There’s A Missouri Political Dynasty Entrenched in DC
This past Thursday morning, St. Louis NPR station KWMU reported that Republican Scott Brown’s victory in the Massachusetts Senate race could be “a shot across the bow for Robin Carnahan”, the Democrat competing with Missouri Congressman Roy Blunt (MO-7) for retiring Senator Kit Bond’s seat. The station said: Speaking in St. Louis Republican Senator Kit Bond said Scott Brown’s win in Massachusetts is further proof | Read More »
Robin Carnahan’s (D, MO-SEN Cand) Bad Day (As in, possible ethics violations).
The fact that Roy Blunt had raised 200K more than Robin Carnahan in the Senate race was already known – but 24thstate is now reporting that Ed Martin has also raised 40K more than Russ Carnahan for the MO-03 race. Which is interesting, as Martin only declared around the end of July. Guess when they say “Show-Me” in Missouri, they mean it. But that’s not | Read More »
Have you seen me?
My name is Russ Carnahan (D, MO-03), and I’m lost: (via Dana Loesch. Also note: Ed Martin is running against this guy.) I was last seen a week or so ago, hiding in a garage after a get-together I threw ended with some people that I invited beating up a guy. I’ve dropped off the face of the earth since then. No Twitter*, no blogging, | Read More »
Russ Carnahan calls out the SEIU to fill up a Townhall
Here’s what a reporter on Fox-2 KTVI in St. Louis says: Michelle Anselmo: Opposition groups were online telling everybody there would be a show of force coming out here tonight to show their disgust really with the President’s healthcare reform plan. Then late this afternoon the Democrats issued their own press releases telling anyone who supported this plan to come out. Got that? Anti-Obamacare citizens | Read More »
New GOP challenger in Russ Carnahan’s (D, MO-03) seat.
This one is causing some commentary, behind the scenes: former Blunt chief of staff Ed Martin has started an exploratory committee to run in Carnahan’s district, which includes large parts of the St. Louis area. CQ Politics currently rates the seat as “Safe Democrat:” Cook reports the district as being D+7; and Carnahan is from the third generation of a powerful Missouri political family. Actually, | Read More »