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Entries Tagged as 'Decision ’08'

“Missouri Viewpoints” to Return Next Week

November 11th, 2008 · No Comments

Missouri’s top online public affairs program will return this weekend after an election season hiatus. The “Missouri Viewpoints” team of Mike Ferguson (producer and host) and David White (technical producer and editor) will record at least two new interviews on Saturday, featuring a returning Democratic State Representative and a Republican newcomer to the Legislature. Jason […]

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“Clean Coal” Dick Gephardt for Labor Secretary?

November 7th, 2008 · No Comments

As President-Elect Obama mulls over his choices for his cabinet, one Missourian’s name -besides Claire McCaskill – is being bandied about as a future member. Former minority leader Dick “son of a milk truck driver” Gephardt is being mentioned as a possible labor secretary in the new administration. Though overly partisan at times, Mr. Gephardt […]

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It’s Called Self Preservation People!

November 7th, 2008 · No Comments

 Our subtle advice to the alleged Peter Kinder haters The good folks over at FiredUp Missouri are doing their best today to rain a little on Lt. Governor Kinder’s victory parade. IF their allegations are true, (They’ve finally put a picture up) FUM revealed today how Mr. Kinder won his election against Sam Page in […]

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Missouri’s Prop (C)arnahan: The ONLY Green Initiative to Pass Tuesday

November 6th, 2008 · No Comments

This certainly is no surprise to us! From the Wall Street Journal’s “Environmental Capital” blog: “Among five major energy and environmental ballot initiatives from California to Missouri, all but one were voted down. Only in Missouri did a green-energy ballot initiative have any success…Proposition C set out to gradually increase the use of renewable energy […]

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How to Win Friends & Influence People?

November 6th, 2008 · No Comments

What is about St. Charles County Republican Councilman Joe Brazil that motivates Republican operatives to campaign so vigorously against him? Two years ago it was Jeff Roe, this cycle it was William “buddy” Hardin. From the Suburban Journals: “Something interesting happened in County Councilman Joe Brazil’s defeat of challenger Darrel Hollinger, who ran as an […]

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Video: Steelman: I Wasn’t Asked To Help With Hulshof Campaign

November 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Hat tip: kmbctv

Related: Ky3 Political Notebook: Steelman’s Next Move

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Tags: Decision '08 · Sarah Steelman · Videos

MRP: The Day After

November 5th, 2008 · No Comments

In a campaign year that witnesses the election of a Democratic president – who just so happens will be the nation’s first African American president – Missouri Republicans can take solace in the fact that they rejected the Kool Aid of nanny state socialism and chose John McCain over Barack Obama yesterday. The following is […]

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Have Another Beer on Us Sam!

November 5th, 2008 · No Comments

 Sam Page: Abandoned at the polls by Black folks. We don’t know if the good Doctor Sam Page drinks – if he doesn’t – he certainly does now after being the sole statewide Democrat candidate to lose yesterday. Even new Democrat Chris Koster won yesterday! To add insult to injury, you lost – in a […]

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Sam Page’s Final Dishonor

November 5th, 2008 · No Comments

By J. Jonah Jameson Sam Page dishonored himself last night in defeat. According to campaign sources, Page refused to call and personally concede the race to Peter Kinder. In fact, sources say Page had a surrogate make the call, and it wasn’t exactly  congratulatory. My friends, no matter how bitter a campaign becomes, Missouri Republicans and Democrats alike  […]

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Governor’s Race Post Mortem: People Didn’t Get To Know Hulshof???

November 5th, 2008 · No Comments

Hat tip: STLPostDispatch It’s a startling admission when a campaign manager admits that they did a poor job of introducing their candidate to the electorate. It’s especially startling when the campaign manager guest hosted for a week on St. Louis’ 50,000 watt blowtorch KMOX. What was he doing, giving dating advice while he was on […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Rep. Kenny Hulshof · Videos