Wednesday, June 26, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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The Independent (UK): After defeating Jamaal Bowman, establishment has a blueprint for vulnerable incumbents like Cori Bush

The Hill: Jamaal Bowman loses; next test for progressives is in August, when Cori Bush faces competitive primary

Missouri Independent: Federal rulings out of Missouri, Kansas put Biden student-loan forgiveness on hold

KCMO: Pete Mundo in the Morning: Bill Eigel on his new ad, #mogov polls, China farmland, and a better solution to Royals-Chiefs drama

Scott Faughn: This Week in #MOGOV: Lawyers for Eigel vs. Business for Kehoe: Big checks rolling in

Brad & John Show, Wednesday morning: Brad vs. John on Eigel’s commercial and value of TV advertising (link opens at 2:00 mark)

The Missouri Times: Missouri Right to Life announces statewide and state legislative endorsements

Jason Rosenbaum’s Politically Speaking: Missouri Treasurer Vivek Malek lays out his case for full four-year term

KCMO: Pete Mundo in the Morning: AG Andrew Bailey on victory in Biden student loan bailout case

97.1 FM (St. Louis): Annie Frey Show: Will Scharf on latest in Trump legal cases (31:00); gag order (45:15); answering questions on Judge Aileen Cannon, Trump documents and cowboy boots (48:45)

Brad & John Show, Friday morning: Brad vs. John on whether Andrew Bailey should be doing media interviews (10:00); what makes the Annie Frey Show so great (13:45); St. Louis Young Republicans and 97.1FM talk debate watch parties (13:25); George Soros owning Audacy stations (4:15)

Missouri Independent: Will Scharf gets another $2M for Missouri AG campaign from group tied to Leonard Leo

Missouri Independent: Missouri GOP and Democrat AG rivals agree on one thing: state government is ‘viciously corrupt’

P-D food writer Ian Froeb: Gay restaurant owner quits, credits Andrew Bailey for decision to throw in the towel and leave Missouri (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri child-mutilation laws help convince LGBTQIA*+ activist to leave

Brad & John Show, Wednesday morning: Local LGBTQIA+* activist scores big victory by leaving Missouri, shows conservatives what’s what

JCNT: Missouri House District 61 candidates have different ideas for state spending

P-D: Rep. Gretchen Bangert (D-Florissant) files federal complaint against Sam Page for attempt to influence St. Louis County Council race; Rep. Ladonna Appelbaum (D-St. Louis County) says Page enlisted her help in effort (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

KMOX: Democratic state representative files federal and state complaints against St. Louis County Executive Doctor Sam Page over alleged misuse over government resources

KMOV: State representative claims Sam Page offered her a job to end St. Louis County Council campaign

Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (WashMo), Tuesday morning (A block): Missouri Independent content creators (4:45); women with boy haircuts (6:10); Recap of Mike Moon on Elijah Haahr’s show discussing raw milk (6:40); homo milk (8:00); student loan ruling (11:30); feminists, pancake booties and pixie haircuts (13:45); journalists congratulating themselves (15:20)

Missouri Independent: Missouri committee sets goal to enact performance funding formula for higher education

JCNT: State Tech board hears updates on budget, facilities, legislation

P-D: Missouri auditor to probe spending on failed push to keep Rams in St. Louis (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

KSDK: St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones on weekend mass shooting: “The blood is on the state’s hands”

March 2023: St. Louis City Mayor Tishaura Jones says Chicago’s strict gun laws don’t deter gun violence

P-D: Mayor Tishaura Jones will appear in ‘Dreamgirls’ at the Muny (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Brad & John Show, Wednesday morning: Tishaura Jones’ acting gig + #moleg blame for urban violence, and how cognitive behavioral therapy saved Tyrone & Tyrese (link opens at 10:10)

JCNT: Lake area business districts ruled unconstitutional

Southeast Missourian editorial: Be wary of false messages and their consequences; in the face of election conspiracy talk, Cape Girardeau County Clerk Kara Clark Summers stands up “calmly and helpfully in setting straight the record on election integrity in Missouri” (avoid Southeast Missourian 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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