Politics

Blunt spokesperson brushes off low approval rating

Senator Roy Blunt (PoliticMo Photo/Blake James) — U.S. Senator Roy Blunt’s office is brushing aside new polling numbers that suggest low support for the freshman Republican’s first nine months in office. The latest numbers from Public Policy Polling, taken last…

Bolton endorses Wagner

Ann Wagner (Campaign Photo) — Continuing wave of support from establishment GOP leaders, former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton announced he too has endorsed Ann Wagner for Congress. “Ann Wagner is a principled conservative who will shake things up in…

Wagner announces robust campaign team

– With half-a-million dollars in their account from their first quarter alone, Ann Wagner’s campaign announced an all-star team of GOP elites that will be working to elect the former Ambassador to Luxembourg to the United States Congress. At the head…

Wagner raises $500K for congressional campaign

– After just nine weeks of being a candidate for U.S. Congress, former Ambassador Ann Wagner reported raising more than a half-million dollars for her campaign. The campaign will report having raised $523,130 on their first report to the Federal…

Akin reports $1.2 million on hand for Senate campaign

Todd Akin (PolticMo Photo) – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin’s campaign will report $1.18 million in their campaign bank account, as the congressman kicks off his campaign for the GOP nomination to challenge Sen. Claire McCaskill. Akin raised $511,610.08…

Democrats target Akin on ‘Big oil’ ties

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, R-St. Louis –  As gas prices rise and oil companies continue to profit, Democrats are blasting Republicans who support tax credits for the oil industry. In particular, the Democratic Senatorial Committee went after Rep. Todd Akin,…

PPP: Nixon leads Kinder 48-34

Gov. Jay Nixon leads his likely opponent, Peter Kinder, by 14 points. (PoliticMo Photo) – Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, D., received some welcome positive news Wednesday: His new poll numbers. Nixon is, according to the latest Public Policy Polling survey, the…