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Tipline: “Is It My Imagination, Or Should David Catanese’s Nose Be Examined for Trace Evidence?”

May 19th, 2009 · No Comments

Hat tip: Thanks Jim for the note & pic! “Is it my imagination, or should David Catanese’s nose be examined for trace evidence? Can Jay do no wrong in David’s eyes? Evidently, David does have a nose for news. KY(3) must be a new formula….created specifically for noses.”

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Tags: Picture/Quote of the Day · Tip Line

Tipline: “Have a Another One, Wes!”

May 15th, 2009 · No Comments

From a self described “longtime Capitol observer:” “Folks inside the Capitol are still buzzing about how increasingly drunk and rowdy Senator Wes Shoemyer has been as the legislative session comes to a close. He was at it again hard last night. It’s sad that while issues affecting real people are being debated and discussed, Shoemeyer is spending […]

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Tags: MO Legislature · Tip Line

Picture of the Day: “Seeing Is Believing”

March 11th, 2009 · No Comments

Email we recently received. (Thanks Chris & Chris!) Friends, The attached picture was taken with my phone at the Wash. U. Campus. This was a “lecture” event sponsored by the Alternative Lifestyle Association. This is what passes for “enlightened” education. Warning these topics are vulgar.

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Tags: Picture/Quote of the Day · St. Louis · Tip Line

Tipline: “Why Is He Running As a Republican?”

July 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Term limited 88th Dist. representative Neal St. Onge pictured with his hopeful successor Shamed Dogan. We received an email this morning from a reader commenting on a post on the Political Fix. Seventh district senate candidate Neal St. Onge is scheduled to attend a “bash WalMart” rally in Ballwin tonight. Interesting tact from a Republican, […]

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Tags: Carnahans' · Decision '08 · Tip Line

Tipline: El-Amin on Chris Koster: “He’s Changed”

May 12th, 2008 · No Comments

“This bill reeks of partisanship, this bill reeks of supression and oppression for many people in the state of Missouri,” said Rep. Yaphett El-Amin, D-St. Louis. We have an update today to our story we posted last Thursday on former legislator Yaphett El-Amin being on Republican turncoat (and Voter ID supporter) Chris Koster’s payroll. We […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Tip Line · Uncategorized

Jeff Smith Parties With Paris Hilton & Lobbyists At St. Charles Casino

March 14th, 2008 · No Comments

The Missouri Political News Service has learned that “Hold ’em and Fold ’em” state Senator Jeff Smith, was invited on a lobbyist sponsored junket to see Paris Hilton at the Ameristar Casino in St. Charles on February 24th. We’re not sure if you need a player’s card to get into the nightclub, but for a […]

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Tags: MO Legislature · Tip Line

Tipline: Jetton Named Hulshof’s Political Director

January 31st, 2008 · No Comments

Looks like Speaker Rod Jetton will be able to buy more steak, Twinkees and Pop Tarts! The Missouri Political News Service has learned that our favorite politician/political consultant, has been named the political director for the Hulshoff for Governor campaign – one day after endorsing Hulshof and deciding not to run himself. The reportedly $3,500 […]

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Tipline: Speaker Jetton’s Email on Chris Benjamin’s Defection

January 4th, 2008 · No Comments

From: Rod Jetton [mailto:Rod.Jetton@house.mo.gov] Sent: Friday, January 04, 2008 5:09 PM Subject: Chris Benjamin A couple of weeks ago I sent an email to let everyone know Chris Benjamin talked to me and made the decision not to return for the upcoming session. Chris had told me he was going to join the law firm […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Spkr. Jetton · Tip Line

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

Tip Line: Reader Questions Motives of Jack Jackson’s Polling Firm

September 14th, 2007 · No Comments

Subject: WTF???? From: xxxx Date: Thurs, Sep 13, 2007 7:13 pm To: editor@mopns.com Scooter: Love your site! I think you are performing a great service for Missourians and political junkees like myself. I work closely within the party, so please don’t mention my name. Many of us are perplexed that Jack Jackson is exploring the […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Tip Line