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Entries Tagged as 'Jeff Roe'

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

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

Quote(s) of the Day: Jeff Roe: Former Bond Staffer Jason Van Eaton a “Political Pygmy”

September 30th, 2008 · No Comments

“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 “(Note to young Dems — if the names Jason Van Eaton and Matt Roney don’t ring any bells, you have […]

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Tags: Jeff Roe · John Combest · Senator. Kit Bond

“The Source” Clueless on Obama Assassination Attempt

August 26th, 2008 · No Comments

Political consultant Jeff Roe’s The Source blog takes a very uninformed swipe at Barack Obama today. They are critical of Sen. Obama for leaving from a parking garage today instead of waving at supporters. Uhhh, for a blog calling itself The Source, they were pretty clueless on this one. Yesterday, several young men were arrested […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Jeff Roe

Like Clockwork, “Rowdy Rod’s” Favorite Blog to the Rescue

August 19th, 2008 · No Comments

  Now that we’re in the dog days of summer – and the political season too – FiredUp Missouri is once again defending it’s favorite ethically challenged, lame duck Speaker: “Republican regulars were clucking last week about a slew of “brown envelopes” delivered anonymously to dozens of GOP incumbents and candidates for state office. Those […]

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Tags: Jeff Roe · Spkr. Jetton

WSJ: “[Hulshof] Has Run Wild With The GOP Crowd That Just Won’t Relinquish the Pork”

July 18th, 2008 · No Comments

The Wall Sreet Journal today gave what was pretty much their endorsement today to Republican gubernatorial candidate Sarah Steelman. Ordinarily, the highly respected conservative paper remains neutral in most state races, and especially in intra-party Republican primary battles. But in this historic year, WSJ concluded that most political rules have been thrown out of the […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Jeff Roe · Sarah Steelman

Quote of the Day: Roe: “If Rod Jetton Believes That Candidates Work for Consultants, Then He is Going to Have a Very Short Career in This Business”

July 7th, 2008 · No Comments

See post below. By Sarah Padgett – SNL Voice of the Day (6/23/08) I’ve just attended the general session of the Americans for Prosperity Foundation event titled “Defending the American Dream,” held in Branson. I feel compelled to write because I found Jetton’s comments crass, insensitive and nearing the point of vulgarity. Jetton was asked […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Jeff Roe · Picture/Quote of the Day · Spkr. Jetton

Jetton Blames Operatives for His Ethics Problems

July 7th, 2008 · No Comments

From yesterday’s Chad Livengood piece in ths SNL: “But some believe Kinder and Steelman’s actions are meant to help their own political consultants, now jockeying with Jetton for lucrative political consulting contracts. Steelman is represented by Jeff Roe of Kansas City, and Kinder is now getting his re-election counsel from David Barklage of Cape Girardeau. […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Jeff Roe · Spkr. Jetton

Hulshof vs Steelman; Old School vs. New School?

June 17th, 2008 · No Comments

The Hulshof campaign — or, as some like to call it, the Second Coming of the Fred Thompson Campaign — is doing its best to respond to the Viagra vote, but not getting much traction. Which is not surprising. So far the Hulshof campaign has had trouble gaining traction in virtually every respect. The campaign […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Jeff Roe · Rep. Kenny Hulshof · Sarah Steelman

KCMO Monday Morning Podcast: Roe Predicts Bloomberg Will Be McCain’s Choice; Sen. Hagel Obama’s

June 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

Click here to listen (Courtesy KCMO) Jeff Roe and Phil Levota discuss last weekend’s DNC meeting; the recent flare up at Obama’s old church; and a potential video of Michelle Obama saying “whitey” at Trinity Church. Related: The Turner Report: Hearing set in lawsuit against Republican political operative/blogger

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Tags: Decision '08 · Jeff Roe