gop http://kbia.org en Nieves Drops Re-Election Bid, Sets Off GOP Jockeying For Job http://kbia.org/post/nieves-drops-re-election-bid-sets-gop-jockeying-job <strong><em>(Updated 1:50 p.m. Friday, March 14)</em></strong><p>State Sen. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:25:58 +0000 Jo Mannies 49595 at http://kbia.org Nieves Drops Re-Election Bid, Sets Off GOP Jockeying For Job Hanaway May Run For Missouri Governor In 2016 http://kbia.org/post/hanaway-may-run-missouri-governor-2016 <span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former Missouri House Speaker Catherine </span>Hanaway<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says she's considering running for Governor in 2016.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">According</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to the Associated Press, </span>Hanaway<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says a lot of people she trusts and respects have been encouraging her to run for Governor.&#160; The Republican from St. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 02:44:48 +0000 Marshall Griffin 41046 at http://kbia.org Hanaway May Run For Missouri Governor In 2016 Nixon Addresses 1,000+ Medicaid Expansion Supporters At Mo. Capitol http://kbia.org/post/nixon-addresses-1000-medicaid-expansion-supporters-mo-capitol <P>A crowd estimated at more than&#160;1,000 crammed into the Rotunda of the Missouri Capitol Tuesday to hear <A href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon </A>(D) call for expanding Medicaid to an additional 300,000 residents,&#160;nearly 260,000&#160;of them by next year.</P> <P>He told the crowd that the people he wants to add are those with low-paying jobs that don’t include health coverage.</P> <P>“They wait tables and clean office buildings, they work&#160;the night shift in factories, and repair cars and trucks, they watch our children and take care of our grandmothers and grandfather Wed, 17 Apr 2013 13:58:03 +0000 Marshall Griffin 32191 at http://kbia.org Nixon Addresses 1,000+ Medicaid Expansion Supporters At Mo. Capitol Ads Question Nixon Administration Record Controversy http://kbia.org/post/ads-question-nixon-administration-record-controversy <p>As the controversy over scanned documents and other personal information continues in Jefferson City, television viewers might get the impression a statewide election is imminent, though it is not.</p><p>The ads begin with an on-screen question: “Is Jay Nixon's administration breaking the law?”</p><p>The commercials proceed, like some campaign ads, but the campaign for governor was last November.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/8bfBa4bh3N0" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe></p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 13:41:35 +0000 Steve Bell 32050 at http://kbia.org Ads Question Nixon Administration Record Controversy Gingrich raising cash, profile for Akin Senate bid http://kbia.org/post/gingrich-raising-cash-profile-akin-senate-bid <p>Shunned by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin is instead turning to former presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich to help raise his profile and cash in the closing week of his campaign. Tue, 30 Oct 2012 21:48:58 +0000 Associated Press 23684 at http://kbia.org Gingrich raising cash, profile for Akin Senate bid Missouri GOP hopefuls barnstorm across Show-Me State in a bus http://kbia.org/post/missouri-gop-hopefuls-barnstorm-across-show-me-state-bus <p>Most of the Republican nominees for statewide offices in Missouri are <a href="http://www.mogop.org/2012/08/6472/">touring the state together in a bus</a> Tuesday and Wednesday.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 13:55:22 +0000 Marshall Griffin 19444 at http://kbia.org Missouri GOP hopefuls barnstorm across Show-Me State in a bus Very low voter turnout for Mo. GOP caucuses http://kbia.org/post/very-low-voter-turnout-mo-gop-caucuses <p>Less than one-half of 1 percent of Missouri&#39;s registered voters participated in the Republican caucuses that served as the first step in the presidential selection process. Mon, 16 Apr 2012 13:49:59 +0000 Associated Press 12465 at http://kbia.org Very low voter turnout for Mo. GOP caucuses Senator Blunt backing Romney http://kbia.org/post/senator-blunt-backing-romney <p>Missouri Senator Roy Blunt says he expects most of his fellow Republican congressman will be lining up behind GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney by the end of the month.</p><p> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 22:48:34 +0000 Joseph Leahy 11998 at http://kbia.org Senator Blunt backing Romney Talking Politics for March 20, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/talking-politics-march-20-2012 <p>This week on Talking Politics: a MU political science professor explains to us Missouri&#39;s convoluted GOP caucus system.</p> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 18:52:13 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 10894 at http://kbia.org Talking Politics for March 20, 2012 Romney in Kirkwood: Obama to blame for high gas prices http://kbia.org/post/romney-kirkwood-obama-blame-high-gas-prices <em>Updated at 5:04 p.m. with additional information from the event.</em><p>Former Massachusetts Governor and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney rallied for support at a park in the St. Louis suburb of Kirkwood Tuesday.<p>Republican caucuses are underway in Missouri, as the process to select a presidential nominee continues, but &nbsp;the party&#39;s front-runner ignored his Republican rivals. Tue, 13 Mar 2012 22:18:04 +0000 Joseph Leahy 10501 at http://kbia.org Romney in Kirkwood: Obama to blame for high gas prices Missourians head to polls for primary that won't count http://kbia.org/post/missourians-head-polls-primary-wont-count <p>Missouri&rsquo;s presidential primary is today, but one of the leading GOP candidates is not on the ballot. Tue, 07 Feb 2012 16:41:32 +0000 Maria Altman 8347 at http://kbia.org Missourians head to polls for primary that won't count