Missouri didn't get a whole lot of attention in the 2012 presidential race, but things could be quite different in 2016. That is if the mayors of St. Louis and Kansas City have their way. Kansas City is buzzing this week about the potential for the city to host the 2016 Republican National Convent ... More >>
If life in St. Louis is better than it was four years ago, it still ain't got nothin' on the summer of 1916--the last time we hosted the Democratic National Convention. You might remember that in 2010, St. Louis was a finalist to host the convention that brought 35,000 people to Charlotte, NC this ... More >>
Last week, Gut Check offered up a list of ten snacks to pair with Republican National Convention coverage. Of course, the fun doesn't stop there. On Tuesday, September 4, the Democratic National Convention kicked off in Charlotte, North Carolina, prompting Gut Check to brainstorm another set of them ... More >>
Mayor Francis Slay says St. Louis must get off the mat, try again for 2016. It's official. St. Louis has lost its bid for the 2012 Democratic National Convention. This morning Michelle Obama emailed members of the Democratic National Committee informing them of the decision to host the convention ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/local_louisville/When Democratic officials dropped by St. Louis last week to unofficially check out whether we can handle their next convention, we really showed 'em something. And I'm not talking about Chuck Berry and Nelly (though our native sons did a fine job). What I'm talk ... More >>
Face it: St. Louis just can't cover up all its zits.Sure, the 2012 Democratic Convention could bring millions of dollars to the St. Louis economy. And, yes, it would be a great way for St. Louis to showcase to the world its recent downtown renovations -- City Garden, Washington Ave., Post Office ... More >>
Have you seen the Democratic National Committee video making the rounds on the Internet? I'm not sure it's going to silence any members of the St. Louis Tea Party (especially now that Fox News has made the group so legit), but it does seem to fight fire with fire by using video clips of the proteste ... More >>
Joe Biden, champion of the working class. Joe Biden, who commuted from Delaware to D.C. with the regular folks on the Amtrak. Working-class Joe, born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Some say it's a mythical legend, that of the blue-collar Joe Biden and his rags-to-riches journey to the top.The senator-tu ... More >>
Unreal witnesses debate history (well, from a tent outside), learns guerrilla postering tactics and asks the tough questions about adult diapers; plus, this is the month to celebrate two of our most favorite things!
A St. Louis rocker is laying down the Democratic soundtrack. Is that a good idea?
Our favorite inanimate objects celebrate birthdays, Russ Carnahan snags the Hefner endorsement, and Silver Dollar City gets political; plus, we find the real WMDs (in St. Charles!) and Bill Haas phones it in
The Ashcroft and Carnahan campaigns profit from money laundered through a new and deliberately confusing fundraising scheme