(Updated 5:37 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 4)
In political campaigns, the biggest spenders often win. But not always.
That ended up being a major theme in Missouri's Aug. 5 primary for which the final campaign-finance reports -- due Thursday -- showed stark contrasts.
St. Louis County Councilman Steve Stenger, now the Democratic nominee for county executive, heads into his fall campaign with roughly $285,000 in the bank and an even larger debt.