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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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English

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(314) 516-6735


Episodes

Politically Speaking: Illinois Congressman Shimkus on taxes, Trump and Rauner's re-election

11/20/2017
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On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome back U.S. Rep. John Shimkus to the show for the third time. Shimkus is a Collinsville Republican who was first elected to the U.S. House in 1996. He represents the enormous and heavily Republican 15th congressional district, which encompasses a big chunk of southern Illinois. In fact, since redistricting went into effect in 2012, Shimkus says his district appears to be...

Duration: 00:43:42


Politically Speaking: Rep. Adams on what Greitens should, and shouldn't, do for education

11/13/2017
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On the latest episode of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome Missouri state Rep. Joe Adams, a Democrat from University City. It’s the first appearance on the podcast for Adams, who has been involved in area politics for more than three decades.

Duration: 00:45:21


Politically Speaking: Rep. Roden on bringing a law enforcement perspective to Jefferson City

11/7/2017
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On the latest episode of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome Missouri state Rep. Shane Roden to the program for the first time. The Cedar Hill Republican represents portions of northwest Jefferson County in the Missouri House. He was first elected in 2014, a year when the GOP took control of most of that county’s legislative offices.

Duration: 00:41:44


Politically Speaking: Rep. Smith on why passing a post-Stockley policy agenda won't be easy

10/30/2017
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On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome back state Rep. Clem Smith to the program. The Velda Village Hills Democrat has represented a slew of central and north St. Louis County municipalities since 2011. He will leave the House after the 2018 session due to term limits.

Duration: 00:47:49


Politically Speaking: Speaker-to-be Haahr on the GOP majority’s future policy priorities

10/22/2017
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On the latest episode of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome House Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr to the program for the second time. The Springfield Republican recently emerged victorious in the party’s race to become speaker of the Missouri House after 2019. He ended up defeating Reps. Robert Cornejo, and Holly Rehder.

Duration: 00:41:29


Politically Speaking: Rep. Unsicker reflects on eventful first year in Missouri House

10/16/2017
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On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome state Rep. Sarah Unsicker to the program for the first time. The Shrewsbury Democrat was first won election in 2016 to represent the 91st House District, which takes in portions of St. Louis and St. Louis County, including most of Webster Groves, Shrewsbury and Crestwood.

Duration: 00:36:34


Politically Speaking: National Review's French on bolstering free speech on college campuses

10/11/2017
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On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies are pleased to welcome the National Review’s David French to the program. French was in St. Louis on Wednesday for a Washington University lecture about free speech on college campuses. It’s a topic that’s become more pronounced in recent months, especially after Donald Trump’s election as president.

Duration: 00:38:35


Politically Speaking: Rep. Alferman on a possible special session to restore in-home care cuts

10/5/2017
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On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome state Rep. Justin Alferman back to the program. The Hermann Republican represents Missouri's the 61 st House District, which takes in portions of Gasconade, Franklin and Osage counties. Alferman is vice chairman of the powerful House Budget Committee, which is in charge of shaping the state’s spending priorities every year.

Duration: 00:42:50


Politically Speaking: How young African-American officials are making mark after Stockley verdict

9/25/2017
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On this edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio's Jason Rosenbaum takes a closer look at how young African-American politicians are making an impact after a judge found former St. Louis Police officer Jason Stockley not guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Anthony Lamar Smith.

Duration: 00:23:57


Politically Speaking: Rep. Vescovo on legislative response to Stockley verdict, other GOP priorities

9/19/2017
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On the latest episode of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome state Rep. Rob Vescovo, R-Jefferson County.

Duration: 00:43:23


Politically Speaking: Alderwoman Heather Navarro expects board to take action on tax breaks, energy

9/12/2017
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On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum welcomes St. Louis Alderwoman Heather Navarro onto the program. Navarro recently took office as the alderwoman for the 28th Ward, a spot that became vacant after Lyda Krewson was elected mayor earlier this year. Navarro represents six neighborhoods, including the Central West End, Skinker DeBaliviere and Hi Pointe neighborhoods.

Duration: 00:30:37


Despite calls for expulsion, Chappelle-Nadal may stay in the Missouri Senate after all

9/7/2017
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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens won’t call a special session to coincide with next week’s veto session — a decision that may save state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal from expulsion.

Duration: 00:42:19


Politically Speaking: Rep. Doug Beck on bid to repeal right-to-work law in Missouri

9/1/2017
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On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies talk with state Rep. Doug Beck about the effort to repeal Missouri’s recently passed right-to-work law. The Affton Democrat has worked as a union pipefitter for more than 30 years. He was first elected in 2016 to represent a south St. Louis County-based district where voters went for then-presidential candidate Donald Trump. Beck is also a member of the Affton School Board.

Duration: 00:44:58


Politically Speaking: St. Charles County executive says regional health key to growth

8/24/2017
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On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann back to the program. The Republican has served as St. Charles County’ s top office holder since 2007, and is one of the region’s longest-serving officials. Previously, he was a circuit judge, state senator, private-practice attorney and public school teacher.

Duration: 00:43:25


Politically Speaking: Reps. Arthur and Carpenter on how St. Louis, Kansas City fare in legislature

8/17/2017
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On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome state Reps. Lauren Arthur and Jon Carpenter onto the program. The two Kansas City Democrats represent portions of Clay County. Arthur was first elected in 2014, while Carpenter won his first race in 2012.

Duration: 00:51:21


Politically Speaking: Secretary of State Ashcroft on getting the word out about voter ID law

8/7/2017
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On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome Missouri's Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft on the program for the third time. The Republican statewide official was sworn into office in January. He’s in charge of overseeing Missouri’s elections, writing ballot summary language for initiative petitions, registering corporations and regulating financial advisers and brokers.

Duration: 00:47:28


Politically Speaking: Alderwoman Pamela Boyd says residents working together to ‘rebuild’ 27th Ward

8/3/2017
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On the latest episode of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome St. Louis Alderwoman Pamela Boyd to the show for the first time.

Duration: 00:36:56


Politically Speaking: Fractured St. Louis County Council, as explained by a councilmember

7/27/2017
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On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome St. Louis County Councilman Pat Dolan to the program for the first time.

Duration: 00:45:59


Missouri GOP Sen. Koenig breaks down abortion-regulations bill ahead of special session resuming

7/18/2017
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On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome back Sen. Andrew Koenig to the program. Koenig is a Manchester Republican and the main sponsor of abortion legislation that’s being considered in the Missouri legislature’s current (though interrupted) special session. Senators are expected to return on Monday.

Duration: 00:39:34


Politically Speaking: Rep. Joshua Peters says drugs fuel high crime rates in north St. Louis

7/7/2017
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On the latest edition of Politically Speaking, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies welcome back state Rep. Joshua Peters. The St. Louis Democrat represents Missouri’s 76th House District, which takes in a portion of north St. Louis City. He was first elected to the House in a 2013 special election before being re-elected in 2014 and 2016. Peters’ district includes neighborhoods that have struggled for years with crime and poverty. A combined 32 homicides took place in...

Duration: 00:35:51

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