It is officially official. After beating his challenger Lewis Reed in the March primary, winning against no one on the April 2 Election Day and going through his formal inauguration ceremony yesterday, Mayor Francis Slay has begun his fourth term -- making him the first mayor in St. Louis history to ... More >>
As a controversial GOP-backed proposal to require photo identification for elections swiftly makes its way through the legislature, another voting bill is starting to get some attention that could significantly impact how people cast ballots in the future.
The Democratic legislation in question is ... More >>
Last month, following the reelection of President Barack Obama, Gut Check examined five national restaurant chains sticking to anti-"Obamacare" policies. Papa John's chief executive John Schnatter threatened to raise pizza prices and cut employee hours to part-time to side-step paying for health ins ... More >>
Weather permitting, the end to the 2012 election season will arrive tomorrow night when the votes are tallied up and America prepares for the next four years. Not only does this mean we might be able to turn our TV's on without being lambasted with political rhetoric, this should also mean those ann ... More >>
Granted, it's the day before Election Day, so there can't possibly be much more to be said about any of the candidates, least of all U.S. Representative Todd Akin, our very own U.S. Senate hopeful, who has pretty much said everything there is to be said about Todd Akin all on his own.
Still, Daily ... More >>
With the 2012 Presidential election cycle coming to a close next Tuesday, November 6, we at Gut Check need to check in with our ever-so-technical election predictor, the election-themed root beer sales at Fitz's Bottling Company (6605 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-726-9555), one final time. ... More >>
As the general election approaches, candidates try harder than ever to court voters (except not really in Missouri). If you're like Daily RFT, you've grown weary of the debates and heated verbal sparring. Back in ye olde days, when brains fell short, candidates seeking public office courted the publ ... More >>
Update June 20 -- Mayor Slay has officially endorsed Nasheed for the fifth district senate seat. The mayor tweeted earlier this afternoon: "STL needs her energy in Jeff City."
Jamilah Nasheed's plan for world domination can continue, thanks to the Missouri Supreme Court, which ruled yesterd ... More >>
Yesterday TheDailyMeal.com revealed its 50 most powerful people in food, and the Canadian Press asked, "Steve Jobs is number five? Huh." Of course, it's because of the changes food apps for iPhones and iPads have created. They further break down the list that includes chefs, bureaucrats, tech innova ... More >>
On last night's episode of The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert tackled the unlikely intersection of the two biggest news stories of next week: Election Day and the return of the McRib sandwich to every single McDonald's in America.The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cThe McRib Is Backwww.co ... More >>
Courtesy: Pi PizzeriaIt seems like only yesterday that Gut Check was noting its perhaps exhaustive coverage of Pi Pizzeria. But when owner Chris Sommers sends us a graphic as amazing as this, we have no choice but to share it with you.This Election Day night -- Tuesday, November 2, for those of y ... More >>
This has consequences!When you go to the polls on Tuesday, here's something to keep in mind: You only get to vote once. And it's still double-voting if you do it in two states. Let the case of Tarrell Campbell be an object lesson to you.
In 2007, Campbell moved from St. Louis to Edwardsville ... More >>
What horrible fate lies ahead for this little pup?We've got less than a month to go till Election Day now, when Missourians will go to the polls and determine the fates of Robin Carnahan, Roy Blunt, Ed Martin and thousands of puppies. If Prop B, officially known as the Puppy Mill Cruelty Prev ... More >>
The members of Duran Duran are a cheeky bunch. Why, even when Simon LeBon, Nick Rhodes and Roger Taylor formed a side project, Arcadia, they insured themselves against obsolescence by writing a song called "Election Day." Which is an appropriate choice for today.
Why not? Here's the eight-minute ... More >>