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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


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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


Politically Speaking: John Griesheimer on how Franklin County stacks up in the St. Louis region

7/4/2017
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Franklin County Presiding Commissioner John Griesheimer joined St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies on the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast. Griesheimer has served as Franklin County’s top elected official since 2011. Before that , the Republican served for 18 years in the Missouri General Assembly.

Duration: 00:51:15


Politically Speaking: Stephen Webber on piecing the Missouri Democratic Party back together

6/26/2017
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Missouri Democratic Party Chairman Stephen Webber joins St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies for a candid episode of the Politically Speaking podcast. Webber is a former state representative from Columbia who was elected last year as party chairman. He took on that role after narrowly losing a state Senate race to Republican Caleb Rowden. By Webber’s own admission, 2016 was a debacle for Missouri Democrats. All of the party’s statewide candidates lost. Most legislative...

Duration: 00:49:00


Politically Speaking: St. Charles County's two state senators praise special session

6/22/2017
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St. Louis Public Radio’s Politically Speaking podcast team of Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies were on the road again Wednesday, this time to Picasso’s coffee house in the historic downtown of St. Charles. The two welcomed state Sens. Bob Onder and Bill Eigel, Republicans who represent much of St. Charles County. Onder, of Lake St. Louis, and Eigel, of Weldon Spring, focused on a variety issues and fielded a number of tough questions from the audience. Each praised Gov. Eric Greitens for...

Duration: 01:12:14


Politically Speaking: Alderwoman Megan Green says state lawmakers should stay out of St. Louis’ way

6/20/2017
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St. Louis Alderman Megan Ellyia Green joins St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies for a second time on the Politically Speaking podcast. Green has represented the city’s 15th Ward, which is just south of Tower Grove Park, since her special-election victory in 2014. She first was elected as an independent, rankling some Democrats, but now is a bona fide Democrat and holds state and national party posts.

Duration: 00:45:05


Politically Speaking: GOP consultant Gregg Keller on the fight over politically active nonprofits

6/4/2017
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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 Gregg Keller for the second time. Keller is a St. Louis-based, Republican consultant who runs his own firm, Atlas Strategy Group. He’s worked for a number of Missouri’s prominent GOP officials, including former U.S. Sen. Jim Talent.

Duration: 00:49:19


Politically Speaking: St. Louis-based Rep. Franks details his first year as a state lawmaker

6/1/2017
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On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies shook things up, recording the show with state Rep. Bruce Franks on Wednesday in front of a live audience at Yaquis on Cherokee in St. Louis. Franks, a St. Louis Democrat, was elected to the Missouri House last year to represent the 78th District, which stretches from Carr Square to Dutchtown in the eastern part of the city.

Duration: 01:07:39


Politically Speaking: Rep. McCreery takes dim view of utilities-based special session

5/26/2017
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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. Tracy Mc Creery . The Olivette Democrat has represented the 88 th District since the beginning of 2015. Her district includes portions of Creve Coeur, Olivette and Ladue.

Duration: 00:44:09


Politically Speaking: Rep. Schroer on special session — and Gov. Greitens' 1st session

5/21/2017
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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. Nick Schroer to the program for the first time. The O’Fallon Republican represents a portion of St. Charles County in the Missouri House. He was first elected to the 107th House District in 2016. Schroer, a Ferguson native, received his law degree from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. He decided to jump into the electoral fray after Rep. Ron Hicks...

Duration: 00:42:14


Missouri House budget chairman Fitzpatrick previews unpredictable last week of session

5/8/2017
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On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum chats with House Budget Committee Chairman Scott Fitzpatrick.

Duration: 00:38:45

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