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For Roy Blunt, One Staff Salary Makes Up Most Of PAC Spending

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt was nowhere to be found at his party's nominating convention in Cleveland this week, despite being vice chair of the Senate Republican conference.

Roy Blunt Already Has A 2016 Challenger

AP/The Huffington Post | By DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 04.21.2015 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander launched a Democratic challenge Thursday to U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, criticizing the...

Chita Rivera Chats 'The Visit' at Williamstown Theatre Festival

Steve Schonberg | Posted 09.30.2014 | Arts
Steve Schonberg

Be it a cliché, the adage "if at first you don't succeed, try, try again" may be the best way to describe the latest production of "The Visit" opening this week at the Williamstown Theatre Festival.

How One Radio Station Silenced Rick Perry

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) is being told "don't mess with Missouri" as he tries to lure the Show Me State's businesses to Texas. KTRS Radio in St. L...

John Celock

Dem Asks Rick Perry To Explain Obamacare Request | John Celock | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

Missouri's secretary of state suggested to Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) that rather than luring businesses to Texas during his trip to Missouri next week...

The Frightening Future of Campaign Finance Laws

Jason Kander | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics
Jason Kander

We've had a virtually lawless campaign finance system in Missouri for more than four years. Here's what it looks like.

John Celock

Dem: Zero Voter Impersonation Cases | John Celock | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander (D) released a report Thursday indicating problems with the strict voter identification requirements containe...

31-Year-Old Considers Bid To Replace Kerry

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics

A 31-year-old state senator from western Massachusetts has announced that he plans to start exploring a bid to replace U.S. Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.)....

John Celock

Tea Party Favorite Loses Honorary Title | John Celock | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics

Missouri Secretary of State-elect Jason Kander, a 30-something war veteran, will soon take the mantle of the nation's youngest statewide elected offic...

John Celock

Afghanistan Vet Beats Back Voter ID Advocate | John Celock | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

A last-minute infusion of $525,000 from a Washington, D.C., Republican group did not propel a Republican voter identification advocate into the Missou...

John Celock

GOP Hopeful's Big Boost Part Of National Effort | John Celock | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

The Republican State Leadership Committee, a Washington-based political group, has donated $525,000 to the Republican nominee for Missouri secretary o...

Veterans Group Launches New Ad Buy

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

A progressive veterans group is launching a $1.25 million ad campaign targeting three Republican U.S. Senate hopefuls as the election enters its final...

Missouri Democrat Channels Ohio Repubican

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Combat boots are back in fashion politically, as the Democratic nominee for Missouri secretary of state becomes the second statewide candidate this ye...

John Celock

Republican Gets Donation To Battle 'Zealots' | John Celock | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

The Missouri billboard lobby offered thousands in free advertising to the Republican nominee for secretary of state in an effort to put someone in the...

John Celock

Republican Receives Eyebrow Raising $250,000 Donation | John Celock | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

The Republican nominee for Missouri secretary of state received a $250,000 donation from a St. Louis businessman who is pushing a statewide referendum...

John Celock

Fallout From 'Legitimate Rape' Comments Could Affect Other Races | John Celock | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

Todd Akin's decision to stay in the Missouri Senate race following his controversial "legitimate rape" comments this week could have an impact on othe...

John Celock

GOP Candidate's Secret Weapon | John Celock | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

A Republican locked in a three-way primary for Missouri secretary of state may find his past advocacy for those with autism pushes him over the edge ...

GOP Candidate's Surprising Voter ID Comparison

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.27.2012 | Politics

A Republican candidate for Missouri secretary of state sent out a tweet Thursday that compared voter identification to ID cards used in schools so stu...

John Celock

Industry Showers Supportive GOP Lawmaker With Free Advertising | John Celock | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

Missouri's billboard industry has provided over $72,000 in free advertising to a Republican candidate for secretary of state after he pushed legislati...

Vet Makes Afghan Experience Forefront Of New Ad

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics

A Democratic candidate for Missouri secretary of state is making his experience as an Afghanistan war veteran the centerpiece of his first ad in the r...

John Celock

GOP Lawmaker Wants Birth Certificates For Voter Registration | John Celock | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

A Republican lawmaker in Missouri denied that his bill to require proof of citizenship in order to register to vote also contains a provision that wou...

John Celock

Missouri Governor's Race Shaken Up | John Celock | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

The Missouri governor's race was shaken up on Friday as the presumptive Republican nominee dropped out of the race. Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder (R) anno...