Tag: Ann Wagner

Clayton Township Democrats kick off new year discussing progressive movement, community policing

UNIVERSITY CITY — The political season has begun and the Clayton Township Democrats kicked off the new year by focusing on the progressive movement in 2018 and beyond at their monthly meeting Thursday night. About 30 local residents met at the University City Public Library to hear from Adam Kustra, the leader of Mobilize Missouri, who also managed Sen. Bernie Sanders’ primary campaign in Missouri in 2016. Kustra spoke about some of the most pressing […]

Former 2nd District Democrat candidate blasts primary opponents

A former candidate who hoped to unseat Congresswoman Ann Wagner from the Missouri 2nd District blasted other Democrats as she made her exit. Last month, Kelli Dunaway dropped out of the four-way Democrat primary race stating in an interview with Daily Kos, that she had a difficult time raising money as the other candidates and stated that there was an establishment problem. “It’s a structural problem,” Dunaway told Daily Kos. “The system is set up so […]

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, […]

Clayton Times Conversation: Democratic challenger Kelli Dunaway

This week, Clayton Times had a chance to sit down with one of the candidates for Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District. Kelli Dunaway, a Democrat, is seeking to challenge Republican Congresswoman Ann Wagner pending the results from the Aug. 7, 2018 primary. Dunaway, who lives in Chesterfield, is the Assistant Director of Legal Professional Development at Bryan Cave and once served as a field organizer for Barack Obama during his 2008 presidential campaign. Clayton Times: What compelled […]

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 […]

Clayton attorney hopes to unseat Wagner for U.S. Congress

A Clayton resident and attorney hopes to unseat incumbent Congresswoman Ann Wagner in 2018, which would turn that seat over to the Democrat minority. Cort VanOstran is a 2014 Washington University Law School grad, practices law at Gray, Ritter, and Graham, and also teaches at Wash U. VanOstran says Wagner’s recent vote to replace Obamacare was a mistake. “Rep. Ann Wagner’s recent health care vote is a slap in the face to families in our […]

PRESS RELEASE: Combat veteran, Bronze Star recipient Mark Osmack announces campaign for Congress against incumbent Ann Wagner

SAINT LOUIS COUNTY – Mark Osmack announced today he is running for Congress against incumbent Ann Wagner in Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District. A 4th-generation St. Louisan, Mark was born and raised in Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District in south St. Louis County. Mark attended public schools and graduated from Lindbergh High School before attending the University of Missouri-Columbia. During college, Mark worked at Busch Stadium and local grocery stores as a member of UFCW Local 655. Later, Mark joined the Army where […]