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Carnahan Promotes Conversation Via New Website

Congressman Russ Carnahan has announced the launch of his new website. The new site focuses on interaction between the Congressman and potential voters.

In the "Q&A with Russ" portion of the website, the Congressman takes questions sent by way of e-mail and answer them personally. Other notable interactive features on the website include "Carnahan Camera Phone", where he will submit photos of events from DC and the 3rd District, as well as a "Take Action" section, in which visitors can sign up to volunteer, receive campaign e-mails, and access downloads.

"I am pleased that my new website encouraged direct communication between my constituents and me." said Carnahan. It is important that legislators do not lose touch with the people they are representing. One-on-one conversation with the general populace is vital for my understanding of their needs."

In addition to the interactive parts of the website, there is accessible information regarding the Carnahan in Congress campaign. This section makes the Congressman's views of important issues easy for the public to gain access to, as well as information about himself and his accomplishments in Congress. Visitors can also view upcoming events that they may wish to attend.

Information about the latest news, as well as photos and video and audio clips are available in the Media Center. "It is important for the voters to be part of the campaign. I hope that with the conversation provided on this website, people will feel connected to the decisions I make Congress and realize that I am here to represent and work with them." said Carnahan.

July 21, 2005

Democrats in St. Louis Report to Camp this Weekend!
Over 120 people to attend Camp Russ Carnahan

St. Louis - Participants from all over the 3rd Congressional District are coming to Camp Russ Carnahan this weekend to learn the fundamentals of winning elections.

"I am excited to see such great participation in this important program which will provide the skills necessary for Democrats to be successful," said Congressman Russ Carnahan. "This camp is bringing future campaign staffers & volunteers, issue advocates, and candidates together to hone their political skills and learn new strategies to put Democrats in the best position to win elections."

Camp Russ Carnahan is an intensive 2.5-day political training program that combines lectures, discussions, and real-life simulations. National and local political professionals as well as elected officials will be teaching the strategies of running a campaign, how to effectively run for elected office, and the fundamental tools for organizing. Participants will be divided into three tracks depending upon their interests and skill levels; introduction to management for future paid professionals, management for political veterans/ party leaders, and the candidate track.


Congressman Russ Carnahan (Friday)
Senator Jean Carnahan (Saturday)

Washington University School of Law
Anheuser-Busch Hall
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, Missouri 63130

Press Availability:
FRIDAY, JULY 22- 7:00 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
SATURDAY, JULY 23- 11:00 a.m.-1:00p.m.

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