MO-Sen: Who Is John Weaver?
The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza highlights the (presumed) race for the Republican nomination to face Robin Carnahan for Senate in 2010. In the piece he introduces information that Sarah Steelman is talking to campaign stratagists. He mentions by name former McCain advisor John Weaver. Blunt was the first Republican in the race to replace Sen. Christopher S. Bond (R), who is retiring after three terms, | Read More »
Earmark Issue Opens the Door For Steelman
After Senator Claire McCaskill’s comments about earmarks (and the glaring hypocrisy of those comments), Congressman Roy Blunt said something that I believe leaves no doubt that former State Treasurer Sarah Steelman will challenge him for the Republican nomination to the Senate seat being vacated by Senator Kit Bond. “I’ve never been nearly as effective at this topic as Sen. Bond, who’s fought hard for our | Read More »
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.
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.
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 »