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Carnahan Sucks Up To African American Newspaper

October 26th, 2016 · No Comments

Rusty Carnahan, scion of a powerful Missouri political family, is seeking the second highest office in the state.  Amazing that a back bencher, with an undistinguished career in Congress who was blown out in his last race to defeat an incumbent African American congressman from his own party, would embark upon this path instead of […]

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Rusty Gets the Axe

August 9th, 2012 · No Comments

UPI/Bill Greenblatt We believe this sentence from the Riverfront Times sums up the misguided and shortsided campaign of soon to be former Rep. Russ Carnahan – “Rep. Russ Carnahan showed up to his election results watch party last night with a concession speech written on some campaign flyers, folded up in his back pocket.” Minority […]

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Quote of the Day: “1st Congressional District Result of a Coalition of Republicans and Black Democrats”

June 21st, 2012 · No Comments

  STL American: Amazing how forthright you can really be when you’re out of the game. Former Congressman Bill Clay gives a history lesson on the Missouri Democrat[ic]Party: Clay said he was shocked to see Russ Carnahan challenge his son, given the role Clay Sr. and other black leaders had in the electoral success of […]

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Tags: Rep. Lacy Clay · Rep. Russ Carnahan

Obama Admin To Use $20 Mil In Taxpayer Money For Obamacare Ad Campaign

May 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

The Hill reports today, “The Health and Human Services Department has signed a $20 million contract with a public-relations firm to highlight part of the Affordable Care Act.” According to PR Week, which first reported on the contract, “‘The campaign will inform the American people about the many preventive benefits now available to those with […]

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Tags: Healthcare · Rep. Russ Carnahan

Picture of the Day: “Clay” Asks if Carnahan is “Mean and Hateful?”

March 9th, 2012 · No Comments

We found this Yahoo “question and answer” from a few days ago. It was posted by a poster named ‘Clay” and it has one very unflattering answer. Related: Clay on Carnahan Challenge: “He Doesn’t Have a Chance” Rusty & FiredUp Missouri Continue Alienate African Americans Political Strategy

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Tags: Rep. Lacy Clay · Rep. Russ Carnahan · St. Louis

Clay on Carnahan Challenge: “He Doesn’t Have a Chance”

February 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Clay shouldn’t be so confident, especially after the hit piece the Post Dispatch put out on him on Sunday. Clay  said he wasn’t worried about facing a fellow Democratic incumbent. He said the new First District includes only 20 percent of Russ Carnahan’s old district. “He doesn’t have a chance,” Clay said. “Eighty percent of […]

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Tags: Picture/Quote of the Day · Rep. Lacy Clay · Rep. Russ Carnahan

Post Dispatch Waits Three Years to Expose Cong. Clay’s Ties to Rent to Own Industry

February 27th, 2012 · No Comments

“I’ll Always Do My Best to Protect What Really Matters to You.” Remarkably, this quote is not from Rep. Clay responding to a constituent, but instead to his handlers and benefactors in the predatory”rent to own” industry. The industry has called Clay “the greatest champion the rent-to-own transaction has ever had.” Now, call us cynical, […]

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Tags: Carnahans' · Rep. Lacy Clay · Rep. Russ Carnahan · St. Louis

Town Hall or Taxpayer Funded Campaign Rally?

June 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Rusty takes aim on Medicare It’s a shame that Russ Carnahan and the Democrats are needlessly scaring seniors to gain political advantage for next year’s elections. And what’s equally a shame is that they have a complicit media turning a blind eye and not reporting the truth. Democrats and Republicans admit the program will be […]

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Rusty & FiredUp Missouri Continue Alienate African Americans Political Strategy

May 5th, 2011 · No Comments

Boy, we’re enjoying immensly the Carnahan Blog (FiredUp Missouri) rip on Black Democrats who voted in favor to eliminate Rusty’s district. (here, here, here, and here) You can’t blame though, they’re only following the lead of their boy. Not a great strategy to endear yourself to black community though. Have the Carnahan’s forgotten how bad […]

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Tags: Kansas City · MO Legislature · Rep. Emanuel Cleaver · Rep. Jonas Hughes · Rep. Lacy Clay · Rep. Russ Carnahan · St. Louis

Video: Rusty Thanks Supporters for “Record Fundraising” – For Seat Being Eliminated

April 12th, 2011 · No Comments

Hat tip:JRCMO2012 We’ve been chronicling Rusty Carnahan’s prodigious fundraising since the beginning of the year. (here, here, and here)

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