Thursday, July 11, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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P-D: Steelworkers back Lucas Kunce over Karla May in Democratic U.S. Senate primary (avoid stltoday paywall by reading free Combest-archived version here)

KC Star’s Kacen Bayless and Jonathan Shorman: As Missouri GOP candidates target migrants, KC area would bear brunt of future action; “Missouri Republicans have repeatedly distorted (Mayor Quinton) Lucas’ comments” (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (WashMo), Thursday morning: AYYE ESE! KC Starbois versus Missouri Reeepublicans on eeemigration! (link opens at 8:00 mark) Kansas City Star print edition kaput? Newspaper warns readers about “shift from print to digital”

Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (WashMo), Wednesday morning: Follow up on “Crysal [sic] Quade” billboard – group name, treasurer and ties to current state rep revealed (link opens at 4:50 mark)

KZRG (Joplin): Mary Elizabeth Coleman on background and family (0:50); “mom on a mission” (1:15); illegal aliens voting (1:45); flaws in current system and steps to improve election integrity (3:00); transparency in vote counting (5:15); when and where hand counting makes sense (6:15); business services division of SOS office (7:30); bureaucrats and “absurd” fiscal notes (8:45); “Mama Bear” pitch (9:45)

Newsweek: Trump attorney Will Scharf shoots at legal documents in new video

The Independent (UK): Missouri candidate tries to out-MAGA his rival by blowing up Trump evidence in new campaign ad

Raw Story: ‘Return fire’: Attorney general wannabe explodes Trump legal docs in campaign ad

KMOV (St. Louis): First Alert 4 Fact Check: Bailey’s attack ad against Scharf

Jason Rosenbaum’s Politically Speaking on St. Louis Public Radio: AG Andrew Bailey cites experience in and out of office in race for Missouri attorney general

Missouri Independent: Judge orders Missouri AG Andrew Bailey to sit for deposition over possible ethics breach

Missouri Independent: Company at center of Missouri marijuana recall faces $20 million lawsuit

P-D: Missouri launches new unit to crack down on drugs in prisons (avoid stltoday paywall by reading free Combest-archived version here)

Midwest Newsroom, via St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri’s lack of beds at group foster homes leaves at-risk girls without specialized care

SNL: Republic will upgrade wastewater treatment system with help from state fund

KMOV (St. Louis) reporter Alexis Zotos: St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones says anti-crime efforts will “take time,” explains why Missouri Republicans are to blame (1:55 mark)

Brad & John Show, Thursday: Recap of KMOV interview with Tishaura Jones and some gay guy on a bike (link opens at 1:40 mark)

P-D editorial: Gov. Parson’s latest middle-finger salute at St. Louis (avoid stltoday paywall by reading free Combest-archived version here)

Daily Caller’s Harold Hutchison: ‘These Positions Are Insane’: Josh Hawley Puts ‘Crazy’ Biden Judicial Nom On Blast For Bizarre First Amendment Claim

The Missouri Times op-ed: Cape Girardeau professional engineer Kevin McMeel: Jay Ashcroft’s entire campaign is based on a lie

The Washington Free Beacon’s Collin Anderson: Freedom Principle MO urged Andrew Bailey to investigate Pfizer. Then came the money.

Missouri Independent’s Annelise Hanshaw: Missouri leads seven states challenging health care protections for transgender Americans

St. Louis Public Radio’s Lacretia Wimbley: Michael Brown’s mother seeks justice at international human rights hearing

P-D letter: Ballwin sexagenarian criticizes “Truly Grassroots for Trump” Missouri delegate slate (avoid stltoday paywall by reading free Combest-archived version here)

P-D letter: St. Louis man says state selling downtown buildings is a reason to vote against Mike Kehoe (avoid stltoday paywall by reading free 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

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