks and standing behind what you say (-4:50); possibility of Gov. Parson calling for extraordinary session (-3:45); Elijah Haahr on some people’s brainless and lazy misattribution of Ronald Reagan “80/20” quote (1:45)

KYRO 105.3 FM/1280AM (Lake Saint Louis, St. Charles County, Lincoln County): Full episode: The QNow with Mark Bland and Jason Kull: John Combest on political culture and actionable steps to handle attacks from creepy political stalkers, mentally ill Twitter/X harassers and online trolls; the closing of the Riverfront Times; much more

The QNow with Mark Bland: Episode summary

The QNow on Apple podcasts: Combest episode

Missouri Independent: PAC backing term-limited Missouri governor keeps raising, spending campaign cash

JCNT: Primary preview: Lieutenant governor

JCNT: Primary preview: State treasurer

Columbia Missourian: Court ruling keeps James Coyne on August GOP primary ballot

JCNT: Primary preview: Incumbent Rep. Bruce Sassmann (R-Bland) faces two challengers Missouri LGBT activists allege ‘doxxing’ amid AG investigation into trans center

JCNT: Missouri schools to see some changes with SB 727, possible budget changes

P-D: St. Charles County municipalities continue to register strong population growth; biggest loser still St. Louis City (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Joplin Globe: Missouri judge decides in favor of Fertilizer Board in sludge application case (avoid Joplin Globe paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

KC Star: Murderer facing June execution blames public defenders, others for plight; David Hosier was scorned by ex-lover, so he killed her and her husband (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

SNL op-ed: John Ashcroft: Missourians deserve a governor with integrity – and it’s not Mike Kehoe

SNL op-ed: 27North, Inc. CEO Pavel Bosovik: A conservative small business founder, Mike Kehoe is the clear choice for governor

Joplin Globe op-ed: GOP Sen. Jill Carter: Missouri Senate must be less about politics, more about people (avoid Joplin Globe paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

P-D letter: St. Louis man says Missouri Republicans should be “ashamed” of opposing abortion and “gender-affirming care for minors” (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

SNL letters: Springfield septuagenarian says she attended attorney general forum and was impressed by Elad Gross; Aurora man responds to op-ed from woman filling Democrats’ ballot slot against Eric Burlison; military veteran wants state lawmakers to pass bill on VA disability benefits

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