Yesterday's Missouri primary resulted in a few surprises. The biggest, perhaps, was Congressman Lacy Clay's stunning victory over Congressman Russ Carnahan for Missouri's First Congressional District that includes all of St. Louis and much of the county. Clay garnered 63.2 percent of the vote to Car ... More >>
Image viaThe race for April Ford-Griffin's seat is underway.Hey political junkies, barely able to wait the twelve months for the rush of the 2012 elections? Well, like Matthew McConaughey said in the drive-in scene in Dazed and Confused: Not to worry. There's a new fiesta in the making as we spe ... More >>
Sinquefield: Clears a hurdle yesterday.Correction to this article printed below.A controversial petition campaign funded by St. Louis billionaire Rex Sinquefield has enough votes to make its way onto statewide ballots November 2, Secretary of State Robin Carnahan announced yesterday. The ballot m ... More >>
Image viaLet's be Blunt -- the Tea Party didn't stand a chance.The tea baggers don't mince words when it comes to Roy Blunt. Before yesterday's primary, a coalition of more than two dozen Missouri Tea Party organizations called the longtime Republican congressman "a career politician and Washingt ... More >>
At the Daily RFT, we're pretty skeptical of silly lists proclaiming that St. Louis is the sixth-manliest city in the country, or Missouri is the twenty-fifth stupidest state, or whatever.Proposition B is for the dogs.On the verity of one survey, though, we're utterly convinced: Missouri really do ... More >>
Sowers on the road with his dog, Chuck.Over the past month, Democratic candidate Tommy Sowers has logged more than 3,000 miles in his Dodge pickup truck criss-crossing southeastern Missouri on an odyssey dubbed "Boots on the Ground." Yesterday we caught up with the 33-year-old Sowers -- a former ... More >>
10:25: Hello everybody! Have a seat10:26: It's good to be out of Washington and back in the Midwest! Yes. I love you, too!10:27: Obama gives shouts out to Senator Claire McCaskill, Governor Jay Nixon, Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, State Auditor Susan Montee, and everyone at Fox High School. Tha ... More >>
Missouri History Museum in Forest Park.