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Entries Tagged as 'Jason Van Eaton'

Hulshof Having Problems Finding a Campaign Manager?

March 31st, 2008 · No Comments

Not trying to pile on the Hulshof Campaign, but this is what we wrote last week on their so far lackluster campaign: “Facing disorganization and so far running a lackluster campaign, will Team Hulshof abandon the Mr. Clean theme and run to the gutter in an attempt to redefine Steelman? That is a question that […]

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

DeD Deputy Director Stepping Down

March 5th, 2008 · No Comments

The Missouri Political News Service has learned that Mike Mills, deputy director over at the Department of Economic Development is leaving his post. Mills is rumored to have accepted an offer to work for former Bond staffer Jason Van Eaton’s new consulting firm. Developing…

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Tags: Jason Van Eaton

TipLine: “Wait a Minute—He Left in June of 2004 for an Election in Nov. of 2004?”

October 24th, 2007 · No Comments

Missouri Political News Service has gotten wind from the tipline that a major Missouri news publication is investigating Jason Van Eaton’s decision to “leave” Senator Bond’s office at the end of the current session. Van Eaton currently serves as Bond’s in state director. Assuming that Mr. Van Eaton doesn’t tell his boss everything, the story […]

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Tags: Jason Van Eaton · Senator. Kit Bond · Tip Line

EXCLUSIVE: Bond Office in Freefall?

October 23rd, 2007 · No Comments

After MOPNS broke the Van Eaton story yesterday the bond office is in spin control. Look today for an announcement from the senior senator’s office stating that Jason Van Eaton and Matt Roney are “voluntarily” leaving in order to run Senator Bond’s campaign in 2010. (Doesn’t everyone leave 3 years out in order to run […]

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Tags: Jason Van Eaton · Senator. Kit Bond

TipLine: Bond’s In State Director Fired?

October 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

An email to the Missouri Political News Service over the weekend proclaims that long time Bond aide Jason Van Eaton, was unexpectedly terminated as Senator Bond’s in state director. The email went on to say that the staff was told of Van Eaton’s departure in a hastily arranged conference call near the end of the […]

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Tags: J. Jonah Jameson · Jason Van Eaton · Senator. Kit Bond

Tip Line: Erdman Derails Hulshof

June 4th, 2007 · No Comments

The Pitch called K.C.’s Warren Erdman last week “one of the city’s most powerful men. The former staffer to then Gov. Kit Bond – who managed Bond’s 1986 Senate campaign and then served as Bond’s chief of staff – is apparently so powerful now, that he doesn’t even fear his old boss. Insiders tell the […]

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Tags: Jason Van Eaton · Rep. Kenny Hulshof · Rep. Sam Graves · Senator. Kit Bond · Tip Line

Van Eaton From 9th District?

May 30th, 2007 · No Comments

“The buzz out of the 9th CD is that district insiders have begun to strongly consider Jason Van Eaton, a top aide to Sen. Kit Bond, as a top contender to replace Rep. Kenny Hulshof should Hulshof be named MU president….Some say Van Eaton’s star has risen due to his family ties in the district” […]

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Tags: Jason Van Eaton · Rep. Kenny Hulshof

From The Tip Line…

May 29th, 2007 · No Comments

Sources tell MOPNS that mid level Bond staffer Jason Van Eaton, has quietly been working grassroots activists to get the 9th district nomination if Hulshof gets the top job at Mizzou. We also hear that Speaker Rod Jetton is growing weary of having his ethics challenged as Speaker, especially while his political consulting business is […]

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Tags: Jason Van Eaton · Rep. Kenny Hulshof · Spkr. Jetton · Tip Line