Monday, July 9, 2012
Republican candidates talked about the economy, health care and Mitt Romney Friday night at Washington University in St. Louis.
With just over a month until Hazelwood voters, along with teh rest of Missouri will determine which Republican will take on U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill in November, the trio of top GOP contenders sparred Friday night in a debate seen across the state of Missouri. The debate, featuring U.S. Representative Todd Akin (R-Wildwood), Frontenac Businessman John Brunner and former State Treasurer Sarah Steelman, was held at Washington University's Edison Theater and carried by KMOV-TV in St. Louis and KCTV-TV in Kansas City. Steelman, speaking second in the debate's opening statements after Brunner, was the first to mention McCaskill and President Barack Obama by name, making not-so-subtle jabs at the Senator's foibles in recent years with …
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
The debate took place near Hazelwood at Lindenwood University. It touched on health care, Syria, budget cuts.
Missouri's three Republican candidates for U.S. Senate squared off Monday night near Hazelwood in what was expected to be a contentious debate at J. Scheidegger Center on the campus of Lindenwood University. The debate came days after St. Louis businessman John Brunner took aim at former Missouri Treasurer Sarah Steelman and U.S. Congressman Todd Akin in an attack ad which criticized Steelman's votes in the state senate in support of bonds and Akin's votes on earmarks. However, the candidates refrained from attacking one another for much of the debate, which was moderated by 97.1's Jamie Allman. The three agreed on many issues ranging from the need to gradually increase the age of eligibility for social security to the need to completely …
Large crowds of people turned out in near Hazelwood for the GOP U.S. Senate debate.
Voters, both decided and undecided, in the race for the Republican Senate nomination swarmed Lindenwood University Monday night near the City of Hazelwood to hear Todd Akin, Sarah Steelman and John Brunner debate the issues. The three candidates are vying for the GOP senate nomination in an effort to oust Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill. FM NewsTalk 97.1 hosted the debate. Lindenwood organizers said 1,100 people came out to hear the candidates speak. Patch caught up with some locals who attended the debate, from campaigners to undecided voters. Read more coverage of the debate: Steelman, Akin Criticize Brunner's Attack Ad After Televised Debate To read more about the 2012 Elections:
Saturday, January 7, 2012
Candidates hoping to challenge Claire McCaskill for her U.S. Senate seat will debate Tuesday.
The Iowa caucuses have flooded headlines for the past week, but Missourians will have another race to consider before the election season really heats up. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) and former Missouri treasurer Sarah Steelman are each vying for the GOP nomination to challenge Democrat Claire McCaskill to represent Missouri in the U.S. Senate. KTRS-AM and the St. Louis Beacon are hosting a debate Tuesday at the Missouri Athletic Club West in Town and Country. Patch will be on the scene live-blogging the event, so be sure to check back at 9 a.m. Tuesday for an up-to-the-minute feed on the debate.