League of Women Voters

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    July 17, 2014

    Stenger Makes His Case for County Executive, Dooley Calls Criticisms "Foolishness"

    In what is likely to be the only debate in the race for St. Louis County's top spot, four of the candidates for County Executive attacked ten-year incumbent Charlie Dooley for two hours over the problems facing the county, including FBI investigations, mismanaged projects and a shrinking population. ... More >>

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    June 7, 2012
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    May 10, 2011

    Is Photo ID Amendment Bigoted Enough to Drive Missouri Republicans to the Polls?

    It's me, McLovin. Can I vote now, please?​Frankly, we here at Daily RFT are a little disappointed. We'd expected something juicier.Usually when Missouri's Republican-controlled Legislature rolls out a proposed constitutional amendment, it's something outrageously bigoted. Something that they hope ... More >>

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    February 17, 2011

    RFT Part of Panel Tonight to Discuss City Earnings Tax

    The place to be tonight for informed citizens and/or policy wonks.​What's that you say? You're looking for some quality (free) entertainment tonight and you're unclear where you stand on April's election over the St. Louis earnings tax? Well, do I have an event for you! Swing by the Old Post Offic ... More >>

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    October 12, 2010

    Congressman Todd Akin Skipping League of Women Voters' Debate

    Congresswoman JoAnn Emerson of Cape Girardeau debated her Democratic challenger, Tommy Sowers, last night. And Charlie Dooley, the St. Louis County Executive, is debating his challenger, Republican Bill Corrigan, Thursday.Todd Akin gives the League of Women Voters the runaround.​But Congressman To ... More >>

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    September 9, 2010

    Martin and Carnahan Agree to Real Debates

    ​Unlike Ed Martin's faux debates last month (that he scheduled before giving Russ Carnahan time to respond), the Republican and Democratic congressional candidates have agreed to a pair of face-offs for later this month. The debates hosted by the League of Women Voters will also include the candid ... More >>

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    August 12, 2010

    Ed Martin Continues to Publicize Debates That Were Never Confirmed

    Martin: Bike rack, five minutes. If you're not there, I win!​Republican contender Ed Martin isn't backing down from the political debates he says he scheduled with Congressman Russ Carnahan -- even though it's doubtful that Carnahan's campaign ever agreed to the dates. In an email blast this morni ... More >>

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    August 10, 2010

    Queer Debate: Did Ed Martin Inform Russ Carnahan Before Scheduling Face Off?

    edmartinforcongress.comEd Martin (left) wants his friend Martin Duggan to host the debates.​So, you'd think that a candidate for Congress would inform his challenger before scheduling a public debate between the two. But that's not what apparently happened when GOP challenger Ed Martin issued a pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    St. Louis Pediatrician Works a Peanut Butter Miracle in Haiti

    Image sourceDr. Patricia Wolff and one her Haitian patients.​Even before last January's earthquake, Haiti was the poorest country in the Western hemisphere. Thirty percent of its budget came from foreign aid. Infant mortality was high. So was the rate of childhood malnutrition; according to th ... More >>

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    February 11, 2004


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    September 20, 2000

    Down the Drain

    For 14 years, Tom Sullivan has been smelling a rat at the Metropolitan Sewer District. It may not be just his imagination.

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    July 19, 2000

    This Ain't No Party

    Ross Perot launched the Reform Party as the voice of the American people. Eight years later, it's a shrill, staticky free-for-all, and the moderates can't get heard.