Talent Tries to Erase Debt

Former U.S. Senator Jim Talent has sent an email to supporters reflecting on his loss and requesting financial aid in erasing his $85,000 of campaign debt. “I’ve replayed the campaign more than a couple of times,” Talent writes. “There were a few things I would have done differently, but they weren’t many and they weren’t […]

Political Briefs

SHE SAID WHAT? — Following the our city’s dubious distinction once again as the “Most Dangerous City in America“, comes an interesting quote from one of St. Louis’ paid cheerleaders. Mary Hendrod, of the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission, was quoted in Venues Today, an industry trade magazine, in their “Quote of the Week” […]

McCaskill’s Northside Promises

PUB DEF EXCLUSIVE Two days before Election Day, then-U.S. Senate candidate Claire McCaskill met with a small group of black elected officials representing an area of north St. Louis City and was asked to make some very specific promises. First Ward Alderman Charles Q. Troupe, State Rep. Yaphett El-Amin and her husband State Rep.-elect Talibdin […]