Democrats http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Clay says he wasn’t behind consolidating congressional districts http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/clay-says-he-wasn-t-behind-consolidating-congressional-districts <p>Congressman Lacy Clay is asking fellow St. Louis Democrat Russ Carnahan to knock it off with claims that he was in cahoots with Republicans to consolidate St. Louis&#39;s two congressional districts</p><p>Both Clay and Carnahan are vying for the Democratic nomination for the 1<sup>st</sup><sup> </sup>Congressional District.</p><p>The issue has become a bit of a he-said-he-said between the former congressional allies, and Clay says he&#39;s just trying to get the facts straight.</p> Wed, 04 Jul 2012 03:15:18 +0000 Tim Lloyd 4050 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Clay says he wasn’t behind consolidating congressional districts Blunt blames Democrats for failed balanced budget amendments http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/blunt-blames-democrats-failed-balanced-budget-amendments <p>Missouri Senator Roy Blunt says the failure of two balanced-budget amendments today shows Senate Democrats aren&rsquo;t serious about dealing with the deficit.</p><p>The defeat of both bills &ndash; one from Democrats, one from Republicans &ndash; ends the current push to force a yearly balanced budget from Congress. &nbsp;Blunt, who voted for the Republican-backed bill, says the fact that neither party could pass their amendment speaks to the heart of the Senate&rsquo;s disfunction.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 21:59:35 +0000 Joseph Leahy 2680 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Blunt blames Democrats for failed balanced budget amendments Mo. House committee releases alternate redistricting map http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-committee-releases-alternate-redistricting-map <p>A <a href="http://house.mo.gov/">Missouri House</a> committee tasked with redrawing the state&#39;s congressional districts has released<a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/largemap.aspx?map=2"> an alternate map</a> submitted by Democrats on the committee.</p><p><a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/largemap.aspx?map=1">The first map</a>, favored by the committee&#39;s Republican majority, was made public last Wednesday. Mon, 04 Apr 2011 00:02:43 +0000 Marshall Griffin 865 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House committee releases alternate redistricting map