Saturday, August 11, 2012
Ryan's budget plans don't give the Obama campaign an opening with voters according to GOP activists.
Nearly 91 percent of influential Missouri Republicans who responded to an unscientific Patch poll Saturday said Mitt Romney's selection of Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his Vice-Presidential running mate on the presumptive ticket in November would "galvanize" Republicans in Missouri. Patch asked more than 60 Republicans to weigh in on the choice and received 22 responses. Participants praised Ryan's his knowledge on fiscal matters and the ability to articulate a way forward. Ryan, Chairman of the House Budget Committee, has pushed a budget plan that proposes large changes to Medicare, Medicaid and tax rates. "Ryan brings good conservative credentials to the ticket for those who had doubts about Romney. He's a strong voice for …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
A Patch panel of party insiders from the local and state level believes the presumptive Presidential nominee will carry Missouri in November.
If the presidential election were held today, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney would carry the state of Missouri. That's according to a recent survey of GOP party insiders assembled as part of Patch's ongoing "Red Arch" project. Previous Red Arch Survey Coverage: Of those surveyed, 57.1 percent said they strongly agreed with the statement, while 38.1 percent somewhat agreed. One respondent somewhat disagreed (2.4 percent) while another was neutral on the question. The survey reflects the general evolution of Missouri Republicans as it pertains to the likely nominee. Former Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Rick Santorum won Missouri's non-binding primary, and Romney had to work until June to cement a majority of the state's convention …
Friday, February 17, 2012
Learn how Republicans registered to vote in St. Louis County can participate next month.
The word “nonbinding” has been thrown around often in analysis of Missouri’s GOP primary with good reason: The real battle for delegates will take place at the party’s March caucuses. Although former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum easily won Missouri's Republican primary, it doesn't necessarily ensure that he'll get the Show-Me State's delegates. Santorum's primary victory—along with wins in the Minnesota and Colorado caucuses—helped revive the former Pennsylvania senator’s campaign against former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. The delegate situation will be decided at the Missouri Republican Party's caucuses, which begin in March. It's a complicated process that involves participation at the county, congressional and state level. How to …
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Sam Fox is providing assistance to Mitt Romney's Republican presidential campaign, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.
Monday, September 26, 2011
The fundraiser at which Chris Christie will appear benefits U.S. Congressional candidate Ann Wagner and is scheduled Tuesday morning at the Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel St. Louis.
- Nate Birt
Monday, September 26, 2011
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is scheduled to visit a Clayton hotel Tuesday as part of a fundraiser for U.S. congressional candidate Ann Wagner. The private breakfast event runs from 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel St. Louis. On Monday, a group of people organized by advocacy group Progress Missouri held a protest against Christie in downtown Clayton. One photo from the event, posted by a Twitter user with the handle @ssnich, shows people holding signs with statements such as, "Stop the same old politics". ABC News reported being kicked out of another Clayton hotel amid tight security surrounding Christie's anticipated arrival. Christie will not hold any media events during his time Monday and Tuesday in St. Louis…