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Jim Talent

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    August 21, 2012

    Romney Calls on Akin to Drop Senate Bid, Akin Tells Romney to Mind His Own Damn Business

    The Washington Post reports that Mitt Romney has joined the overwhelming chorus of Republicans calling on Todd Akin to drop out of the Senate race today. The Romney campaign reportedly released a statement from the presidential candidate: As I said yesterday, Todd Akin's comments were offensive a ... More >>

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    September 21, 2011

    Lawyers for Kinder Includes Some Political Heavyweights

    Peter Kinder has friends in high places, too.​Daily RFT was just forwarded the invite to next week's "Lawyers for Kinder" fundraiser at Cafe Napoli in Clayton. The list of sponsors for the September 29 event includes several prominent Missouri attorneys-turned-political-heavies, including: Cather ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011

    Ed Martin Senate Bid Seems Likely

    Apparently he just can't get enough of the campaign trail.​Just three months after losing his U.S. Congressional race to Russ Carnahan (and not being a good sport about it), Ed Martin seems poised to jump into the 2012 senate race against incumbent Claire McCaskill. Yesterday the Tea Party politic ... More >>

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    January 4, 2011

    Show-Me Institute Gets New Pitchman in Former TV Anchor Rick Edlund

    talentapes.com/RickEdlund​The conservative think tank Show-Me Institute just got a new face and, boy, what an upgrade! Don't get us wrong. That mug on Rex Sinquefield, the founder and financial backer of the Show-Me Institute, isn't bad in a distinguished sort of way. It's just that it's not as po ... More >>

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    December 27, 2010

    Former GILF-Wannabe Sarah Steelman Sets Sights on Senate

    Jennifer SilverbergSteelman on the campaign trail in 2008.​Remember Sarah Steelman? Of course you do! A few years ago, she was Missouri state treasurer and hailed far and wide as the most attractive candidate for Missouri governor. Not that being a potential GILF did her much good: Steelman lo ... More >>

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    December 7, 2010

    New Dem Party Chair Susan Montee: "We're Down About as Far as We Can Go"

    Can she bring her party out of the doldrums?​One month after Missouri's Democratic candidates suffered a series of bruising defeats in the midterm elections, the party swiftly moved to make a change at the helm. Out as party chairman is Craig Hosmer, who held the post for two years. In his p ... More >>

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    November 29, 2010

    Two Politicians Walk Into an Airport...

    image via​No, it's not the start of a lame joke. Or, well, maybe it is. We'll just have to wait almost two years to find out the punch line. Sen. Claire McCaskill tweeted this morning that she ran into Jim Talent, the Republican whose one-time Senate seat she currently occupies. (McCaskill de ... More >>

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    November 4, 2010

    Claire McCaskill: Will 'Absolutely' Seek Another Term in 2012

    image viaStand by your man.​Missouri's junior senator, Democrat Claire McCaskill, who won her seat in 2006 by beating out Republican incumbent Jim Talent, says that she will "absolutely" run to keep her Senate seat in the 2012 election, reports the St. Louis Beacon. Now that Republicans ... More >>

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    April 8, 2010

    County Republicans Desperate for Black Leader, Turn to Controversial Chris Arps

    move-on-up.orgChris Arps​The St. Louis Area Young Republicans are hosting their April meeting tonight with guest speaker Chris Arps. Arps was also the guest speaker a couple weeks back out in west county when the Wild Horse Township Republicans invited him to speak to their group. So who is Arps a ... More >>

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    February 5, 2008

    Unreal Presents the Only Endorsement That Matters

    Unreal wants to rock the vote on this Super Tuesday, but we always have trouble making up our mind(s). With all the endorsements flying around, the decision is durn near impossible. Hillary Clinton has the support of Dick Gephardt, the Kansas City Star (on the Democratic side), and St. Louis mayor ... More >>

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    July 11, 2007

    Missouri Senators Bring Home the Bacon

    Porkbusters.org, a blog that covers transparency in government spending, recently released the Earmark Reform Index, which ranks U.S. senators on their propensity to support wasteful government spending (or "pork," as it's commonly known). To compile the data, the group looked at 12 house votes betw ... More >>

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    November 7, 2006

    And Oh, Yeah...

    So far, anyway, the Post hasn't reprinted this New York Daily News story. It's about how NYC's Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a Republican, has loaned out five of his aides to volunteer in Democrat Claire McCaskill's effort to unseat incumbent U.S. Senator Jim Talent. As far as Unreal can gather, this ... More >>

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    November 7, 2006

    Scenes From a Voting Booth

    rachelsredbirdramblings.mlblogs.com What would David Eckstein do? Unreal trudged to the polls this morning through wet streets and temperatures in the low 50s. We braved the elements not for the chance to participate in our glorious institution of democracy, but because turnout was expected to be ... More >>

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    October 11, 2006

    Bully for You

    Unreal explores the sociology of the well-timed wedgie. Plus: Praying for pets, bargaining for Pez dispensers — and sticking up for independent business in Rock Hill.

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    July 6, 2005

    Too Many Cooks

    Missouris days as the nations Meth Lab Capital are numbered. So whats next?

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    December 10, 2003

    Love the Gun You're With

    Meet one of the minds behind concealed-carry

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    September 17, 2003

    Contempo Casual

    The splendid new Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis takes our city's art scene to a whole new level

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    April 23, 2003

    Hell No, They Won't Go

    Protesters say pens are for sheep, not Bush critics

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    December 11, 2002

    Perpetual Voice

    Chuck Norman says WGNU will still be wacky after he's gone

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    November 27, 2002

    Back Fire

    Given the boot, Charles Jaco dumps on KMOX for dumbing down

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    November 6, 2002

    Professor Schoemehl

    Different factions scramble for the spring school-board elections, but ex-Mayor Schoemehl looks like one of the few who's interested.

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    October 30, 2002

    Lead Balloon

    There's some heavy mettle at work in Herky

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    October 23, 2002

    No Thanks, We're Brits

    Week of October 23, 2002

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    October 9, 2002

    Base Motives

    It's lonely at the top for Talent and Carnahan

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    June 5, 2002

    Wonk's Luck

    African-American anger at the Democrats gives Jim Talent an opening

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    May 29, 2002

    Joyce Abusive

    Nobody's ever voted for Joyce Aboussie, but the congressman, the governor, the mayor and the county executive don't do anything political without her.

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    April 24, 2002

    The Job Hunter

    Boeing triumph touches Bond's political Seoul

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    February 20, 2002

    United We Slam

    GOP attacks Carnahan in the name of togetherness

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    February 13, 2002

    Mount Buzzmore

    Scandals, shootings and tax anger crack Westfall façade, but bags of money, no GOP opponent -- yet -- may keep him on his pedestal

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    December 12, 2001

    Party Disloyalty

    The 20th Ward delivers for the Democrats, then gets dumped

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    December 12, 2001

    Jim Talent's Low Blow

    Republican hopeful can't seem to fight like a man

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    October 3, 2001

    The Ethics Omission

    Enforcers of Missouri's campaign-finance laws would rather hide than seek.

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    November 1, 2000

    Follow the Money

    Candidates spend more time raising funds than talking about issues. Prop B aims to change that.

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    October 18, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of October 18

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    October 4, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Published the week of October 4, 2000

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    October 4, 2000

    The Reinvention of Jim Talent

    Published the week of October 4, 2000

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    August 30, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Published the week of Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 2000

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    April 19, 2000

    And You Thought the Presidential Race Was Going to Be Dry

    As Senate rivals Ashcroft and Carnahan sling mud, gubernatorial contestants Talent and Holden gather dust

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    April 12, 2000
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    March 8, 2000

    So It's Come to This

    Our fair city is overrun by presidential contenders; plus, other St. Louis follies and foibles

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    November 10, 1999
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    September 1, 1999

    Rice Mulls Race

    The Rev. Larry Rice ponders a gubernatorial run

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    July 7, 1999

    THE WORLD ACCORDING TO JIM TALENT

    Liberals don't believe in American values

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    May 26, 1999

    Guns and Poses

    Frenzied politicians do the Littleton shuffle

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    May 19, 1999
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    March 3, 1999

    Radio Active

    WGNU-AM hosts Virginia McCarthy and Ray Ytzaina field phone calls fast and furious from their devoted listeners

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    February 17, 1999
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    February 17, 1999
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    February 10, 1999
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    December 30, 1998
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