A Sea of Red In St. Louis
On Sunday I had the opportunity to attend the McCain/Palin Road to the Convention Rally in O’Fallon, MO (just west of St. Louis and we call everything around here St. Louis). This was my first political rally that I had ever attended. I was already pretty excited for the rally earlier in the week because of the newness. When I stopped by the local Victory | Read More »
You Help Me Decide (Poll)
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McCain Taking Fire from the…Middle?
As anyone who has been following politics for a while knows, Senator John McCain has long been an advocate of changing the Republican Party’s platform with respect to abortion. In 2000, he went head to head with then Gov George Bush in a debate on CNN on February 15 where he pushed for the addition of an exception for rape, incest and the life of | Read More »
We’re All Knotted Up
Yet another poll, this time the LA Times/Bloomberg poll, puts this race in a statistical tie. Obama now only “leads” 45 – 43% (with 10% undecided). The two percent difference is well within the margin of 3%. The “negative ads” (also known in the real world as contrast ads) have been working.
Democrats Aren’t Getting the Message on Energy
Over the course of the last couple of months I have made a conscious effort to move from a typical online pundit (of the highly amateur variety) into much more of an activist. I’ve increased the number of state specific blogs. I’ve also started to call and write to my Congressman and Senators on issues that I find important. One such issue is energy. We | Read More »
Kay Barnes: She Won’t Be Fooled Again
A little over a month ago, Jeff Emanuel penned this post: If you’re going to go after Big Oil for gas-price gouging, shouldn’t you, like, know the price of gas yourself? We hit Kay Barnes (Democrat candidate for Missouri’s 6th Congressional District) over her inability to recall what the price of a gallon of gas was in here district.
MO-GOV: Hulshof v Steelman Debate II
Sarah Steelman and Kenny Hulshof met for their final debate before next month’s primary. The debate was hosted by KY3, a Springfield, MO NBC affiliate. As with the KMOX debate I took down some notes on their responses to the questions. I have also included my thoughts (including an endorsement) at the end. I have included links to the video of each question. Just follow | Read More »
MO-GOV: Hulshof v Steelman Debate Notes
GOP Gubernatorial candidates Sarah Steelman and Kenny Hulshof debated today on KMOX’s Mark Reardon Show. You can find audio of the debate on the show’s website. I’ll include a few of my own comments at the end along with a few other items of interest.
Rudy Giuliani “Launches” Solutions America PAC
The New York Post (via The Page – by Mark Halperin]) is announcing that former GOP candidate Rudy Giuliani is set to announce that he is launching a “new” PAC: Solutions America. As they report: “It’s the first major political move by the former mayor since his run for president flamed out in January.” The purpose of the committee is to support New York State | Read More »
New Endorsements Announced in Missouri [Update: CfG's TV Ad]
Two organizations have announced endorsements in Missouri ahead of the upcoming primary on August 85th. Both Missouri Right to Life and Club for Growth PAC issued statements today.
MO-GOV: Show-Me the Money [Update: Hulshof Garners Another Endorsment]
Today was campaign finance filing day in MO and all three candidates released their numbers. There is a lot of bad news in here for the Republicans.
Missouri Congressional Rundown[Updated]
Jump below the fold to view a complete rundown of Congressional races in Missouri.
MO-GOV: Steelman v. Hulshof for the Republican Nomination [Updated: Kinder Endorses Hulshof]
Since the surprise announcement by Missouri Governor Matt Blunt that he would not seek re-election, the race for the GOP nomination has been anything but ordinary. The two candidates are U.S. Representative Kenny Hulshof (MO-09) and Missouri State Treasurer Sarah Steelman. A local blog, the Relevant Elephant, has conducted interviews with both candidates. Rep Hulshof’s can be found here while Steelman’s can be found here. | Read More »