Friday, May 13, 2011
Republican Congressman has been exploring a run for the U.S. Senate.
Saturday a.m. Update: Patch has now confirmed an 11 a.m. announcement for Tuesday in Creve Coeur regarding Rep. Todd Akin's political future, according to spokesman Steve Taylor. ***** Creve Coeur could be the center of the Missouri political scene on Tuesday. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting that Representative Todd Akin (R-Town and Country) has scheduled an announcement at the Drury Inn in Creve Coeur. Patch could not reach Rep. Akin's staff for comment Friday night, but the Post-Dispatch, citing "political sources familiar with his thinking," indicated the announcement would be Akin's entrance into the 2012 race for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat …
Sunday, May 8, 2011
With one week left in Missouri’s legislative session, here’s an update on some hot topics facing the state and how Creve Coeur’s delegation is weighing in during the final days.
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Speculation begins about which U.S. House seat will disappear after the next session.
At a recent Creve Coeur-Olivette Chamber of Commerce event, a staff member for U.S. Representative Lacy Clay's office said Creve Coeur was in the heart of the 1st Congressional District. Newly-released United States Census figures may set in motion a series of events that put that into some question. State political leaders spent the day Tuesday trying to put the best face on the situation, highlighting the fact that the data showed 7 percent growth over the past decade, which paced the state's midwest neighbors but could not keep the state from losing one of its nine seats in Congress. The change is effective in 2013. For most of its history, the city of Creve Coeur was part of Missouri's 2nd Congressional district. Mayor Harold Dielmann…