ST. LOUIS • A Missouri congressional district that’s long been solidly Republican has nonetheless drawn national attention heading into this Tuesday’s election, as political newcomer Cort VanOstran will attempt to unseat incumbent U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner in her bid for a fourth termRead More
AFFTON, MO — Democratic candidate for Congress Cort VanOstran spent the weekend canvassing with hundreds of volunteers across Missouri's second district, which includes portions of St. Louis County, St. Charles County and Jefferson CountyRead More
Something is happening in Missouri’s Second Congressional District. When we endorsed Cort VanOstran in the Democratic primary, we did so in part because he had demonstrated an unprecedented ability to challenge U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Missouri), a three-term incumbent and Trump acolyte.Read More
Although their policy differences are stark, U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner and her Democratic rival, Cort VanOstran, frame their 2nd District contest in similar terms.Read More
ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) - Congresswoman Ann Wagner is being challenged in Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District by Cort VanOstran.
The district is the wealthiest in Missouri and often has the highest vote total. Geographically, it covers west St. Louis County, and parts of Jefferson ….Read More
WASHINGTON • Call it the Whole Foods election.
Cook Political Report congressional election analyst David Wasserman said Monday he was likely to move his rating of a heavily contested Metro East U.S. House race between Republican Rep. Mike Bost and Democrat Brendan Kelly from toss-up to “lean Republican.”Read More
On a Sunday morning in late September, Cort VanOstran steps outside to the parking lot behind his two-bedroom apartment in Clayton.
It is about 7:20 a.m., shortly after sunrise. Cars shooting past on South Hanley Road still have their lights on. Campaign staffer Alex Dubinsky is…Read More
Voters in Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District deserve better representation than they’re receiving from Republican Rep. Ann Wagner of Ballwin. They have a right to be represented by someone who is accessible…
It was a very good quarter for Cort VanOstran, the Clayton lawyer who hopes to take down U.S. Representative Ann Wagner (R-Ballwin) in November — he raised nearly twice as much...
CREVE COEUR • The Democratic and Libertarian challengers hoping to unseat U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner had the stage to themselves at a forum at Congregation Shaare Emeth on Monday night.
Wagner, R-Ballwin, did not attend. A campaign spokeswoman accused the forum’s organizers, the League of Women Voters, of being biased against Republicans.Read More
Control of Congress will be decided in suburbia on Nov. 6, political experts argue. The 2nd Congressional District, which takes in most all of St. Louis County — including parts of Jefferson County on the south and St. Charles County on the north — fits the bill as a key district in the battle for control of the U.S. House.Read More
In Missouri, not all congressional districts are created equal.
Which is why both major U.S. Senate candidates – and their national allies – are paying significant attention to the 2nd District, which spans from south St. Louis County to St. Charles County. It also includes a sliver of Jefferson County.Read More
NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund today announced additional endorsements of more than 70 state and federal candidates. The endorsed candidates are key gun safety champions from red, blue and purple states…Read More
By Chuck Raasch WASHINGTON • A national Democratic Party organization that helps competitive campaigns with advice and money has added Missouri’s 2nd District candidate Cort VanOstran to [...]Read More
By David Wasserman When GOP Rep. Ann Wagner announced she would forgo a Senate bid and run for reelection in 2018, most considered her a lock. But a new survey taken by Expedition Strategies for [...]Read More
Posted by Sarah Fenske Could U.S. Representative Ann Wagner (R-Ballwin) be headed to defeat? Cort VanOstran has reason to think so. One month after the St. Louis lawyer handily took down a trio [...]Read More
INDEPENDENCE, Mo., Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The United Steelworkers (USW) today announced its endorsement for Cort VanOstran to represent working families in Missouri’s second [...]Read More
By Mike DeBonis and Amy Goldstein One year ago, with the flick of his thumb, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) foiled the Republican Party’s quest to undo the Affordable Care Act and fulfill a [...]Read More
WASHINGTON • Democrat Cort VanOstran, who is seeking the nomination to oppose Rep. Ann Wagner in Missouri’s 2nd congressional district, is running his first campaign ad — and it’s in [...]Read More
Metro East Republicans in Congress raise big bucks for fall campaigns WASHINGTON • Vulnerable Republican members of Congress from Metro East are raising re-election cash as if their political [...]Read More