Jason Rosenbaum

Political reporter for St. Louis Public Radio

Jason Rosenbaum appears in the following:

Schmitt wins Missouri GOP Senate primary, topping Hartzler, scandal-plagued Greitens

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

Missouri Republicans picked Attorney General Eric Schmitt to advance in the state's unpredictable U.S. Senate race, a move that seems likely to keep the seat out of reach for Democrats.


The candidates in Missouri's primary election

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

A competitive Republican primary highlights the open Senate contest in Missouri. One of the GOP candidates is causing some to worry that if he wins, it could put the Republican-held seat in jeopardy.


Missouri will soon vote in high-stakes U.S. Senate primary

Saturday, July 23, 2022

Controversial candidate Eric Greitens, a former governor, continues to be the focal point of the Republican U.S. Senate primary in Missouri.


Eric Greitens says his RINO-hunting ad was meant in humor. How will voters see it?

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Missouri candidate for U.S. Senate Eric Greitens says his recent controversial ad was supposed to be "humorous." The move might backfire if voters aren't up to the glorification of violence.


Missouri's GOP aims to amend the state's constitution so there's no right to abortion

Thursday, May 12, 2022

It's the hectic final few days of the Missouri legislative session and abortion is one issue on everyone's mind. Republican lawmakers want to fortify restrictions, making some voters very concerned.


Missouri U.S. House candidates hit the campaign trail without set districts or voters

Saturday, May 07, 2022

Missouri congressional candidates have no idea where to campaign or which voters to court. That's because, with just months to go until the primary, GOP state lawmakers can't decide on a voting map.


Why many Missouri Republicans fear Eric Greitens could win the state's Senate primary

Friday, April 29, 2022

Some Republicans worry that if the scandal-plagued former governor were to win the primary, it would place a Senate seat considered to be safely GOP in jeopardy.


An Old Redistricting Pact Between Missouri's Black Dems And White GOP May Be Tested

Sunday, September 12, 2021

Since the 1960s, an unusual alliance in redistricting has brought Black and white lawmakers together to draw Missouri's 1st District to ensure Black voters can elect Black Democrats to congress.


After Court Ruling, Missouri Begins Implementing Changes To Expand Medicaid

Friday, July 30, 2021

After many attempts, Missouri has expanded Medicaid coverage to an additional 275,000 people. That means big changes for those individuals, hospitals and the politics around Medicaid in the state.


Voters Prevail In Missouri: 275,000 To Gain Access To Health Care

Thursday, July 22, 2021

After Republican lawmakers in Missouri refused to implement voter-approved Medicaid expansion in the state, state Supreme Court justices say low-income individuals must have access to care.


Battle To Expand Medicaid In Missouri Heads To Court

Sunday, June 20, 2021

Missourians voted to expand access to health care to roughly 275,000 people in the state via Medicaid. The issue is now in court with state Republicans saying it's not up to voters to decide.


Republican Missouri Legislators Aim To Curb Voter Initiatives

Monday, May 03, 2021

As some Missouri activists use ballot initiatives to circumvent the legislature, GOP lawmakers are working to dismantle them, and make it more difficult to put issues up for a statewide vote.


Sen. Roy Blunt Says He Won't Run For Reelection

Monday, March 08, 2021

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt says he won't run for reelection. This follows him being criticized by some in his base for not challenging the presidential election results.


In An Expensive And Partisan Missouri Redistricting Fight, Voters Get The Final Say

Sunday, October 18, 2020

A first of its kind in the nation redistricting system is being second-guessed on this year's ballot in Missouri and may be replaced with a second unprecedented system.


Missouri Faces Redistricting System Showdown In Upcoming Election

Sunday, October 18, 2020

A first of its kind in the nation redistricting system is being second guessed on this year's ballot in Missouri.


Activist Cori Bush Ousts Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr. In Missouri Primary Upset

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr, a 20-year House veteran, is projected by the AP to lose in the Missouri Democratic primary to progressive activist Cori Bush.


Missouri Budget Slashed Due To COVID-19, Education Hit The Hardest

Monday, August 03, 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Missouri.


Before George Floyd In Minnesota, There Was Michael Brown In Missouri

Thursday, June 04, 2020

The nationwide unrest over George Floyd's killing is being felt deeply in Ferguson, Missouri, where widespread protests over police accountability 2014 made international news.


St. Louis Prosecutor Sues City And Police Union, Citing Racist Conspiracy

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner is suing the city, saying there's a racist conspiracy to stop her from enacting reforms. But others point to her controversial conduct in an investigation.


Missouri Jury Award Sparks Questions About Police Culture

Monday, November 04, 2019

The St. Louis County Police Department's leadership is in turmoil after a jury awarded an officer nearly $20 million who said he was told to "tone down his gayness."