Tag: U.S. Congress

Democratic challenger for 2nd District earns End Citizens United endorsement

One of the Democratic challengers for 2nd Congressional District in Missouri received an endorsement on Wednesday from a national organization that supports candidates who champion campaign finance reform. Cort VanOstran, a political newcomer, and visiting lecturer at Washington University School of Law announced that he received the endorsement of End Citizens United (ECU). VanOstran is running for the 2nd Congressional District, which is currently held by Republican Congresswoman Ann Wagner who is seeking re-election. The […]

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner files for re-election

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Ballwin, has officially kicked off her campaign by filing for re-election this week. Wagner’s 2nd District, which was once a largely ignored district for the Democrats, has become one of their most desired seats as they attempt to wrestle control back from the GOP majority in both chambers. Wagner said in a statement that since she’s been in office, there’s been meaningful change and she hopes to have the opportunity […]

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 […]

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 […]