Thursday, August 16, 2012
As part of a tour around Missouri to celebrate last week's primary victories, candidates for Missouri state offices congregated at the St. Charles County Republican Headquarters in St. Peters for rally fellow Republicans.
Fresh of victories in their respective primaries, Missouri Republican politicians and candidates set out on a victory tour around the state to address supporters and push toward November. At 6 p.m. Wednesday evening the convoy made its way to the former Royal Oaks Chrysler Jeep Dealership in St. Peters. The site, now the home of the St. Charles County Republicans headquarters, was packed with supporters waiting to great the elected officials and candidates. Missouri Senator Roy Blunt, Missouri's 2nd Congressional District candidate Ann Wagner , Missouri candidate for governor Dave Spence , current U.S. Representative for Missouri's 2nd congressional district and candidate for the Senate Todd Akin , Missouri auditor Tom Schweich, …
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Ron Paul was the big winner in the St. Charles County Republicans second attempt to hold a caucus.
The Republicans in St. Charles County finally got a chance to have their voices heard at Tuesday's caucus. At the end of the four-hour long caucus the loudest voices belonged to Ron Paul supporters. The Texas congressman picked up a clean sweep at round 2 of the caucus. The pro-Paul slate Constitutional Conservatives picked up the 59 delegates for District 2 and the 88 delegates for District 3. Those delegates will go onto the Congressional District Caucuses on April 21. Paul's slate won the state delegation vote as well. "It was great," said Bryce Steinhoff, Ron Paul County coordinator for St. Charles County. "It was a lot of hard weeks of getting out the vote. It was old fashioned—we went to people's houses, we knocked on doors, we …
Monday, August 1, 2011
People on the streets of our communities have diverse views on the down-to-the-wire debate in Washington, DC.
After a long debate in Washington, DC political leaders hashed-out a resolution to the debt ceiling problem Sunday night. The Huffington Post reported "President Barack Obama and Republican congressional leaders reached historic agreement Sunday night on a compromise to permit vital U.S. borrowing by the Treasury in exchange for more than $2 trillion in long-term spending cuts." Patch wanted to know what people in metro St. Louis thought about the debt ceiling debate. We traveled to Main Street in St. Charles, Westport in Maryland Heights and The Loop in University City to seek opinions. More on the debt ceiling Be sure to check out more Patch coverage of the debt ceiling debate: