Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder lost two big donors last week to his challenger in the Republican primary, Brad Lager.
David Humphreys, owner of the Joplin-based Tamko Building Products, cut a check for $250,000 to Lager's campaign last week in what is only the latest slap in the face to Kinder from a forme ... More >>
Image viaRepublican leaders hope personal care packaging mogul Dave Spence can be a more attractive gubernatorial candidate than Lt. Governor Peter Kinder.Big news yesterday on the Missouri gubernatorial election front. Dave Spence, a businessman from St. Louis, has jumped into the race.
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teamkinder.comUpdate 12:22 p.m. The Missouri Democratic Party reports that Jay Nixon's campaign raised $1.5 million in the third quarter to bring its cash on hand total to $4.2 million. Original post follows...The "Friends of Peter Kinder" political campaign filed its third quarter fund-raising r ... More >>
No more "pantless" parties!?Well, you can't say that the place didn't get publicity. Though, in the end, perhaps it wasn't exactly the kind of PR the bar was shooting for. Verlin's Bar and Grill is reportedly closed. The watering hole, on the outskirts of The Grove neighborhood in south St. Louis ... More >>
Verlin's Bar and Grill (1449 South Vandeventer Avenue; 314-535-1333) appears to be closed, reports Gabe Hartwig of the Post-Dispatch. The bar, notorious for female servers in their skivvies, or "pantsless parties," opened in Soulard last year and then quickly relocated to the edge of the Grove di ... More >>
We really just wanted an excuse to run this picture again: ladies and gentlemen, we give you Peter Kinder and Tammy Chapman.Back in the '90s, The American Spectator famously introduced America to an Arkansas woman named Paula Jones -- and it was President Bill Clinton's attempts to fend off J ... More >>
243 Facebook users have found their Kinder alternative: former U.S. Sentor John "Jack" DanforthThe search for the Peter Kinder Alternative has unofficially begun.
Last Thursday, a "Draft Jack- Danforth for Governor 2012" Facebook page popped up. John "Jack" Danforth, of course, is the moderate ... More >>
John Ross on the cover of the RFT in August 1998 under the headline, "Gunning for Congress."The name John Ross made news yesterday when Peter Kinder told media outlets that Ross leaked the Riverfront Times a photo of the lieutenant governor and an ex-stripper named Tammy Chapman. Kinder went on t ... More >>
Hey, Pete! How 'bout an interview with the RFT? Lt. Governor Peter Kinder made the media rounds yesterday, talking to the Post-Dispatch, St. Louis Beacon, KMOX and 97.1 FM Talk. The purpose of all those interviews was to address allegations first revealed this month in the Riverfront Times concer ... More >>
Albert Samaha"I think it's pretty typical for a politician," said England. "It feels like they're doing something like this all the time."Peter Kinder blames the Stripper Scandal on Jay Nixon and the Democrats.
"Jay Nixon may want to make up false stories about the past," he said last Thurs ... More >>
Cuckoo conspiracy: Kinder claims RFT provided this photo to ourselves. Lt. Governor Peter Kinder appeared on the Dana Loesch show on 97.1 FM this afternoon to address allegations a former stripper made against him last week in the Riverfront Times. Kinder admitted knowing Tammy Chapman when she w ... More >>
The photo that started it all: Peter Kinder and Tammy Chapman.So, Peter Kinder did show his face in St. Louis over the weekend, speaking Saturday at a move-on-up.org conference at the Crown Plaza Hotel near Lambert Airport. Though sadly for Kinder, his entrance and exit through the hotel kitchen ... More >>
Peter Kinder is making his first public appearance in St. Louis this weekend -- but we expect he'll be avoiding Verlin's (and the entire Metro East).Embattled Lt. Governor Peter Kinder -- suddenly more famous for his brief appearance at a bar known for its pantsless parties and alleged wooing of ... More >>
The Lt. Gov is allegedly so bad, Werner Herzog should make a movie about him!Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder still hasn't gotten back to us with any sort of denial, rebuttal or explanation for the allegations coming from ex-stripper Tammy Chapman, who told Daily RFT that the Republican offered t ... More >>
Kinder and Chapman: The photo that started it all.This morning we wrote how Peter Kinder has remained mum since Tuesday when Riverfront Times first revealed a former stripper's startling allegations against Missouri's lieutenant governor. Tammy Chapman accuses Kinder of being one of her best cust ... More >>
Tammy Chapman, featured in this August 1992 Penthouse spread, says Peter Kinder asked her to move into his condo -- which was paid for by his political campaign.Tammy Chapman, the former Penthouse Pet photographed earlier this year with Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder at a south-city bar k ... More >>
current.comMissouri's Lt. Governor Peter Kinder made Keith Olbermann's Worst Person's List last night for his journeys to a St. Louis bar known for its "pantsless parties." But the liberal television-show host got the source wrong yesterday when he credited the Post-Dispatch for breaking the stor ... More >>