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St. Louis Public Radio's Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies candidly talk with some of the state's biggest political news makers.

St. Louis Public Radio's Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies candidly talk with some of the state's biggest political news makers.
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St. Louis, MO

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St. Louis Public Radio's Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies candidly talk with some of the state's biggest political news makers.

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Episodes

Politically Speaking - Tim Fitch

6/18/2018
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On this week's episode, Jo Mannies and Rachel Lippmann talk to former St. Louis County police chief Tim Fitch, who is running as a Republican for the County Council's Third District. On the podcast, Fitch discusses the role he can play in getting the Council to work better with County Executive Steve Stenger, why he wants to "put a box" around money from a public safety sales tax, and why he isn't taking campaign contributions.

Duration:00:42:19

Politically Speaking - Lauren Arthur

6/14/2018
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On this episode of Politically Speaking, Jo Mannies and Marshall Griffin talk to State Sen.-elect Lauren Arthur, a Kansas City-area Democrat. Arthur flipped a state Senate seat that had been held by Republicans for more than a decade. On the show, she discusses how she believes Democrats should stay true to a progressive message.

Duration:00:35:14

Clean Missouri proponents contend ballot initiative will cleanse the state

6/4/2018
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On the latest edition of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum welcomes Sean Soendker Nicholson, Sen. Rob Schaaf and former Sen. Jim Lembke to the program to talk about a ballot initiative known as “Clean Missouri.” Clean Missouri is a multi-faceted ethics proposal that seeks to curb lobbyist-paid freebies, make it more difficult for lawmakers to become lobbyists, tweak campaign finance laws and, perhaps most notably, overhaul how state legislative districts are...

Duration:00:59:42

As Greitens steps aside, Missouri faces a new political chapter

6/1/2018
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On the latest edition of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum, Jo Mannies and Rachel Lippmann reflect on Gov. Eric Greitens’ decision to resign from office. The move marks a stunning end to a fast-rising political career that began with presidential ambitions and ended with a wave of scandal.

Duration:00:45:28

President Choi on the challenges and opportunities for the UM System

5/29/2018
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On the latest edition of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum is pleased to welcome University of Missouri System President Mun Choi to the program for the first time. Choi oversees four University of Missouri campuses in Columbia, Rolla, Kansas City and St. Louis. He took on his job on March 1, 2017, succeeding interim President Michael Middleton.

Duration:00:30:55

Woman at heart of Greitens scandal speaks for herself — and lawmakers are listening

5/25/2018
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On the latest edition of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies go over this week’s big developments in Gov. Eric Greitens’ political and legal saga. This week’s episode zeroes in on how the woman at the heart of the scandal, identified only as K.S., spoke publicly for the first time. It came as lawmakers read depositions where the woman had to answer provocative and personal questions about her interactions with Greitens.

Duration:00:39:57

Politically Speaking: County Executive Stenger makes case for re-election

5/24/2018
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On the latest edition of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome back St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger to the program. The Democratic chief executive of Missouri’s largest county is running for a second four-year term. His main opposition is in the Democratic primary this August, where businessman Mark Mantovani is seeking to oust him. There are no well-known Republicans seeking the office.

Duration:01:02:09

With one trial out of view, Greitens turns attention to impeachment fight

5/18/2018
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On the latest episode of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum, Rachel Lippmann and Jo Mannies detail a dramatic week in Gov. Eric Greitens’ legal and political saga. This was supposed to be the first week of Gov. Eric Greitens’ trial for felony invasion of privacy. But as jury selection trudged along at a glacial pace, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner’s office shocked many courtroom observers by dropping the case.

Duration:00:49:39

Rep. Merideth on Greitens’ impact on last week of legislative session

5/14/2018
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On the latest edition of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome state Rep. Peter Merideth to the program. Merideth is a St. Louis Democrat who represents south central portions of the city in the Missouri House. He was elected to his seat in 2016 and running for re-election later this year. The Missouri General Assembly is going into the final week of its regular session this week. It comes as lawmakers are mulling over whether to impeach...

Duration:00:44:33

Standing on the edge of Gov. Greitens’ felony invasion of privacy trial

5/11/2018
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On the latest edition of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum, Rachel Lippmann, Marshall Griffin and Jo Mannies break down all of the developments this week in Gov. Eric Greitens’ political and legal saga. This week’s episode gives a preview of the governor’s felony invasion of privacy trial, which is slated to get started next week. We also get an update on whether legislators will impeach the governor — and the status of Greitens’ second felony charge for...

Duration:00:41:41

Rep. Dogan on the prospect of impeachment — and work left unfinished in the General Assembly

5/8/2018
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On the latest edition of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome state Rep. Shamed Dogan to the program. Dogan is a Republican from Ballwin. He was first elected to the Missouri House in 2014 and was re-elected in 2016. He decided to run for another House term in 2018 after mulling over whether to run for St. Louis County executive. Unlike many of his Republican and Democratic colleagues, Dogan called on Greitens to resign soon after he was...

Duration:00:47:47

Greitens saga pushes Missouri toward a historic legislative moment

5/4/2018
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On the latest edition of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum, Jo Mannies and Rachel Lippmann examine what turned out to be a very busy week in the legal and political saga of Gov. Eric Greitens. This week’s edition of the show zeroes in on a historic special session to possibly consider impeachment — and a second House committee report regarding the acquisition of a fundraising list from the Mission Continues.

Duration:00:44:43

Councilwoman Hazel Erby on her political reversal of fortune in St. Louis County

5/3/2018
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On the latest edition of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome back Councilwoman Hazel Erby to the program. The University City Democrat represents the council’s 1st District, which takes in a number of municipalities in central and north St. Louis County. Erby represents most of Ferguson, and she was a key figure in the aftermath of Michael Brown’s shooting death in that city.

Duration:00:51:06

How an investigator, an attorney general and $100,000 in cash affected Greitens’ week

4/27/2018
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On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum, Jo Mannies and Rachel Lippmann review what occurred in the Gov. Eric Greitens saga. After two particularly bad weeks, it could be argued that there were rays of light on the legal front for the GOP governor. That’s because an investigator who allegedly made false statements during a deposition took the Fifth Amendment — which could place critical evidence in jeopardy.

Duration:00:34:59

Ham and Benson on how spirited debate is vanishing from political discourse

4/23/2018
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The latest edition of Politically Speaking takes a bit of a break from the frenetic discussion of Missouri politics by welcoming conservative writers Guy Benson and Mary Katharine Ham onto the show. Benson and Ham are co-authors of the book End of Discussion: How the Left's Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and Fun). They were in St. Louis last week to speak at the St. Louis Chess Club.

Duration:00:39:44

Four huge events this week that diminished Greitens’ political standing

4/20/2018
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On the latest edition of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum, Jo Mannies and Rachel Lippmann break down all of developments in ongoing saga around Gov. Eric Greitens. This week was particularly newsworthy. After last week’s release of an explosive House report that lead to widespread calls for Greitens to resign, at least three events ended up placing Greitens’ political career on virtual life support.

Duration:00:42:35

Mantovani on why he should lead Missouri's largest county

4/17/2018
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On the latest edition of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio's Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome Mark Mantovani to the program. The Democrat is running for St. Louis County executive. He's seeking to deprive incumbent St. Louis County executive Steve Stenger of a second term.

Duration:00:56:40

Coming to terms with the Greitens Report, a document that shook Missouri

4/13/2018
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On the latest edition of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum, Rachel Lippmann and Marshall Griffin examine all of the developments in Gov. Eric Greitens’ legal and political saga. This week’s episode focuses on a House committee report that’s prompting bipartisan calls for Greitens to step down.

Duration:00:39:17

Politically Speaking: Sen. Nasheed on why Democrats should want Greitens to go

4/9/2018
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On the latest episode of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome back Sen. Jamilah Nasheed to the show for the fourth time. Nasheed represents roughly half of the city of St. Louis. The Democratic official was first elected to her state Senate post in 2012, and was re-elected in 2016. After news broke that Gov. Eric Greitens had an extramarital affair before he was elected to office, Nasheed was one of the first Missouri politicians to call...

Duration:00:43:48

With critical House report looming, Greitens’ legal team goes on the attack

4/6/2018
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On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum, Jo Mannies and Rachel Lippmann break down all of the developments in the legal and political saga of Gov. Eric Greitens. This week’s show zeroes in on how a special House committee investigating Greitens is set to release its report in the coming days.

Duration:00:37:12