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Congressman Carnahan:
Leading the Charge for Change

Congressman Russ Carnahan has taken a leading role in the U.S. House Democratic Caucus to build our party and take our country in a new direction. In his only term in Congress, he was appointed to a leadership position as Assistant Democratic Whip. He was named to the powerful Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the only freshman appointed to the prestigious International Relations Committee.

Congressman Carnahan has dedicated has political clout to helping Democrats across Missouri and the nation in a year of historic opportunity. During this election cycle he has raised and contributed over $250,000 as follows:

• During his first term in office, Congressman Carnahan has contributed more than $100,000 to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) and raised more than $57,000 for the Committee, while addition to bringing leading Democrats to St. Louis like Leader Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer and Rahm Emanuel.

• Congressman Carnahan has contributed more than $30,000 directly to DCCC Red-to-Blue targeted candidates.

• The Congressman has raised more than $65,000 for other members of the Missouri Democratic Delegation.

In addition to economic contributions, Congressman Carnahan is committed to a massive Get Out The Vote (GOTV) effort that will help Democratic candidates up and down the ballot in Missouri. Strong turn-out in St. Louis and Jefferson Counties is vital to the success of statewide candidates like U.S. Senate candidate Claire McCaskill and State Auditor candidate Susan Montee. By committing Team Carnahan to the logistical and organizational effort of a massive GOTV campaign, the Congressman is launching a strike that will offset the Republicans' notorious '72-hour plan'.

Team Carnahan is part of Congressman Carnahan's larger commitment to party building and is closely linked with Camp Carnahan, a program that trains Democratic activists, candidates and campaign staff. Congressman Carnahan has continued theses annual weekend training programs that were originally started by his father, Governor Mel Carnahan.


Russ Carnahan in Congress
7370 Manchester - Suite 20 - St. Louis, MO 63143
Phone: 314.534.2004 - Fax: 314.647.3332

Paid for by Russ Carnahan in Congress Committee,
Tom Carnahan, Treasurer