Kenny Hulshof's spokesperson Scott Baker quells speculation swirling about whether the Republican candidate would back out of Thursday's Missouri Press Association Debate in Columbia to possibly return to Washington for a vote on energy.
Baker added: "If there's a vote on Friday, Kenny will try to attend the vote."
***PLUS: Some of our eyes and ears in Jefferson City spotted Kenny Hulshof at Panera Bread today . . . The Notebook is told his staffers ordered a "chai latte, a 'very white' cappuccino (no idea what that is), and a half-baked potato." Hulshof ordered unseasoned chicken on white bread.