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October 15, 2018 / Press Release

BREAKING: Missouri Democrats Call on Josh Hawley to Drop Appeal of Voter ID Ruling

Today, Congressman Lacy Clay, State Senator Gina Walsh, State Senator-elect Brian Williams, State Representative Karla May, and State Representative-elect Wiley Price IV called on Josh Hawley to drop his appeal of last week's voter ID ruling, which expanded voting rights in Missouri and clarified a "contradictory and misleading" component of Missouri's voter ID law.

October 12, 2018 / Press Release

TWO YEARS AGO: Hawley: “One of the things that irks me is folks who, they’re not really interested in the job they’re running for”

When Josh Hawley ran for Attorney General, he campaigned on a signature pledge not to be another ladder climbing politician. In fact, two years ago, Hawley told St. Louis Public Radio that, "One of the things that irks me is folks who, they're not really interested in the job they're running for, they're interested in 2 or 3 things down the line. And then they get elected and they spend all of their time trying to get elected to something else and doing something else.”

October 11, 2018 / Press Release

ICYMI: Over a Year After Hawley Promotes Human Trafficking Raids, “no one has been charged with a felony. Still.”

After Vice President Pence used his appearance in Springfield on Monday to tout Josh Hawley's role in the raids of several Greene County massage parlors that were allegedly part of a widespread human trafficking ring, Springfield News-Leader columnist Steve Pokin decided to look into what -- if anything -- has really come from the raids.

October 9, 2018 / Press Release

ICYMI: Hawley-Supported Tariffs Disproportionately Impacting Lower Income Consumers

According to a new report from USA Today, the Administration's escalating trade war with China is disproportionately affecting Dollar Tree and its customers who are "especially budget-constrained and would be hurt by what is essentially a new tax on their purchases." USA Today writes that as a result of the tariffs, the company also "may pull back investment and hiring in communities if its profits fall." More than 60 percent of Dollar Tree’s shoppers have an annual household income of less than than $40,000.

October 8, 2018 / Press Release

ONE YEAR AGO: GOP Megadonors Clear the Field for Hawley

A year ago today, Politico reported that Republican megadonors David Humphreys and Sam Fox had "effectively cleared the Republican field for [Josh Hawley's] expected campaign." As Politico noted at the time, Hawley was eagerly "lining up wealthy patrons before even announcing [he's] running."

October 5, 2018 / Press Release

ICYMI: Tariffs Still Hurting Agriculture, Putting Missouri’s Economy at Risk

New reports show that the Administration's tariffs continues to put agriculture at risk. According to Bloomberg, soybean exports have continued to drop because of the Administration's trade war with China -- putting even more strain on Missouri soybean farmers. Meanwhile, a group that advocates for independent family farmers has expressed concern that the Administration's new deal with Canada and Mexico favors big agribusinesses and "puts the [individual] farmer in harm’s way."

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