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Entries from June 2007

MOGOP:”Nixon Desperately Tries to Cover Up His Second Injury Fund Abuses”

June 28th, 2007 · No Comments

JEFFERSON CITY – Jay Nixon’s broken promise to reform the Second Injury Fund and his longtime practice of using the fund to reward his trial attorney political contributors explains why he is now desperately trying to cover up those facts by issuing politically-motivated letters FROM HIS OFFICIAL OFFICE to Gov. Matt Blunt. A Nixon letter […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Jay Nixon

Uneasy Bipartisan Alliance Protects Pay Raise

June 28th, 2007 · No Comments

By Jonathan Allen, CQ Staff As Ohio Republican Deborah Pryce campaigned for re-election at parades and other public appearances last year, constituents greeted her with sarcastic catcalls such as, “Give yourself another pay raise.” Pryce was among the targets of Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) ads that resonated with voters in her Columbus district. The […]

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Tags: Rep. Jo Ann Emerson · Rep. Roy Blunt

Fired Up Missouri: “Gibbons Giving Hard Sell to Get Himself on Panel for High Court Vacancy”

June 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Fired Up Missouri adds to the Sen. Mike Gibbons speculation today. We first told you last month that Gibbons had “all but abandoned” his bid for the attorney general nomination. Sources told the Missouri Political News Service that Sen. Gibbons was angling for a judgeship instead. Our sources also told us – and we were […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · MO Supreme Court · Sen. Michael Gibbons

From the Tipline: Koster Holds Successful St. Louis Fundraiser

June 27th, 2007 · No Comments

State Senator Chris Koster was back in his hometown (and the backyard of his rumored primary opponents) last night raising money for what is expected to be a bid for attorney general. Our sources say he spoke to a packed room of over 50 people at a downtown Clayton eatery and picked up a nice […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Jeff Roe · Tip Line

Blog CCP: “Jeff Harris Plays 20 Questions”

June 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Simply stated, Jeff Harris is Missouri’s next Attorney General. As noted here back in May, he is an extremely strong candidate who is likely to benefit from the inability of the Republicans to get along with each other. At a fundraiser on Monday night, Jeff agreed to offer a rare opportunity to this blog and […]

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Tags: Decision '08

Graves Scores as GOP Wins Annual Congressional Baseball Game

June 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Rep. Sam Graves, R-Tarkio, is wearing a Kansas City jersey during the Congressional Baseball game Monday at RFK Stadium. He is standing with Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Penn., and Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., during introductions before the game. By Chris Etheridge Chris Etheridge/Medill News ServiceWASHINGTON – For one night, America’s red states and blue states were […]

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Tags: Rep. Sam Graves