GOP U.S. House Members From Region Keep The PAC Dollars Flowing
GOP U.S. House members from region keep the PAC dollars flowing
WASHINGTON • St. Louis area members of Congress kept the money train rolling in the first quarter of 2017.
Six Republican members from the metro region, led by Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Ballwin, each raised at least $205,000 from political action committees from January through March, as the GOP majority in Congress is gearing up for a hard fight to retain control of the House in 2018 elections.
The prolific fundraising came at a time when the House was on a rapid legislating pace, although attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act initially failed last month. Collectively, the six Republican House members from …