One week after the limits on campaign contributions was lifted, candidates filed finance disclosure reports with the state's Ethics Commission.
One of the biggest contributions in the no-limits era was $600,000 from the Republican Governors Association contributed to GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Kenny Hulshof.
Opponents of the contribution limits spoke out about the effects of repeal of the limits.
The Missouri Department of Conservation is calling 2008, The Year of the Frog. This campaign is to raise awareness for Missouri amphibians which include the State Amphibian, the American Bullfrog.
Our beloved hopping friends are an indicator of our environment's health. A healthy frog population reflects a low rate of pollution in an area and the stability of that area's environment.
After serving as the national campaign manager for Sen. John Edwards' 2004 campaign and the New Hampshire primary state director for Al Gore's 2000 presidential campaign, one man is bringing his experience to the state level.
Nick Baldick, president and founder of Hilltop Public Solutions, is heading up Sen. Chris Koster's campaign for Missouri Attorney General.
Former Iowa Congressman Jim Leach spoke on behalf of the Missouri Republicans for Obama on Thursday in the state Capital Rotunda. Leach along with Republican voter turned Obama supporter Matthew Ousley praised Obama on foreign policy and his plans for change.
Leach said the election is about change rather than party affiliation.
||A top Missouri Democrat calls the GOP VP selection "offisivee" (09/03/2008)|
Missouri State Auditor Susan Montee denounced Governor Sarah Palin's appointment as the Republican vice presidential nominee as "offensive" while State Treasurer Sarah Steelman announced her endorsement of Palin almost immediately after Palin's selection.
Montee, a Democrat, said comparing Palin to Geraldine Ferraro and Hillary Clinton is "somewhat offensive."
Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon continued his push against illegal political robo-calls by stating his office's intent to enforce federal law regarding the required identifying information of automated calls, especially in this election season.
Attorney General candidates Mike Gibbons and Chris Koster offered responses to Nixon's statement.