Tag: missouri politics

D. John Sauer: Scion of a well-known and powerful St. Louis family

Missouri Solicitor General D. John Sauer was the man who rounded up 17 Republican attorneys general to support the Texas claim that the electoral votes of four other states should be thrown out of the 2020 presidential tally. As important as that role was, Sauer is not well known to the public.  His family, on

The road to Jan. 6 ran through St. Louis

Prominent Missouri Republican office holders and current or former St. Louis-based  activists played key roles in trying to subvert the 2020 presidential election and in laying the groundwork for the Jan. 6 insurrection.   The cast of characters included fist-raising Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley, who may want to be president, and litigious Missouri Attorney General Eric