This guy is the GOP frontrunner in Missouri's U.S. Senate race.

I'm the 13-year Marine officer and economic justice advocate building a grassroots movement to defeat him.

Chip in to help me flip this seat:…
My #1 mission in this campaign is to fundamentally change who has power in our country. I want everyday Missourians—working people who know how to take care of each other—to call the shots, not big corporations and politicians who’ve sucked Missouri dry.
I grew up paycheck-to-paycheck. When my little sister was born with a heart condition, we went bankrupt, but people in our community came together to support us. That helped me make it to Yale on a Pell Grant. Law at Mizzou. Then the Marine Corps. Iraq once, Afghanistan twice.
Last 4 yrs on the Joint Staff at the Pentagon negotiating arms control agreements with NATO and Russia and overseeing US compliance with treaties. In my final year of active duty, I worked to upend the domination by corporate defense monopolies that leaves us less safe.
One of the hardest things for me between tours was coming back home and seeing what was going on in my old neighborhood. Our first family house bulldozed down. The corner store boarded up. Our community picked for parts.
Here's where the house used to be.
The whole time my buddies and I were risking our lives, our government was spending trillions on these wars for oil. We should have been spending our money, blood, and sweat on towns like St. Joe. St. Louis. Independence. Springfield. Normandy. Joplin. Fenton.
After active duty, I joined an org that advocates for working people. We fight corporate monopolists who control our lives, squeeze normal people out of commerce, and enrich Wall Street at the expense of Main Street. Pharmaceutical cartels, defense contractors, Big Ag, Big Tech.
Big corporations and corrupt politicians are waging economic warfare on our communities — and because to corrupt politicians like Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley, Missouri is on the front line of that fight. And now they don’t just attack our way of life, but the democracy I served.
Politicians let our farmland be sold overseas to China and Brazil. AB sold to InBev — 1400 jobs cut. Dozens of headquarters to the coasts. The same companies that DC helped ship jobs out of our state are thriving, while our communities are left to rust.
I'm running for U.S. Senate to bring the fight to them. Without a cent of corporate PAC money, we're building a grassroots movement to flip this seat and put working people in charge.

I want you to be a part of it.

Ready for the mission? Chip in 🔽…

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9 Mar
Thirteen years as a Marine taught me to fight, lead, and organize.

When I left, I kept up the fight, defending the middle class from large corporations and monopoly power. Now, I know the fight is here in Missouri. That's why I'm running for U.S. Senate.…
The last time this seat was up, it was decided by just three points - less than 80,000 votes.

This is a race we can win, but we aren’t going to change DC by trading their politicians for ours. We’ll only win with new voices and ideas that bring people together.
Together, we can stop printing money for Wall Street and fund our schools. We can create a Midwest Marshall Plan to rebuild forgotten towns and cities. We can fix roads and make homes and businesses energy-efficient. We can stop DC special interests from calling the shots.
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13 Jan
My name is Lucas Kunce — I am a father, veteran, national security expert, and lifelong Missourian.

Today I am announcing my exploratory committee for the United States Senate.

Missouri deserves a better Senator.

Join us.
As a child, medical bills bankrupted my parents.

When I got into college, I didn’t know if I could afford it, but this community has always been there for me.
I have spent much of my life trying to pay back my debt to my community by serving as a Marine overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan and battling corporate monopoly power here at home.
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