Tag: 2nd District

Clayton Times Conversation: Democratic challenger Bill Haas

In our continued Clayton Conversations series, we had the chance to talk with one of the candidates for Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District. Bill Hass, a Democrat, is seeking to defeat Republican Congresswoman Ann Wagner pending the results from the Aug. 7, 2018 primary. Hass, isn’t new when it comes to political races. He previously ran for the 2nd District in 2008 but lost the general election against Todd Akin’s 62 percent of the vote. Currently, […]

Guest Column: A letter of support for Congresswoman Ann Wagner

On Friday, I read a profile of Democrat Mark Osmack on the Clayton Times website. Some of his comments struck me as misleading and others were downright lies. I have known Congresswoman Wagner for years now and, contrary to what Mr. Osmack says, Ann gladly spends time in Jefferson County. In fact, my family has known the Wagners (nee Trousdale) since Ann grew up in South County, went to high school at Cor Jesu, which […]

Democratic challenger: Rep. Wagner out of touch with constituents

With the 2016 election still fresh in voters’ minds, it’s hard to imagine another one just around the corner. However, Missouri in particular will have some interesting races, with incumbents Democrat Sen. Claire McCaskill, and Representatives Ann Wagner, a Republican, and Lacy Clay, a Democrat, defending their congressional seats for the St. Louis region. Wagner’s 2nd District, which was once a largely ignored district for the Democrats, will now become one of their most desired […]