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Entries Tagged as 'Jason Van Eaton'

WAPO: Karl Rove Knew Former Bond Staffer Van Eaton Was Trying to Fire Todd Graves

July 31st, 2009 · No Comments

“I don’t remember any conversation like that from four years ago.”– “Political Pygmy” Jason Van Eaton “It is breathtaking that Jason Van Eaton, a political pygmy, was able to use the power and majesty of the United States Senate to settle a petty personal political squabble.” – Political consultant Jeff Roe It looks like this […]

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Tags: Jason Van Eaton · Jeff Roe · Media Bias · Senator. Kit Bond

Monday Meetings

March 24th, 2009 · No Comments

We’ve compiled this post from several sources in Jefferson City that sent us emails yesterday: Yesterday in Jefferson City, lots of odd couples were meeting. First, was former GOP Congressman Kenny Hulshof who was meeting with a former gubernatorial advisor who quickly ran away from him when it appeared he would lose, Jason Van Eaton. […]

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Tags: Jason Van Eaton · Senator. Kit Bond · Spkr. Jetton

Still No Mention of Van Eaton on FiredUp Missouri???

October 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Does anyone else still think it’s strange that the main Democrat attack blog FiredUp Missouri is STILL silent on “Senator wanna be” Jason Van Eaton’s role in the firing of former U.S. Attorney Todd Graves? The Democrat muckraking blog that brought us ad nauseam a few years ago posts on alleged license fee office scams […]

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Tags: Jason Van Eaton · Senator. Kit Bond

WAPO: How Political Warfare in Missouri Led to Prosecutor’s Firing; A “Political Pygmy’s” Role

October 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

“I don’t remember any conversation like that from four years ago.”– “Political Pygmy” Jason Van Eaton We urged Wednesday for the Missouri press to investigate former low level staffer Jason Van Eaton’s role in the firing of former U.S. Attorney Todd Graves and his feud with political consultant Jeff Roe. The Washington Post today has […]

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Tags: Jason Van Eaton · Jeff Roe · Senator. Kit Bond

Quote of the Day: MDP’s Cardetti: “I think Bond Has to Tell the People Why He Wouldn’t Answer These Questions”

October 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

“Something smells fishy!” “I think he has some explaining to do. I think Bond has to tell the people why he wouldn’t answer these questions.” – Missouri Democratic Party spokesman Jack Cardetti Related: AP: Democrats grill Bond over attorney dismissal

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Tags: Jason Van Eaton · Senator. Kit Bond

Quote of the Day: McCaskill on Bond: “I Am Surprised That Any Sitting Senator Would Decline to Cooperate With an Investigation by the Justice Department”

October 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

“I am surprised that any sitting senator would decline to cooperate with an investigation by the Justice Department. That is a startling position to take.“ – Sen. Claire McCaskill Related: Springfield News Leader: Bond should allow interview; Deny involvement in DOJ probe under oath, not through a letter.

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Tags: Jason Van Eaton · Senator McCaskill · Senator. Kit Bond

Picture of the Day: “Political Pygmy”

October 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

Related: MOPNS: Quote(s) of the Day: Jeff Roe: Former Bond Staffer Jason Van Eaton a “Political Pygmy” MOPNS: This Is What Happens When Low Level Staffers Think They’re the Senator

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Tags: Jason Van Eaton · Jeff Roe · Senator. Kit Bond

Former Bond Staffer’s Firm Slated to Lobby Senator

August 12th, 2008 · No Comments

We sure saw this one a mile away last October! Hat tip to JCC for bringing this story to our attention: Spectrum Consulting Group is lobbying for the City of Jefferson and the County of Cole in Missouri on transportation and infrastructure appropriations. Spectrum will be working with the office of Sen. Kit Bond (R-Mo.). […]

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Tags: Jason Van Eaton · Senator. Kit Bond

Hulshof Dribbles Around Ethics

April 24th, 2008 · No Comments

A recurring theme coming out of the Hulshof campaign recently has been the topic of ethics in government. Just yesterday, Mr. Hulshof called for putting all patronage fee offices up for bid, but critics contend his plan basically keeps the current system in place. “Still, under the newly devised Hulshof formula provided to Prime Buzz, […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Jason Van Eaton · Rep. Kenny Hulshof

Former Bond Staffer’s Junkets Discouraged Congressional Run

April 1st, 2008 · No Comments

Will you ever run for public office? “Only if it’s the right thing to do for the people of Missouri and my family” – Jason Van Eaton (Prime Buzz’s Q&A – 2/18/07) Inside sources have told MOPNS that one of the factors for Van Eaton not running for Congress (or accepting the Hulshof campaign manager […]

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Tags: Jason Van Eaton · Senator. Kit Bond