Tag: Russ Carnahan
Russ Carnahan, Democratic Congressman for Missouri’s third district—which contains Washington University, spoke to students and community members Wednesday night as part of an event organized by Wash. U. Students for Israel.
Missouri Democrats are troubled by the prospect of a primary race between Reps. Russ Carnahan and William Lacy Clay over the U.S. House of Representatives seat for Missouri’s first congressional district. Last week, U.S. Rep. Russ Carnahan signed up on the first day of candidate filing to run against fellow Democrat U.S. Rep.
A bipartisan trio of Missouri congressmen came to campus Thursday to outline a course for political civility based on disagreeing in a more agreeable way. U.S. Reps. Jo Ann Emerson (R-Cape Girardeau), Russ Carnahan (D-St. Louis) and William Lacy Clay (D-St.
Republican challenger Ed Martin has refused to concede his loss in the 3rd Congressional District election to incumbent Democrat Russ Carnahan. The Martin campaign has pointed to a late-night influx of heavy Carnahan votes from seven city precincts as reason for investigation.
A who’s who of area politicians showed up to support Robin Carnahan’s Senate race on Sunday afternoon. Among the speakers were Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, and U.S. Rep. Russ Carnahan (D-St. Louis).
In reading Daniel Fishman’s October 13th article entitled “Who do you want representing you?” I encountered some points I felt to be problematic and which I feel merit a response.
We have a choice. Every two years, America votes for the people it will send to the House of Representatives.
Today’s installment of Candidate Corner will highlight the political positions of the candidates running for the House of Representatives seat for Missouri’s 3rd Congressional District. The “Fighting 3rd” is in the eastern part of the state. It includes much of the City of St. Louis, southern St. Louis County and all of Jefferson County and Ste. Genevieve County. The district is home to much of Washington University’s campus, including the South 40 residential area.
The push for high-speed rail in the Midwest picked up steam last week, when eight Midwestern states applied for stimulus money that would pave the way for speed upgrades to the rail network that have some policymakers and students excited.
New information about the 2008 bombing at the parking garage at 190 Carondelet Blvd. in Clayton has brought new attention to Milton “Skip” Ohlsen III, a former Democratic campaign strategist also tied to former state Sen. Jeff Smith, D-St. Louis, and former state Rep. Steve Brown, D-Clayton, who resigned from the Missouri General Assembly on Tuesday.