Tony Monetti on why he’s the best Republican to take on McCaskill
On the latest edition of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tony Monetti to the program. Monetti is one of 20 people that have signed up to run for the seat that U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill currently holds. Ten Republicans, including Attorney General Josh Hawley, have filed thus far.
As Greitens awaits trial, his friends and foes seek to alter public opinion
On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum, Jo Mannies and Rachel Lippmann round up this week’s legal and political news surrounding Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. This week’s episodes focuses on how the governor’s allies and adversaries are trying to alter public opinion in the run up to his felony invasion of privacy trial on May 14.
Austin Petersen on standing out in an increasingly crowded U.S. Senate field
On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome Republican U.S. Senate candidate Austin Petersen to the program. Petersen is one of nine Republicans vying for the U.S. Senate in Missouri , a field that includes Attorney General Josh Hawley. The winner of that GOP primary will almost certainly square off against U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, a Democrat seeking a third term in office.
Breaking down the legal, legislative and political developments in the Greitens saga
As Gov. Eric Greitens’ legal and political future continues to dominate the headlines, Politically Speaking is launching a standalone show detailing the developments in the Missouri chief executive’s saga. St. Louis Public Radio’s political reporters will discuss what’s going on in court, the Missouri General Assembly and the electoral arena with the governor’s case. We’ll about the situation. This week, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum, Jo Mannies and Rachel Lippmann are taking a look at: How prominent attorneys are joining up with Greitens’ legal team — and Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner’s office. Why some lawmakers are not happy that a House Committee looking into the Greitens indictment are keeping the meetings closed to the public. Whether Greitens’ legal woes will affect the 2018 election cycle — especially when it comes to a nationally-watched U.S. Senate contest.
Sen. Schupp on Greitens' indictment: "It appears that the Senate is walking on eggshells a bit."
On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio's Jo Mannies and Marshall Griffin welcome back Sen. Jill Schupp to the program. The Creve Coeur Democrat represents the 24th Senatorial District, which takes in portions of St. Louis County. She was elected to her post in 2014 and will be up for re-election later this fall. This show was recorded on February 28, 2018, a few days after Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted on felony invasion of privacy charges.