Democratic Party

Audio: Missouri Democratic party looking to regroup after poor midterm showing

The Democratic Party in Missouri is trying to regroup after disappointing midterm election results. Among other things, state Auditor Nicole Galloway won a relatively close contest against a troubled Republican opponent. University of Missouri-Columbia Political Scientist Peverill Squire thinks the result indicates a statewide voter tilt toward Republican candidates.     Among other things, state […]

President Donald Trump

Audio: President Trump rallies base in southeast Missouri

President Trump put fourth familiar themes at his Appearance in southeast Missouri’s Cape Girardeau last night. Among other things, he continued to accuse Democrats of being soft on immigration policy while portraying many migrants as criminals.  Trump said Democrats want to give undocumented migrants special privileges.     President Trump was surrounded by a number […]

Audio: Biden rallies in St. Louis area for McCaskill: “Our country’s character is on the ballot”

Former Vice President Joe Biden says there’s something different about this year’s election. During a stop last night in the St. Louis suburb of Bridgeton, he urges Missourians to vote next Tuesday for Democratic U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill and eastern Missouri Congressional candidate Cort VanOstran.     During a Wednesday stop at the Machinists’ Hall […]

Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill

Audio: McCaskill supports Trump’s handling of migrant caravan, is at odds with fellow Democrat

State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal has been highly critical on Twitter of Missouri U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill and says McCaskill is not a Democrat. McCaskill campaign manager David Kirby tells reporters there’s no place in the party for Democrats like Chappelle-Nadal, who wished for the assassination of President Trump.     McCaskill campaign manager David Kirby […]

Audio: Hartzler on committee negotiating Farm Bill differences, says SNAP worker requirements main roadblock

West-central Missouri Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler says there are still issues standing in the way of the farm bill reaching committee agreement. Hartzler, a Republican serving as a farm bill conference committee member, says the primary disagreement is the food stamp benefit work requirements favored by House Republicans.     The Farm Bill has expired, however, […]

Obamacare

Audio: Missouri Senate Democrats pressure Hawley to withdraw from Obamacare lawsuit

(Missourinet) – Missouri Senate Democrats are putting pressure on Attorney General Hawley about an Obamacare lawsuit he’s joined. Minority Leader Gina Walsh says her caucus has filed a resolution calling on Hawley to back out of the suit because she says 2.5 million Missourians with pre-existing conditions could lose insurance.     Hawley says preexisting conditions […]