Missouri’s Alford, Burlison elected to CongressNovember 9, 2022 GMT
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Kansas City morning news anchor Mark Alford and state Sen. Eric Burlison have been elected to Congress as Republicans, replacing incumbents who chose to run for the U.S.
Open US House seats draw large field of Missouri RepublicansJuly 30, 2022 GMT
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Dozens of aspiring Missouri Republican candidates are jumping at the chance to run in November for two rarely open U.S. congressional seats.
Missouri GOP contenders distance themselves from McConnellJuly 29, 2022 GMT
PEVELY, Mo. (AP) — As the U.S. Senate primary campaign nears its end in Missouri, all three leading Republican candidates are making it clear that if elected, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell won't have their support.
Missouri’s Greitens faces calls to end US Senate bidMarch 21, 2022 GMT
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A bipartisan group of elected officials and campaign rivals on Monday urged Missouri's former Gov. Eric Greitens to end his bid for U.S. Senate following claims that he physically abused his ex-wife and children.
Twitter suspends US Senate candidate for hateful conductMarch 1, 2022 GMT
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A U.S. Senate candidate for Missouri says she has no plans to delete a transphobic tweet that violated Twitter's rules against hateful conduct, even after the social media platform said she won’t be able to tweet, retweet, follow or like posts until she does.
In trans people, GOP candidates find latest ‘wedge issue’February 25, 2022 GMT
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz leans in to ask a little girl, “Do you remember when your parents thought you were a boy?”
The question was but a few seconds of a full 2010 episode of “The Dr.
Hawley endorsing Congresswoman Hartzler in 2022 Senate raceFebruary 14, 2022 GMT
U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler has landed the endorsement of would-be colleague Josh Hawley in her 2022 Senate bid, support that one expert on Monday called “a shot in the arm” and another called “perplexing.”
Missouri Congressman Jason Smith announces reelection bidFebruary 10, 2022 GMT
SALEM, Mo. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Jason Smith, who represents Missouri's 8th District covering a large area of southeastern and south-central Missouri, is running for reelection.
Smith announced his reelection bid in a video posted on Twitter on Wednesday.
Kunce raises most funds among Senate hopefuls in MissouriFebruary 3, 2022 GMT
ST. LOUIS (AP) — In a state that has moved decidedly Republican over the past two decades, it's a Democrat who has raised the most money so far in the 2022 U.S. Senate race.
The Federal Election Commission website shows that Marine veteran Lucas Kunce raised $2.48 million as of Dec.
State senator from Sullivan announces bid for U.S. SenateNovember 16, 2021 GMT
SULLIVAN, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri state senator is joining the long list of Republicans running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Roy Blunt.
The Springfield News-Leader reported that Dave Schatz, who is from Sullivan and is president pro tem of the state Senate, made the announcement Tuesday.
Alford running for Missouri’s 4th District seatOctober 27, 2021 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Kansas City-area news anchor Mark Alford is running as a Republican for Missouri's 4th District congressional seat, he announced Wednesday on KCMO Talk Radio.
Bruce enters race for Missouri 4th District seatAugust 19, 2021 GMT
SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Republican Kalena Bruce on Wednesday announced she's running for U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler’s 4th District congressional seat.
The 35-year-old cattle rancher and CPA lives in Stockton, Missouri.
Rep. Sara Walsh’s husband dies after contracting COVID-19August 19, 2021 GMT
ASHLAND, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri state lawmaker who is running for Congress has announced that her husband has died after the couple was diagnosed with COVID-19.
Republican State Rep. Sara Walsh, of Ashland, thanked everyone who had prayed for her husband, Steve Walsh, in announcing Thursday in a tweet that he had died.
Missouri sends more ambulances to transport COVID-19 casesAugust 6, 2021 GMT
LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Thirty ambulances and more than 60 medical personnel will be stationed across the state to help transport COVID-19 patients to other regions if nearby hospitals are too full to admit them, Missouri Gov.
Wagner announces reelection bid in Missouri’s 2nd DistrictAugust 3, 2021 GMT
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner will seek a sixth term representing suburban St. Louis in Congress.
Wagner, 58, announced her reelection bid on Tuesday in Missouri's 2nd District, which covers mostly middle class and affluent parts of the St.
Fundraising for crowded Missouri US Senate race beginsJuly 16, 2021 GMT
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri candidates for U.S. Senate have started racking in money to fuel what likely will be an expensive race for retiring Sen. Roy Blunt’s seat.
Missouri’s Republican Attorney General Eric Schmitt, a top contender, said he raised about $1.3 million since he officially entered the race in late March.
Missouri lawmaker vying for 4th District congressional seatJuly 7, 2021 GMT
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri state Rep. Sara Walsh on Wednesday announced her candidacy for U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler's 4th congressional district seat.
Voters first elected Walsh, a 42-year-old Ashland Republican, to the state House in 2017.
Former state senator to seek 4th District congressional seatJune 15, 2021 GMT
LAMAR, Mo. (AP) — A former state lawmaker is the first candidate to announce a run for the U.S. House seat that will become open with Rep. Vicky Hartzler's decision to run for the U.S. Senate.
The Kansas City Star reported Tuesday that former Republican state Sen.
Missouri GOP Rep. Hartzler officially joins Senate raceJune 10, 2021 GMT
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — Republican Rep. Vicky Hartzler, who represents a very conservative and mostly rural area of central and western Missouri in Congress, officially entered the crowded race Thursday for the Senate seat fellow conservative Roy Blunt is giving up once his term ends.
Hartzler announcement next week on potential US Senate bidJune 3, 2021 GMT
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler, a western Missouri Republican and a staunch supporter of former President Donald Trump, may be on the verge of joining the growing field of candidates for U.S.
EPA urged to reconsider listing Missouri lakes as ‘impaired’March 25, 2021 GMT
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — The eight Republican members of Missouri’s congressional delegation are urging the Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider listing 40 of the state's waterways as “impaired,” a list that includes the Lake of the Ozarks and Truman Reservoir...
Missouri’s Blunt, Hartzler clash with Trump on SyriaOctober 9, 2019 GMT
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt and Rep. Vicky Hartzler are among Republicans who oppose President Donald Trump's decision to pull U...