Tag: Cort VanOstran

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 Interview: Democratic Challenger Cort VanOstran

As the next election cycle is approaching, Clayton Times has decided to reach out to all primary candidates for the 2nd Congressional District in Missouri. We’ve previously talked with Mark Osmack, Kelli Dunaway, and Bill Haas. At last, we had the opportunity to interview the final Democrat challenger, Cort VanOstran. VanOstran, who lives in Clayton, is a Harvard grad and visiting lecturer at Washington University School of Law. According to his website, Cort also teaches […]

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 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 […]