He did pick up an endorsement from St. Louis’ black weekly…. even though it is backhanded af I did not see this coming… <br><br>”U.S. Rep. Wm. Lacy Clay has been criticized, at least since Ferguson, as a largely absentee congressman who is strong on official letters and fearless, biting quotes, but weak on personal presence in his district when needed. We feel that Clay has missed several opportunities to lead locally when his leadership was badly needed – and also made some bad self-serving deals with unworthy mainstream Democrats (Francis G. Slay, Steve Stenger) to help elect them – and we hope a spirited primary challenge forces him to diversify his strategies and return more often to the grass roots. His official letters and insider game in Washington have been very valuable to his district and the region in helping to force the DOJ investigation of Ferguson and the EPA review of nuclear waste in North County and in keeping the NGA West headquarters in the City of St. Louis. But we would like to see him take the lead on the ground in St. Louis more often, especially in times of crisis, and we hope we have seen the last of his forming election-time alliances with retrograde white Democrats. “<br><br>I’m not too surprised. The black establishment don’t like when you come up without going through them…

He did pick up an endorsement from St. Louis' black weekly.... even though it is backhanded af I did not see this coming...

"U.S. Rep. Wm. Lacy Clay has been criticized, at least since Ferguson, as a largely absentee congressman who is strong on official letters and fearless, biting quotes, but weak on personal presence in his district when needed. We feel that Clay has missed several opportunities to lead locally when his leadership was badly needed – and also made some bad self-serving deals with unworthy mainstream Democrats (Francis G. Slay, Steve Stenger) to help elect them – and we hope a spirited primary challenge forces him to diversify his strategies and return more often to the grass roots. His official letters and insider game in Washington have been very valuable to his district and the region in helping to force the DOJ investigation of Ferguson and the EPA review of nuclear waste in North County and in keeping the NGA West headquarters in the City of St. Louis. But we would like to see him take the lead on the ground in St. Louis more often, especially in times of crisis, and we hope we have seen the last of his forming election-time alliances with retrograde white Democrats. "

I'm not too surprised. The black establishment don't like when you come up without going through them...

The American endorses U.S. Rep. Wm. Lacy Clay for 1st District U.S. representative

U.S. Rep. Wm. Lacy Clay has been criticized, at least since Ferguson, as a largely absentee congressman who is strong on official letters and fearless, biting quotes, but weak on
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