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Cort VanOstran, the Democratic candidate for Missouris second congressional district, is participating in a candidate forum at Congregation Shaare Emeth on Oct. 15. Photo: Facebook

Candidate forum planned at Shaare Emeth Oct. 15

October 11, 2018

Congregation Shaare Emeth will host a forum for candidates in Missouri’s second congressional district from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15.Democrat Cort VanOstran and Libertarian Larry Kirk have confirmed they will participate. Shaare Emeth reports...

Sydney Tennill, a senior at Clayton High School, said she got involved with politics after Cort VanOstran, the Democratic candidate for Missouris 2nd Congressional District, spoke to her AP Government class in May.

Teens get politically active working on local campaigns

By Ethan Kalishman, JUNIOR, John Burroughs School September 14, 2018

With midterm elections approaching soon, political-talk is ubiquitous, and for a small number of teens, politics play an important role in their lives. Ranging from campaign-work to advocacy, from staff positions to volunteering, no matter their age or...

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