The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit is set to hear a case Friday in which a citizen activist who habitually walks the halls of the state capitol in Missouri to talk to elected lawmakers about political issues was later declared by a state ethics commission to be a lobbyist.
Individuals in at least three states have received literature from Democratic campaigns, organizations, or state parties warning that their voter records are public information. In one of those states, residents received documents that reveal if their immediate neighbors have voted in past elections.
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.) endorsed the Hyde amendment at a St. Louis press conference held on Monday.
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Miss.) had a closing message for Missouri’s voters this week: don’t be like Arkansas.
CHESTERFIELD, Mo.—Claire McCaskill wants voters to know she had nothing to do with the gauntlet her Senate colleagues put Brett Kavanaugh through. She voted against his confirmation, she says, but only because of his views on dark money in politics. The senator insists she decided to oppose Kavanaugh before she even knew of the sexual assault allegations against him. She’s “not one of those crazy Democrats.”
A Democratic state senator from Missouri called Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.) a “piece of s**t” this week after McCaskill named her as an example of a “crazy Democrat.”
Two dark money mailers sent to thousands of voters without any disclosure of who paid for it, a likely illegal act, were sent by the same St. Louis printing company, which has been used by many Democratic campaigns in the state this cycle.