Steelman out of the race for the MO Senate seat?
The Hill is reporting tonight that it is looking more and more like Sarah Steelman may decide to forego a challenge to MO Rep. Roy Blunt in the primary for Kit Bond’s Senate seat. Instead she may try to run for Blunt’s current 7th District House seat in Missouri. Former state Treasurer Sarah Steelman appears increasingly less likely to run against Blunt, and she acknowledged | Read More »
A new face in the 2010 Missouri Senate race?
Several sources are reporting today that a new name has emerged on the Republican side of the quest to replace Christopher “Kit” Bond in the U.S. Senate. Thomas Schweich, a law school professor at St. Louis’s Washington University and an attorney with Bryan Cave, is apparently being recruited by former MO Senator John C. Danforth, former Hungary ambassador and Bush cousin Bert Walker, and former | Read More »
A brief Missouri Senate 2010 update
A couple of items on the forthcoming US Senate race in MO for retiring Senator Kit Bond’s seat Sarah Steelman filed her 1Q2009 disclosure report for the Missouri Ethics Commission this week. There’s a big glaring number in there: a $770,000 debt from the 2008 gubernatorial race. That is one whopping big hole to start with if/when she decides whether or not to run. But | Read More »
MO Senate 2010 – Roy Blunt to Announce Candidacy Today
To virtually no one’s surprise, today MO Congressman Roy Blunt (MO-7) officially enters the race for Christopher “Kit” Bond’s U.S. Senate seat.. Blunt will be the first GOP candidate to officially enter the race. On Feb. 2nd, MO Secretary of State Robin Carnahan announced that she would seek the Democratic nomination for the seat, and as of right now it appears that she may not | Read More »
The Missouri Senate race in 2010
On January 8th, GOP Senator Christopher “Kit” Bond of Missouri announced that he would not seek re-election. Bond has a long, distinguished career in Missouri and national politics and has held his current Senate seat since 1986. He’s a fairly dependable conservative vote, with an 82.5% lifetime rating from the American Conservative Union. He disappoints hard-core conservatives on occasion, as with his recent support for | Read More »