Tag: Bill Haas

RELEASE: Two important issues from congressional candidate Haas: Mexican border and government shutdown

1. Mexican Border: I heard/read Paul Krugman 10 years or so ago that the solution to the Mexican border issue is to invest in businesses in northern Mexico, and we should take the wall money and do that. We still have to pass DACA. 2. It is outrageous that Senators and Representatives get paid during the shutdown, and I will introduce legislation to change that. They should get paid when shutdown over as should other […]

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 […]

One 2nd District Democrat has significant fundraising lead over other challengers

The race for the 2nd District Congressional seat is heating up as one Democrat candidate has raised serious campaign money in a bid to oust incumbent U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner. According to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) website, Cort VanOstran, a Clayton resident, now has $182,395 cash on hand to spend towards defeating Wagner, which is more than $100,000 over any other Democratic challenger. Wagner’s 2nd District, which was once a largely ignored district for […]

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, […]