Wednesday, June 19, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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Columbia Missourian: Sen. Josh Hawley denounces withholding of COVID-19 origin information

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (6/2/20): Debunking the conspiracy theory that COVID-19 came from a lab in Wuhan and other wild myths

KWTO (Springfield): U.S. Rep. Mark Alford on Biden’s weakness on international issues (-9:15); global energy demand (-8:00); foreign leaders’ view of Biden (-6:45); Trump’s 2024 campaign (-5:30); illegal alien invasion and Secure the Border Act (-2:45)

Southeast Missourian: What the Supreme Court ruling on ‘bump stocks’ means for Missouri (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

P-D: New St. Louis Fed CEO: Inflation signals improving, but overall ‘more sideways than down’ (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (WashMo), Tuesday morning (A block): Turning Point Action notes: Gregg Keller on Charlie Kirk’s succcess; Eric Burlison on stage; Valentina Gomez vs. Marcos Zelada-Rodas; Brad vs. John on GOP gatekeeping

JCNT: Overview: 3rd Congressional District race

Brad & John Show, Tuesday morning (B block): Why Cori Bush won’t compromise – and doesn’t need to

KZRG (Joplin): Sen. Bill Eigel (R-Weldon Spring) on background and why he’s running (-9:15); eliminating personal property tax (-7:00); deporting illegal immigrants (-6:15); dismantling DESE (-5:50); specifics on where he’ll cut the budget (-5:00); how his policy approaches apply to rural communities (-3:00); takeaway message (-1:15)

P-D: Ethics complaint accuses Kehoe PAC of deceptive fundraising numbers (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

P-D: Pro-life group backs Mary Elizabeth Coleman in race for Missouri secretary of state (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

KCMO: Pete Mundo in the Morning: AG candidate Will Scharf on why attorneys general have become more prominent (1:15); résumé (2:10); working with Trump and what’s next on the legal front (3:00); Biden’s lawfare campaign (5:00); whether or not Trump will endorse in AG race (6:15); GOP voters rejecting Jefferson City insiders (7:30)

Missouri Independent: Missouri GOP files appeal in hopes of striking ‘honorary KKK member’ from ballot

JCNT: Legislative efforts again failed to reinstate the state-run presidential primary

St. Louis Public Radio’s St. Louis on the Air: St. Louis’ role in the historic solidarity between black and Palestinian American activism

P-D: Event promo: Come support St. Louis bands using music to create safe spaces for the LGBTQ+ community; local queer punk band claims it will release a full album later this year about “Palestine and the anti-trans laws circulating state legislatures” (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Missouri Independent “reproductive health care” content creator Anna Spoerre: Hero profile: St. Louis OBGYN Jennifer Smith crusades against pro-life laws Kansas House Passes Incentives To Steal Chiefs & Royals With Missouri Insult

SNL: Missouri Division of Fire Safety promotes fireworks tips

The New Republic’s Hafiz Rashid, via Yahoo! News: Josh Hawley Unfortunately Makes a Great Point on Boeing’s Shady CEO

KC Star op-ed: “Baltimore-based stand-up comic and writer” Ginny Hogan angry at Josh Hawley over pro-life stance and friendship with Harrison Butker

P-D letter: St. Louis City sexagenarian unhappy with Josh Hawley, Eric Schmitt and Ann Wagner over Trump trial reactions (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here) John Combest: Stalking, Harassment, Internet Trolling: A Guide to Recovering and Rebuilding After Online Attacks – available in paperback and Amazon Kindle (NOTE: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.)

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