Show-Me No More Sen. Brian Nieves
Missouri's ultra-Conservative firebrand politico calls it quits . . .
STL Public Radio: Nieves Drops Re-Election Bid, Sets Off GOP Jockeying For Job
News-leader: State senator chooses against running for re-election
STL Post-Dispatch: Nieves withdrew his papers this afternoon, following a 1,600-word Facebook post this weekend hinting that he might do just that.
Mahoney Blog: In his Facebook post, he endorsed House Speaker Tim Jones, R-Eureka, to run for the primary. Jones is term limited out of his position.
Remember that State Sen. Nieves is the mastermind behind Missouri Fed Nullification efforts on firearms and his opt-out is only important to Kansas city inasmuch as it reveals that backwater Missouri politicos are just as directionless as many of their urban core counterparts.