Tag: U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner

Wagner blasts Greitens, states that he’s unfit to lead Missouri

U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner took to Twitter on Thursday to blast Missouri Governor Eric Greitens following the release of the state’s House report on the governor’s alleged abuse. The congresswoman stated that she believes it was a unfortunate chapter within the state’s history, and that she believes that Greitens is unfit to lead Missouri. “This is a sad chapter in our history that should never have come to pass. Two months ago, after the disturbing […]

President Trump signs Wagner’s sex trafficking bill into law

In front of a host of human trafficking survivors and their families, President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a bill that will provide law enforcement and prosecutors the tools they need to obtain justice for human trafficking victims and hold websites that knowingly facilitate sex trafficking accountable. “I want to thank the survivors and families who join us today. I’m signing this bill in your honor,” Trump said. “We are all together, politicians both Republicans and […]

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 […]

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 […]